Beautiful Elsie, wife of Comedian Basketmouth took to social media to declare her undying love for him as he turns a year older yesterday. She wrote;
“I celebrate you today my lover….the one whose wahala is out of this world,the one who keeps my light shining,the one whose love is so amazing…I love you today and forever baby”.
Bright Okpocha was born on 14th September 1978 in Lagos. He is better known by his stage name Basketmouth. He is a Nigerian comedian and actor. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.
Bright completed his primary and secondary school education in Apapa (Lagos, Nigeria) and then moved on to pursue a degree at the University of Benin where he studied sociology and anthropology with his brother Godwin.
In 2005 and 2006 Basketmouth won the National Comedy Award and the awards for Best Stand-up Comedian of the Year.
Basket mouth was born in Lagos but hails from Abia State, Nigeria. He completed his primary and secondary school in Apapa, Lagos and moved on to the University of Benin, Edo State to study for a degree in Sociology and Anthropology. He discovered his skill in drumming in 1991 followed by taking up rapping in 1994. He then formed a group called “Da Psychophats” which had 7 members and they started going for shows and rapping in 1995, however they broke up before releasing any material. He went on to form another rap group known as “Da Oddz” with his brother Godwin and Muyiwa Osunrobi: they performed a couple of shows but didn’t break through as their brand of rap was not accepted in Nigeria.