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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gabriel Afolayan

The Nollywood actor and musician, Gabriel Afolayan popularly known as G-Fresh was born in Nigeria. He is the son of the Nigerian entertainment icon Adeyemi Afolayan. He is part of the renowned Afolayan entertainment family that comprises Ade Love, Kunle Afolayan and Aremu Afolayan. He starred in the 2012 Nigerian musical thriller film, Hoodrush, which earned him the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards. He has definitely paved a successful career for himself in the entertainment industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Nigerian musician and actor, Gabriel Afolayan:

1. Gabriel Afolayan popularly known as G-Fresh was born in Nigeria.

2. He studied Theater Arts at University of Ibadan.

3. He is the son of the Nigerian entertainment icon Adeyemi Afolayan.

4. He has worked with prominent entertainment stars like OC Ukeje, Chelsea Eze, Bimbo Akintola, Dimeji Ajibola and Ijeoma Agu to mention a few.

5. He is part of the renowned Afolayan entertainment family that comprises Ade Love, Kunle Afolayan and Aremu Afolayan.

6. He stated that his music career started in 1997, while he was part of a group in Ibadan. He also stated that he has always been part of the choir.

7. He also mentioned in an interview that 2Face, Banky W, Aṣa and Bez as his musical influences.

8. He won the Best Supporting Actor for the film, Hoodrush at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards.

9. He was also nominated for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film, First Cause at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards.

10. He mentioned in an interview that he describes his musical genre as “Love Ballad”.

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