Young Nigerian musician, Joshua Olonitola who is widely known in showbiz as Slim Joe has been confirmed dead.


The musician reportedly died on Sunday, January 2 after complications with a kidney-related ailment, and he died at the age of 30.

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Slim Joe is noted for songs like “Jekajolepo” and “Packaging” and also the “Jekajolepo” remix that featured music mogul, Don Jazzy.

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His death was confirmed by a Facebook user with the name, Kayode Jegede who claimed to be the cousin of the musician.

..... he wrote on Facebook reads;

“I lost a cousin, Joshua Olonitola aka, Slim Joe of Oti yanyan fame. Aburo, it is painful to lose a good brother like you to death at your prime of fame and age. You made an impact in the world with the very short time you lived, you were such a brilliant boy growing up then. We shall all miss you.”