The battle to bag the title of the first Naija Street Champ gets tougher as Christian Olamide (Da Kris) representing Agege/Ogba zone is evicted from Naija Street Champ competition. DaKris was evicted after having emerged as the finalist with the lowest votes for their first studio tracks which was released online.
Christian Olamide (Da Kris) was one of the 3 contestants who emerged at the Agege Audition of Naija Street Champ where he represented Agege/Ogba Zone. He fascinated the audience with his original and creative lyrics which led him to qualify for the 2nd stage.
At the 2nd stage of the competition DaKris mesmerized the audience as well as Terry G, D’Tunes and ID Cabasa who are partner producers of Naija Street Champ. His creative delivery led him to qualify for the 3rd stage where he joined the 5 other finalists to record a studio track produced by ID Cabasa which was released to the public online to vote for their best contestant unanimously.
The street rap genius following the eviction has ended his journey on Naija Street Champ at the 3rd stage of the competition. Da Kris’ studio track received the least number of votes with 33 votes which made 4.93% of the overall votes.
According to the Project Manager, Oladehinde Fajana the votes were a combination of the online and SMS votes. 10% of the online votes were used with 90% of the SMS votes to make a total of 100%. “The votes emerged from both the SMS and Online platforms giving every contestant a wide opportunity to qualify for the final stage.
Speaking on DaKris eviction he said, “Dakris was one of the strong contestants in Naija Street Champ but our 6 finalists are very competitive and we are happy that we have been able to discover and groom them to this stage with the help of our partner producers Terry G, ID Cabasa and D’Tunes such that they will be strong contenders in the Nigerian Music Industry”.
Fajana, also used the opportunity to announce the Top 5 Finalists which are Sulaimon Idris (Dabreez) representing Surulere zone, Shanuolu Adesola (Sholz) representing Ipaja Zone, Rodney Brown Edemhanria (Rodney) representing Ikeja zone, Abimbola Olugbenga (Raptitude) representing Bariga/Akoka zone, and Celestine Ogar (Big Daddy Africa) representing Festac zone. He mentioned that the 5 finalists will move on to be mentored by D’tunes in his studio tomorrow while they record another studio track which will also be released to the public to vote for their top 4 to qualify for the final stage of the competition.
To listen and vote for favorite contestants visit www.naijastreetchamp.com/votes or SMS WINNER STAGE NAME to 33142. The finalist with the least votes will be evicted until the final 4 emerges.