Blessing, a rising Nigerian singer, Mariam Akiode, better known as Candy Bleakz, has stated that when she ran away from home at the age of 16, she promised herself she would never return until she became a millionaire.
The Chocolate City signee revealed this while appearing on Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Channels TV show, Rubbin’ Minds.
“I left home with the mindset of ‘I’m leaving home to feed home.'” And I didn’t want to go back home unless I had the big suitcases.
“I communicate [with my family], but I did not want to return home.”
“Because you left home for a long time, for you to return home, the siblings, the family, what people think, what people see online; they think this person has trillions in your account.”
“So, in order to go home, I really needed to have enough bags [of money].” “However, I have been communicating.”
Candy Bleakz revealed that she had lately reconnected with her family.
The ‘Wole’ singer stated that her parents are proud of her and the career she has chosen.
She claimed that they had no idea she was a vocalist until she became famous.