Nigerian singer Samuel Singh on his Lollipop Lagelu cover
Tu lagaweli jab lipishtick , hilela Arra dishtric” — can’t get over this tune? Well, get set to be obsessed! The Bhojpuri track has found a fan in this 26-year-old Nigeria resident, and we can’t keep calm! Samuel Adepoju, aka Samuel
Singh (right) has covered the song, originally sung by Pawan Singh. The video already has more than 12,000 shares on Facebook. Where did he hear it first?
“I heard the song during my college days in Jaipur when I participated in a cultural event. A friend from Chile said I could wow a crowd if I sang Lollipop Lagelu.” Did the lyrics confuse him? “I’m not sure about its meaning but I’ve heard that it’s usually played in a lot of marriage ceremonies in and around Bihar,” he says.
Does he know any Hindi songs? “Oh, the basic survival lingo: Namaste ji, aap sunder hain, pyas lagi hain, mujhe bhuk lagi hain,” he says. An entrepreneur by profession, Samuel is a self-confessed fan of paneer and buttered roti. His next cover? “Lungi Dance on African drums. I want to thank Rajnikanth for making all of this possible.”
I first heard the song during my college days in Jaipur when I participated in a cultural event SAMUEL SINGH, SINGER