Celebrated Nigerian singing sensation, MC Galaxy, and fashionista, Laura Ikeji, who is also the sister of popular blogger Linda, had always been close. It will be recalled that at a point, the singer even gifted Laura N1m and this made many people raise an eyebrow.
Many opined that the two were an item till the fashionista shocked many as she got married to her long-time boyfriend, Ogbonna Kanu, younger brother to the legendary footballer, Nwankwo Kanu.
When asked why the pop singer did not marry the lady he terms as his best friend, he simply said, “Laura had always had a boyfriend for a very long time and I knew but other people did not know about it. Probably if she did not have anyone in her life, I would have asked her out because we really connected and we were best of friends. She is someone I talk to every time and now that she is married, it has not affected our relationship in any way. Her husband loves me a lot and he attended my album listening party. He came all the way from London to attend my listening party.”
He added that there was never a time they dated because he saw her as his sister, “There was nothing between Laura Ikeji and I. She is not just my best friend but I refer to her as my sister because she knows about everything that I want to do. If I listen to her advice, everything works out fine and I consult her before I sign some artistes. If she tells me not to do so, I listen to her because she is very intelligent. If she talks to you and you listen, you would make it. The reason my brand is big today is because of Laura. I was not used to granting interviews but she advised me that I need it. I am just lucky and blessed. As a smart guy, if you have such a person as a friend, you have to keep them as friends because the moment you mess it up, things might go sour,” he said.
He told Saturday Beats that even though there has been pressure from his mother to settle down, he is still single and waiting for the right time.
“I am currently single and I don’t know when I would get married. God can decide and say I will get married tomorrow, who knows? Marriage is not something you rush, just be sure of the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. My mother tries to pressurise me into marriage but I know how I calm her down. I would want my wife to be God-fearing and good looking because I have worked hard to the stage that I deserve a good looking woman,” the singer said.
MC Galaxy is currently promoting his latest work, ‘MMM- Money Making Machine’ and he hinted Saturday Beats on how he got the inspiration for his album name.
“The message I am trying to pass with my new album, ‘Money Making Machine,’ is that everyone should work hard and be patient. Prayer is the key and with all these, success is guaranteed. You also have to work smart. I have both inspirational and dance songs in the album. I also have love songs, it is a complete album. I intentionally explored all kinds of music for my fans; I owed them something extraordinary. I actually got the inspiration for the title of the album from the Ponzi scheme, MMM, which I was a victim. I know that with the album, I would recoup the money I lost,” he said.