was fame or nothing as the self-professed herbalist stormed the Ultima
Studio in his full traditional regalia to slug it out with other music
enthusiasts in the Lagos audition of Project Fame West Africa season 9.
in beads, robes, animal skin and a horsetail to match, the chap claims
his costume represents the cultural diversity and the unity of the
African continent. Like many others who thronged the Ultima Studio, he
had the singular objective of reaching musical fame on the Project Fame
However, for this feat to be achieved, King Phillipiano
believed his costume would prove his seriousness to the judges. Like
the celebrity he dreamt to be, his presence attracted paparazzi on the
However, the fame King Phillipiano sought wouldn’t
come cheaply for as he had to showcase his vocal prowess to convince
the panel of judges comprising Gloria Rhodes, CobhamsAsuquo, and Shola
Well, his magic could only get him as far as the arena.
His vocal power wasn’t convincing enough for the judges who were
nonetheless thrilled by his comical performance and elaborate regalia.
He’ll have to try again next time, but not after proper consultations
with the oracles.