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Reading: S/Leonean TikToker Matida Bah makes waves with video dancing to Kizz Daniel “Cough” challenge, Hits 11 Million views. (Video)
Reading: S/Leonean TikToker Matida Bah makes waves with video dancing to Kizz Daniel “Cough” challenge, Hits 11 Million views. (Video)

S/Leonean TikToker Matida Bah makes waves with video dancing to Kizz Daniel “Cough” challenge, Hits 11 Million views. (Video)

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S/Leonean TikToker Matida Bah makes waves with video dancing to Kizz Daniel "Cough" challenge, Hits 11 Million views. (Video)
S/Leonean TikToker Matida Bah makes waves with video dancing to Kizz Daniel "Cough" challenge, Hits 11 Million views. (Video)

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After the release of Kizzy Daniel’s popular song “cough,” a Sierra Leonean TikToker identify on TikTok as Matida Bah took to her platform to share a video of her and her Grandmother dancing to the viral song. Award-Winning Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel has reacted after a Sierra Leonean lady and her grandmother jumped on his recent viral song “Cough” challenge. The video has hit 11 million views on TikTok

Sharing the video, the crooner posted the video with the caption “Hahahaha‼️‼️ #cough😷.”

@matidabah who posted the trending video a few weeks ago. The video has so far generated over ten million views on TikTok.

In the viral video, the girl is seen effortlessly twerking in front of her grandmother while her grandmother shifts her face to the other end.  After persistently twerking, the old woman jokingly started slapping her granddaughter’s waist as it matches the sound of the music.

Read also: Kizz Daniel reacts as Sierra Leonean Lady and her Grandmother jumps on the Cough challenge (Video)

The video that she uploaded on October 16, 2022, on her TikTok is now one of the Top trending videos on TikTok with over 11 million views.  Not only that, it has also have over 21,000 comments with over 700,000 likes. With over 11 million followers, The video is currently the most viewed video on TikToker by any Sierra Leonean TikToker.


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Kizz Daniel was born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe in AbeokutaOgun State, Nigeria.[8] He hails from Abeokuta North local government area. He attended Abeokuta Grammar School and graduated from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering).[9] While in university, he decided to pursue music as a career alongside his studies.[10] [11] [12]


In May 2015, Kizz Daniel released a third follow up single, “Laye,” on his birthday, along with a video two weeks later which was shot in different locations in the eastern part of Africa and was directed by AJE FILMS.[13] Daniel released his first studio album titled New Era on May 14, 2016.

After his exit from his former label G-WorldWide, he went to float his own personal imprint FLYBOY I.N.C. which recently signed two new acts Demmie Vee and Philkeyz. After which Kizz Daniel was featured on Demmie Vee single entitled “You Go Wait?”.[15] 2018 was sure a good year for the WOJU crooner, he featured Wizkid on a Hit Song “FOR YOU”[16] and Davido on another single “One Ticket” which hit the charts within 24hrs of its release. On the 30th of December 2018, Kizz Daniel released his 2nd Studio album and his first under FlyBoy Inc titled “No Bad Songz”. The album contained 20 Songs including the pre-released One Ticket which he featured Davido. Other features on the Album included Nasty C, Diamond Platiumz, Philkeyz, Demmie Vee, Dj XclusiveWretch 32Diplo and Sarkodie. The album received positive reviews from music lovers, it debuted at No 55 on the US iTunes Chart and became number 1 on the world Album Chart within 24 hours of its release. On 25 June 2020, he released his third studio album ‘King of Love’[17]

In 2017, many of his fans thought he would make a career switch to comedy as he was uploading comedy skits. However he said he has no intention switching into comedy as music is his main talent.[18]

For the 2023 FIFA World Cup in QatarKizz Daniel will perform his hit single ‘Buga’ at the 2023 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, he has expressed his desire to perform at the FIFA World Cup, which is set to start on November 20, 2022, shared an update on whether he would be appearing at the world’s biggest footballing event.

He acquired a new house and announced it on September 2022, According to his own statements, he always wanted a house on the water for his wife and children which he claims will soon be possible.

He recently released a new song called “Cough (Odo)” produced by Blaise Beatz, this is Kizz Daniel’ second official release of the year 2022.[19]

Record label dispute and name change[edit]

In November 2017, Kizz Daniel announced his split from his record label, G-Worldwide and created his own label called FLYBOY I.N.C.[20] He was sued to court by the former record label but was not found guilty for any of the crimes he was accused of.[21] [22]

In May 2018, Kizz Daniel announced that he had changed his stage name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel, a name which immediately reflected on his social media accounts. New Spotify and Apple Music accounts were also created immediately with the names Kizz Daniel, with his new songs featured.[23][24]

In June 2018, Kizz Daniel’s former record label G-Worldwide made a move to own the rights to the name “Kizz Daniel” and further advised the singer to desist from using the name or face legal consequences in a press release sent out to media houses.[25] In October 2018 Daniel responded to the suit and statement made by his former record label G-Worldwide through his own lawyer.[26] On 8 April 2022, Emperor Geezy and Daniel settled their disputes, outside the court in a viral video tagged #Peace&Love.[27]


On May 4, 2022, he released a chart-topping single titled Buga[28][29] The song became a hit with dance challenges on Instagram and Tik tok with prominent people including the President of Liberia, George Weah dancing to it.[30][31]

Personal life[edit]

On May 1, 2021, he welcomed a set of triplets, Jamal, Jalil and Jelani, with his mysterious girlfriend. Kizz later revealed how he lost one of his triplets, Jamal, just four days after birth as he acquired a two-bedroom penthouse each for Jalil and Jelani.[32]

Biography Credit: Wikipedia

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Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.
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