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So Touching!!! Simi, Dare Art Alade, Other Nigerian Celebrities Left In Tears As They Eulogise Late Tosyn Bucknor

The service of songs and night of tributes for the late Tosyn Bucknor which was done on Wednesday November 28th, 2018, was gone to by various celebrities. They set aside out opportunity to praise the late On-Air identity for her endeavors, accomplishments.

For a few, Tosyn was the reason they could accomplish the sum total of what they have possessed the capacity to achieve. While for a few performers, they adulated for advancing their music without coercing cash from them.Many of the celebrities were left in tears including the deceased husband.


Simi who could barely contain her tears revealed that Tosyn Bucknor actually gave her, her first break in the music industry.

She said, “You didn’t have to have a personal relationship with her before she impacted in your life. I wasn’t super close to her but she loved fully. She gave me my first break and we all know her love for alternative music. I hope this is not an event where we just walk away from, let her life be a learning point for everyone and this song expresses how we feel.”

Banky W

Banky W spoke about his reaction when he held about the death of Tosyn Bucknor and how he wept. He went to mention the various singers she had special love for.

“When I heard the news, I cried for the first time in a long time. Tosyn Bucknor was one of my favourite people. She loved Coke, MI Abaga, 9ice, RoofTop MC, and me. She was a blessing to everyone. It just seemed like she wanted to do everything she wanted, which she did. She was a sister, wife, OAP, writer. If heaven has a radio station, I’m sure she already has a job,” he said.

Nikki Laoye

The singer and dancer praised Tosyn Bucknor and shared her last encounter with Tosyn Bucknor at an event. She went on to talk about how they always argued about their heights and who was taller.

“Tosyn and I always argued about our heights, I was one of her favourite persons. One major moment I can recall was the last time we saw which was at an occasion. She didn’t allow me to leave her sight. She wanted to tell me everything about her husband. We stayed together all through the event and I walked her to her car after the occasion. I just thank God for her life. I saw her in my dream last night and she was smiling at me, she winked at me which means she is happy,” she said.

Dare Art Alade

Dare Art Alade paid a special tribute to the late Tosyn Bucknor by performing Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ which was quite emotional. He went on to name a number of qualities Tosyn possessed over the few years on earth.

“Tosyn has left us abruptly and she has gotten us all asking why, why, why? Tosyn was fun-filled, hardworking, kind, energetic. Trying to understand Tosyn was like trying to hold something you couldn’t hold on to,” he said.


Falz who shared a special friendship with the late Tosyn Bucknor was close to tears as he announced that he was going to be performing a song he dedicated to her with Simi and Sess.

“Simi, Sess got together to do a song for Tosyn. We couldn’t perform it here so we don’t mess it up. I just want us to pray for her so she can find peace,” he said.

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