Friends and fans of Lineo will be interested to know that next week Thursday (2nd) and Friday (3rd) of June have been set aside to finally lay the entertainer’s late mum to rest. The venue will be their home town – Omu, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.
Weeks after Ayeni Adekunle (Publisher of Net Newspaper) lost his Dad at 67, fast rising entertainer, Adekoya Adegboyega a.k.a Lineo also lost his mother Olushola Adekoya. The sad incident happened on Friday, May 20, 2011.
According to Lineo, his mother who had shown little sign of illness died in her sleep at her Ijebu-Ode residence in Ogun State. She was 61 years old.
Speaking to The Jarmzone, Lineo said he went to see her on Monday, May 16, and returned to Lagos the next day. The visit turned out to be a farewell meeting than a regular visit.
“It came as a shock to me because I was with her a few days before. We were gisting and sharing jokes. We prayed together, I won’t forget when I looked back, and she waved bye bye. She was loved by everyone, she was a mother of all, she even stood by my friend who lost his mum, I will surely miss her forever because she was 100 percent supportive of my music”, sad Lineo explains.
Lineo comes from a polygamous home. His father who died 15 years ago married 12 wives, making the young rapper one of his 40 children. He dropped out of school to pursue music but he has re-applied to continue at the Ogun State University where he will be studying Mass Communication.
His single “Show Me The Money” ft. Dagrin is getting appealing attention on radio and TV, while “Feel It” ft. 2Face gets impressive online downloads on a daily.