Nigerian singer Chimamanda Pearl Chukwuma, widely known by her stage name Qing Madi, has shared insights into the crucial role her mother played in shaping her music career. The 17-year-old artist, who has been making waves in the Nigerian music scene, credited her mother for not only discovering her talent but also for being the driving force behind her decision to pursue music professionally.

In a recent episode of Hip TV’s popular program, Trending, hosted by reality TV star KimOprah, Qing Madi opened up about her journey into music. She recounted how her mother was more passionate about her musical abilities than she was, encouraging her to take her talent seriously. Qing Madi said, “I didn’t realize I could sing, my mom did. She was the one that was very forward with my career when I wasn’t passionate about it. She wanted it more than I wanted it. I wanted to be a lot of things, not an artiste.”

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Her mother’s unwavering support and belief in her talent played a pivotal role in Qing Madi’s rise to prominence. Despite her initial reluctance, Qing Madi has embraced her musical journey, much to the delight of her growing fan base. Her breakthrough came with the release of her 2022 single, ‘See Finish,’ which garnered significant attention and went viral on social media platforms, especially TikTok. The success of this track was followed by her 2023 hit single ‘Ole,’ featuring BNXN, which also achieved viral status and further solidified her presence in the music industry.

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Qing Madi’s story is a testament to the power of parental support in nurturing and guiding young talents. Her mother’s foresight and encouragement have not only helped her realize her potential but have also paved the way for her to make significant strides in her career at such a young age. As Qing Madi continues to grow and evolve as an artist, she remains grateful for the pivotal role her mother played in her journey, inspiring her to achieve heights she never initially aspired to.

The young singer’s rise to fame highlights the importance of recognizing and nurturing talent from an early age. With her mother’s support and her own dedication, Qing Madi is poised to make even greater impacts in the music industry in the years to come.