The internet sensation speaks to Smash9ja about his journey, the several challenges, and being properly credited for his work.
Nigeria’s pool of social media comedians is on the increase daily, and this is backed by the heavy consumption of online content by Nigerians and the quick rise to stardom of viral internet sensations. Although these internet sensations easily transition into stage comedians and online influencers, more often than not, they fade away as quickly as they rise to prominence. consistency is the only way to remain relevant. The audience has become ever so demanding of new creative ventures and they are fed by the immediacy the internet offers.
Fast-rising comedian, Danetete, born Nwogu Daniel Ano, is determined to make a name for himself in the fiercely competitive Nigerian comedy industry. The young, vibrant comedian who recently dropped a hint of his soon coming latest series , “My house,” is always inspired to shoot after observing his immediate environment.“
It all started when I was steadily making people laugh and I got the inspiration to make people around the globe laugh too. That was 2015. Also adding that he chose the name Danetete comedy because it was a nickname derived from a late friend in reference to a hostel in uniport(Danetete hostel), so it’s a dedication to his late friend divine.
“I often watch and listen to the likes of brodashagii simply because he is good at what he does.”However, I would love to work with Mr funny, nastyblaq, sydneytalker, mr macaroni, exploit.
“I chose comedy because i think i was really gifted in making people laugh and i had to venture and invest in myself to show a greater and higher result in giving the audience” he says.
Sharing his success story since he ventured into the comedy industry, Danetete said while growing up he figured out that he had so much love and passion for acting which had kept him on his toes.
“I chose comedy because i think i was really gifted in making people laugh and i had to venture and invest in myself to show a greater and higher result in giving the audience. But I never thought of making it official until early in 2021. I have an upcoming series involving episodes I’m working on which will be displayed on Tv channels and usually It takes probably a whole day to shoot a skit and edit, most times it takes longer because editing takes much time. My future plans would be going into acting in generally involving all types of hood(hollyhood, nollywood , bollywood etc 🤣🤣),” he added.