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Young Nigerian gets global recognition for his artwork of DJ Khaled


DJ Khaled

Today WuzupNigeria brings you the story of a young, talented Nigerian identified only as Emmanuel, who has gained global recognition for his handiwork.

Nigeria as many know, has amazingly creative people, the visibility power of social media is bringing them to the fore and Emmanuel is one of many to latch on.

Emmanuel has gotten international attention after he did a pencil drawing of American Disc Jockey and artiste, DJ Khaled and posted it on Twitter.

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In the post made via his Twitter handle @kemz_Emmanuel, made sure he tagged the American DJ as he asked people to help him retweet his work so that the jockey maestro can see it.

“Hello guys, my name is a kemz Emmanuel. This is my pencil drawing of @djkhaled Help me retweet till he sees this. Thank you fam,” he wrote.

24 hours after posting it, DJ Khaled spotted the work and put Emmanuel in the spotlight as he quoted his tweet writing; “Wow amazing!” broadcasting to his over 5 million followers.

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Since then, the post has gone even more viral, drawing comments from all corners of the world. Emmanuel also shared three pictures that well captured the production process of the art.

Refer to DJ Khaled’s post: