Jubilation As Akon Recognises Artist After He Used Old Newspapers to Create His Photo

Jubilation As Akon Recognises Artist After He Used Old Newspapers to Create His Photo

- Popular US star, Akon, has given a Nigerian artist, Kyrian Arinze, much fame after resharing the artwork he made

- Praising the young Nigerian, the American musician said "Thank you, this is cool" as he went ahead to appreciate his recycling method

- Many people on Instagram also appreciated Arinze for how he created something so beautiful using old newspapers

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Popular American singer, Akon, has given great attention to a young talented Nigerian artist, Kyrian Arinze, who recycled old newspapers and created a beautiful portrait of the celebrity.

Recall that Arinze's artwork went viral on Thursday, June 4, as people marvelled at his great attention to detail in creating a wonderful piece out of trash.

Jubilation As Akon Recognises Anambra-Born Artist After He Used Old Newspapers to Create His Photo
Akon told the Nigerian artiste that his piece is really cool. Photo source: Kyrian Arinze
Source: Facebook

Speaking with Briefly News, Arinze revealed that he spent a week and some days creating the piece. He added that when he started, he could spend one month to make such.

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On some of his challenges, the man who self-taught himself the art said he sometimes makes mistakes with colour combinations.

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He got Akon's attention

Akon posted the portrait on his official Instagram page as he appreciated the young man for using the power of recycling to create a good item.

On his posture in the photo, he said:

"Whenever you see artist/artiste in this mood, he's either thinking on what to create or how to create."

Amazing work of art

Briefly News compiled some of the reactions to Akon's acknowledgement below:

ejioforsamson said:

"mMy bro did this..."

msodoka_mc said:

"Amaizing broo."

egertonkamara91 said:

"Salute straight from Sierra Leone in Africa."

lucasezequielferreira said:

"God bless you."

askeldouglas said:

"Awesome art work boss."

Another Nigerian artist was once celebrated

Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that a Nigerian artist with the social media handle @kemz_Emmanuel got international attention after he did a pencil drawing of American artist DJ Khaled and posted it on Twitter on Monday, August 17, 2020.

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

A day after on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, DJ Khaled put Emmanuel in the spotlight as he quoted his tweet and added "Wow amazing!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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