Ashionye Ugboh-Raccah has sent out a message to all aspiring female entertainers urging them to embrace hard work in their pursuit of success.
The actress and singer, while speaking in an interview with Vanguard on December 5, advised against young ladies sleeping around to make it to the top in the industry.
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She said: “They should know it takes a combination of hard work, brains and beauty to make it. Sleeping around will take them nowhere.”
Ashionye has earned her stripes in the Nigerian entertainment industry from leading various concerts such as Girl Power and Unleashed to acting in the acclaimed MNET TV series, Tinsel, till she took a break to deliver her son.
She has also featured in a number of movies including Mumu, Jungle Ride and Journey To Self.
Given these exposures and her experience in show business, she highlighted the current situation in the Nigerian entertainment industry stating that female entertainers are starting to get what they deserve for their efforts.
She said: “The situation is far better than what it used to be in the past. At least, we are getting a bit of what we deserve. And this is not because any man created space for us; rather, the female folks have taken their destinies into their hands by becoming producers, directors, and owning record labels.”
Ashionye Michelle Ugboh-Raccah is from Kwale, Delta state.
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She studied Mass Communication at Auchi Polytechnic and worked as a radio host at Cool FM before switching to pursue a career in singing and acting.
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