BasketMouth bask his mouth over use of name without consultation
Basketmouth also known as Bright Okpocha, is one of the leading players in the comedy industry in Nigeria today.
His representation in Stand-up Comedy genre as one of Nigeria and Africa’s leading exports is awesome. The Basketmouth brand has won hearts of Nigerians and non-Nigerians.
Basketmouth over the years has hosted concerts featuring Jay Z, Rihanna, Beyonce, Joe, Chris Brown and other mega artists.
The dude has headlined shows all over Africa, including South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Ethiopia etc,. In 2013 he was approached by Comedy Central to his own special and in 2014 was invited to be a part of ‘Just for Laughs’ one of the biggest comedy festival in the world. He has many more credits to his resume as the list is endless.
With these achievements it’s very obvious people will take advantage of his personality. This happens to be the norm in this part of the world.
Recently in Taraba State of Nigeria, an event promoter whose name is anonymous featured the image of Basketmouth to promote a show. The young man due to his blunt nature did not hesitate to bask his mouth by twitting.
See the tweet;
“They’ve started again oh!!!!! Promoting my name without booking me and deceiving the people of Taraba State!!!!! .”