Popular Nigerian singer, Barry Jhay, few days ago revealed that the late IK Dairo was his grandfather.
He made the announcement on his Instagram page just few days before he got enmeshed in a murder mess in Ghana.
The talented singer is currently being detained by the Police in Ghana over the death of his record label boss, Kashy Godson
But unknown to some people, the singer comes from a succession of Nigerian music royalty. Weeks ago, Barry Jhay took to his Instagram account to reveal that his grandfather was Isaiah Kehinde Dairo, popularly known as IK Dairo.
The late singer, IK Dairo, was a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. An MBE is the third highest ranking Order of the British Empire award. Dairo was a notable Nigerian Jùjú musician.
Celebrating his grandfather on Instagram, Barry Jhay posted a picture of his grandfather and wrote,
“Allow me share with you a little bit more about my background. In this picture, I have my grandpa, late IK Dairo. Swipe left read little about him or just Google the name. But mom I never knew grandpa was a big boy o.
“I just know two rich kids brought me to life. It is painful I never met you. Mama and uncle always told me a lot about you. I tasted the culture spirituality, senses of good music and legacies you laid. I’m proud to be the son of your first daughter. I ride for you and dad till my last breathe. I love you so much grandpa. In my heart is where you stay.”
More so, the singer’s father is Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. He coined his stage name, Barry Jhay, from his father’s name. Barry Jhay simply stands for Barrister Junior.