Layi Wasabi: I Always Knew I Wanted to Be A Comedian
Layi Wasabi, the popular Nigerian skit maker, has said that he always knew he wanted to be a comedian. In an interview with Jermaine Media, Layi said that he was drawn to comedy right from school and has always been a class clown.
He said; “I always knew that I wanted to do comedy, from school I had always been the class clown so I knew that this is what I’d do at the end of the day. When I told my class teacher that I wanted to be a comedian, she said ‘What is funny?'”
Layi started making skits in 2020, and his popularity has grown rapidly since then. He has over 900k followers on Instagram, and his videos have been viewed hundreds of times.
Layi’s skits often deal with everyday experiences in a humorous way. He has a knack for finding the funny side of things, and his videos are always relatable and engaging. He also has an alter ego in his skits; a lawyer named “the law.”
Layi is also a lawyer by profession and he says that’s where he gets inspiration from.
“I think I started to do that lawyer character more because the persona is not just scripting, I’ve now become that guy lowkey.” Layi said.
Wasabi is one of the most promising young comedians in Nigeria. He is funny, talented, and has a bright future ahead of him.
In the interview, he said that he successfully breathes life into his characters by making them speak like people he encountered and listened to while he was growing up in Osun state during his childhood.
Layi Wasabi is a fast rising star in the Nigerian comedy scene and it’s fascinating to watch.
Watch the full interview below;
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