Friday, 15 February 2013
Official Statement Confirmed: Goldie is Dead
The statement read, "On behalf of Kennis Music, I'm sad to officially confirm the shocking and untimely passage of Nigeria's pop star, Goldie Harvey. With a deep sense of loss, we announce the shocking death of our darling music star, Goldie Harvey.
"Goldie, 31, died on Thursday after she complained of a severe headache at her Park View, Ikoyi, Lagos residence shortly after her arrival from the United States where she went to witness the Grammy Award. She was rushed to her official hospital, Reddington, Victoria Island, Lagos, where doctors pronounced her dead on arrival.
"We consider this period a gloomy moment for us and the entire Nigerian music industry in view of the circumstance Goldie passed away, the abundance of talent she has exhibited in her short but eventful music career and the various opportunities her trip to the United States of America would have availed her. She is survived by her father, step- mother, brothers and sisters.
"We deeply sympathise with her family and fans all over the world and very grateful to all and sundry, especially, the vibrant Nigerian media for their concern and prompt reportage. We shall keep everybody informed as events unfold as we are still devasted by the sudden loss."
Meanwhile, the remains of Goldie, who hails from Ekiti State has been deposited in the mortuary of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos. Goldie represented Nigeria at the Big Brother Star Game in 2012.
Her latest effort, she described as three nawti singles from her forthcoming African Invasion album are “Skibo”. "Miliki" and " Got To Have It," are presently enjoying heavy rotations on radio and TV stations across the continent. Burial arrangements will be announced by the family.
May her soul rest in peace. Adieu Goldie!!!!