Monday, 25 February 2013

Nigerian Singer: Goldie Burial Ceremony Today

The late Susan ‘Goldie’ Harvey will be laid to rest today at the Vaults & Gardens private burial ground located at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Close, Off Federal Secretariat Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria.The family commenced at 10am today, which was only for close family members and business associates. It will be strictly by invitation.

Andrew Harvey, Goldie’s husband full of emotions as he pays his last respect to his wife at the burial ceremony today.

The pop artist was 31 years old.

Her death came Thursday February 14, 2013  following her trip to Los Angeles for the Grammys. Upon her return, Harvey reportedly complained of a severe headache and was rushed to a hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, where she was later pronounced dead.
"With a deep sense of loss, we announce the shocking death of our darling music star, Goldie Harvey," said Kenny Ogungbe, head of Kennis Music, Harvey's record label, in a statement.
Harvey, born Susan Filani, attended the American music ceremony despite receiving no nominations for the awards. There, she was spotted with R&B singer Ciara at a pre-event party.

Harvey is also known in her home continent for her appearance on Big Brother Africa in 2012, on which she stirred controversy for coming off as too Western to many Nigerians.
On the show, she met Kenyan rapper Prezzo, a musician with whom she had a relationship. Prezzo was on his way to Nigeria to meet with the singer prior to her death.
According to her website, Harvey had won numerous awards in Africa, most recently a special recognition at the Top Naija Music Awards. She was working on a new record, The Africa Invasion AlbumShe is survived by her father, step-mother and numerous siblings.
Rest In Perfect Peace Goldie As You Make The Journey To Eternal Rest

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