TY Chijioke (Ben Chijioke), the Nigerian UK Rapper, who was a speaker at the 5th Igbo Conference in 2016 has passed on after contracting Coronavirus.
He made a huge impression at the conference when he talked about his experiences as a young black Igbo boy fostered by a white family.
He had been battling with COVID-19 and it was thought that he’d overcome the worst having emerged from intensive care last month. Sadly, the virus claimed his life. He made a difference to the black community in London.
Here is one of the videos of him performing