This has to be the most shocking news yet! Nigerian musician and actress Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey, popularly known as Goldie Harvey passed on yesterday the 14th of February, 2013.
It was indeed a black valentine. I cannot comprehend the fact that such a young and vibrant person can leave us so soon.

Goldie, full of life, just recently arrived from the United States where she attended the just concluded Grammy awards in Los Angele’s. She fell ill and was rushed to the hospital.

Although the details of her death is still sketchy i’ve gathered that she died at about 8pm yesterday at Reddington Hospital, her death was allegedly confirmed by her best friend and entertainer, Derenle Edun. Also some posts by her management on some of her social media platforms; twitter and facebook, confirmed her death.
The posts read: “It is with heavy heart that I have to announce to you all that Goldie passed on this night (last night) shortly after arriving Lagos from Los Angeles. May her soul rest in the eternal peace of the Lord… Amin.”

 She was Signed on the Kennis Music Label, she became more popular when she went to represent Nigeria in the Big Brother Africa (BBA) show tagged the Star Game as part of the seven celebrity housemates at the seventh season of the show.
The deceased attended  Green Springs Montessori Primary School and then St. John’s College, Palm Grove before moving on to attend  the University of Sunderland where she studied Business Management.
She joined Kennis Music label in 2010 and had her debut album titled Gold but her most popular songs include, “You Know It”, “JawoJawo” and DTMB (Don’t Touch My Body).
Goldie won the best female video at the 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards  for the  video ‘You Know it’ and also picked the award for best use of costume at the Nigerian Music Video Awards; while her song DTMB picked up best Afro Pop video at the 2011 Nmva’s.
In 2012, she garnered about 10 awards including the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY), Best Female Artiste award and City People Best Female Artiste of the year, amongst others.
The deceased who also dabbled into designing was  an ambassador of Project Alert and also an inductee into the Federal Celebrity Special Marshal Corps alongside other notable Nigerian celebrities.

We should all say a prayer for the soul of Goldie, as intercessions are never enough.
Perpetual lights shine upon her and may her soul rest in peace, Amen.


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