What Is Asylum?
Asylum is an inviolable place of refuge and protection. An asylum seeker is a person who has fled their home country because of war or other factors harming them or their family, enters another country, and applies for asylum, that is, international protection, in this other country.
Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch, is a Nigerian DJ, songwriter and musician who emerged as the winner of the first edition of The Glo X Factor in 2013 at the age of 29.
According to Wiki, DJ Switch first earned attention when her group, Da Pulse, emerged as the winner of the 2009 edition of reality music competition, Star Quest.
They further went on to release a hit song tittled, So Tey, and featured American rapper, Busta Rhymes in the remix. Her career fully kicked off after she emerged the winner of the maiden and only edition of the Glo X-Factor in 2013.
She was signed into a record deal with Sony Music as part of the prizes for the emergence, as the winner of the glo X factor been endorsed by Peter Okoye’s P-Classic Records.
On 20 October 2020, DJ switch live streamed the aftermath of the alleged Lekki Massacre. In the video, they attempted to remove a bullet from the leg of a man who was shot, tying a Nigerian flag around his leg.
DJ Switch was granted asylum in Canada in November 2020 after the incident of the alleged Lekki Massacre in which her Instagram live streamed video which helped to expose the alleged murders of innocent Nigerian citizens perpetrated by the Nigerian military, led to several death threats on her life from unknown parties connected to the Nigerian government.
We wish her well and safe. But how about her career?
Now That DJ Switch Has Been Granted Asylum In Canada, What Will Happen To Her DJ Career?
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