These 50 Things Can kill Artistes Career, Alibaba Warns

A veteran of many years, Alibaba has taken out time to give valuable advice to Nigerian artistes.

The comedian is regarded as one of the greatest entertainers to ever come out of Nigeria, having contributed to the modern day success of comedy. He has since turned his eyes to other business concerns, majoring in TV, promotion and mentorship of entertainers.

Alibaba, 50, took to social media, in one of his countless moments of wisdom, and highlighted 50 factors and reasons that can contribute to the untimely end of an entertainer’s career.

The reasons range from indecision, to failure to network and research. It also contains the classic killers; Expensive lifestyle, pride and arrogance.

See the full list below.

1. Not understanding the business

2. Failure to research

3. Poor financial management skills

4. Charges and discounts

5. Pride and arrogance

6. Expensive Lifestyle

7. Taking game changers for granted

8. Bad health

9. Peer pressure

10. Lack of quality education

11. Wicked contracts

12. Failure to take risks

13. Not matching up to competition

14. Not networking

15. Failure to weigh consequences of decisions

16. Wanting to be everything

17. Hangers on who don’t build or contribute but only take

18. I have arrived

19. Side chicks

20. India hemp

21. Complacency

22. Bad PR

23. Rent

24. Baby momma

25. Facing the future with old ideas

26. Stingy and selfish

27. Can’t think for themselves and won’t pay someone who can

28. Not IT compliant.

29. Keeping up appearances

30. Lack of integrity

31. Bad company

32. Bad habits

33. Alcohol

34. No self confidence

35. Bad belle journalists

36. Wrong advices

37. That stalker you said NOOOO! To

38. Beef aka jealousy

39. No set goals

40. No mentors and role models

41. Karma

42. Afowofa

43. No career review mechanism

44. Poor choice of life partners

45. Waiting for someone to make you a success

46. Weak upbringing

47. Home trouble

48. Unnecessary rivalry

49. Controversy

50. Lack of a structured industry

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