Popular Afro pop singer and ex-Big Brother Africa housemate Goldie is dead. The eclectic music diva who just returned to Nigeria from the United States where she attended the Grammys Awards last weekend died few hours to midnight on Thursday, Lovers Day, at Reddington Hospital in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Goldie, whose real name is Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey, died in the arms of her best friend Denrele Edun. Her death has been confirmed by her record label, Kennis Music.
It was gathered that she might have died of Pneumonia- An inflammatory condition of the lung – affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli.
Early Friday morning, several youths from different parts of Lagos stormed the Reddington Hospital, where she died, to at least confirm the sad news themselves.
Born in 1984, the native of Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, won several awards, and accolades including Exquisite Lady of the year (ELOY) Best Female Artiste award 2011 and City People Best Female Artiste of the year 2009. Goldie had also been inducted as a Federal Celebrity Special Marshal alongside other notable Nigerian celebrities.
Goldie became the final celebrity to exit the BBA7 star game house in 2012 as the 3rd runner up.