Often times, creative Nigerians put out their works on social media with the hope that someone willing to invest, help or patronize them would see it.
It is a common practice among talented artist to paint portraits of their favourite celebrities and post it on social media.
This move has helped many of these artist grow and be known both at home and abroad.
Continentour.com.ng recently reported that Hollywood comic actor Kevin Hart had promised to help a Nigerian artist who painted a portrait of him.
Nigerians celebrated with the artist and many even thanked the actor for his kindness.
It could be assumed that many Nigerian artists who were moved by what Hart did have also decided to follow in the footsteps of the lucky artist.
Another Nigerian artist identified as Arinze Stephen Ekwuide took to his Twitter account to share a pencil painting of popular Nigerian rapper Phyno.
This move by the artist caused the rapper and many Nigerians to react. Phyno replied the young artist by acknowledging his work, expressing that he did a good job.
Nigerians who saw the rapper’s reply however stated that he should also help like Kevin Hart did with the other artist. Others just laughed about his reply and another Twitter user expressed that everyone cannot be like the Hollywood actor.
Meanwhile, Continentour.com.ng had earlier reported that Nigerians had tried to cajole rapper Ycee to support another artist identified as @austinelkhasy who made a pencil sketch of him.
A Twitter user identified as @Iam_KingBuchi had tried to guilt trip the rapper into buying the artwork, but the rapper had swiftly replied by saying he is not Kevin Hart, he also thanked the artist for taking out his time to sketch the beauty artwork.
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