Currently trending on social media is an old video of a cross dresser from Imo state in the 1970s. Identified as Area Scatter, he is believed to be one of the few cross dressers who made it into the mainstream media.
According to reports, he was a musician who played melodic music with his ornamental thumb piano, singing in a rich voice and moving his body in an unusual yet that fascinated a lot of people ranging from street urchins to royalty.
Legend he was a civil servant who disappeared into the wilderness at some point during the years of the war, only to re-emerge 7 months and 7 days later, as a woman.
Area Scatter claimed that the gods gave him supernatural powers which he used to enhance his musical talent and become more feminine.
In the video seen online, Area Scatter can be seen dressed in a top and wrapper with feminine shoes on and his hair plaited with thread.
The transgender is seen walking to a palace in the east, in which he performs in the presence of the king who seemed pretty impressed by him.
Watch video below:
The fact that Area Scatter was a transgender in the 70s, has left many people in shock at how celebrated he was, enough to even perform in the presence of royalty.
Read comments below:
attih_soul: “He even had a good demeanour. I can see they liked him and were clearly entertained”
kmartng: “This one na them bobrisky mummy G.O for the industry”
babygirlafrica: “Even the king was happy with him ❤️ but in this democracy world today , people won’t let cross dressers to rest it is well! Judge bushes!”
igwe_t_challa: “Female spirit in a male reincarnation, no be me talk am o, na Odgowu Pete Edochie”
stephaniecrispin: “Thought y’all said it was caused by western influence, and “not part of our culture” blah blah blah.mtchewwwwwe”
buchiforeal: “Area Scatter, is from Rivers state, not Imo state but he spent most of his life and musical careers in Imo state. He even lived in my Village for some years before he died.. I’m not trying to take away anything away from r post, just a friendly correction.”