Yesterday, grime lord Stormzy created his own little slice of history after he was given his own custom burger at fast food outlet Nandos.
After delivering a speech to students at Oxford University, the rapper tweeted the outlet, noting that “Halloumi, cheese and garlic bread is a burger in itself. Needs going on the menu.”
The outlet promptly responded, creating the new #MERKY burger, named after Stormzy’s own hashtag.
— Nando's (@NandosUK) March 15, 2016
It’s yet to be revealed if the burger will be sold in outlets worldwide. However, it is clear that Stormzy can now tick “fast food entrepeneur” off his bucket list for 2016.
It’s certainly not the first time a musician has proved their worth in the fast food world either. Check out these four artists who have had their own wild and wonderful adventures of American fast food.
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Beyonce Boosts Red Lobster Sales
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Rick Ross Buys Out Wingstop
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Queen Latifah Owns Fatburger Outlets While Being A Jenny Craig Spokeswoman
This is definition of awkward. Despite being a Jenny Craig spokeswoman since 2008, it was revealed in 2012 that the healthy lifestyle advocate had in fact secretly opened a collection of Fatburger franchises in Miami, contradicting the messages that she had been proclaiming about living healthy. I guess she bit off more than she could chew?……