“Don’t use my royalties for politics” Samklef blows hot at Banky W and Wizkid
Nigerian singer and music producer, Samklef has threatened to claim all his royalties from singers, Banky W and Wizkid.
The singer who was once signed to Banky W’s record label, EME was the music producer for Wizkid’s album, Super Star.
Following the latest interview by Banky Wellington that Wizkid owes his label 3 albums, Samklef is demanding for his royalties.
He stated that he wants all his 11 years royalties for being behind Wizkid’s hit album.
He promised that his lawyers would reach out to the music boss and would claim 50% of the shares.
Samklef urged his fans to tag Banky W so he wouldn’t use his money to campaign for election.
He tweeted, “Claiming my 11 years royalties for Wizkid’s super star album in a bit. My Lawyers will reach out. It’s 50/50. Anybody wey don collect my money better reach out o! Samklef fine were o! Make dem tag Banky W o! My money go don plenty o! Before him go use am campaign for election”.
The9jafresh recalls Banky W for the first time in years, addressed Wizkid’s cutting ties with his record label, EME.
The father of one and aspiring politician claimed that the singer didn’t keep to his part of the agreement as he owed his label 3 album.
According to him, when Wizkid was signed in, he promised to produce 5 albums but he only did 2 and left.
Banky W stated that he couldn’t hold Wizkid back as he saw the desire and determination in him to leave and he didn’t want to create animosity and resentment by forcing him to remain in the label.
He said, “I think he was supposed to do 5 album but he had done 2 solo album. I think he wanted to leave and for him that was enough. I didn’t want anyone to stay when they want to leave cause that would create animosity and resentment”.
He added, “No I didn’t try to talk him out because I could tell mentally that he was ready to do other things and for me I always felt somethings are meant to happen for a season and that was the season we were meant to be”.
However, in an old video that resurfaced online, Wizkid, revealed how he left Banky W’s EME record label with zero Naira in his account despite being famous.
Wizkid expressed appreciation to Banky W for everything he did for him but noted that it was time to explore and move his career forward.
According to Wizkid, he left Banky W’s EME record label with nothing in his account, and some people can attest to his words.
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