The Nigerian-international music superstar who currently is preparing for his forthcoming massive show at the 20k capacity London O2 Arena has revealed he left Banky W’s EME record label with absolutely no money in his account.
Starboy made this revelation while on an interview with Capital Xtra in the United Kingdom and this has already got a lot of tongues wagging in the Nigerian music scene.
In 2012, Wizkid was strongly agitating to quit EME and take charge of his career started. He was fed up with limitations and the way his finances was setup.
According to an insider, EME which is owned by Banky W and Segun Demuren gets 50% from his income; and Osagie Osarenkhoe Okunkpolor, Wizzy’s ex-manager who introduced him to Banky after big record labels like Mo-Hits and Storm records rejected him, also got 25% from his money. Osagie was later fired by Wizkid, installing Godwin Tom as his manager.
However in a new explosive interview with Capital Xtra, Wizkid has revealed how he left EME with zero naira in his account. Wizkid left EME in 2014 before going to flaunt his own record label; Starboy Worldwide in the same 2014.
Watch the full interview below: