Davido asked me to manage Chioma – Ubi Franklin (Video)
Nigerian music executive, Ubi Franklin has said Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke aka Davido, hired him to be Chioma’s manager.
The Triple MG boss said Davido called him in 2018 to make the request and they have been friends since then.
Ubi Franklin made the revelation while speaking about his relationship with the DMW boss and his woman, Chioma Avril Rowland on Tea with Taymesan podcast.
He said Davido has always supported him in different ways and never for once judged him for any of the controversial issues surrounding his marriage and business.
According to the entertainment mogul, sometimes whenever he is down and in his worst periods, OBO always calls to cheer him up.
He stressed that he values his relationshpip with them and loves them greatly because they always stand by him.
Watch him speak below:
In other entertainment news, Nigerian street artiste, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed, popularly called Bella Shmurda, has revealed that he paid a huge sum of money to free himself from the contract he signed with his former record label.
CorrectNG reports that the ‘Newborn Fela’ crooner was formerly signed to One World Global Records.
Bella said he paid N20 million to the management so that he could be released to be an independent artiste after spending just a year out of his 3-year contract.
According to the singer, he was being cheated by the label because they equally funded his music projects, but One World took a larger percentage of the earnings.
Speaking on Tea with Taymesan podcast, he explained that he would source for N500k as requested by the label and they in turn would bring N500k for production, promotion and other things that need funding.
However, when money starts coming from shows, streaming, endorsement and other areas, they would take 70 percent and give him 30 percent.
Bella said he was not comfortable with that arrangement, so he hired a lawyer and bought himself out of One World Global Records.