I was bankrolled by my dad when I was with Starboy Entertainment – L.A.X

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Popular Nigerian singer, Damilola Afolabi, better known as L.A.X has disclosed that his billionaire dad intervened on his contract with Wizkid’s Starboy record when he was at the label.

L.A.X disclosed this in a recent episode of the Echo Room audiovisual podcast hosted by Quincy Jonze.

According to him, his deal with Starboy Record was a partnership and not a recording deal.

L.A.X explained that his dad provided funds for his musical projects, and then his label boss, Wizkid, channelled the funds to the right marketing means.

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He said: “When I took the Wiz’s contract to him, my dad no like all those signing things. He dey always feel like if you dey sign, you dey sign your life. And me, when I’m making business decisions, I make sure I asked him first. So, I went to meet him and said, “Daddy this is contract, Wiz wants to sign me.” And he was just like, why not let us do [a] partnership?

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“He was like, partnership will be better for you and for him [Wizkid]. Once you guys just partner on that level, so you’re free to, like, do your own thing after. So, that’s what we did.”

He continued: “The thing about music is that bag [funds] is important. This is the truth, my popsy [dad] dey give me bags. But there is one thing that Wiz always does―he dey spend the bags.”

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L.A.X added that it was Toyin Lawani who introduced him to Wizkid by playing his songs for him.

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