Nigerian hip-hop artiste, Sikirullahi Olanrewaju Dabiri, popularly known as Eldee The Don, recently revealed why he walked away from music and relocated from Nigeria.
The former member of the now-defunct Trybesmen said he left the country to “clear” his head after being “scammed” by an advice agency that took money from investors and told them they were investing it in his music.
The rapper revealed this while speaking on the newest episode of the King of Talks podcast, presented by comedian Teju Babyface.
Eldee claimed it took him nearly a year to realize he was being duped after amassing massive debts.
He stated that some of his team members left their families in other countries to come to Nigeria to work on the project, only to be disappointed.
In his words:
“What happened was that, Shayman introduced me to a gentleman called Tonye Akindele, who at a time had a capital advisory firm. What they do is to look for business to invest in. They have people who fund those portfolios.
“So they approached me for a partnership. And I accepted. But unbeknown to me, what was happening was him [Tonye Akindele] and his partner had the people who were funding the record label but the label was not getting money. I was still funding my music.
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