Since its release on December 14, 2021, the song ‘Zazu Zeh’, which amassed 6.6 million views on YouTube, the 27-year-old Sango Ota-based singer, Portable, has said he made only N3 million from his hit song.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that Portable, whose name is Habeeb Okikiola, ‘Zazu Zeh’ hit was one of the most played songs on Spotify, an online audio streaming platform,
Little wonder, Portable felt the song was deserving of a Grammy award.
According to him, he was ripped as he did not make more than N3m.
The singer, who attended different shows when his song Zazu went viral, expressed dissatisfaction over how he ripped off.
Portable became famous after contributing to the song “ZaZoo Zehh” featuring Olamide and Nigerian dancer Poco Lee.
During his early stage of fame, he became well known for calling out his business partners on social media for scamming him on business deals such as artist management and also on his Instagram handle where he mostly does all his controversial activities.
On 18 July 2022, Portable made a video on Instagram claiming to be the founder of the notorious cult group One Million Boys, which he later denied saying what he meant was one million followers.
This resulted in him getting disqualified for The Headies 2022 which was announced by the organizers on 26 July 2022.
he Yoruba-born rapper is one of the fastest-growing Nigerian singers in the last nine months.
Before December 2021, fans knew little or nothing about Habeeb Okikiola, now famously known as Portable Zazu, the Zazu Zeh Crooner.
He married his lover, Zainab Balogun, during their second child’s naming ceremony in 2022.
During the child’s christening, the couple in matching outfits exchanged wedding bands in the presence of Islamic clerics, their families, and well-wishers.
He is a father of a baby boy named Iyanuoluwa and recently, his girlfriend birthed a son.