Nigerian artiste, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable or Dr Zeh, has denied reports that dancer, Pocolee, and rapper. Olamide aided him in his rise to fame.
Portable granted an interview with Echoo Room. During the conversation, he insisted that he was already popular and that his music was doing well before Pocolee and Olamide approached him.
He also stated that they did not send him a direct message and that no one linked him to them as claimed.
The singer also stated that it was all grace and that when the time comes for a person to succeed, they will.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that Portable became famous after contributing to the song “ZaZoo Zehh” featuring Olamide and Poco Lee.
Portable quickly became a household name as the Zazu Zeh chorus, and dance steps began trending. Since the song’s release on December 14, 2021, it has amassed over 6 million views on Youtube
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.
When he was invited by the Nigeria Police Force, 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.
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Nobody helped me to be popular. I was already popular before I met Pocolee and Olamide — Singer PortableAdvertisement
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