Music producer, Samuel Oguachuba, popularly known as Samklef, has threatened to sue Bankole Wellington, (a.k.a Banky W) and Wizkid following their failure to give him his royalty for his input in the latter’s debut album.
Samklef asserted that he would claim his royalties for Wizkid’s album.
He tweeted early Saturday, “Claiming all my 11 years royalties for Wizkid’s Superstar album in a bit. My lawyers will reach out. It’s 50/50.
“Anybody wey don collect my money better reach out o! Samkef fine were o! Make dem tag Banky o! My money go don plenty o! Before him go use am campaign for election.”
Wizkid, who was formerly signed to Banky W’s label, EME records, released two albums ‘Superstar’ and ‘Ayo’ under the label.
In an Instagram live video late Friday, Samklef, who produced Wizkid’s then hit song, Pakurumo, off Superstar album, said Banky W told Wizkid to remove Samklef’s name as a contributor in the song.
Samklef’s outburst comes shortly after Banky W claimed that Wizkid owed his labels three albums before he left EME.
Speaking to media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, in the interview, Banky W said, “There’s no need for us to try and tie him down.
It was a five-album deal in the beginning and he had done two solo albums. He still owed three, but he wanted to leave. I don’t want anyone to stay when they don’t want to.”
Samklef, in his Instagram live video, however, claimed that the interview was staged, as Banky W and the show host were close friends.