By Tolulope Abereoje
Trouble may be looming for popular street music rave of the moment, Omoniyi Temidayo, a.k.a ‘Zlatan Ibile’, as fast rising afro-beat singer; Mayowa Bae has accused him of defrauding him.
According to Mayowa Bae who spoke to E-Daily he had paid the sum of N200,000 to Zlatan for a music collaboration since November 2018, but the rapper has since refused to fulfill his end of the bargain as they both agreed.
“In November 2018, I listened to a beat my producer made in the studio and I started vibin to it; before we knew it, I recorded the chorus and made the first verse. But while I was about recording the second verse, my producer suggested that I collaborate with Zlatan on the song. I asked who Zlatan was and my producer said he took the last verse in Chinko Ekun’s ‘Able God’. I contacted a friend who knows him and he gave me his contact.
I contacted him and sent him the song, he listened and we agreed on recording the song together. He asked for some amount which I paid to him within two days. He confirmed he got the money and ever since then he started feigning busy; his number too was always busy.
I called some of his close friends like DJ 4Kerty, Drumphase, Billy Q and other guys to talk to him; he told them he will do it that I should give him time. Since November 2018 till now I haven’t gotten the song; now I’m asking for a refund because I’m over the recording already, as I’m working on better projects already.”
He added; “I called his management to tell them what’s happening, after few hours they called me and told me he said I should not worry that he will get back to me. I waited for months but he didn’t get back to me as promised.
“When I called the management again they said they were sorry that they can’t do anything about the matter because at first I didn’t come through them, that since I contacted him directly there was nothing they could do. I kept on calling, sending text, sending mails but all ignored.”