Ace music producer Solomon Oyeniyi, popularly referred to as Ok-Solo, mentioned he was the primary to pave the way in which for singer Patoranking.
Ok-Solo had beforehand criticized Patoranking after the Abule singer mentioned Timaya was chargeable for his success.
Talking to Sunday Scoop, Ok-Solo mentioned the Abule crooner met Timaya at his studio.
He mentioned: “Funnily sufficient, lots of his (Patoranking) actions have been in my black guide, however I noticed him as a younger man striving to make ends meet. A few of us have paved the way in which for you and given you a voice. You additionally have to return worth. The worth is not even about cash, it is about recognition.
“It was humorous to go on stage that day and say that Timaya received him out of the slum as a result of I used to be the one who received him out of the slum. I helped him begin his music profession. He met Timaya in my studio and Timaya was truly my boy again then.
Getting on stage and portraying “crocodile” feelings was so faux to me. The rationale I referred to as him out was that, as a lot as he needed Timaya on that stage, he wasn’t having time with Timaya that day both. You should not see the individuals who carry one now as all collectively. Do not throw away the individuals who paved the way in which for you. You should not despise these small beginnings. I’ve no different agenda or purpose to name him. Some individuals mentioned I used to be jealous, whereas others mentioned I needed to convey him down. I believed in him earlier than anybody else did. All I need for him is progress. I simply warned him.”
Unconcerned in regards to the barrage of criticism that adopted his put up, Ok-Solo mentioned: “I’ve gone via the thick and skinny of the Nigerian music business with the extent I’ve reached.
“Nothing could make me really feel bizarre about somebody’s opinion. It’s a must to perceive that many of the youngsters on social media as of late are between the ages of 20 and 25.
Over 10 years in the past I ‘picked up’ Patoranking. So that they (social media critics) do not even find out about my relationship with Patoranking. I do not see the feedback as criticism. I see it as individuals with their very own concepts. I respect individuals’s concepts and opinions.”