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Brymo Reveals He Was Never Paid For Oleku – “I Was A Fool”

Posted by Temitope Delano on September 29, 2016 in News · 10 Comments


Singer, Brymo, has revealed he was never paid for his part in Oleku, a song owned by former label mate, Ice Prince.

The ‘Alajo Somolu‘ crooner, who spoke with Sahara TV, said he was never paid by his then label, Chocolate City for the song.

He said:

“Remember Oleku right? I got no award for it. I was a fool, there was no contract”.

Speaking further, he said, as at that time, he was so broke, he basically lived off M.I another ex-label mae, who happens to be the president of Chocolate City now.

“Oleku was a pro-bono work for Chocolate City. I felt maybe because I didn’t have a contract and I was new, it was my trial period. So I signed a contract in April 2011 but nothing changed. The label didn’t provide money for upfront project recordings.

“But there’s always a way out of that. There are other musicians on the label. MI was the first to blow up and he had gotten a place. In that period, I was always at MI’s place.”

“In the case of the record label, the contract and the court injunction, it’s a show of shame. People will always smile at you when you do what they want. I was not in court when the injunction was given. If that’s how it is done in law, then we should scrap the entire constitution.

“Fortunately, it didn’t last very long. Eventually they removed it. Their aim was to prevent me from putting out my ‘Merchant, Dealers and Slaves’ album.

“Nobody will like it if I go back to Chocolate City. Certain things can never be really mended. You just have to go your separate ways. I’ve had more peace in the last few years”.


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Tope Delano, is a creative content writer/editor at She is a graduate of English and Literary studies who enjoys writing and listening to music. When she is not writing or listening to music, you will definitely find her reading or watching a romantic comedy movie
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  1. Be thankful to God. There are lots of underground artist who has been trying to even get their joints air-played. Life is a sacrifice, yours is worthwhile.

  2. dat was jst too bad n unfair u made dat song a hit not only ice Prince his verses were kool but d part u played was d bst trust me God will kipon blessing u

  3. After chocolate city departure,
    It’s been classic after classic!!
    Those songs can never be forgotten
    Merchants,dealers and slaves,tabu larasa!!

    Peace be with you Brymo!

  4. Cool Story

    You gotta forget about the past and keep on walking…

  5. #eeyah I know so that’s why we never heard your cool voice again, I rep you jor if na me I go say more stuff than that…

  6. weire no dey talk nonsense just say u Don broke u need money, nah now u no say dey no pay u fool the person wey get the song dey Don pay am my guy go sleep if u no no wetin u go talk

  7. Alaye, u don dull ya self b dat jor, next time u will gat to learn to b sharp and wise

  8. If you no know person you no get right. sorry Bro but His is blessing you in folds

  9. But why the choice of Clitoris for an album name?

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