Banky W has assured me I’ll receive royalties, says Samklef

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Music producer, Samuel Oguachuba, popularly known as Samklef, on Saturday revealed that Banky W has assured him of receiving his royalties for Wizkid’s debut album.

The producer, who revealed this in an Instagram post on Saturday, noted that he’d receive “performance royalty” and “mechanical royalty” from Banky W.

This came hours after the producer called out Banky W for ripping him off his (Samklef’s) royalties for his contribution to Wizkid’s debut album.

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, claimed that Banky W failed to properly compensate him (Samklef) for his input in the hit song.

According to Samklef, Banky W, whose real name is Bankole Wellington, told Wizkid to remove Samklef’s name as a contributor in the song.

After addressing the issue on his Instagram life, Samklef took to his Twitter page to state that he would claim his royalties for Wizkid’s album.

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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.”

Giving an update of the issue on his Instagram page on Saturday, Samklef wrote in Pidgin, “Banky don message me and he assure my say nobody don claim my money. Road to collecting my royalties. Mechanical royalty, performance royalty.

“It’s strictly business now. Zero emotions. And for those of u crying on my timeline. E Pele o! Lol.”

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