Nigerian singer, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed aka Bella Shmurda has revealed that he begged a law student to help him review the contract for his first record deal.
He was formerly signed to One World Global Records and at the time Bella was still a student who could not afford to hire a lawyer.
According to the musician, he reached out to a 300 level law student to assist him read through the fine print of his record deal, but he did not realise that the guy was clueless about how to handle the matter.
Bella Shmurda revealed that he used to smoke weed with the guy in school and often saw him dressed in the official black and white outfit for law students, so it was based on that relationship that he called him.
He made this known while having a chat with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Channels TV’s Rubbin Minds programme.
The CashApp crooner who now owns his label, Dagbana Republik advised upcoming artistes to always read through whatever contract that’s given to them by any music record.
He said it is 2022 and there is a lot of opportunities available for artistes to explore so there is no need for any of them to rush and sign any deal.
Watch him speak below..
In other news, American rapper, Bobby Shmurda has gotten the internet buzzing with mixed reactions after he showed that he is a fan of Nigerian singer, Burna Boy.
A video making the rounds online captures him singing along to Burna’s global hit song, Last Last off his Love, Damini album.
Bobby Shmurda attempted singing the song word-for-word from the beginning to the end but it was a bit of a struggle to get the lyrics though he started well.
The 28-year-old rapper took to his Instagram page to upload a video of him singing the African Giant’s Last Last.
He hinted that he had no idea what Burna Boy was saying but he loves the track and anytie he hears it play he keeps trying to get the lyrics and sing it correctly.
Bobby wrote: “Who else love this song but don’t know what this mf saying but Everytime this bit*ch come on I keep trying I’m gett it one”.