Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi, popularly known as Bella Shmurda has revealed that YBNL boss, Olamide, paid for the recording and video shoot of his breakthrough single ‘Vision 2020’.
DAILY GIST HUB gathered that the singer made this shocking revelations In a recent interview with Pulse, the singer disclosed the roles Olamide, Poco Lee and Zlatan Ibile played in the early days of his music career.
Bella Shmurda said Poco Lee who was living with Zlatan on the Island begged the rapper to accommodate him which he accepted.
Shmurda said during his stint with Zlatan, the rapper encouraged him and also collaborated with him on several unreleased songs.
He said, “Shouout to Baddo [Olamide]. He was so supportive. He had to pay ID Cabasa for the reproduction of ‘Vision 2020’. He sorted my video. And even posting it more [on social media]. He did everything he could do for Fireboy without me signing a paper
Bella Shmurda stressed futher, “Poco Lee used to stay with Zlatan. I was in Mainland, and he [Poco Lee] was like, ‘Bella, come now we go just dey manage for here small small.’ And Zlatan, he received me with opened hands. Anything he [Zlatan] is in the studio recording, he always calls me. He always gives me motivations.”
Bella Shmurda futher said he appreciate the financial assistance rendered by the YBNL boss, Poco Lee and Zlatan Ibile to him during his beginning, adding that it made him who he is today in the music industry.