On Tuesday, the web was agog with the information of music government Soso Soberekon submitting a authorized discover towards his erstwhile good friend and accomplice, Harrysong, for alleged defamation.
Bother started when Harrysong, in an interview with OAPs Nedu and Husband Materials on ‘The Frankly Talking’ podcast, alleged that Mr Soberekon tried to kill him, amongst different damning accusations.
Harrysong, within the interview session on the subject, ‘Friendship within the Leisure Business’, mentioned that many assume that Mr Soberekon is his good friend, however he’s not.
Talking, the ‘Reggae Blues’ crooner mentioned he isn’t cordial with Mr Soberekon.
He mentioned, “Soso just isn’t my good friend. Na, my enemy. He desires to kill me. He despatched individuals to return and kill me in Port Harcourt. No jokes. I’ve proof; I’ve movies. I’ve footage.
“You’ll say he’s my good friend. He’s not my good friend. He desires to kill me. King Ateke settled this matter, and the King was shocked.”
Nevertheless, in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Soberekon, a former supervisor of Kcee’s 5 Star Music, claimed Harrysong, who simply launched a tune, ‘Chi Chon Skinny’, is sort of a brother to him.
Though the music producer mentioned he isn’t granting any interviews on the problem, he insisted that Harrysong’s allegations are false and deceptive.
“I’ve been like a brother and a pillar of assist for Harrysong. I used to be one of many individuals who stood by him when he was having points with 5 Star Data, even when he was flawed. Even when he was the one who walked out of the contract,” he mentioned.
Mr Soberekon, by way of his authorized representatives, No Restrict Authorized Companions, has demanded a retraction from Harrysong.
He additionally demanded an apology and damages within the sum of N500 million for a “libellous publication.”
A letter from Mr Soberekon’s legal professionals described Harrysong’s refusal and failure to debunk the allegation as “an intentional act to mislead your medial social followers and most of the people into believing that he (Soberekon) is a serial killer”.
It additionally described Harrysong’s assertion as false and with none factual foundation however malicious in all materials respects.
Mr Soberekon is asking for a retraction of the mentioned publication, an apology to be revealed in two main newspapers and several other on-line information shops no later than seven days from the supply of the letter.
Failure to heed the request, the letter signed by Clemens Beniamin, his legal professionals, says that they shall be constrained to proceed to the court docket of regulation for exemplary damages for injurious falsehood and malicious publication.
In the meantime, Harrysong insists that Mr Soberekon owes him a public apology.
In an interview with this newspaper, the singer mentioned he did nothing flawed in telling the general public the reality.
“I don’t know why he did what he did. I thank God I survived it, and I’m stronger. However I do know that any transfer he makes now’s only for clout. He owes me a public apology,” he mentioned.
Asides from Soberekon, Harrysong additionally levelled damning accusations towards his business colleagues, Skibii and Kcee.
Within the tell-all session, Harrysong mentioned that cultism is prevalent within the Nigerian music business.
He additionally spoke on his difficulty with Kcee, which acquired him arrested.
Harrysong mentioned that he pleaded with document producer Del B to imagine in Kcee when he was about to depart his former music group, Kcee Presh.
He additionally mentioned he wrote and recorded songs for Kcee when he began his solo profession.
“However after the entire thing when he blew up, and I wanted to fend for myself, get small issues as a result of I don reside my complete life for you, e no gree me go. However when e come web, e be like say na he make me,” he added.
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