In the vibrant town of Ota, located in Ogun state, Portable, a well-known Nigerian street singer, recently celebrated a significant milestone – his first year in office as a royal chief.
Known for his controversial yet captivating music, Portable, accompanied by his wife Ewatomi, made a stylish departure from their residence, greeted by an adoring crowd of fans.
This celebration marked the anniversary of the chieftaincy title he received from the Onitigbo of Tigbo-Ilu land in Ota, a title that recognized his rapid rise in the music industry.
The “Amuludun of Tigbo Land” Title and Its Meaning
Bestowed upon him a year ago, the title “Amuludun of Tigbo Land” carries profound significance.
In the Yoruba language, “amuludun” translates to “one who makes a community happy.” This title aptly encapsulates Portable’s impact on the community through his music.
Born as Habeeb Okikiola, Portable has garnered a reputation for his candid expressions and outspoken viewpoints.
His music, often drawing inspiration from his personal life, has resonated deeply with the streets, endearing him to a diverse audience.
Musical Celebration and Recognition
As part of the festivities commemorating his new title, Portable and his wife were treated to a captivating performance by the renowned Ibadan fuji artist Taye Currency.
The event showcased the harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary influences, reflecting the essence of Portable’s musical journey and his role as a cultural icon.
Portable’s Affection for Queen Dami and Addressing Rumors
Beyond his musical achievements and newfound title, Portable’s personal life has also garnered attention.
Notably, Portable openly acknowledged his admiration for Queen Dami, the late Alaafin of Oyo’s wife.
Recent rumors had linked Portable to Queen Dami, raising questions about the nature of their relationship.
Leaked screenshots of their conversations, adorned with endearing terms like “my king” and “queen,” accompanied by heart-shaped emojis, fueled speculation.
Setting the Record Straight
In response to these rumors, Portable’s perspective emerged.
During an interaction with Nedu Wazobia, he clarified, “Queen Dami has been my fan from day one.”
This statement shed light on their connection, indicating that their interactions were rooted in mutual respect and appreciation.
Portable’s journey from a street singer to a royal chief highlights his influence not only in the realm of music but also in the cultural tapestry of Ota.
As he continues to express his unique voice and captivate audiences, his story remains a testament to the transformative power of art and community impact.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn