Musicians want people to recognize the hard work that goes into their songs and expect a level of credit for their work, however, reverse is the case for popular Mavins act, Reekado Banks.
The singer doesn’t seem to believe so. For him, making money is even more important. Apparently, a lot of musicians also share this opinion while others want credit for their efforts.
The popular musician took to Twitter to reveal his own thoughts on this matter after a fan said he needs to be recognized more for his work.
It may be recalled that Reekado Banks premiered the single “Turn It Up” on 21 February 2014, which happens to be the same day he got signed to Mavin Records; the song features Tiwa Savage and was released as his first official single under Mavin Records.
Reekado Banks was featured alongside label mates Don Jazzy, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage, Di’Ja, Dr SID and D’Prince on the critical acclaim song “Dorobucci”, which was released on 1 May 2014.
Reekado has also worked with his label mates to release the collaborative singles “Adaobi”, “Arise” and “Looku Looku”. On 13 February 2015, Reekado Banks released the Don Jazzy produced song “Katapot”.
The song was alleged to be a diss track towards D’banj and Wande Coal. In February 2015, Don Jazzy debunked the allegations in a series of tweets. While speaking to Vanguard newspaper, Reekado Banks stated that he created “Katapot” for his fans.
In July 2015, Nigerian telecommunications company Globacom signed Reekado Banks to an endorsement deal