Fast-rising Nigerian sensational recording artist and song writer, Awotungase Ademola Sodiq aka Demmie Vee has revealed how he was snubbed at an event by fellow colleague, YAGI boss and ‘Cause trouble’ crooner, Lil Kesh.
The singer who was came into limelight after he featured Nigerian veteran musician, 2face is currently on a radio tour of his new single, “Love Me Tender” remix featuring, 9ice. – He stopped by at Star FM Lagos on Monday for an evening drive interview.
During the interview, the OAP asked him what his biggest regret was, without hesitating and just like someone who was expecting such question, Demmie Vee stated that his biggest regret was ever greeting Lil Kesh.
“It was at a Lagos @50 event and I had gone to the event with 9ice, whom by the way is humble to a fault despite his achievement. As I entered the event , the presenter that was interviewing Lil Kesh saw me and hailed me.
The presenter was trying to interview me but I had to pay respect to Lil Kesh whom he was interviewing prior to my arrival.
But things went sour with him and to my utter dismay, he yelled at me and pushed my hands off as I made to shake or embrace him. I never see myself as a competitor with him because our style of music is different.”
“He said ‘guy wetin happen? I sabi you?’” “I explained to him that I just wanted to say hi, but he yelled again ‘for what? why you wan greet me? ”.
“I was shocked and extremely embarrassed. I felt like the ground should just open up and swallow me because people were looking at me and I am generally a free minded person.
I was like what’s bad in showing love to someone?. Yet I saw this dude relating to a couple of people, so not like he was in a bad mood or something. My biggest regret was greeting him in the first place.But am over it. It happens, ” he said.
Demmie Vee who was discovered by OWOMABO President of HND Records at a local car wash called Somys Place in Oregun Road Ikeja Lagos, finally added that this single embarrassing incident has made him reluctant when it comes to greeting fellow colleagues at events.