Nigerian singer and songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid, sparked discussion on social media by sharing a photo on his Instagram story featuring Portable alongside Skepta.
In Wizkid’s Instagram post, Portable stands confidently with his arms outstretched, mimicking Skepta’s pose from the same photoshoot.
While on tour abroad, Portable, influenced by the post on Wizkid’s page, reached out to the singer, urging for a verse or a feature in a song, believing it could elevate his career and potentially lead to a Grammy win.
Wizkid’s post garnered attention on social media, prompting many to share their views in the comment section.
See some reactions below:
@JimohConfam: “Wow Baba finally post this guy, he’s been craving for this. I’m happy for you Ika of Africa.”
@obi_naira: “If nah Davido post this now una go tag am clout chaser but sha we know who be clout chaser.”
@tobidayz: “Portable will soon accuse him of rippi^ng him.”
@GLYBOY191171: “Somthing way big wiz even repost omo portable really mean the industry ooo.”
@damascots2014: “A video accusing Skepta should be out after Christmas then.”
@Franky_9ja: “Skepta is been influenced by Portable, that pose.”
@Aibee_001: “Lol. We all thought portable gonna last a year only.”
@sire_sommy: “Portable will come back to Nigeria with more clout, a different celebrity level. Our stars who saw him as ‘dirty’ or beneath them will try to associate themselves with him now that he has gained some international clout and seal of approval. I’ll be her for all that.”