Habeeb Okikiola, the Nigerian singer better known as Portable, says he wants to win a Grammy award.
In a recent interview with Timi Agbaje, the YouTuber, Portable said he desires to win the music industry’s biggest award with his title ‘Ika of Africa’.
“Make I no lie you, na to collect Grammy, yes na,” he said in pidgin English after Agbaje asked, “Wetin be the thing wey you go like achieve for your life?”
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Portable also revealed the category of the award he would love to clinch.
“Best artiste in Africa, number one, that Ika of Africa, that Ika of Africa I must collect that award,” he added.
“I wan collect that award, international oh. No be all those local awards, no be all those industry awards.”
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Although there are categories like ‘Best Global Music Album’ and ‘Best Global Music Performance’ — which have been won by some African musicians — the Grammys do not have a category for ‘Best Artiste in Africa’.
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