The organisers of Headies Awards 2022 have disqualified singer, Habeeb Okikiola, professionally known as Portable from the list of nominees for threatening to kill his co-nominees of its 2022 edition.
This was disclosed by the organizer in a post via its official instagram page on Tuesday.
The post reads, “The Headies officially disqualifies Mr Habeeb Okikiola (@portablebaeby ) from its 15th nominees list to
further pass a strong message of not condoning reckless and uncouth statements.
The music industry demands all-round excellence, and it is extremely important for young artists being potential role models to exude professional responsibility, proper decorum and have respect for others.”
Sho Pen online reports that Portable was nominated to contest in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste’ categories when The Headies unveiled the nominees for its 2022 edition on Tuesday.
Other nominees e in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ category include Av, Fave, Magixx, and Ugocci.