Hiphop singer and former remedies band mate Tony Tetuila has revealed that he has been away from music due to his involvements in politics in Kwara state.
He added that he is doing other businesses outside music and all that has kept him away from the industry, saying he has returned now.
He posited that the experience he garnered doing politics will be helpful to him in his furtherance of his music career. However, the singer revealed that he was not opportune to hold any position ,according to him he contested for the state house of assembly but was told to step down for a more experienced hand.
On the copyright issue trending on social media involving him and Tic Tac of Ghana on the one hand and Wizkid on the other; Tetuila explained that it is true accusing wizkid of intellectual property theft.
He added that Mr Eazy and YCEE had on different times contacted him before using their songs and there was no problem at the end.
’’ MR Eazi contacted me before using my song and I gave him the go-ahead. After the song was released he sent it to me , I listened to it and applauded .The same scenario played out with YCEE , he contacted me too before using one of my songs and I gave him the go ahead. They both wanted to give me royalties but I declined. Truth is they did the proper thing that they were meant to do and at the end everybody is happy’’He said
The singer explained that he’s really disappointed in wizkid because he knows the right thing but didn’t do it . On whether he has contacted wizkid , Tetuila said that his lawyers have reached out but no response from Wizkid’s camp. He said they are acting as if they don’t care.
‘’ We have waited for good six months but they seem to be unperturbed about the whole situation. My lawyer met them fixed an appointment with them but still they didn’t turn up’’. He said.
On relationship with Wizkid before the copy right tussle, Tetuila said they have always been cool, saying they weren’t the talking type but whenever they meet at functions they exchange pleasantries and go separate ways.
Tony Tetuila revealed that he has put his 2020 resolutions in God’s hands, saying his plans of coming back into music is intact. He said he would do collaborations, duets and release singles and EPs in the coming year.
He explained that he’s done a collaborative work with Duncan Mighty already ,explaining that many more collaborations would come up in the coming year.
On his relationship with former band mates Remedies,Tony Tetuila explained that they are good ,saying that they did songs together in 2017 and could still possibly come up with another