Banky W – Day robbers asked me to sing after robbing meNovember 9, 2019
Banky W – Day robbers asked me to sing after robbing me
Banky W…Artist and movie producer, Bankole Wellington, otherwise known as Banky W, has imparted an account of his experience to some armed robbers on Lagos Island who requested that he engage them in the wake of burglarizing him.
He talked at ‘Monday Night Live’, a program facilitated by a Gospel artiste, Tim Godfrey.
He stated, “I recall that following a specific December 31 night ‘crossover’ service, I was en route to the island in the wake of dropping a companion. On getting to where my companions were, I halted and landed. The following thing I felt was a smack at my face. Lo and see, I saw four equipped burglars.
I selected to give them the key to my flimsy vehicle. They slapped me once more, saying, ‘Who needs your vehicle’? They guided me to move to the rearward sitting arrangement of the vehicle while they utilized my vehicle to ransack others. They took my cash, gems, telephone, and cap.”
Proceeding, he expressed, “At a certain point, one of the furnished looters told the others, ‘Let us take him to Ajah and slaughter him.’ I began beseeching them not to execute me. I revealed to them I am a vocalist. They at that point requested that I reveal to them the tunes I had recorded. When I referenced ‘Ebute Metta’ ‘Able’ and others, the burglars communicated shock saying, ‘So you are Mr. Capable? Sing for us.’ That was the scariest free show I at any point did in my life. I needed to sing to equipped looters.”
He likewise talked about a side of his life individuals barely know.
Wellington, who challenged to speak to Eti-Osa Federal Constituency at the National Assembly right off the bat in the year, stated, “There was a period I nearly joined the military since I was poor and needed a check. Which occupation haven’t I done? I have sold blades and garments. Each occasion, I used to take any occupation that gave me a room on grounds since I would not like to come back to my uncle’s home.
“I came back to Nigeria to seek after my energy for music. In the excitement business, acclaim precedes fortune. The issue was that all the cash I spared from my building work, I spent on recording and advancing my tunes. By then, I was living in the storage room of my administrator’s home. It got so awful that I was getting N5, 000 from him to purchase broadcast appointment and fuel for my vehicle. I battled to a point that I began questioning my music ability.”