#DontTryMe. Bio. Runtown’s brother also joined in the bashing saying that Eric Many record label owner Okwudili couldn’t manage his car business well now he wants to come feed out of another man’s hard work. The case was in court for a long time, and it hasn’t been resolved yet. [citation needed], In 2014 he released "Gallardo", a song which features vocals from Davido and was released as the first single off his debut studio album Ghetto University. Runtown was born on 19 August 1989 in Enugu but grew up partly in Abuja and Lagos, where he finished his primary education. Three months ago, Runtown’s record label boss and owner of Dilly Motors, Dili Umenyiora was arrested and detained by policemen of the Force CID, Alagbon for the attempted murder of the singer. The statement reads: “On Friday 20th April, the Nigerian Police acting on a report by estranged Eric Many act, Runtown escorted record label owner, Dilly Umenyiora to their office for questioning following a report of a threat to life. Eric Many LTD since this case began has been civil and remain to civil by following through with the court injunction and never resort to violence or blackmail.”, Your email address will not be published. Douglas Jack Agu, better known by his stage name Runtown has described his formal Record label owner, Dilly Umenyiora, as a grown man who acts like a kid. They said Runtown has been deliberately breaching his contract […] The post Runtown and his brother blast his record label owner Okwudili on Twitter appeared first on Kemi Filani News. In June 2018, Runtown launched his record label, Soundgod Music Group. [2] Gallardo went on to win "Best Collaboration of the Year" at the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. If information obtained by… The battle between Eric Many Records owner, Prince Okwudili Umenyiora and his signed act, Runtown, has assumed a different dimension as the singer has described his record label boss as “a grown man who acts like a kid”. [11], Runtown's contract with Eric Manny Entertainment expired in June 2018. Douglas Jack Agu (born 19 August 1989), better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. Mr Dilly When you see me TELL ME I OWE YOU TO MY FACE !! Read his letter to the owner of Eric Manny after the cut, as we still await a response from the record label, as regards Runtown’s claims. In an interview with the Nigerian Tribune, Runtown said, "A lot of people have been asking me that question. Soundgod Music group is a 360 degree music and entertainment company that redefines the business of music in Africa. Well..with the whole fresh court drama, Runtown isn’t taking any of it as he came for the record label owner Okwudili accusing him of trying to get money unjustly from him. Fronted by rapper Phyno, the label’s marquee act and CEO, Penthauze in 2011 had Runtown, Shugaboi and Flipside on its bill. When a grown man acts like a kid, he gets treated like a kid ! [10], In September 2020, He released his 2nd song since the pandemic called "Kini Issue". 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Everybody runtown started with is now a proud record label owner and he's here having petty issues with his label. Read latest Eric Manny news updates, stories and headlines today, January 6, 2021 on Okay.ng The battle between Eric Many Records owner, Prince Okwudili Umenyiora and his signed act, Runtown, has assumed a different dimension as the singer has described his record label boss as “a grown man who acts like a kid”. Record label owner, Okwudili Umenyiora, arrested for attempted murder of singer Runtown Record label owner and boss of Dilly motors, Okwudili Umenyiora, was this evening arrested by the police from Force CID, Alagbon, at the gym and taken to the station. 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Eric Many, the record label, has released a statement about the alleged arrest. Runtown has severed ties with the label and he released an official statement to that effect. This is not the first time Runtown has accused his label boss of pulling a gun on him. [12], In October 2020, Runtown and a group of other celebrities led #Endsars protest in Lagos, South West Nigeria, for government to end police brutality. Tweeting at Umenyiora, he wrote: “I held you down since your business fell off.”. I just recorded another HIT with my idol so HAPPY DAY IN LA !! Umenyiora was recently questioned by the police after Runtown filed a threat to life complaint against him. I do !! He also said he has returned all properties he received from the label when he signed with them in 2014. “On Friday 20th April, the Nigerian Police acting on a report by estranged Eric Many act, Runtown escorted record label owner, Dilly Umenyiora to their office for questioning following a report of a threat to life. The once productive relationship between singer, Runtown and Eric Many Records has come to an end. Runtown has been stopped from recording music or performing at events by a Federal High Court except with the approval of his record label, Eric Manny which is owned by billionaire businessman, Okwudili Umenyiora. In 2016, he pulled the same stunt and he’s repeating it again to create cheap publicity. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Ericmany records release statement on reports of the arrest of its CEO Okwudili over alleged attempted murder of singer Runtown Following wide reports last night on the on going rift between Runtown and his record label boss, Okwudili Umenyiora, the label 'Eric Many LTD' has released an official statement exclusively obtained by LIB to explain the label's position. I have only two things to worry about , sorry 3 1. The artiste made this comment on his twitter Popular Nigerian musician, Douglas Jack Agu, popularly known as Runtown, has announced the termination of ties with Eric Many, his former record label. Rapper Runtown has terminated his contracts with his record label and their breakup seems to have gotten really messy. The song is from his forthcoming album untitled for now. He is currently flying under his own label which … Okwudili Umenyiora, record label owner and boss of Dilly motors, was arrested yesterday’s evening by the police from Force CID, Alagbon, at the gym and taken to the station for an alleged threat of life of his former label artist, Runtown, with a gun. Runtown's contract with Eric Manny Entertainment expired in June 2018. Runtown has described Dilly Umenyiora, owner of Eric Many Entertainment, as “a grown man who acts like a kid”. The artiste and his record label have not seen eye to eye in recent weeks, with the latter dragging the former to court over an alleged breach of contract. [3] On 23 November 2015, Runtown released his debut studio album titled Ghetto University via MTN Music Plus through Eric Many Entertainment. Runtown inked a two year deal with the company in May 2014. FOH. What bank I’m transferring billions of Naira from this project to 3. [9], In 2014, there were reports in the media that Runtown wrote "Aye". After the death of his father, he moved to Abuja with his mother, who was working in the Ministry of Health. It signed Storm Rex in 2014, the singer becoming the label’s sole female act. On Tuesday, May 31, we informed you that Runtown and his record label, Ericmanny Entertainment were having contracutal issues. #EndSars Protest. This doesn’t take away the fact that there’s a Federal High Court Injunction against Runtown and as at the last court sitting on April 16th, he expected the case to be dismissed but it didn’t happen. Mpape Crushed Rock – a touristic and social experiment? He has also been charged with … In October 2020, Runtown and a group of other celebrities led #Endsars protest in Lagos, South West Nigeria, for government to … Okwudili Umenyiora, arrested for attempted murder of Runtown, Record label owner and boss of Dilly motors, Okwudili Umenyiora, was this evening arrested by the police from Force CID, Alagbon, at the gym and taken to the station. pulse.ng Mar 29, 2018 : Record label boss owner Okwudili Umenyiora has denied being involved in the leak of a sex tape online that allegedly features singer Runtown. He launched this group after the expiration of his contract with the Eric Many Entertainment Record Label. The label maintains that there was never a threat to Runtown’s life directly by Dilly Umenyiora or anyone affiliated to the label as explained to the Nigerian Police. Runtown is currently having a dispute with his record label, Eric Many for allegedly breaching the contract he signed with them. , You are lucky we let them bail your ass . Runtown and his brother blast his record label owner Okwudili on Twitter 2 years ago 15854 views by Amaka Obioji Popular Nigerian music artiste Runtown is at loggerheads with his record label owner Okwudili, who has filed a lawsuit over Runtown's inability to keep to their contract. That’s why he resorted to blackmail. Popular Nigerian music artiste Runtown is at loggerheads with his record label owner Okwudili, who has filed a lawsuit over Runtown's inability to keep to [6][7] Joey Akan from Pulse Nigeria described the song as a "self-produced track that draws inspiration from the Ghanaian Alkayida sound". LIB exclusive: Dilly motors boss, Okwudili Umenyiora, arrested for attempted murder of singer Runtown Record label owner and boss of Dilly motors, Okwudili Umenyiora, was this evening arrested by the police from Force CID, Alagbon, at the gym and taken to the station. Runtown said Umenyiora was lucky to have secured bail. Talking about i owe you ,you must be mad !! Runtown's label boss denies trying to blackmail the pop star with a sex tape. After an almost endless battle with Eric Many, Runtown left the record label to begin his own journey as a label owner. Davido has had a number of interviews where he addressed how the song came about. Read the statement below: July 4, 2018 – For Immediate Release – Effective June 22, 2018, the music artist Runtown, also known as […] Penthauze Music is a record label based in Nigeria. Life after dropping the best music project Africa has ever seen 2. And just Incase you are wondering how the police bursted you yesterday ,all your staffs work for me my nigga .. you don’t pay them…. Ma nigga you got arrested ,talking about you got invited invited to where ?? Required fields are marked *. In a new interview with Eric Many, the record label, has released a statement about the alleged arrest. Eric Manny Entertainment, the record Eric Many accused Runtown of breaking his contract terms and they are seeking restitution.. Every time the record label takes legal actions through a law court against Runtown through injunction for severe damages to the label, Runtown results to cheap stunts and bringing up issues like threat to life with a gun which is totally false. In the post, Bidii claimed to speak on behalf of aspiring music acts who now struggle to secure funding and support because artistes like Runtown have given record labels reason not to trust potential signees. He subsequently started his own label, Soundgod Music Group. Runtown was formerly signed to Eric Many record label, he walked off from his contract, according to his former boss, and Eric Many and his partners took him to court. [5], On 4 November 2016, Runtown released the ballad "Mad Over You", which charted at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart. After I held you down since your business fell off !! In the middle of his rant, Runtown went on to talk about music saying he had just recorded a hit with his idol in Los Angeles, California, and that he was working on the “best music project Africa has ever seen”. Runtown is a failure, and Eric Manny is a big failure without runtown, just like g world wide is without kiss Daniel. Eric Manny Entertainment, the record label that signed Runtown in their lawsuit revealed that the singer has breached his contract with the imprint. [4] The album generated over ₦35million on the music portal thus earning him a spot in the list of "Top 5 Most Streamed Artist". He was questioned, dropped his statement on claims by Runtown that his life was threatened which was found out to be false and Okwudili Umenyiora immediately returned home. So if you want to learn more about Aye ask David or read his interviews". Runtown has taken to his Twitter to bash him over the allegations he labelled on him and he isn't taking it any easy. 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The latest development comes as a threat from his label … Douglas Jack Agu (born August 19, 1989), better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. My son’s 1st bday . Although the chief executive officer of Dilly Motors says he was invited for questioning, his wantaway artiste insists the police arrested him. Breaking news Runtown’s battle exposes label owner as ex-con 2016/05/31 | Filed under: Entertainment Runtown In a series of posts on Twitter seemingly sponsored by those siding with Runtown in the escalating battle with his label, there is some previously unknown information about the past life of his record label boss. He subsequently started his own label, Soundgod Music Group. He also denied the debt he allegedly owes his estranged label boss, saying he is responsible for the payment of the music outfit’s staff. [8] Runtown told The Fader magazine that the song was inspired by African beauty. 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