June 23, 2024

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Portable is a street song musician popularly known by his aliases Dr Zeh and Werey Olorin. He was born on March 12, 1994 (he is 28 years old), his birth name is Habeeb Okikiola, and he was born and raised in Ogun State, Nigeria.

Profile Summary

Birth Name

Habeeb Okikiola

Nicknames

Portable, Dr Zeh, Werey Olorin

Date of Birth

March 12, 1994

Record label

Zeh Nation

Place of birth

Ogun State

Nationality

Nigeria

Tribe

Youruba

Age

28

Instagram

@portablebaeby

Parents

Mr & Mrs Okikiola

Net worth

$100,000 – $500,000

Portable Biography

Habeeb Okikiola, professionally known as Portable Omolalomi, is a Nigerian singer, rapper, and dancer. He was born on March 12, 1994, in a city in Ogun State, Nigeria.

Portable is of Yoruba ethnicity and grew up with his family in Ogun State. He had his primary and secondary education in the same state before deciding to focus on his musical career instead of furthering his education. 

Portable Career

Portable Omolalomi has been in the music industry for several years before coming to prominence in December 2021. He gained recognition after being introduced to Olamide by Poco Lee and collaborating with them on his breakthrough song, “Zazu Zeh.” Portable broke into the limelight after the success of the record and has since then met many popular acts, including Wizkid, Phyno, Burna Boy, and Tiwa Savage. He also released his first album, titled “Wanted,” in 2021.

Portable Achievements

The success of “Zazu Zeh” opened up many opportunities for Portable Omolalomi and made him a trending topic on social media platforms. He has also performed on stage with Wizkid and Tiwa Savage.
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Portable songs and collaborations

Portable Omolalomi released several songs before his breakthrough record, “Zazu Zeh.” He has also collaborated with top artists like Olamide and Poco Lee. “Zazu Zeh” was his first major hit that shot him into the limelight and opened up many opportunities for him.

He recently released a new EP titled “Ika of Africa Album (EP)“. Some of his songs include:

  • Clear
  • Kuku Do Ritual
  • Blow (ft. Seriki)
  • Onjo (ft. Eeshoohdee)
  • Kosalabaro
  • Apostle
  • Plan B
  • Agbara
  • Wonmo
  • Kayamanta
  • Woto Woto
  • Street ti Take Over
  • Hello Baby
  • Oluwa Where You Dey
  • Ji Masun
  • Get Money First
  • Werey Alasho
  • Ika
  • Grateful
  • Anonymous Eyon Pablo

Portable Controversy

Portable, the Nigerian singer, has been making headlines in the music industry with his controversial personality. Despite the numerous allegations of impregnating a woman, making sexist remarks, sexual assaults, and his disqualification from the Headies award etc. Portable has been enjoying overwhelming accolades in the entertainment industry. You can check out all his controversy till 2023 below;

1. Dragging TG Omori for shooting for Seyi Vibez

Singer Portable Zazu, known for his controversial personality, recently reacted to a request from music video director TG Omori to direct a video for him. The two had an argument over the cost of the video, and Portable accused TG Omori of disliking him. The disagreement continued as Portable accused TG Omori of sidelining his friend Asake and focusing on Seyi Vibez.

2. MURIC Request for Portable Song be banned

 The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for Nigerian music governing bodies to ban Portable’s new song “Kuku Do Ritual.” MURIC’s director, Ishaq Akintola, called the song “disgusting, detestable, and egregious.” 

3. Disqualification from the Headies Award

In 2022, Portable made headlines when he was disqualified from the Headies award for threatening to kill the winner of his categories. The “Zazoo Zeh” crooner’s feisty nature sparked widespread criticism and debate, leading to his disqualification from the award ceremony.

4. Police Invitation and Rehabilitation Suggestion

Following Portable’s seemingly intolerable actions, he was invited by the police in Ogun State for leading his team to brutalize a man. This prompted Ossai Success, the aide to Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, to suggest he undergo rehabilitation.

 5. Involvement in Gubernatorial Election Controversies

In the build-up to the Osun state gubernatorial election, Portable was in the news for flaunting money, calling out his critics, and mocking the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He also claimed to have founded “Ajah Boys” and “One Million Boys” cult groups, which prompted an order for a probe by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba.

6. Allegations of sexual assault and harassment

Despite enjoying accolades in the entertainment industry, Portable’s career progression has been threatened by several controversies, including allegations of sexual assault and harassment. Kenyan radio presenter Maureen Imbai, popularly known as “Black Cinderella,” accused Portable and his team of sexually assaulting some ladies in Nairobi.

The victims claimed that the sexual harassment started in the car and continued when Portable attempted to grope her disrespectfully. Portable issued an apology for his actions.

7. Street Fight in Ota, Ogun State

In another incident in the Ota area of Ogun State, Portable was seen in a trending video clip engaging in a street fight.

The street fight reportedly happened shortly after Portable parted ways with his promoter, Kogbagidi. Issues bordering on monetary disagreements and ownership claims of gifts from fans reportedly culminated in the collapse of their relationship. Portable wielded a baseball bat in another trending video clip, demanding that Kogbagidi return his Range Rover SUV.

8. Disagreement with Iwe Pascal (Poco Lee)

The most sensational of Portable’s controversial actions was his disagreement with Iwe Pascal, also known as Poco Lee.

Portable called out Poco Lee for collecting his money and claiming ownership of the “Zazoo Zeh” song. Kogbagidi condemned Portable’s action and disassociated himself from the fast-rising artist.

The disagreement trended across social media platforms and was eventually settled after an appeal for reconciliation from fans and rapper Olamide. Portable publicly apologized to Poco Lee, Kogbagidi, and Olamide for his actions.

9. Endorsements, deals, and popularity

Despite the controversies, Portable’s stint at fame has brought him more recognition as well as endorsement deals. His single, “Zazoo Zeh,” which is loved by street music enthusiasts, has earned him several opportunities to perform on big stages alongside top-notch artists during the festive periods.

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Where does Portable live?

He is currently based in Lagos Nigeria, where he is making more songs for his fans.

Portable social media handles

Portable is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and is beginning to gather a lot of followers on his social media account; you can follow him at @portablebaeby.

Portable Relationship Status

Portable is married to his lover Zainab Balogun and has many girlfriends, currently he has 4 children.

Portable net worth

Portable is a successful street music singer and songwriter; he has been able to make a lot of money from his career, and his net worth is estimated at $100,000 to $500,000.

Which country is Portable from?

Portable is a citizen of Nigeria and was born in Ogun State.

How old is Portable?

Habeeb Okikiola, stage name Portable, is 28 years old.

Which record label signs Portable?

Portable has created his own record label named Zeh Nation in which he signed many other artists like Churchill.

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