Veteran music star, John Odafe Asiemo, better known as Daddy Showkey, has disclosed that he faced life-threatening phone calls from government officials following his Instagram live interview with media personality Daddy Freeze.
During the interview, Showkey commented on the controversial death of rapper Mohbad, which occurred on September 12, 2023.
In the interview, Daddy Showkey insinuated that there might be more to Mohbad’s demise and fingered influential figures in both the music industry and society.
Returning to Daddy Freeze’s Instagram live session, Showkey revealed on Monday night that he had been receiving threats, even from individuals within the government, since he made those comments.
“Daddy Freeze, do you know after my last interview with you, I received a lot of death threats? Do you know after that interview, even people in government were threatening me?
“I told them that they should go and watch your interview, did I say anything wrong? And what I’m saying, I’m saying the truth. You would not believe what I went through. I did not sleep throughout that night. They were just threatening me.
“Daddy Freeze, I don’t know what you are going through with all these things you are doing o. Because the kind of threats that they threatened me, I come dey talk say what of you?”
Taking to the comment section, some netizens shared their thoughts.
One @distinct_souvenirs wrote: “Daddy Freeze sef !!! Na you go help us talk to politicians and kings now , shey na you get their number! We say street dey para Ure talking of politicians ! Make una nor sha worsen d matter !”
laetitieaadebowale wrote: “Naira marley is an extremist.”