Nigerian music legend, born Innocent Ujah Idibia, better known by his stage name as 2Baba, has revealed that his saddest moments were those times people wrote so many unprintable things about him when his children were born by different women.
The ‘African Queen’ crooner, who fathered six children from three different women but married to one, Annie, told the Sun: “My saddest moment was when they were writing things about me some years ago while I was celebrating the kids coming.
“Some people were using it against me, and saying some hurtful things to put me down. I wondered how people could be so mean as to say some things about other humans.
“Another sad moment was when I lost my dad.
“All of a sudden I realized that this man who used to carry us on his shoulders and take us out for shopping and all that was going to die.
“Although, I tried all I could but I couldn’t help him, and he died. I cried like a baby.”
Speaking further, he said he had no regrets.
“I am not somebody that likes to regret. I feel that whatever that happens has happened. The only thing I think of is how to blend and turn things positively.
“I don’t just sit down; fold my hands and start regretting. Instead, I re-adjust and move on.”
Asked if he misses the Plantashun Boiz 12 years after the group broke up, the Benue-born ace musician said, “You know that once in a while you feel that way and nostalgia just overwhelms you and you are like ‘wow!’
“It was really fun those days hanging out with Faze and Blackface, singing together, cracking jokes and living together in the hotel, and all the funny things we did.
“We have some plans to still do stuff, but right now, we haven’t fixed a particular date or anything concrete,” he added.