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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ruggedman writes open letter to 9ice, bloggers, friends & fans

The rapper and entrepreneur poured out his heart in an open letter he just released. Read below...
In 2010 9ice released a song that made a lot of people wrongfully drag me into a terrible situation. People who miscontrued the song and it created a rumour . 
A terrible false rumour that was fueled by journalists and bloggers who were only after hits on their sites.Bloggers and journalists who did not care to investigate and confirm a rumour,but chose to print and post it anyways not caring who got hurt in the process. 

I remember pleading my innocence and that of Toni Paynes but social media people being who and how they are,chose not to listen.
 
I remember calling 9ice on the phone CIA style to talk to him about it and he was clearly heard admitting the song was not about myself or Toni Payne, but social media people being who and how they are, chose not to listen.
 
I remember asking 9ice to publicly clear the air on the terrible rumour,but was shocked when my friend said he would not because he was busy and didn't have time for such. Again nobody wondered why.

Fast forward 2016. six years later and I was surprised when i heard that 9ice has finally come out to say i never slept with his wife and the song was not about me and even apologised on top.That he has finally come out to say the truth about the issue that cast a negative shadow over my head and that of his ex wife for six years.

All i can do is smile because I know me better than anybody out there who insulted me over the matter. I said it then and i say it now, Michael Ugochukwu Stephens will never sleep with his friends wife. 
 
Families and husbands you can now relax. Your daughters and wives are safe around me hahahahaha!!

To 9ice, bro you left it a bit too late. You had your chance to clear this matter up 6 years ago when it really mattered but you did not take it. I do not know why and exactly what it was that made you keep quiet all that while. I did my best to clear my name without you and moved have moved on since. 
 
Anyways I accept your apology and thank God we are all alive.

To bloggers and journalists: You will be who and how you are,but the best and most successful ones amongst you will be the ones who actually get professional about with their work and try to investigate stories before putting it out there. I really hope you all realise its not all about the hits. Do not lose your humanity all because you want to be the first to break news.
 
On a lighter note,if you want to break news,kindly break the news that my new song ft Olamide titled Seyi Shay will drop on cloud 9music and mtn plus tomorrow 5th February 2016.
 
I wish you all the best and I appreciate everybody who has been there for me.God bless us all.

108 comments:

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

*****YAWNS*******

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JAYZSBOSS said...

Ok ruggedy

Davido's driver said...

Bottom line..he did it

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Dey shld die dis matter already


...merited happiness

@MEETDREALEVANS® said...



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Anonymous said...

cheap publicity






meenah_wakil on instagram

CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Nice but how can 9ice act so childishly..

acid man(linda's husband) said...

Rugeddy baba....we taking ova lib comment section dis 2016....we ve bin dropping comments bak to bak...nt jst any kinda comment,bt reasonable ones....my wifey linda got my bak..

SENSATIONAL PURITY said...

I think nice was still confused and seeking facts before saying such things didn't exist. Well is all good to know now he released that everything was a rumor.

Anonymous said...

Just talk say you wan introduce your dry song and not all these formalities.....@@@@Bia Bia 😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷

chioma jacinta said...

* it's well*

freeborn zinalima said...

Incompetent story.
Had it being i don't know him i wored have say his from liar mohahmed descendant.
Is like his about to bring up a music that is the new trend now that's why i don't like to comment on rubbish like this,my dear were are you all this while for six years and you just wake up with these this morning clowns every were.
Li9da confirms story before posting it avoided ruggedman slap.














#sad indeed

BeBe Carter said...

Ok,nice

Mofokosobonla said...

Are you serious, but 9ice why

chinelo okafor said...

9ice is a Cunt! And has always been, Take it or leave it.

May God Bless ur Hustley Bro.

Daniel Miles said...

Heard u bro.....Aunty Linda next pls



Milez

DAJ da BLACKNESS said...

kool. he titled his new single "Seyi shay"?

Wilheminna Moses said...

Mtchew! And it took u 6 yrs to come up with this crap of an open letter.. Iru efi!

vinna saviour said...

Am glad u two made up and still frnds

dj banti said...

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Sampson Ayantoye said...

Welldone

Ibe Kingsley said...

LINDA IKEJI'S DRIVER:-Aunty Linda,Ruggedy baba wants to advertise his new single on here,hope you have collected money lol

Anonymous said...

We don hear,go back to your state..All of you causing chaos in Eko ile will be flush out very soon.

Anonymous said...

We don hear,go back to your state..All of you causing chaos in Eko ile will be flush out very soon.

augustine muta said...

most especially for the bloggers. in Juliet's voice... LINDA TAKENOTE

Ogbewe Godfrey said...

Well said.

alan blessing said...

Nice one 4rm him sha...y is he writing the open letter now since 2010...hmmm 2016 year of seeking cheap attention

alex Rednaxela said...

That's my Musical Role Model.

Your place in the History of Nigeria Hip Hop can never be lied away.

cheltreacy said...

Nice write up.

Nigeria Transgender Call Me Carity said...

Hmmmmmm sorry man we sometimes do not need anybody to clear our name for us. You have moved on so bye felicia we to busy too be draw back to 6years ago more cup of tea

wazmatt Olaz said...

Ahahah bro,welldone like ur letter without any harsh word as the thing pain u reach ur bamarrow and like the way u use to advertise ur music in other not to pay linda for advertisement

Engee said...

9ice didn't comment then on the matter because of the publicity the rumour gave to that his music. 2010 has long gone and that his music has finished selling, that's why you are getting apologise ruggedman. It is well.

Meanwhile still sipping my hennessy

Linda Boyfriend said...

Ambassadorial letter

golda awosika said...

Yes we nw kno dat u ve a new song ruggedman




#*karlishah*

gentle said...

Lol...Ur advertising Ur news songs abi. Ur nt serious. Sorry about the false rumour and if linda helped to spread it...she's like a suckerfor gossip..so I apologise on her behalf.

Psalmuelle aka Samstone. said...

Another stunt to promote his single.

#LIB ADDICT#

chydyebere jon said...

always ♏♈̷̴̩ man nd will forever be. I will be downloading it when it's out. was playing ur jam yesterday nite nd there is line I wanna say it waka waka to all the haters

Olaaliu said...

Nice

Adebayo Charles #Arsenalfcshareholder said...

2 in 1...letter and an advertisement. Ok noted

YOUNGBUHARI said...

I feel for you Bro. It is what it is.

Anonymous said...

Forgive and forget.

RareSpecie Z said...

WORD!!!
Fuck 9ice.
Fuck Rugged Man too 4 Beefing Mode 9.

Adenike Bamigboye said...

Good talk bro,God is with u,that's life for u

Anonymous said...

can he just shut up pls? u accept which apology? who are you? after singing and bashing lots of abuses on him u are here saying trash.. foolish boy looking for relevance using style to market his dead music. we will only listen cuz u ft olamide.. odeh..

Garrett Coates said...

Publicity Stunts,You wanna sell your new song,rock on bruh,all na husstle your time don pass!

Anyasi-promise said...

Bless yu bro....for the maturity. We know how it feels.

Snow white said...

We have now know the truth between too pals

Anonymous said...

Okay noted.jumbo

johnnie said...

Peoples wives and what about there girl friend?you can sleep with them too?

dee boi said...

See advert ooooooooo... dee

Anonymous said...

And the " Truth shall set you free ". Good one!

Jmark 007 said...

Hmmm! Like ur letter bro and actually 9ice u ur way of clearing the air is a bit too late, but anyway thank God u finally did it.

pompom said...

God bless you too my brother.

Vivian Reginalds said...

Abeg seeking for our notice
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Mayah Jennifer said...

OK

Ogenah Boris said...

Finally his name is cleared. Hope his song become a hit after release

DBANJ CRUSH said...

To aproko bloggers lik linda..goodluck bro,u try sha






LINDA NOTIFY DBANJ

Solomon Chukwuka said...

Jess....am on tour I will it when I get back

Ann Anthony said...

Ok sir

Joyous babe,Linda ikeji first cousin said...

Eyaa,I believed the story then in fact I started having some thought about rudged man then,but 9nice didn't try at all while waits for a whole 6yrs before apologizing?good for him thou.

Joyous babe,Linda ikeji first cousin said...

Eyaa,I believed the story then in fact I started having some thought about rudged man then,but 9nice didn't try at all while waits for a whole 6yrs before apologizing?good for him thou.

hotflames aka don jazzy ' s baby mama said...

for una 3 minds una dey deal with Tata we av our brains n r matured to kn dat tins went dwn. mak una no try change d story aft 6 yrs

El Fidel said...

Ok...we don hear

Ben Ibeh said...

9ice na nyash wey just want a new Pussy and so came out with an allegation against his ex wife...as for Rugged man, tnx for advertising Ur new single.

Bamidele Arinola said...

Bless u too

Juliet Iwuno said...

Very mature and articulate piece. Linda take note!

Amafonye Dorothy said...

Wahoo i feel u bro my joy is de truth as come to light nd u v bin vindicated of all dat u were accussed of...

I B M bolubantin said...

Nice piece..
Lesson for the day; do not lose humanity just trying to make hit.

Anonymous Personified said...

Awww...God bless your hustle Ruggedybaba

GALORE said...

Titled @Sheyi shay?
Bitibawo?


Isorite... Hope the song go make sense




@9CE Na stupid guy now......
ThankGod d fame he was looking for..he did not get in the long run....devil finish him career



@Galore



Eric Nesty aka LIB'S FINEST said...

Ok

We don her.
Next

#FINEST

Kay Center Blog said...

Just passing by...

THELMA BLACK said...

ok, i wish them all the best

Teddy said...

failed artist trying to get publicity for a song..We have heard yr story..

#my2cents

Enobong Owonam said...

Myyy mahn

Anonymous said...

9ice I forgive u for abandoning a woman that made u and also crucified her image for the lust of other women and ungrateful heartedness. Men always remember that some certain women hold your drstiny. And also understand that eventually all women will age including yourself. Learn to love and appreciate women that loved u when you were nothing. Don't allow over inflated ego take your conscience.

Amour Naturel said...

Lol.. well said

Anonymous said...

9ice is just a idiott. Ugo I believe you right from the beginning that you will never do such a thing anyway to err is human,to forgive is divine. Thanks for your forgiveness

Di Mateo Xavie said...

The rugggedman I know wodnt even think of it...so I didnt bother trying to defend him wen this issue trended 6yrs ago

Mercillina okoko said...

Eyaaaa.9ice u no do well sha. If it was a crime dat would av sentenced him to death he would av been a dead man now.Not kool

Aze James said...

Eyaaa! U for just say u wan promote ur new jams, I hope u sang better tin tin time ooo Nt ur usual crap.

edo juju said...

9ice must have benefited off the rumours, and I ain't talking nightclub ...

edojuju1@gmail.com

MummyChristmas said...

OK, we don hear

ifedolamipo@gmail.com said...

nice

Meenora said...

VERY MATURED!!! NOW, THIS IS ONE OF THE KINDA THINGS I LIKE TO COMMENT ON.

Paul Ocheke said...

Nice one Ruggedy baba... Double your hustle

Sample_Gold said...

nice bro.......

Frank Odigie said...

See maturity oozing out like kilonde!

Vkoko said...

This Ruggedman na ghoat , becus u won promo ur song na him make u bring up this matter, na wa oo some people no won grow sha.

Odibe Blessing said...

So true,9ice didn't try at all aftr 6yrs u now came out to tell the public,when dey don finish toni....I just pity d girl she don suffer 4 you.

Anonymous said...

Abegi which kind beef be that

winnie Swt said...

bcos u wnt 2 introduce ur song. u write all dis expire stories.chia derris God

odusbaby nnunu said...

Really,like seriously" odusbaby

aha said...

I hear him but what really stands out to me is that his name is MICHEAL UGBOCHUKWU! Rugeddy is an igbo man? wow! I had no idea. All you igbos that have pulled wool over our eyes making us thnk you are full omo ododuwa so we can fully support you, not cool at all. Especailly this Linda of a girl. Acting like a proper yoruba lagos babe

WHO U HELP? said...

@RuggedyBaba!!!
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#YouGetMouthDie!
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#EkeleDi'ri-Jesu!
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@LindaOgheneTryAskYourSelfSef...
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#WhoGovernmentHelp2016?

Anonymous said...

@Vkoko...what does winning promo have to do with an open letter, trying clear something and u calling him name any way thank God u said 'ghoat' guess u r d real GOAT for not having sense at all by commenting trash, if u have nothing to say just stfu. Thanks

JENNY IKEJI said...

Hmmmmmmmmm its well

Native Doctor said...

Hehei!! Is that a coded kinda advert!?


Sincerely speaking the mind of Amadioha

Samuel Osemwenkha said...

Rugedy baba ..... I remember dat song you ft 9ice ..that one of the best song i ever heard in my life

Anonymous said...

And as usual, Igbos like this fool will get all tribalistic. Check any quarrel btw a Yoruba artiste and an Igbo artiste. No support wud be for the Yoruba from the Igbos that'll comment but the Igbo artiste on the other hand, wud get a fair share of support from some Yorubas and his fellow Igbos.
Tribalism gets u nowhere. Ask the Hausas who carry religious differences for head. Them they cry in penury

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

It's well

Anonymous said...

Odusbaby? Hian.

odusbaby nnunu said...

Mtcheeew, old fashion, odusbaby, ezennunu. Linda I need a kiss 💋 of life

Jude Akinwole said...

Rugged Baba! ....opomulero, sama wo wan niran...

Jesseballs said...

Dis Freeborn no go kee pesin with laff...wia u frm I beg?

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