Last month, the singer took to Instagram to make death threats in a viral video that he would kill whoever wins the awards he was nominated for, over him. Portable bagged two nominations, the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste.’
Reacting to the viral video, the award’s organizers said in a statement that he might be disqualified if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his Instagram page.
The organizers also disclosed that they had reported the issue to the police.
Taking to his Instagram page this morning, June 21, Portable issued a statement where he apologised and retracted his controversial statement.
Alongside his statement, the singer wrote in his caption: “On behalf of myself my management and the entire Zeh nation I sincerely apologize for my unguarded utterances as I do not mean any harm to the nominees in any way The video has been deleted on my page and I appreciate all your support so far God bless my Fans God bless the headies.”