After several weeks of drama on social media and one solo production each, it seems the Nigerian RnB act; Peter and Paul PSquare Okoye are back together.
Just like they did at the beginning of their separation about five weeks ago, the duo returned to their Instagram page to let people know that they are no back together as a group.
“That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, We are VERY SORRY,” the twins posted on their different Instagram pages.
Jude Okoye, their elder brother who has also been the duo’s manager, but has kept quiet all through the drama also posted the same message on his page.
The group P-Square started in St. Murumba Secondary School in Jos, capital of Plateau State, in the 1990s. Peter and Paul Okoye cut their teeth as singers and dancers in the school music and drama club before forming a group known as the Smooth Criminals in 1997.
Later, the brothers enrolled in a music school to receive formal training on how to play the keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitars. When the Smooth Criminals got disbanded, the twins, who were already household names in Jos, founded their own group. At different times, they named the group Double P and Da Pees before finally settling for PSquare.
Initially managed by Bayo Odusanmi, aka Howie T, a seasoned concert promoter, the PSquare started its musical journey on a sound note. The group won the Benson and Hedges Grab Da Mic talent hunt competition in 2001 and earned a well-deserved sponsorship for its debut album, titled Last Nite.
A few months later, the PSquare was nominated for the KORA Awards of the same year in the Most Promising African Group category. The icing on the cake came when the group won the 2003 Amen Award for Best R&B Group.
The PSquare had since gone ahead to win more awards. In its 14 years of existence, it recorded a total of six studio albums, including Game Over, the group’s best-selling album that sold over 8 million copies all over the world.
Although this is not the first time that a disagreement between the musical twins has come to the notice of the public, it was the first time it would get to the extent of releasing solo singles by any of the two.
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