Seun was charged with assaulting a police officer on the Third Mainland Bridge in May 2023 and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, in Panti, Yaba.
After an argument turned physical, the musician felt the need to defend himself and his family and was shown in a viral video slapping a police officer.
The youngest son of well-known Afrobeat superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti advised Nigerians not to keep coming to him with grievances over the passing of late singer Mohbad and contentious singer Naira Marley during an Instagram live session.
According to Seun, Nigerians nearly destroyed his entire career as a result of online chatter. He also missed roughly six major performances as a result of defending his family and himself against Nigerian police during the conflict.
I’m sick of having my name associated with Sam Larry, Naira Marley, arrests or no arrests, and police or no police, he remarked. I don’t want you guys to add to my fatigue by talking about your problems.
That was how Una utilized Una Mouth almost ruined my life, almost destroyed my profession using Una Yeye keypad and computer. This summer, I was forced to skip five or six major events because I had to defend my life and the lives of my family. For that reason Nigerians wanted my life to be ended, for me to be destroyed and no body cared.
“Nigeria Police abruptly evolved into a kind and tranquil force on earth. Seun then turned insane, leaving his house in search of cops to fight with. That was the impression that you all gave of me at the time.