In a recent social media back and forth, Ubi Franklin has declared his intention to stop impregnating women.
On Instagram, in a banter exchange with Davido, the music executive flaunted a new picture of his son, Shiloh and responded when Davido asked him to continue “giving” the ladies.
His response was, “I don finish o.”
See the convo,
Ubi and his South African baby mama welcomed Shiloh in April.
Ubi Franklin, born Ubi Ekapong Ofem, is a Nigerian music artist manager and the founder and CEO of record label Made Men Music Group (Triple MG).
In 2017, he launched a start-up called Instant Pickup, a service which specializes in instant home pickup and delivery of laundry.
Franklin was born in Cross River State on 2 February 1986. He is the 11th of 15 children. He had his primary and secondary education in Calabar, after which he studied law at the Madonna University.
On November 1, 2015, Ubi Franklin married Lilian Esoro. Their son was born on 17 July 2016. He has three children and is expecting the fourth child from the fourth woman.
Franklin admitted that from July 2016 to March 2017, he struggled to overcome bouts of depression which almost led him to commit suicide.
He was almost killed by a Chinese man at a furniture store in Lagos, but by the quick intervention of his cousin, he was saved. The attacker was eventually arrested.
Franklin worked as an assistant to Julius Agwu before going on to work with AY Makun and other artists. He then worked promoting shows.
In 2010, he became Iyanya’s manager before the song “kukere” was released, which became a hit. In 2014, when the label had expanded, other artists, including Tekno, Emma Nyra, and Selebobo were signed.
In July 2017, he launched Instant Pickup, an online service that offers instant home pickup and delivery of laundry.
In November 2017, he launched Instant Apartment, an online platform that offers luxury apartments for rent.
In October 2018, he launched Instant Ryde, an online taxi service in his home town Calabar, Cross River state and Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
In 2016, Franklin was named City People Music Awards’ Music Manager of the Year.
Franklin is also a public speaker. He was a speaker at the Youth Enterprise Conference organized by Nairabet’s founder,Otunba Akin Alabi. He also shared stage with chairman of First Bank, Ibukun Awosika, and Veteran Nollywood Actor Richard Mofe Damijo at the Hub Business Conference organized by Commonwealth of Zion Assembly.