How I influenced P-Square and other Nigerian musicians – Solidstar

Joshua Iniyezo, better known by his stage name Solidstar, a singer says he was a major inspiration to P-Square and other well-known figures in the Nigerian music scene.

He asserts that his popular song “One In a Million” originated a new tone in Nigerian music was .

He claims that when he first rose to fame, a lot of people mistakenly thought he was from Ghana because of his unique musical taste.

Solidstar made it clear in a recent episode of The Honest Bunch podcast that his song’s remix had an impact on P-Square’s hit song “Possibility,” which also included 2Baba.

He penned…


“It was ‘One In A Million’ that paved the way for me in the music industry. I won the Best New Artist at the Nigerian Music Video Awards with the song. Many even thought I was Ghanaian, they didn’t know I’m Nigerian because my style then was different.


“It was my song [‘One In A Million’] that changed the sound of the Nigerian music industry. It was also the inspiration behind P-Square’s ‘Possibility’ featuring 2Baba.

“The song changed the Nigerian music industry. It came with its unique style. I slowed the tempo down and everyone started copying that pattern.”

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