Nigerians are reacting in different proportions as Burna Boy declares
himself as the best Nigerian musician alive. The Grammy Award
nominee made the bole statement via his official Twitter handle.
According to Burna Boy, he mentioned that he is the best Nigerian
musician after the late Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti. A statement which did
not sit well with some persons on Twitter who antagonised him
bringing to his notice that many people paved the way for him. He
continued that some people paid money to get the west to like Afrobeat
but he did that organically and brought respect to the genre.
His tweets are shared below.
The ‘Killin Dem’ crooner again made it clear that so far as his music
career is concerned nobody paved the way for him to have an easy
“FACT! I always knew I was and I am THE BEST. Everyone you think is
the best KNOWS I’m BEST since Fela Kuti. But @timayatimaya told me
something a long time ago that made me not care about being the
best. “The World can do without the Best” the world will still spin
“Lol. NOBODY paved shit for me. Everybody dey find them own. I bin
Out here, if you knew the way they made us look weak by begging and
paying the western world to like us you will see that no table was set
and I’m the one that brought you the Respect you currently enjoy.”
Buena boy wast no time to reply the twit.
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