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Education is important” — How Davido describes Afrobeats compared to how Burna Boy & Wizkid did

Nigerian music superstar David Adeleke, better known as Davido, is earning praise from social media users for his insightful description of the Afrobeats music genre.

 

 

Made in Lagos superstar Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun professionally known as Wizkid becomes one of the trending conversations online as he asserts that he is not an Afrobeats artistes.

 

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The “Essence” crooner added that no one should ever call him an afrobeats artiste again and any one who does that is a b!tch or hoe.

 

Speaking further, Wizkid drags Afrobeats fans to filth as he stressed that those who likes his Afrobeats songs such as “Pakurumo” should not attempt to download his forthcoming album.

 

 

In his words; “Album done, see you soon bitches. Zion richer than you niggas lol!. And pls Abeg if you like Pakurumo Wizkid don’t download this new album..in fact delete me from ur playlist and your life.”

 

 

“And if you like Afrobeats, pls don’t download my album. I am not a fvcking Afrobeats artiste! don’t call me that hoe!.”

 

If you like Afrobeats, please don’t download my forthcoming album – Wizkid discloses in viral post

If you like Afrobeats, please don’t download my forthcoming album – Wizkid discloses in viral post

Speaking based on his own opinion, Burna Boy made it known to all and sundry that he is not an Afrobeats artiste rather he has created his own music genre tagged Afro fusion.

 

 

According to Burna Boy, being from Africa doesn’t mean that your music must be Afrobeats, clarifying further that there are a lot of music genres in Africa.

 

In another interview Burna Boy said that the only person that did Afrobeat is legendary icon, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

 

He added that UK has no input in Afrobeats they only accept the musicgenre.

 

“Afrobeat is one person only and that’s Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The UK has no input in the naming of Afrobeats”

 

 

Unlike Wizkid and Burna Boy saying that they are not Afrobeats artistes, Davido didn’t said so, he explained Afroebats without insulting anybody.

 

 

According to Davido, the general believe is that any African artiste singing belongs to the music genre Afrobeats.

 

He further speaks on versatility as he averred that they are some African artistes that make purely RnB, hip-hop among others.

 

The singer concluded that despite the fact that these artistes have different sound and style they are still called Afrobeats singers because they are from Africa.

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