- Media personality Shade Ladipo has set fans of singer Burna Boy straight after some claimed he was cheated at Grammys
- The young woman stated that it takes more than one album and two years of touring the United States to win a Grammy
- Ladipo also noted that Angélique Kidjo and Fela would be mates in the music industry if the legend was still alive
Popular media personality Shade Ladipo has explained to fans of Grammy-nominated Nigerian singer Burna Boy that he was not cheated at the 62nd edition of the award ceremony this year.
Burna Boy had been nominated for the World Best Music Album for Grammy 2020 for his African Giant album but he lost the award to popular Beninese singer and songwriter, Angélique Kidjo.
The media girl explained that Burna Boy was not cheated from winning the award. She said Kidjo deserved the award and Burna knows that it was an honour to be in the same category as Kidjo.
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She noted that if music legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was alive he and Kidjo would be mates in the music industry.
Ladipo said that the person that Burna Boy looks up to, Fela, is alive through Kidjo in the music industry.
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The media personality added that Burna is a great artiste but it takes more than one album and two years of faux touring the US to become the standard for world music.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Grammy award winner recently arrived in Lagos for a visit to Nigeria. The legendary singer paid a visit to a popular radio station in the city and ran into singer Asa.
Excited Kidjo warmly embraced Asa, speaking Yoruba language to her. She addressed the talented musician as ‘omo iya mi’ which means (the child of my mother).
The woman was heard speaking Yoruba to the staff at the radio station. She also revealed that the last time she was in Nigeria was in 1993 when she was 13 years old. She also noted that this visit would be the first time she performs in Lagos state.
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