- Ghanaian singer Stonebwoy has taken to social media to congratulate Nigerians on Wizkid and Burna Boy's latest achievement
- The entertainer noted that Nigerian artistes hold the mantle for entertainment on the global scene
- Stonebwoy also expressed disappointment over the artistes in his country
Popular Ghanaian singer, Stonebwoy, has got his people talking and sharing opinions on social media over his comment about Nigerian artistes.
In a tweet he shared, the singer noted that Nigerians have dominated the music industry on the global scene and urged other African nations to applaud the country.
His statement stemmed from the fact that Wizkid and Burna Boy bagged their first Grammy awards at the 63rd ceremony.
Stonebwoy further said that Nigerian artistes are constantly putting in efforts to make sure that they keep holding the mantle for Africa in the entertainment scene globally.
He however expressed disappointment over Ghana's music industry.
"With all due respect, let all other African nations give it up for Nigeria. For their constant efforts in holding the mantle for Africa when it comes to entertainment on the global scene. Congrats for holding it down at the Grammys. As for Ghana, smh I'll be back."
Check out the tweet below:
Ghanaians did not agree with Stonebwoy's tweet as most of them were of the opinion that Nigerian artistes do well because of population and money, not talent.
Read some comments below:
"1Gad you’re far better than most Nigerian artists especially Burna Boy, and you do better music than most of them do. It's just because they have links."
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"Ghanaians are always comparing themselves to Nigerians just because of Awards. It's about time we understand that no matter how Good our music is, these guys have the numbers and money than us."
"It's a popular opinion in the Nigerian Music Scene that money is everything, even above talent and hard work. Thank God for the money bags and the guys with the funny money, Nigerian music might not have gotten this far if not for them. Even MI Abaga acknowledged this."
"You do know Burna and Wizkid aren’t cool with Davido they beefing too right? Yet they won GRAMMY so y’all gotta do that too!"
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Still on entertainment, Legit.ng earlier reported that Award-winning Beninese singer, Angelique Kidjo, took to social media to welcome Burna Boy to the club of Grammy winners.
Angelique, a 4-time Grammy award singer, shared a photo with Burna Boy and accompanied it with a congratulatory message.
In 2020, Kidjo emerged as the winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best World Music for her album Celia.
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