- Emma Ugolee has bared his opinion on Wizkid and Burna Boy’s Grammy win while congratulating the two
- The media personality noted that anyone who underrates the achievement of the music stars has bad blood
- Ugolee also acknowledged the efforts of other music stars who have shown support for the Grammy winners
Quite a number of Nigerians have reacted to the recent win of Burna Boy and Wizkid at the Grammys and the latest to do so is a popular media personality, Emma Ugolee.
Ugolee penned a lengthy epistle on his Instagram page in which he highlighted the journey of some Nigerian music stars as it regards the Grammys.
The media personality started off by expressing how proud he is of the achievement of Burna Boy and Wizkid, while noting that anyone who underrates their win has bad blood.
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In a different portion of his post, Ugolee recounted Nigeria’s journey into the Grammys and how music veteran, King Sunny Ade, had gotten a nomination in 1984.
"Go as way back to our 1st invite as a Nominee. It was 1984, the Category was then called "Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording." For the album "Synchro system" by King Sunny Ade.
"Produced by globally renowned Martin Meissonnier while the King was officially signed on to Island records. The album had made #91 on the billboard top 100 & the album before this, had Steven Wonder on a track called Ase. KSA's Hollywood connect was top notch."
Drawing back to more recent times, the media personality touched on Wizkid’s journey to the Grammys and how he had to collaborate with international acts.
See his post below:
Ugolee also wrote about Burna Boy’s win and the number of strategic collaborations that had to go into the project.
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"Where do I start from? Puff Daddy as Co-executive producer? Timbaland & DJDS as Producers? A Naughty by Nature feature, The contribution of English singer song writter, instrumentalist and recorded producer Chris Martin? The feel of British rapper Stormzy? American song writer, record producer Mario Winans? Or Hollywood superstar sound engineer Mike Dean who has worked for Kanye, 2pac, 2chains & Jay z?"
To round up his post, the media personality noted that he hopes for a day when a project that has 100% input from Nigerians will bring home the coveted award.
"And I pray to live and see that day when we would claim these awards with 100% homegrown productions, writing, engineering, singing and promotion. With Music & someday Movies and Fashion. That would say that our talents have not just come of age, but has been given the due recognition."
Full post below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Davido finally reacted as his colleagues, Burna Boy and Wizkid, won their first Grammy Awards.
Fans had been anticipating the Risky’s crooner’s reaction to the news considering the tensions between them. However, Davido in his post said that their Grammy achievement was a big win for Nigeria.