- Singer Obidiz has finally reacted to the N2 billion lawsuit gospel singer Mercy Chinwo filed against him
- The upcoming singer, in a statement, explained the meaning of his song as he claimed it was about a girl he met
- Obidiz further wondered why he was being crucified over a song which stirred reactions from netizens
Days after gospel singer Mercy Chinwo threatened to sue him for the illegal use of her face and name in one of his songs, upcoming singer Obidiz has finally responded.
He wrote: “Na song I sing I no kill person."
See his tweet below:
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In another tweet on Saturday, April 1, the singer said the line in his song where he mentioned Mercy Chinwo was about a girl he met as he wondered why he was being crucified.
“Mercy Chinwo for church o but for club na Cardi B set” Talks about a girl I met, na she I sing about but una wan crucify me," he stated.
See his tweet below:
In another tweet on Sunday, April 2, Obidiz talked about church girls as he said:
"Most of the girls you see in church this morning you’ll see them in club later in the evening Mercy Chinwo for church but for club na Cardi B”
This comes after Mercy Chinwo and Minister GUC unfollowed each other on Instagram.
Netizens react to Obidiz's response
"This boy no dey hear word ."
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"You no dey hear word abi?."
"Bro who dey give u mind go still comot from your back.. just dey play."
"Real port harcourt boy nor dey fear ."
"Your matter don Taya Mercy Chinwo sef."
"Wen it will happen now we will hear justice fir obidiz, u won’t have sense now abd do what u need to do."
Mercy Chinwo's lawsuit put Obidiz in the limelight
In a chat with Legit.ng's Olumide Alake, Chidubem @iamchidox on Twitter said gospel singer Mercy Chinwo's lawsuit against Obidiz was a blessing in disguise.
"People didn't know that Obidiz released a song or that he sven existed till Mercy Chinwo sued him. The lawsuit by Mercy Chinwo actually put Obidiz in the limelight than the song itself. The winner in this all still remains Obidiz, it's good to pick one's battles. Imagine if Ludacris decides to sue every barber that has his picture on their poster."
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Mercy Chinwo demands N2bn from Obidiz for using her name in secular song
The gospel songstress sued the secular musician for using her name in an offensive way that triggered reactions.
The song, titled Mercy Chinwo, was released on February 10, 2023. Mercy Chinwo demanded that the music be taken down from all streaming platforms.