“I Meant No Harm”: Jaytunes Apologizes to Pa Monday Edo, Wades In on Shalipopi Copyright Saga

“I Meant No Harm”: Jaytunes Apologizes to Pa Monday Edo, Wades In on Shalipopi Copyright Saga

  • The copyright infringement issues surrounding fast-rising Edo state-born singer, Shalipopi have sparked numerous reactions online, including one from singer, Jaytunes
  • Edo state-based singer, Jaytunes, was one of the few people who aired their thoughts about the Shalipopi copyright issue
  • Jay, in a viral clip, alleged that Pa Monday Edo wasn't the owner of the sample extraction on the Obapluto song; instead, he claimed it belonged to High Chief Priest Ebonhon

For nearly two weeks, there has been a trending story about young Edo state-born singer Crown Uzama, better known as Shalipopi.

The story is hinged on a copyright issue between veteran Edo state singer Pa Monday Edosomwan and young artist Shalipopi.

Photos of Jaytunes, Pa Monday Edo and Shalipopi
Jaytunes recants his words, apologises to Pa Monday Edo, and slams Shalipopi over the trending copyright infringement scandal. Photo credit: @shalipopi/@edopride/@jaytunesmoray
Source: Instagram

However, a clip shared by another singer, Jaytunes, has sparked more anger online as he claimed Pa Monday Edosomwan isn't the owner of the sample extraction used by Shalipopi.

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Instead, Jaytunes said the song belonged to his father, High Chief Priest Ebonhon. He also noted that Ebonhon used to be the leader of the cultural troupe where Pa Monday Edo served as the main vocalist.

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However, Jaytunes has now apologised for his words and for disrespecting Pa Monday. He also said the situation of things at the moment was to blame.

Watch Jaytunes video apologising to Pa Monday Edosomwan below:

See how netizens reacted to Jaytunes' apology


"First of all I don’t see Pa & Epa as a sign of respect and dignity attached to any name. Maybe I did not see the full video where this young man disrespected them but anyway, he apologies case closed."


"This apology is shallow and remorseless."


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"You don’t like controversy and you doing three videos for one issue that is not even your concern or concern your family…"
"So Epa Monday they personate..? Epa Monday sorry to asked this question. They don ever pay you 200,000,000 Million Naira for show before.? Now you asking a little boy to pay such amount of money . Come on."


"But why una no dey think before una dey talk???"


"In the process of apologising for not recognising his seniority and yet you still mention his name couple of times without still not recognising his seniority and also your body language it’s showing pride… forget it, you nor get respect at all."


"Everyone Saying He is Not Sorry Or He has Pride , you Be Big Fool, make the boy dey cry dey kneel down dey beg?"


"Epa Monday abeg rest for this matter, Shali na your pikin. Remember say nobody knows tomorrow."

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"Well done for acknowledging your mistake and owning up to it."


"Nobody ask you to beg lol na you no matter when nor consine you na wey you go they put you mouth."


"All this Yoruba artists wen Dey sample their legend songs na so them Dey pay."

Copyright: Veteran highlife singer Monday Edo slams Shallipopi with N200m lawsuit for using his sounds

Recall that Legit.ng reported that veteran Highlife singer Monday Edosomwan Igbinidu had dragged young Afro-fusion artist Crown Uzama, aka Shalipopi, to court.

This came to public knowledge as some court papers filed at the Edo state high court emerged online showing that Pa Monday Edo filed a copyright infringement suit against Shallipopi.

The lawsuit stated that Shallipopi infringed on Pa Monday's copyright by using his sound, lyrics and stems on his new song Obapluto.

Source: Legit.ng

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