“Dis Guy Is Talking Bala Blu”: Nigerians Slam Blackface for Saying Asake Copied His Song in Joha, Video Trends

“Dis Guy Is Talking Bala Blu”: Nigerians Slam Blackface for Saying Asake Copied His Song in Joha, Video Trends

  • An interview of Nigerian singer Blackface where he called out Olamide and his signee Asake, has gone viral online
  • Blackface, during the interview, alleged that the hit song Joha by Asake was a refined duplicate of a song he released in 2020
  • He further said Olamide should have sought his permission to rework his song and featured him on the track

Former Plantainshun Boyz singer, Blackface, has stirred up another major controversy online after an interview he had with Hip TV went viral.

The Afro-pop singer called out young singer Asake and his label boss Olamide for not reaching out to him over the usage of his work.

Photos of Asake, Blackface and Olamide
Nigerians knock Blackface as his interview with Hip TV, where he called out Asake and Olamide, goes viral. Photo credit:@blackfacenaija/@olamide/@asakemusic
Source: Instagram

Blackface claims he is the original owner of the song Joha. He noted that he had done something very similar to what Asake did on Joha years before Asake released it on his album Mr Money With the Vibe.

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This isn't the first time Blackface would be calling out other singers and accused them of sampling or reworking his songs.

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Watch Blackface's interview, where he called out Asake and Olamide over the song Joha

See how netizens reacted to Blackface's interview calling out Asake and Olamide over the song Joha


"Well explained baba, if you no watch am u nogo actually get the point."


"Black face is a very good singer no doubt..."


"No celeb gree go hip-tv again na why una call blackface with wine suit abi which color bdis."


"When asake never blow Wey in Sing the song for oau, you talk am. E blow now you dey blow trumpet."


"Make una leave blackface, baba just dey look for means to promote himself."


"Now everybody have something to say about ASAKE y’all runs mf mouth."

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"Baba no want trouble he felt he should be given some credit those to wave of his song in JOHA."


"This is what you do for a living Brother."


"This boy nor fit make am again…. Na only your music dem dey always tif ?? Ozuor."

Fans react to old clip of Asake singing his Joha song during his OAU days

Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls reporting that the rave of the moment Ahmed Ololade, better known as Asake, recently trended online as an old video clip of him performing his hit song Joha during his undergraduate days at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) went viral.

The throwback clip of the fast-growing singer was shared online by ace Insta-blogger, Tunde Ednut.

In the clip that has now gone viral, Asake was seen doing the famous Joha dance. The song is one of the hit tracks of the YBNL singer's debut album Mr Money With The Vibe.

Source: Legit.ng

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