“Burna Boy Isn’t The First to Use Live Bands": ID Cabasa Debunks Claim, Makes Clarifications

“Burna Boy Isn’t The First to Use Live Bands": ID Cabasa Debunks Claim, Makes Clarifications

  • Music producer and singer, ID Cabasa, is out to debunk claims that Burna Boy was the first to use live bands among his counterparts
  • While speaking on the Afrobeats Podcast with music executive, Adesope, Cabasa revealed that the likes of 9ice and 2baba had done it in past
  • He furthermore stated that a lot of those who make claims about Afrobeats don't have enough knowledge of things

Veteran music producer Olumide Ogunade, better known as ID Cabasa, has set the record straight about who first did what in the Afrobeats soundscape.

The music producer said that he once heard someone say that Damini Ogulu, also called Burna Boy, was the first musician to make use of live bands during concerts and shows.

ID Cabasa mentions those who have used live bands before Burna Boy
ID Cabasa reveals 2baba, 9ice used to perform with live bands Credit: @idcabasa, @burnaboygram
Source: Instagram

ID Cabasa revealed 2baba and 9ice used to perform with bands

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In a recent episode of The Afrobeats Podcast, ID Cabasa mentioned some veteran artists who he has worked with.

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In the conversation about those who have used live bands before Burna Boy, the music executive said African Queen crooner, 2baba, and 9ice had done so before now.

He further noted that such statements about Burna Boy being the first to use live bands were false.

Cabasa said:

"Burna Boy isn’t the first to use live bands, Wizkid, Olamide, and even before the era of DJs, 9ice, 2Baba and D’banj were performing with live bands."

See the post below:

Recall that the producer once opined that Burna Boy refused to tell the truth about rejecting the N4bn Dubai show and that it was all media stunts.

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He said the singer's reason for refusing the event might have been a publicity stunt or that he was addicted to smoking.

Nigerians reacting to debate about live band

Legit.ng put together a couple of reactions. See them below:


"Let's always appreciate the amazing work wizkid has done musically."


"Interviewer, let him speak for f*ck sake!!"


"Burna made it look very fun & interesting.. He’s a good performer that knows his onions well."


"Fact. We had to tell 2baba that we don’t want live band in one concert like that."


"Wizkid did it first before Burna sinsible people know that."


"Yes! Yes! Yes!..Dey calm down Afro middleman."


"D’banj’s live performance was fire back then."

ID Cabasa reveals how Mohbad died before he died

Ace music producer, ID Cabasa claimed Mohbad's parents' split contributed hugely to the singer's untimely demise.

Legit.ng reported that he made his revelation on OAP Nedu's podcast while talking about the influence of parents on their offspring.

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According to him. if Mohbad's parents were still together, there was a possibility that the young talent would be alive.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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