It’s just half of the year 2019 and the numbers of controversies that have rocked the music industry appears to be more than the hit songs available.
Shades have been thrown, slaps have been well-received, to crown it all, Ikoyi prison sef don receive celebrity guest.
Let’s get down to the list proper.
Below are our Top 5 Controversies That Have Rocked The Music Industry So Far This 2019:-
1. Wizkid vs Davido Shoki-Shitta Drama
The beef between Davido and Wizkid re-surfaced again this year after a bald-headed, pot-pollied man nick-named Shoki-Shitta made a viral video to invalidate Wizkid‘s street credibility in Surulerewhile singing song of praise to Davido describing him as the most accepted artiste in Surulere.
The video first earned him a session of beating by angry mob led by Baruwa Eleniyan.
It was later reported that Wizkid himself ordered boys to threat Shoki-Shitta‘s fuck-up on a normal level.
As OBO, Davido reacted with money by rewarding Shoki-Shitta with 1 million naira cash for having to receive beating for publicly supporting him.
This issue degenerated into lots of hard banters between Wizkid loyalists and DMW boys.
2. Kizz Daniel & Demmie Vee Contract Saga
The entire music industry was thrown into the state if “wetin happen” when Demmie Vee, a (Flyboi act at that time) called out his label boss, Kizz Danielon social media.
In a long social media write up, Tiff crooner, Demmie Vee spilled the beans on the circumstances surrounding his deal with Flyboi INCsaying Kizz Daniel collected 15 million to sign him and push his career but did nothing.
According to Demmie Vee, the only thing Kizz Daniel did for him was altering his voice to sound awkward on “You Go Wait“, a song that had both of them.
3. Lyta vs Olamide YBNL Exit Issue
After spending close to 2 years at YBNL with two hit singles, Lyta‘s exit from his mother record label didn’t end on a very good note.
It all started when Olamide unfollowed the young artiste on Instagram.
When asked about his actions, Olamide confessed that Lyta sent a text requesting to leave the record label so he had to unfollow him to avoid negative energy.
Olamide further stated that, Lyta is Jealous of Fireboy‘s success and very impatient that he couldn’t wait for his turn on the YBNL music calender.
In his own reaction to Olamide’s statement, Lyta explained that he is not aware of any music calendar, saying he cannot afford to sitdown and do nothing with his career when there is a blind mother at home to feed.
4. Naira Marley vs EFCC Tussle
EFCC hand-picked popular musician, Naira Marleyas scape-goats out of many other yahoo-celebrities.
Simi started the whole thing with her razor-shaped mouth when she took to I.G live to condemn yahoo-boys to a point that she bluntly dared them to stop listening to her music.
“Na Jeje Simi’s trouble satdown before Naira Marley carried his dread go meet am”
Yea!! Naira Marley instantly turned PRO for Yahoo Boys Association of Nigeria as he took to social media to reply Simi and every other celebrities against internet fraud.
EFCC wasted no time to pick him up for investigation and boom, some credit cards were found on his laptop. As a result, he was made to battle 11 count charges in court.
Consequently, he had to go chill with Seun Egbegbe at Ikoyi prison for weeks before he was finally released on bail.
5. Peruzzi vs Pamilerin Slap Drama
DMW act, Peruzzi unleashed a heavenly slap on popular social media influencer, Pamilerin at an event in Port-Harcourt.
It was discovered that Peruzzi acted on a January tweet by Pamilerin comparing him to Teni and also daring him to pull a music project without a collaboration.
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It’s so laughable that Peruzzi had to even feature his bouncer to slap Pamilerin and thereafter, feature Davido again to beg him