Legendary Nigerian singer Eedris Abdulkareem has accused Grammy and BRIT award Nominee Burna Boy of stealing Fela Kuti’s songs to gain stardom.
Abdulkareem who said this during an interview session with TVC asked the current frontline of Afropop to apologize for saying that he is the best after Fela.
It will be recalled that Burna boy got a series of backlash from social media users after he claimed to be the best since Fela.
Following his claims, social media compared him with Wizkid, Davido and Olamide.
Burna Boy who did not back down insisted that he was the best After Fela.
However, veteran singer Eedris Abdulkareem has called out the self-acclaimed African Giant and has asked him to apologize for claiming to be the best since Fela.
Burna boy needs to apologize at least Fela made it happen for you. You stole from a lot of Fela’s songs to become who you are and you stole from and you stole from Afrobeat to become who you are.
Even though Fela’s songs are strictly about messages that add values to the life of people. What is your song all about?
Abdulkareem who also spoke on the dispute between him and his Landlord said that his Landlord would have still been in coma if he had beaten him.
Abdulkareem who further explained that went to warn his Landlord to stay off his privacy further revealed that they had had settle the dispute as his landlord is now his Padi.