Burna Boy who has been accused of sampling Fela’s music in his breakthrough album ‘African Giant’ has been seemingly dragged by Brymo on social media.
Brymo took to the platform to hit out at those who rate musicians who sample others music. He wrote;
“Dey rate ppl wey Dey sample music and copy legacy… make una fockoff!!”
Dey rate ppl wey Dey sample music and copy legacy… make una fockoff!!
— Ọláwálé Ọlọ́fọọ̀rọ̀ (@BrymOlawale) April 14, 2020
As expected, this statement drew widespread criticism, with fans hitting out at Brymo. See some reactions below;
@i_am_dharyoree: Baba you don yarn dust enough, just lock up abeg. You sabi sing and write song agreed, Shey you get money reach the ones wey no sabi sing and write?
@the_akinyele: We don’t rate you and that is that. If you want us to rate you go and start taxify driver
@Jarvistar: Gotye’s somebody I used to know in Gambu and also sampled Coldplay’s magic in heartbreak songs are better in English
@MercyAda16: Yoy wey never sample where u don reach?
Na to dey show us black yansh say na album cover.
@themidies: Baba, cam down , there’s nothing bad in sampling, do your own if he no try