Tuesday, April 16, 2024

50 Cent: Eedris Abdulkareem took bullet for Nigerian artistes – Music executive, Obi Asika


Veteran expertise supervisor and music government Obi Asika has claimed that controversial singer Eedris Abdulkareem took a bullet for different Nigerian artists by difficult the poor remedy of native artists throughout American rapper, 50 Cent’s live performance in Nigeria in 2004.

He spoke in a latest episode of Hip TV programme, Trending.

Asika stated, “The essential state of affairs was this, Nigerian manufacturers didn’t respect Nigerian artists. They made Nigerian skills really feel like they need to beg to get on stage. They diminished them. Now, they’re complaining that Nigerian artists are costing an excessive amount of. It’s as a result of the manufacturers didn’t respect the primary set.

“Eedris was one of many first set. He was one of many largest artists within the nation. He advised the organisers of the present that he needed the identical rights as 50 Cent. They did a present in Lagos, they had been alleged to go to Benin or Port Harcourt, in order that they bought into the aircraft… 50 Cent wasn’t even there at the moment. Eedris went to sit down within the enterprise class correctly to debate collaboration with 50 Cent however he was bounced out and an altercation ensued.

“What he did, he took a bullet for different artists coming behind him. As a result of they ended his profession. After that complete factor occurred, you didn’t see him [popping] once more. They painted him like he’s a hassle maker however he isn’t a hassle maker.”

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