Olamide hails BNXN over his songwriting skills

Ace Nigerian rapper, Olamide Gbenga Adedeji, professionally known as Olamide, has showered accolades on budding Afrobeats singer, Daniel Benson aka BNXN.

He took to his official Twitter account on Monday, August 7 and saluted BNXN for being good at writing songs, particularly the track they worked on together.

Olamide who recently dropped his highly anticipated album, Unruly featured BNXN on track 7 titled; ‘Come Alive’.

BNXN formerly known as Buju, expressed disbelief that he was fortunate to be on the project and rejoiced over the development.

In reaction, the YBNL founder who used slangs to address him as a brother, made a reference to how his pen flows red while writing songs.

BNXN had tweeted; “On young erikina’s album. Baba iya eyan. 🖐🏽”

Olamide quoted the post and wrote; “Blessings my broski ! Your pen Dey bleed 🩸”

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Meanwhile in other entertainment news…

Nigerian On-Air Personality, Daddy Freeze recently said that music superstar, Ayodeji Balogun also known as Wizkid, is almost on the same level with late Afrobeats legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

The media personality stated this in a video shared on his social media page while wading into the feud between Wiz and rappers in the industry.

It may be recalled that during an interview with 10 magazine the “Essence” crooner said rap is dead while arguing in favour of Afrobeats dominating the Hip Hop genre.

According to the Starboy Entertainment founder, the Hip Hop artistes mostly rap on the same beats, and they have similar styles.

Wiz also said Nigerian rappers as non-rappers who lack development and went on to list the South Africa’s Nasty C and Ghana’s Sarkodie as the ‘real rappers’ in Africa. Subsequently, Wizkid received backlash mostly from Nigerian rap artistes who either responded to him online or released diss raps.

In reaction to the clash, Freeze opined that for Wizkid to have made that comment, it comes from a place of objectivity soaked in experience. He said the Ojuelegba crooner has achieved a lot and should be taken seriously whenever he gives constructive criticisms.

The OAP who aid he is backing Big Wiz further said only a handful of artistes in Nigeria can boast of the achievements attached to Wizkid’s name in the music industry.

Daddy Freeze said; “When it comes to music in Nigeria as a whole, Wizkid is almost on the level of Fela then. What he (Wizkid) has been able to do, not many people can achieve it, when he says something, hear him out, there is one thing in me that makes me different from many people I might not like you but if you speak the truth I will support you…

The truth is the truth and it will set you free. When you see the truth and started ignoring the truth because of the person carrying the truth we become like Nigerian politicians, all of them are the same but they will make one look worse than the rest of them.”