Tekno, Runtown paved the way for us to go global – Ckay says

Popular singer, Chukwuka EKweani, aka Ckay, has stirred a debate online after he talked about the influence of music stars, Runtown and Tekno on Nigerian music.

He said the music released by the duo paved the way for artistes like him, Oxlade and Rema to do their type of Afrobeats internationally.

Ckay believes this was something many people knew but were aware of but afraid to talk about, hence why he feels there’s a need to do so someday.

The Love Nwantiti crooner took to his Twitter page on Friday, 16th of June 2023, to make the statement.

He wrote; ”One day we’re going to sit down and talk about how tekno and runtown’s music paved the way for songs like love nwantiti, emiliana, ku lo sa & calm down…”

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Meanwhile, reality TV star, Tope Adenibuyan, popularly known as Teddy A, has revealed who he’d love to work with among the top three leading Afrobeats singers.

He said that would love to collaborate with Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy ahead of his counterparts, Ayo ”Wizkid” and David ”Davido” Adeleke.

Teddy A revealed his preference during a recent interview with Naija 102.7 FM, Lagos when asked if he has the opportunity to work with any of them for his upcoming Extended Play (EP).

According to the Big Brother Naija 2018 contestant, he would love to work with the trio but Burna Boy remains his “first choice.”

He said: “I go like dey greedy o. Na all three of them. You go join them, they go be one.”

Prodded further, the reality star said: “All of them, everybody. First choice, Burna [Boy]. I love David [Davido], I love Wiz [Wizkid], I love Burna as well. I love everybody wey dey make music well.”