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Davido Slams DJ Maphorisa For Accrediting Amapiano To Wizkid And Burna Boy

Davido and DJ Maphorisa are at loggerhead over who gave Amapiano its first thrust towards the limelight.

Nigerian superstar, Davido has slammed South African record producer, DJ Maphorisa, for accrediting Amapiano success in Africa to his colleague, Wizkid And Burna Boy.

Davido Slams DJ Maphorisa For Accrediting Amapiano To Wizkid And Burna Boy

Davido And DJ Maphorisa Fight Over Amapiano Sound

Following the release of an Amapiano-themed song titled ‘Bad To Me” by Wizkid, many music fans have been at loggerhead over who gave genre its first thrust towards the limelight.

A Twitter user had credited Davido for being the pioneer of Amapiano in Africa before Wizkid and Burna Boy jumped on the South African sound.

The fan wrote: “Davido brought Amapiano from South Africa two years ago and made it a successful genre in Africa and Beyond.

“Wizkid is now hopping on the same genre after davido made it a successful genre. This is how many African artists have been benefiting from Davido’s success for over 12 yrs.”

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Maphorisa came across the argument and he replied that it was indeed Wizkid and Burna Boy who pioneered Amapiano in Africa, following their feature on the song “Sponono”.

“Kabza & Maphorisa was the first to put Wizkid n Burnaboy on an Amapiano song ‘Sponono’. That was a historical moment 3 years ago.

“Research before the tweet. Also, it was the first time Wiz n Burna jumped on same song together. Let it sink in,” the South African producer argued.

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Reacting via his Twitter page, Davido accused Maphorisa of disliking him.

“You’ve never liked me, y? I’ve always been good to you. Anyways! Away, now! Chu chu chu chu chu,” the pop singer wrote.

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Davido’s brother, Adewale Adeleke also joined the fray in defense of the singer.

“My brother put on a countless number of artists & producers only for “some” of them to disrespect him! There’s a reason why he’s still here and y’all fell off,” he argued.

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However, after fans flooded his comments section with praise for Davido’s features, including the song Champion Sound with Focalistic, DJ Mophorisa responded by tweeting that he is not the gatekeeper of sound.

“Amapiano ke “With or without u”movement no gatekeepers. let it sink in,”” he said.

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