Many Nigerians are upset after Burna Boy declared himself as the best since Fela.
The Grammy nominated artiste made a post saying he’s always known he’s the best since Fela but he doesn’t care about being the best anymore because Timaya once said something about how the world can go on without the best.
“FACT! I always knew I was and I am THE BEST. Everyone you think is the best KNOWS I’m BEST since Fela Kuti. But @timayatimaya told me something a long time ago that made me not care about being the best. “The World can do without the Best” the world will still spin regardless.”
A Twitter user then commented that the best paved way for Burna Boy.
“Lol. NOBODY paved shit for me. Everybody dey find them own. I bin Out here, if you knew the way they made us look weak by begging and paying the western world to like us you will see that no table was set and I’m the one that brought you the Respect you currently enjoy.“
Lol. NOBODY paved shit for me. Everybody dey find them own. I bin Out here, if you knew the way they made us look weak by begging and paying the western world to like us you will see that no table was set and I’m the one that brought you the Respect you currently enjoy. https://t.co/oPS1HjPrEl
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) February 12, 2020
This has caused a lot of conversation on Twitter as many blast Burna for calling himself the best. Some accused him of being arrogant and some jubilated he didn’t win the Grammy award he was nominated for.
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Wizkid spent almost 4 months in the US last year. Making good music with the powerhouses of Hollywood.
Davido also have been consistent matching records set by the likes of 2face, Psquare and D’banj.
Now we have Burna Boy(Van Dijk) “ 2 season wonder” who thinks he is the Best!
— Zoba (@Utdzoba) February 12, 2020
Burna Boy: I don’t care about streams and views because they’re fake
Burna: I’m so happy to hit 100m streams..
Burna: Foreign Recognition is Scam and slavery..
Burna: I’m so happy to be recognized for Grammy…
Burna: Nobody paved way for me..
Please Collect his phone now!!
— Trouble Maker 😒(G.O). (@ObongRoviel) February 12, 2020
This whole Burna boy thing just made me understand how the people in jesus's time must have felt when he said he's the son of God when there were prophets before him.
— Sir Vage 🙄 (@sammie_chika) February 13, 2020
Burna sent a fan away for not dancing at his show
Burna mocked artistes for celebrating streams then later celebrated his own when it started coming
Burna claims he did it all himself without honoring the OG's
Man has mastered the act of making being corny look like confidence
— Aba Boy 👽 (@Frank_LeanXV) February 12, 2020
Burna:Nobody paved way for me.
Nigerian witches and wizard pic.twitter.com/m6YbPKtDv6
— wonder man (@Hardharms) February 13, 2020
Imagine Burna boy won Grammy.. we all won’t even be able to tweet. Because he will ask us if we get Grammys
P.S: I did not tweet this. I was held hostage to tweet this.
— Dr PamPam | Omo Iya Ologi (@UnclePamilerin) February 12, 2020
my opinion, Burna said nothing wrong. He has a right to his opinion. it might not be your fact doesn’t alienate what he feels. A king can be a king in his own right. Is he exceptional? he is..is he an outstanding artiste, yes he is..we need to get out of our feelings & read more
— Do2dtun Energy gAD (@iamDo2dtun) February 12, 2020
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