Sunday evening Seyi Shay was at the wrong end of the stick with the
media as footage of her and Jamaican entertainment authority DJ
Akademiks discussing in an interview on Onstage TV in Jamaica.
the public uproar this footage gathered the general consensus was that
Seyi Shay was speaking on an issue she had no involvement in and that
her comments on the matter were harmful to the parties involved, which
she later came out to apologise for overstepping.
truth of the matter is that with regard to the many things exposed in
this footage a lot of things were actually swept under the carpet, even
so more things Seyi Shay said that put Africa on the map in that
interview. Things like how Nigerian musicians like Wiz Kid and Pato
Rankin have become big hits in the UK, USA and Jamaica with many people
thinking this sound is their music Seyi Shay went on to educate DJ
Akademiks on how these are indigenous Afro Beat infused sounds which
have been a culture in Africa since Fela and that the likes of Wiz Kid
and Pato Rankin are Africans not getting their due credit.
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on how this very important discussion for Africa has been reported and
doctored an uproar has evidently come out based on misinformation. Fans
and music enthusiasts in Nigeria who should have been congratulating and
commending Seyi Shay for waving the green and white flag high wherever
she goes were terribly mislead and as a result she has bared the
consequence for this. One thing she does do is absolve all the blame and
accept that she has committed some form of wrong doing as what matters
to her the most is her fans, friends and her music.
all the skepticism and disbelief that many might face reading this
difficult pill to swallow, here are remaining clips from her interview
that had her giving amazing stories of how Nigerian musicians are slowly
taking over the world. Watch objectively and share your thoughts.