Nigerian superstar, Davido has stirred controversy on social media as he referred to Burna Boy as a “new cat.”
In a recent interview with famous media outfit Brut Afrique, the Nigerian music star claimed he and Wizkid took the Afrobeat sound globally. He also revealed that his other music counterparts, Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy and Asake, are “new cats” who recently promoted the Afrobeat genre internationally.
Everbody knows Wizkid And I Blew It Up Its Good To See The New Cats Like Burna Boy, Rema Come Up
“Wizkid and I were the first young artistes to blow up and it feels good seeing new cats like Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun and Asake kllling it now”
– Davido pic.twitter.com/qBf5SnKg3n
— BASITO (@itzbasito) June 8, 2023
His comment has set social media on fire, especially Twitter with reactions from music lovers on the platform. His commentary on Burna Boy was what fuelled the controversy as he compares Burna Boy with other new music superstars, like Rema, Mayorkun, Asake and Fireboy.
Here are some comments;
The only problem I have with this is Davido leaving Olamide out of the conversation, everything else he said is nothing but the truth. https://t.co/naFKf6FnZ9
— LERRY (@_AsiwajuLerry) June 8, 2023
Burna Boy released Like to Party in 2012, the same year Davido came out. Kilofa disrespect 😂👀🤔 pic.twitter.com/yxD9x8V6kG
— ✨👑 DaddyMO👑✨🏁 (@therealdaddymo1) June 8, 2023
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