The crisis currently being witnessed in the Nigerian entertainment industry is taking a new turn as the day goes by and while some issues are being put to rest, some are beginning to come up.
Latest of such issues has been the allegation of song theft between Blackface and 2Baba and Wizkid.
Blackface who has been in the news lately over the allegation feels 2Baba whom they have been together from day one is not treating him fairly after making hits with some of his works.
Not being specific about some of the songs, during an interview with TVC morning programme, where he was a celebrity guest, the singer stated that he does not want anything from 2Baba but just simple acknowledgment either from him or any other person using his works.
In his words, “2face feels I am someone you can trample upon. I am one person that have thought these guys how to be a good song writer and thought them the rudiments of music, yet they will just see one as nothing. I am not expecting anything from 2face just simple credits. Just like when Kennis music signed him, they did ‘African Queen’ and I was not given credit and that took them time.”
Blackface was later advised that rather than continually have issues with artistes over song theft, he should rather make it a business whereby he writes and give the likes of Omawumi to sing but he was not comfortable with the idea as he cleared the air that he is not a freelance writer.
“No. There are people we call freelance writer and I am not such a person. I have people I am writing for and then I know we have an agreement together so I can’t just write song for anybody,” he added.