Nigerian rapper, Erhiga Agarivbie, popularly known as Erigga, has cried out on social media over the mockery about the rap music genre.
Naija News earlier reported that Wizkid in an interview with 10 Magazine said he doesn’t listen to rap music because it’s dead and boring.
Wizkid claimed that Afrobeats is the new pop, stressing he has sold two million copies of one of his songs in America.
According to the singer, listening to rap is tiring because the artists often make repetition of beats and flows.
Reacting to the statement, Nigerian rappers such as Blaqbonez, Oladips, MI Abaga, and many others expressed displeasure over the statement.
Taking to his Snapchat, Wizkid described Oladips and others who are criticizing him over the ‘rap is dead’ comment’ as broke boys.
According to the ‘Ojulegba’ crooner, he was not talking about other upcoming rappers because they aren’t even rappers.
He further stated that Nasty C, Sarkodie, and Black Sheriff are the only rappers in Africa.
Still making a mockery of Nigerian rappers, the singer advised them to keep sending their rap videos, as he would be watching and might probably consider helping them.
Taking two Twitter, Erigga shared screenshots of Wizkid’s posts, questioning why he is attempting to kill other people’s dreams when his dream has come true.
He noted that many rappers are using the genre of music to feed their families, nevertheless, he is thankful for his life.
He tweeted: “But why kill peoples dreams because ur dream don finally come true? take micMake we leave cruise !!! Imagine many rappers when their dreams go die after all this mess finish for this internet!!!! They is God oooooooooooo
“Some people dey use this rap music money dey feed their family looking back where am coming from I’m thankful to God !!! The dream was never to use my money oppress my brothers !!! GOD no vex I don stop I no go talk again!!! My album the lost boy deluxe drops next week Friday”