“The recent rift between Ghanaian and Nigerian stars is really disappointing”- Nigerian music executive, Akeju

US-based Nigerian music executive, Akeju Abass has reacted to the recent rift between Nigerian music superstar, Burna Boy, and Ghanaian star, Shatta Wale.

Shatta Wale had thrown a shade at Nigerian artistes after selling out the Accra Sports Stadium for his concert.

At the concert, he boasted that he did not need Nigerian musicians to fill up the biggest stadium in Ghana. He also accused his Nigerian counterparts of not supporting Ghanaian Artistes.

Shatta Wale’s claims triggered a whole lot of reactions and different opinions. 

Weighing in on the controversy, Akeju, who recently launched Faces of afrobeats campaign said;

“The recent rift between Ghanaian and Nigerian stars is really disappointing. Music is one of Africa’s biggest exports. We have an international spotlight on us. This is time to preach peace and shouldn’t allow any form of disunity set in”, he told DAILY POST.

The faces of Afrobeats campaign launched by the music executive,

 has featured some notable African stars like Grammy-award winner Angélique Kidjo, Burna Boy, Davido, Shatta Wale, Flavour, Psquare, Diamond Platnumz, Wizkid, Sarkodie, R2Beez, Simi, Yemi Alade, and many others

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