Rapper, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, known professionally as Ycee, communicated to his fans on Twitter that street singer, Naira Marley is the biggest Nigerian artiste right now.
He claimed the information is factual but said that many people will say its false nit because it actually is but because of the status of the music infdustry.
The tweet sparked debate online and it got many angry, stating that his statement was an insult to the ‘big dogs’ that’s working day and night to elevate the status of Nigerian music and get more attention from the world, not Africa alone.
Naira Marley saw Ycee’s tweet, and he acknowledged it saying in Yoruba that “He’s with the rapper on this one”.
— nairamarley (@officialnairam1) November 25, 2019
Ycee later cleared the air with a tweet that his fans should not get angry at his previous statement because it is just his opinion.
Please don’t be angry… I just tweeted MY opinion on MY timeline
— ZAHEER! (@iam_YCee) November 25, 2019
In year 2015, Ycee releases a single “Condo”, which rose the to limelight. The single features vocals from Patoranking and it got him two nominations at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.