Eedris Abdulkareem highlights Blackface's influence on 2face Idibia's career


Veteran Nigerian singer, Eedris Abdulkareem has delved into the longstanding rift between former bandmates, Blackface and 2face Idibia (2Baba).

Speaking in an interview on an episode of "The Honest Bunch" released on Monday, February 19, 2024, the Jaga Jaga hitmaker shed light on why he believes 2face owes a debt of gratitude to Blackface.

Recalling past events, Abdulkareem recounted witnessing Blackface's pivotal role in 2face's journey to stardom. He described an instance where Blackface offered encouragement to 2face at an event, emphasizing Blackface's talent as a songwriter and his significant contributions to their musical group.

Abdulkareem asserted that Blackface was once regarded as a superior talent to 2face, praising his abilities as a musician. He suggested that 2face's success today is partly attributable to Blackface's influence and contributions during their time together.

Furthermore, Abdulkareem criticized what he perceives as 2face's exploitation of past incidents involving Blackface. He argued that 2face's current success should not overshadow the role Blackface played in shaping his career trajectory.

In a direct message to 2face, Abdulkareem urged him to acknowledge and take care of Blackface, emphasizing Blackface's instrumental role in 2face's journey to fame. He highlighted the importance of gratitude and recognition, implying that 2face should honor the bond they once shared as bandmates.

This interview has reignited discussions surrounding the relationship between Blackface and 2face, prompting reflection on the dynamics of their past collaborations and the impact on their respective careers.

Abdulkareem's comments serve as a reminder of the value of acknowledging and appreciating the contributions of others in one's journey to success.