Eedris Abdulkareem tackles Burna Boy for saying nobody helped him in Nigeria


Veteran Nigerian singer, Eedris Abdulkareem has weighed in on the ongoing discourse surrounding Grammy-winning artist, Burna Boy's perceptions of support within the music industry.

Speaking in an unreleased snippet from an upcoming episode of the popular podcast "The Honest Bunch" today, Saturday, February 17, 2024, the Jaga Jaga hitmaker addressed what he perceives as misconceptions propagated by his junior colleague.

The controversy stems from Burna Boy's previous statements in 2020, where he garnered attention by asserting that none of his senior colleagues had paved the way for his success.

This remarks ignited debate across the industry, with Burna Boy claiming that he received minimal support and faced animosity from peers.

In the forthcoming podcast episode slated for release on Monday, February 19, 2024, Eedris Abdulkareem delivered a scathing rebuke aimed at Burna Boy's assertions. The veteran artist condemned Burna Boy's comments as "stupid talk," expressing disbelief at the notion that the Nigerian music industry had not provided any assistance to the acclaimed singer.

Eedris Abdulkareem's critique showcases the ongoing dialogue surrounding the dynamics of support and mentorship within the Nigerian music scene.

As anticipation mounts for the release of the full podcast episode, fans and industry observers eagerly await further insights into this intriguing exchange between two influential figures in Nigerian music.