Davido takes swipe at colleague DJ Maphorisa for giving credits to Wizkid and Burnaboy over Amapiano’s success in Africa

Davido is one of the trending conversations on popular microblogging platform, Twitter as he takes swipe at his colleague, DJ Maphorisa for giving credits to Wizkid and Burnaboy over the Amapiano’s success in Africa.

This comes after award wining Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun professionally known as Wizkid released an Amapiano’s song today, September 14th, 2022 titled “Bad To Me.”

However, the song has generated mixed reactions as some netizens disclosed that Davido brought Amapiano from South Africa to Nigeria 2 years ago with hit songs that include, Focalistic, Champion Sound, Electricity among others. 

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@LadyRoza_001 tweeted; “Davido brought Amapiano from South Africa two years ago and made it a successful genre in Africa and Beyond, Wizkid is now hopping on the same genre after davido made it a successful genre. This is how many African artists have been benefiting from Davido’s success for over 12yrs.”

Responding, popular South African Disc Jockey, DJ Maphorisa who is well known for his Amapiano sounds as he has work with Davido, Wizkid, Burnaboy and others debunks the above tweet as he gives the credits to Wizkid and Burnaboy.

DJ Maphorisa tweeted; “Kabza & Maphorisa was the first to put Wizkid n Burnaboy on a amapiano song Sponono dat was a historical moment 3 years ago, research before tweet also it was the first time Wiz n Burna jumped on a same song together let it sink in 🦅❤️.”

See screenshot of the exchange below;

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Davido and DJ Maphoriza

Responding, Davido floors his colleague, DJ Maphorisa as he noted that he never liked him.

Davido tweeted; “You’ve never liked me y ? I’ve always been good to you …. Anyways ! AWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY NOW!!!!!! Chu chu chu chu chu.”

See screenshot of Davido tweet below;


Confirming Davido post, his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke wrote; “My brother put on a countless number of artists & producers only for “some” of them to disrespect him! There’s a reason why he’s still here and y’all fell off….”

See screenshot of her post below;


See reactions below;

domingo_loso: OBO say na Awaaaaaaaaaay na chu chu chu. I dey go listen to that jam now 😂.

jide_gold: This is Bad to me.

bleezyqos: This one touch Davido oooo, we dey wait for Daniel Regha reply on this matter 😂😂.

osahonplux: Why are they always after each other? The sky is wide enough for everyone na.

xlyteofficial: Davido’s reply weak me. “Chu chu” 😂😂.

thisismaylender: Davido suppose no say love no dey this entertainment industry 😂.

just_kanyin: Na everybody hate davido😂.

realmcfish: He’s right about Sponono , But u can’t take away Champion sound when taking about Amapiano in Africa.’

shawndavyd: But he wasn’t against Davido, he just spoke facts! 🤷🏼‍♂️ this my namesake sef 😂🤦🏼‍♂️

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