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Amapiano: Between Davido, DJ Mariphosa, May D

Abolaji Ayodeji
Nigerian Singer, Akinmayokun Awodumila, known as May D has reacted to the Amapiano Tussle between DJ Maphorisa and DMW founder, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Amapiano is a genre of music that originated from South Africa.

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According to May D, he was the one that bought Amapiano music to limelight in Nigeria.

The singer added that he has an award to proof for it.

“Na me bring Amapiano to come Naija, and I have awards to prove that! We started the Naija South African collaboration! I don’t like saying sh*t like this, but y’all like putting me under the box,” May D tweeted.

May D also added that after him it was Davido that brought Amapiano music to Nigeria.

The tussle began when a Twitter user, @Rozpepper tweeted that, “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.”

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However, DJ Maphorisa replied to Rozpepper that Amapiano started in Nigeria when Wizkid and Burnaboy jumped on the same song together three years ago.

“Kabza & Maphorisa was the first to put Wizkid n Burnaboy on Ampiano 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,” DJ Maphorisa tweeted.

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

He also retweeted Dammy Twitch tweet after he claimed that he was the first person to shoot Amapiano video in Nigeria.

 

 

 

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