Nigerian singer Danny Young has rubbished claims that Wizkid inspired a young generation of artistes like Davido, Burna Boy etc.
In a lengthy post on Instagram Danny Young tried to establish the fact that he blew when he was just 16 years old in 2006. He slammed Adesope Olajide aka Shopsydoo for saying Wizkid inspired the new generation of talent.
He continued that every kid wanted to be like him back in the day. Below are excerpts of his Instagram epistle.
“We made this song in 2006, it was one of d biggest songs in Africa. I was just 16. The youngest kid Artiste/Producer at Dat time.
Parents flogged music talents off their kids, but it changed afterwards. There was no social media so we had to travel everywhere we wanted our songs to be aired.
Channel O was the biggest international cable station and this song remained on No1 spot on the chat for several weeks.”