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Entertainment of Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Source: jivenaija.com

Mr Eazi reacts to claims he has turned his back on his Nigerian identity

Oluwatosin Ajibade popularly known as Mr Eazi has replied a fan who believes the singer has shun his Nigerian identity in favour of a Ghanaian one.

Mr Eazi has been criticized on many occasions for claiming that he is Ghanaian and his continuous association with Ghanaian producer Guilty Beatz has infuriated a lot more fans.

The “Leg Over” hit maker posted on Twitter that he is starting a new distribution platform called Empawa Distribution for producers to enable them make money and be recognized globally for their craft.

He also said that he was transferring his own catalog to the distribution platform effective July 19th.

A fan who thought the word “Empawa” was a Ghanaian word, criticized Mr Eazi for choosing a “Ghanaian word for his new distribution instead of going with something more Nigerian which is the land of his parents.

“You name a distribution “Empawa”, a Ghanian word in place of your fathers land. lol, you can aswell call your self “Gyan Easy”,lets know u have sold your birth right.” the fan jabbed.

Mr Eazi then explained to the fan what empawa really means and called the fan out for his inappropriate remarks.

He wrote:

“Lol Empawa is my form of spelling the word Empower! And even if its a Ghanaian word so what? Na your own? The earlier you understand that Unity is strength especially for Us Black people the better for you! Say no to xenophobia, tribalism & all the yamayama that divides us!”