How Iyanya’s Exclusion from the Afrobeat Legends Showed Ubi Franklin’s Lack of Respect for His Former Partner
The recent exclusion of Iyanya from the Afrobeat Legends show in Lagos, Nigeria, has raised questions about the level of respect Ubi Franklin, Iyanya‘s former business partner, has for his former partner. The show, which was organized by Franklin’s Made Men Music Group, was meant to celebrate the legacy of Afrobeat music and its pioneers. However, Iyanya, who is one of the most successful Afrobeat artists of the modern era, was not invited to perform.
This exclusion has been seen by many as a sign of disrespect from Franklin towards Iyanya. The two had been business partners for several years, and Iyanya had been instrumental in the success of Franklin’s Made Men Music Group. Despite this, Franklin chose to exclude Iyanya from the show, which has been seen as a sign of disrespect.
The exclusion of Iyanya from the Afrobeat Legends show has also raised questions about the level of respect Franklin has for the Afrobeat genre. Iyanya is one of the most successful Afrobeat artists of the modern era, and his exclusion from the show has been seen as a sign that Franklin does not value the genre or its pioneers.
The exclusion of Iyanya from the Afrobeat Legends show has been seen by many as a sign of Franklin’s lack of respect for his former partner and for the Afrobeat genre. This has raised questions about Franklin’s commitment to the genre and its pioneers, and has led to criticism of his decision to exclude Iyanya from the show.
He made the argument when a Twitter user mocked him with a belittling remark about what Triple MG boss, Ubi Frabklin said.
The music excutive gave a shoutout to Burna Boy, Davido and Wizkid for how they are promoting Afrobeats globally and he mentioned Iyanya too.
The tweep @ManLikeIcey felt it was a joke for Ubi to call Iyanya’s name alongside the leading trio who are international stars.
He wrote; “Ubi Franklin gave shout out to Davido, Wizkid, Rema and Burna Boy for what they’re doing to Afrobeats internationally and he mentioned Iyanya too.”
In reaction, the ‘Kukere’ crooner blaste him and noted that only someone who is brainless will undermine his relevance.
He wrote; “And who are you again? Only a brainless person will try to undermine my contribution to this game till date. You definitely are clueless.”
Iyanya, a well-known singer-songwriter, has asserted that his impact on the evolution of Afrobeats is just as significant as that of Wizkid and other artists. He made this argument in response to a Twitter user who ridiculed him for being mentioned alongside global stars Burna Boy, Davido, and Wizkid in a shoutout given by Triple MG boss Ubi Franklin. The user, @ManLikeIcey, considered it a joke for Iyanya to be mentioned alongside the leading trio. However, Iyanya dismissed the tweep’s belittling remark, stating that only someone who lacks intelligence would undermine his contribution to the music industry thus far.