See Top Reactions To Samklef’s Claim That He Created Afrobeats

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By Ralph Okobz March 7, 2021 | 4:34 pm

Veteran music producer turned blogger, Samklef has made a bold claim regarding being the creator of the Afrobeats sound.

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Samklef took to his social page in the early hours of the 7th of March 2021 to lay claim to being the creator of Afrobeats and also stating he is one of the reasons the music genre has gone international. The music producer declared that he should be respected while he's alive. He tweeted;

“I’m one of the reason why afrobeats is international today. I created the sound. Respect me. I still dey alive.”

I’m one of the reason why afrobeats is international today. I created the sound. Respect me. I still dey alive.

— SAMKLEF (@SAMKLEF) March 6, 2021

Samklef’s post has caused a stir on Twitter and different users of the app shared their opinion regarding his claim. Below are some of the reactions;

God bless you... Hope you're happy now. One day you will tell us that you made WizKid

— chuzzy Patrick (@lordchuzzy) March 7, 2021

But wait which song did you produced that went international.... Stop being entitled!
Don Jazzy started it and earned the accolade, and he didn't do that until "Oliver twist"... We all know that you tried in producing wizkid cos that's where you're coming from but wizkid - - - -

— SunnyJoe (@SunnyJoe00) March 7, 2021

Self glorification yi o neccestri samu elenu gbon gbon

— Мσмѕу тιωα (@Mide_AyaOba) March 7, 2021

Respect is earned not forced. In the industry, consistency is key bt u not consistent enough, u ve done ur bit but u didn't create the sound neither did you originate it u merely contributed. Bro go back to the studio and keep working.

— sunny george (@sunnyelnero) March 7, 2021

All una talk no fit change the fact say na baba make all those mad jam for wizkid....I celebrate you sir. later now Godforbid sha if he die all this hypocrites go they shout legend up and down.......call am legend now!

— vizykartel (@vizy_wave) March 7, 2021

All una talk no fit change the fact say na baba make all those mad jam for wizkid....I celebrate you sir. later now Godforbid sha if he die all this hypocrites go they shout legend up and down.......call am legend now!

— vizykartel (@vizy_wave) March 7, 2021

How some of una take finish sch when simple post u can't comprehend? He said, "one of the reason" and that is true listen to this man @SAMKLEF Noni back then. They'll never gv him de accolades he deserves until he's death. Folks

— Òlòtùrè (@Ulaka007) March 7, 2021

See more reactions to Samklef’s Claim that he is the creator of Afrobeats;

At least, he deserve a little accolade too, but nah they won't respek him until he's gone... Then wait for stupid tributew

— Abaluxjoe (@BabyEniafe) March 7, 2021

Ogbeni before you were born @felakuti took Afrobeat to the Western world. @femikutimusic did before you enter Primary school. You guys leverage on their successes.

— K. Abiodun (@ABIE4REAL) March 7, 2021

No Dey feel yourself for Wetin you no do. Wetin them Wizkid go come talk.

— Abu Yusuf (@invchilling) March 7, 2021

Kindly tell us your opinion regarding Samklef’s claim.

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