Netzines slams Grammys, Wizkid & Burna Boy for selling out ‘Afrobeat’
Nigerians have criticized the Grammys for labeling Afrobeats a blend of West African and Black American music.
The Recording Academy wrote on its website that Afrobeats is a blend of West African and Black American music. They shared other subgenres they knew would interest readers.
Nigerians were quick to mock their categorisation. Many say Americans steal Afrobeats.
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Teddy released a video of Burna Boy attempting to identify the roots of Afrobeats after winning his first Grammy. Other Twitter users criticized Wizkid, Davido for being overly desperate for a Grammy and causing this mess.
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