A controversial video that exposes RudeBoy, one half of the now-defunct successful Nigerian Pop Music group P-Square, lambasting Ghanaian musicians for their relatively low IQ has set tongues wagging from Ghanaian music circles almost two months after it was recorded.The Nigerian star did not hold back his assessments of Ghanaian music stars at all. The multi-talented singer downplayed the popularity and relevance of the Zylofon Music signees who have won several local and international awards.
In Ghana, reggae/dancehall rivals Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale are considered musical immortals with their massive fanbase, but according to Rudeboy, they have zero relevance where he comes from.
The Nigerian superstar reserved special praise for Sarkodie and called him the best Ghanaian artiste but said that all the others were experiencing irrelevance outside Ghana because Ghanaian artistes and music often follow a trend and stagnates with it while Nigerian music creates a trend, recycles the best from other industries and continues to add value to newer innovations.
He made these comments while speaking in an interview with WGHC Radio in Chicago, USA, the musician admitted that most beats and trends come from Ghana but Nigerians always have a way of picking those trends and making them big.
“Nigerians we’re too sharp…most of the sounds you’re talking about they come from you guys [Ghanaians]… if you’re not sharp enough, Naija we’re sharper,” he said.