Popular, award-winning rapper and songwriter, Olamide Adedeji better known simply as Olamide, has come under fire from fans after replying to a fan who asked him for a car to start a bolt business.
Commenting under the YBNL boss’s post, the fan asked the rapper for some money to start his bold business –which is a popular taxi business.
The rapper, ostensibly enraged by the comment asked the fan if he had given him any money to keep for him, concluding by making a remark which netizens perceive to be a jibe at the fan’s mum.
“Money weh you keep for my hand … Ori iya e gbaa lle”
Olamide’s reply has elicited from fans on Twitter, varied reactions. Here are some reactions gathered;
kwame Nkrumah wrote: “Actually “Ori iya e gbale” doesn’t automatically means “your mum’s head…..” if you are used to street slangs you will understand it’s nothing really serious . It’s more of a slang, y’all shouldn’t read unnecessary meaning to this . Ina ati ara”
Wale Adebayo @RealWaleAde wrote;
” I kn you love Olamide. Trust me, | love him too wholeheartedly. But on this one, he’s wrong. | get it, he might not be in the mood, he’s human, but Olamide gat apologize to the young man. A spade is a spade. The dude did nothing wrong asking for help. Badoo, calm down apologize.”
“As yoruba will say person wey get mama for house no go abuse another person mama for outside…i don’t blame him saaa…i blame u all that praise them..celeb my foot..”
Daniel Regha wrote;
“Olamide, ur fan Oluwaseun only requested u assist him in purchasing a car so he can become a taxi driver & hustle for his daily bread; He didn’t impose. U are arguably rich, if u can help him kindly oblige but don’t make a mockery of him cos it takes guts for one to ask for help.”