The Ghanaian dancehall musicians Samini and Stonebwoy have gone from being a mutually admiring godfather-son duo to throwing overt and covert shade at each other.
The talented pair have supported each other in past years, featuring and collaborating on some of each other’s hit songs.
In recent times, however, the relationship between the two notable Ghanaian dancehall artistes has turned sour and they can now best be described as “frenemies”.
Aiming to bite
At the just-ended Asaase Sound Clash, which took place at the Mövenpick Hotel in Accra on Saturday, Stonebwoy labelled his godfather Samini a “sellout”.
This was during his on-stage lyrical battle with his main rival, Shatta Wale. During a performance, Shatta placed a fake call to Samini, who allegedly delivered an unpleasant message to Stonebwoy.
In response, the president of Bhim Nation said: “Oh, e hard oooo. If eno be say because of sellout – sellout wey some father sell out – like eno be im friend be dis one [Shatta Wale] today.
And he repeated: “If eno be sellout some father sell out, anka im friend be dis one?”
The Asaase Sound Clash, which was dubbed the Clash2CrushCOVID, brought Ghana’s two leading dancehall artistes on one stage to display their lyrical prowess as they proved who has the most hit songs.
The event also offered a night of entertainment and reminded young people about the COVID-19 safety protocols and how they can protect themselves against the novel coronavirus.
Andrew Sepah / Asaase News correspondents