UK radio Beats1 came under fire after tweeting aboutWizkid, asking fans to tune in and listen to his latest song ‘Daddy Yo‘.
In their tweet, the singer was referred to as ‘a rising Nigerian Star’ a line which angered thousands of Wizkid fans.
As a show of solidarity, these fans took to twitter to slam Beats1 for this statement, with many stating clearly that it is infact a major offense to refer to Wizkid as a rising star.
Read their tweets below:
@Beats1 @wizkidayorising what??? pic.twitter.com/SNDUW279By
— SUPERMANÉ™ (@TCharis_DRO) January 12, 2017
@Beats1you referred to @wizkidayoas rising star??????
Nigerians coming for you like…. pic.twitter.com/TTPtTXlxtu
— Eka (@Lionezz__) January 12, 2017
@Beats1 @wizkidayobecause you are verified you think your opinion matters?
Please don’t be unfortunate wizkid is not your mate
— kanyewestafrica (@KANYEWESTAFRICA) January 12, 2017
@Sojiboyyy wizkid is the most popular African artist. N yes he is on the rise but in the USA n Europe not inAfrica
— blackboy?? (@joh_van_nee) January 12, 2017