Nigerian producer Samuel Oguachuba, popularly known as Samklef, has reacted to people on Twitter who called him a failed artiste, stating that he put Afrobeats on the global map.
Samklef engaged in an online argument with several of his critics on Twitter, dishing out responses to claims by his critics that he is a failed artiste.
In one of his tweets, he wrote: “All this buharist calling Samklef failed artise don’t even know the meaning of failure. My name is bigger than ur parents and grand parents. Ask google.”
After this, he then went on to list some artists that he produced songs for in the past such as Simi, Ric Hassani, Durella, Jarule, Olamide, Skales, Banky W, Vector the Viper, Cynthia Morgan, DPrince, and Wizkid. “Can’t even count,” Samklef wrote. “I worked hard for this fake a-s industry. So never disrespect me again in ur life.”
I’m one of the reason why afrobeats is international today. I created the sound. Respect me. I still dey alive.
— SAMKLEF (@SAMKLEF) March 6, 2021
This tweet drew mixed reactions in the comment section with some agreeing while some disagreed with the legendary producer.