During his award acceptance speech at the 16th Headies Award, Nigerian singer Rema, also known as Divine Ikubor, took a dig at Burnaboy and others who have criticized the genre of Afrobeats.
Rema’s powerful speech left many in awe as he was awarded African artiste of the year, beating out notable contenders such as Burna Boy, Marwa Loud, Black Sherif, and Diamond Platnumz.
Asserting that despite attempts to create alternative genres, all artists will eventually reconvene at the Afrobeats Award.
He further concluded that he is not at the 16th Headies Award because of the award given to him rather he is at the award to show his support to the community of Afrobeat.
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