Nigerian rapper, Ycee expressed his grievance on Tuesday evening condemning Michael Ugwu ,general manager, Sony Music West Africa.
The angry pop star accused Ugwu of manipulating and cheating artistes saying: “Ever wondered why these execs running digital sharing companies live like they signed all the artistes? Cos they eating everyone’s [money]”.
In another tweet, Ycee questioned Ugwu, “How’s business? Booming? You milked anyone new lately?”
He also threw jabs at Freeme Digital, an online music distribution service, saying:”
Oh and don’t forget @freemedigital. More like slavery digital. No wonder yall always smiling in that office”.
The Jagagban singer also condemned artistes and stakeholders in the music industry who were aware that they are being swindled by the music distribution companies, yet remain silent.
According to the singer, the distribution companies are “raping” artistes.
“Funny how we all know these niggaz ain’t straight and we just keep quiet… meanwhile they raping us in silence,” he wrote.
“Don’t even know how this dream started and you just wanna reap completely of mans hardwork and sweat? God forbid.”
Recall that Ugwu had called Ycee the future of Hip-Hop in Africa after Ycee signed a distribution deal with Sony in 2016
According to Ugwu: “Ycee is the future of Hip Hop in Africa and will be front and centre of SME West Africa’s strategy as we take Africa to the World.”