Efya, a popular Ghanaian singer, has addressed claims that she and R2bees hang out with Wizkid whenever he’s in Ghana but don’t join him for his international performances.
The issue was brought up by Bullgod, an artist manager, who was puzzled by their absence during Wizkid’s recent show at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium despite their close relationship.
Bullgod, who runs Bullhaus Entertainment, couldn’t comprehend why the Ghanaian artists weren’t on stage with Wizkid at international events.
In response, Efya clarified on Twitter that musicians’ schedules are complex and that various factors, such as conflicting schedules, prior commitments, and logistical constraints, can make it difficult to join Wizkid for every international performance.
She emphasized that these challenges do not diminish her dedication and that she has performed on numerous international stages previously.
“When it comes to performing on big stages, there are various factors involved that people may not be aware of. Scheduling conflicts, prior commitments, and logistical constraints sometimes make it challenging to accompany Wizkid on every single performance. It doesn’t diminish my dedication or the fact that I have also played on countless international stages,” she tweeted.
“As an artist, I have a multifaceted career that encompasses my own music, projects, and obligations. While I value my friendship and artistic connection with Wizkid, I also have my own aspirations and commitments in the music industry. It is essential to strike a balance and prioritize professional growth and individual endeavors.”
“It is disheartening to be ridiculed based on misunderstandings and assumptions. I hope this thread provides clarity and sheds light on the intricacies of the music industry. Let us focus on celebrating each other’s achievements rather than perpetuating unnecessary controversies,”she stated.
First and foremost, it is important to clarify that I have the utmost respect for Wizkid and his incredible talent. We share a mutual admiration for each other's work, which has led to our friendship and collaboration. However, it is crucial to understand that being an artist…
— EFYA (@EFYA_Nokturnal) July 31, 2023