Nigeria: Burna Boy Speaks On Trending Issue of Yahoo Boys

Burna Boy.

For some weeks now, the social media sphere has been rife with the debate of whether cybercrime popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo is an actual crime.

The debate was sparked after Nigerian songstress, Simi asked Yahoo boys to stop listening to the music of Nigerian artistes as they do not need their support.

Following Simi's tweets, several Nigerians, as well as celebrities, began to react. Further debate was sparked when singer, Naira Marley shared his thoughts and said if the people know what slavery is about then they won't think that Yahoo Yahoo is a crime.

Marley's stance sparked further conversation as several more divided opinions were shared. While celebrities like Tunde Ednut and Ruggedman were quick to slam him for the statement, stars like Davido and Zlatan Ibile seemingly endorsed what he had to say.

Now, the latest celebrity to join in on the debate is music rave of the moment, Burna Boy. In his own reaction, the "Dangote" crooner stated that the youths need to get their priorities straight.

Burna Boy went on to add that Nigeria has so many problems than giving support to internet fraudsters. According to Burna Boy, he would like to see Nigeria positioned at the same level of top nations in the world but this cannot be achieved if we don't channel our energy right.

Taking to Instagram to express himself, Burna Boy wrote,

"Nigeria my country. Please. Let us get our priorities straight. I want my children and grandchildren to see Nigeria the way We see the Western World. We die Everyday at the hands of Police. We are robbed of our rights as human beings daily, our recycled Leaders don't give a Fuck about us. We have real issues that we need to channel our Energy to. I'm begging you! Please! Let us save ourselves. I don't even like the Internet because it makes me feel a lot of hopelessness for my people. We are Kings and queens, originators and creators, gods on earth! Let's Stop bullshitting here please!!!"

It would be recalled that Burna Boy recently delivered an electrifying performance at the just concluded 2019 Coachella music festival.

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