Eedris Abdulkareem has said that his fight with American rapper, 50 cent earned Nigerian musicians respect throughout the nation.
Review 13 years back, Eedris Abdulkareem endeavored to sit in a seat reserved for 50 Cent, however was kept from doing as such.
The American rapper was billed to headline the annual Star Mega Jam when a mild drama ensued aboard an ADC airline from Lagos to Port Harcourt.
50 Cent solicited him to get out from his seat, Eedris rejected and disclosed to him that Nigeria was his nation and that he has the privilege to sit anywhere.
Presently, talking in a meeting with LIB, the “JAGAJAGA” who guaranteed he was dissenting to the treatment given to remote and neighborhood acts amid the melodic visit, said the meat was the unrest that got each artiste regarded in the Nigerian business and outside the nation.
In his words;
When I was on the plane with 50, and he asked me to get the hell out of his seat. I said no, this is Nigeria, this is my country.
‘He can’t come here and tell me shit, that isn’t gonna happen. That was the revolution that got every artistes respected in the Nigerian industry and it took them all over the country.’
‘That was the defending moment for the Nigerian artistes, I can remember at the back stage, Psquare was sent away, a couple of people were also sent a way and I wasn’t happy about it.’
‘But moving forward, I’m happy for the Nigerian Industry and am happy with everything that’s happening today.’
3 years later, in 2007, the pair squashed off their beef when 50 Cent came to Nigeria to perform at media launch of the KORA Awards in Abuja, Eedris publicly apologised to him on stage.