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Scandals are common occurrences in the entertainment industry and Nigeria is not
different. This year, there were a lot of scandals recorded, many of which made headlines for weeks.
Here is a list of the top scandals in the
entertainment industry in 2016.
Don Jazzy Versus Olamide At The Headies
Scandals kicked off on the very first day of
the year. At the 2015 Headies, which actually
took place on the 1st of January, 2016, there
was a lot of drama that led to two power
houses in the Nigeria music scene going head
The brouhaha started when Mavin artiste,
Reekado Banks won the coveted Next Rated
Artiste Category. This obviously didn’t go
down well with Olamide whose YBNL artiste,
Lil Kesh appeared a bigger favourite in the
run up to the show to win the award.
Olamide used his time on stage to throw
shade at the event organisers for not giving
Lil Kesh the award. He said this while using
profanities as he listed all the hit songs Lil
Kesh had produced that year alone. Not long
after, Don Jazzy used his own opportunity on stage to get back at Olamide.
He said, “Egbon Olamide, if you want the car,
come and collect it.” Their war of words
continued online where Olamide used Twitter
to threaten Don Jazzy.
Days later, the whole fight was squashed, or
at least made to look like it was. Billionaire,
Aliko Dangote called up the two music titans
and settled the rift. The two were seen taking