Ycee, South African rapper, AKA, exchange words over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians


Rapper and songwriter, Ycee, and South African rapper, AKA, have exchanged words over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerian in South Africa.

The exchange took place on Twitter.


Reacting to the attacks, Ycee, had written : “There is this subtle dislike that a lot of them (If not all) feel towards Nigerians and no matter how hard they try to hide it .. it eventually jumps out – like when AKA had a full childish grown man tantrum when they lost to Nigeria in the nations cup.”

Responding, AKA shared a picture of himself draped in a Nigerian flag with the question, “Are you talking about this guy?”

Ycee responded once again, sharing tweets of AKA expressing pain at losing in the quarterfinal of the Africa Nations Cup to Nigeria.

South African artiste, Cassper Nyovest, had joined other Nigerians celebrities like Olamide, Yemi Alade, Adesua Etomi, Funke Akindele in condemning the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.

President of the Nigeria Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, had said that recent attacks began on Sunday morning in Jeppestown area of Johannesburg.

Mr Olubajo said in a statement on Monday that the mob “looted several shops that were around the vicinity suspected to be owned by foreign nationals.”

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has vowed to take measures over the ‘mindless’ attack on Nigerians in South Africa.

In a tweet on Monday, Onyeama assured that ‘definitive measures’ would be taken to prevent future occurrences.