Nigerian singer, Simi has come underneath blast from followers after she launched her personal model of the trending #FvckYouChallange.
The #FvckYouChallenge was began by Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel and it has seen many different artists like Tiwa Savage, Dremo, Falz and plenty of others bounce on it to launch covers.
Simi who’s the newest star to leap on it got here underneath fireplace for speaking about individuals with tribal marks in her cowl. Simi had used lyrics “sè mo kòlá ní” which accurately could be translated from the Yoruba language as “Do I look silly?
Following the backlash she acquired that the lyrics are offensive, insensitive and derogatory, Simi, has taken to Twitter to apologize for her actions. Taking to Twitter to clear the air, the not too long ago married singer shared a picture on Twitter which learn;
“Guys I needed to carry down my put up cos I used the road “abi o ro bi mo kola ni” (Do you suppose I’ve tribal marks?) – which individuals imply to say “Am I silly”.
It’s an previous Yoruba ‘joke’, however I by no means acknowledged how insensitive it’s. It offended some and I shouldn’t have used it. A lot of unlearning to do. We should always keep in mind to be delicate and emphatic to others,
Additionally I do know the video is in all places already, however it’s a step in the precise course and I apologize to anybody that was/is offended by it. I solely ever imply
Additionally, if you happen to suppose that is additional, it’s a part of the issue. At all times letting BS go is how we construct the improper cultures that develop into arduous to shake off.”
She added in one other tweet,
“I don’t need this to pattern for the improper causes please. Let’s not solely advocate for the issues that straight have an effect on us. Lezzz preserve it transferring. I’ma make many many extra lit covers insha Allah. Na the work wey we dey do ☺️💙”