Eedris Abdulkareem has been in the news in the past few days over his controversial commentaries about other Nigerian celebrities.


In a recent interview on the Honest Bunch podcast, the ace rapper touched on several topics including his altercation with 50 Cent, the US singer, in 2004.

The ‘Jaga Jaga’ hitmaker argued that his action two decades ago represented a “fight against unfair treatment of Nigerian artistes”.

Eedris claimed artistes like Davido, Burna Boy, and Wizkid are benefiting from the “sacrifice he made”. He said although he is not getting the recognition he deserves, “the most important thing is I have done what God asked me to do”.


He also engaged in a war of words with Burna Boy and claimed that Charly Boy “lacked integrity”.

From allegations to clarification, TheCable Lifestyle examines celebrities called out by Eedris in his interview with the Honest Bunch podcast:

  • Burna Boy, Wizkid, and Davido 

“It was a beautiful sacrifice that gave birth to Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, and everybody. The same business class, now they are flying their own private jet now,” he said while addressing the 50 Cent incident.


“Because if you do not fight for your industry, nobody will fight for you. Unfortunately, most of them do not appreciate it. I do not give a damn. The most important thing is I have done what God asked me to do. I have opened the road for them. It is their responsibility to appreciate it.”

  • Burna Boy

He also gave his opinion on Burna Boy’s controversial statement in 2020, wherein the self-proclaimed African Giant argued that nobody in Nigeria paved the way for him.

“You hear someone like Burna Boy say nobody helped him in Nigeria. That is a stupid talk,” he said.

“It is is pride. Would you have been a star without some people starting the revolution? You would not have been where you are if we did not make this industry what it is. If we did not fight for it.”

  • 2Baba

“Most of the things wey Tuface be today, na Blackface make am happen. That is the way forward and I will appreciate that. So we all make mistakes. We are still talking about greed. We regret our mistakes. Now we want to come back and do some classics,” he said in pidgin English.

  • Charly Boy

“Charly boy is not any person of integrity, especially when it comes to money. He sold me out,” he said.

“You collected N70 million from Nigerian breweries to blackmail me, you also collected the evidence of the attack by 50 Cent and G-Unit from DJ Tee who recorded everything that happened in the plane on that faithful day.

“Everybody knows Charly Boy that he is a cash-and-carry human being. That is his lifestyle. I did not know that was going to happen. I felt like this was my leader. And this music industry needs change. Why do you treat Nigerian artistes like shit when you knew that we are the ones selling your products with our music.”

  • Seyi Law

Eedris alleged that he was at an event where Seyi Law revealed that people had been cursing him for supporting President Bola Tinubu.

The rapper claimed that when he asked the comedian how he was coping with the current economic hardship, Law replied that “I messed up”.

“I was like Seyi how do you cope now, he was like my brother I messed up. And no be sey him collect anything. He said he made the biggest mistake,” Eedris said in pidgin English.

“I said why you no make mistake. You no know person you go dey stand for am. No be person wey you know you go stand for?”

  • Peter and Paul Okoye of Psquare

“For the plane saga, it was the second day. A day before that time, we were at TBS at the backstage and when 50 Cent and his crew came backstage, they chased and flogged every Nigerian artistes out of the backstage including Psquare,” he said.

“I just dey boil for where I dey. I was waiting for them to come and chase me. So, they finally came. When they came they asked me to leave that 50 Cent was coming. I said, ‘So what? Please, get the f**k out of my face’.

“They went to report me to one of the organisers and he told them to leave me alone. Na there the wahala for start, so they escaped that night.”

  • Tony Tetuila

“Mr Keke now called me and Eddie, he said you guys should go to Ilorin and perform. When you get to Ilorin and come back,  you have an appointment at Elizade plaza,” he said on how Tetuila joined The Remedies, the now-defunct band.

“So we went to Ilorin, that was where we met Tony Tetuila. That was how Tony joined us. So Tony joined us because we wanted to record more songs.

“And his mum get money and him wan sing desperately by all means. So we said okay come now, let us do this. That was how we became three.”

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