Industry Beef Drama between Olamide and Don Jazzy : Unforgettable Moment When Olamide ” Flipped the Script ” and When Don Jazzy ” Flipped it Right Back ” at Headies Awards 2015
This year theme for Headies Awards 2015, is ” Flip the Script ” and Olamide gives us unforgettable moment when he ” Flipped the Script ‘‘, while Don Jazzy ” Flipped it Right Back ” .
On January 1st 2016, hundreds of Nigerian and millions of Nigerian all sit in front of their TV screen to watch the biggest and most prestigious music award ” The Headies Awards 2015 ”.
The award night was a memorable night for musicians, producers and video director that was rewarded for their hardworking and creativity within the calendar year, but the surprised proposed by Eva Alordiah‘s boyfriend on stage was first major point before industry beef between YBNL boss Olamide and Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy, where both parties exploded their leadership attribute in public.
The drama started when the Mavin Records wonder kid Reekado Banks was announced the winner of the most anticipated ” Next Rated ” category, where he won the award ahead of his label mate Korede Bello, Kiss Daniel, Cynthia Morgan and Lil Kesh, which made street and fans favorite rapper Olamide started to rant on stage, before maverick producer Don Jazzy call him out on stage when he was presented with ” Special Recognition Award ”.
The drama get interesting when all the YBNL crew escorted Adekunle Gold to received his award in ” Alternative Song ” category and Olamide grab the microphone from Adekunle :
Saying that the Next Rated award should have gone to Lil Kesh as he had back to back hit songs all year round. Olamide stated “Ko ni da fun Iya anybody” (A Yoruba expletive involving the mother of the recipient) and flipped off the whole hall before throwing his drink on stage and storming off with his crew.
When we all thought that the drama has ended, but when Don Jazzy was given a ” Special Recognition ” award for his work in the growth of the industry and in his speech :
he stated that he has never liked awards and the only reason he came for the show was to support his “children”. He also stated that he had told Reekado Banks and Korede Bello (who were both nominated for Next Rated) that he’d buy cars for them.
Don Jazzy ended the night with a bombshell saying :
“Egbon Olamide, if you want the car come and collect it. God bless you”.
He and the Mavin crew then stormed out of the venue.
We thought the drama is over, but Olamide still steaming with #TheHeadies2015 as he went on social media expressed his further anger on Don Jazzy.
**Please note the use of strong language
Quote Credit : Bella Naija