Nigerian Street music sensation Portable has scolded Afrobeats rave of the moment Seyi Vibez for copying the style of Afrobeats superstar Asake.
Details: On Tuesday, 1st January 2023, Portable went on another of his infamous rant on his Instagram handle where he called out red-hot artist Seyi Vibez for copying Asake’s style.
According to Portable, Seyi Vibez is imitating Asake’s style of music as well as his creative process. The trending artist recently released the music video for his hit single ‘Chance’ which was shot by TG Omori and according to Portable, this was a deliberate attempt to imitate Asake.
In the video, Portable proceeded to admonish Seyi Vibez and other artists to quit singing if they can’t retain originality instead of employing imitation.
Portable’s comments echo some of the sentiments that have been shared by fans across social media who also opine that Seyi Vibez was imitating Asake. The similarities in their sound and fashion have sparked this comparison with some fans going as far as debating on who is better.
Seyi Vibez is enjoying a sensational start to 2023 as he has released a new EP titled ‘Memory Card’. He also teased new music the same day Asake released ‘Yoga’ his first single for 2023.
From all indications, the comparison between the two will not be ending soon.