Blackface (source: Instagram)
Blackface (source: InstBlackface (source: Instagram)agram)

Some Nigerians have applauded singer, Blackface who recently released his own version of 2face’s hit single ‘African queen’.

Concise News earlier reported that Blackface, who was a former member of a defunct music group, Plantashun Boyz released the single, fifteen years after 2face did.

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Blackface had announced that he was the originator of the song, saying “Just to clear the air again …I gave the initial singer the right to sing the song but I never got credited as a writer by the label that released it nor any acknowledgement from the singer while the song did so many numbers and won many awards since 2003/4 till date.”

Since the release on September 9, some fans have left their reviews.

Below are some comments gathered on YouTube

@Akinkunmi Adebisi “Truly you own it, i never doubt it…I can feel the originality. #riseandshine.”
@columbus colum “Wow keep releasing songs, don’t give up again, all this guys making billions they are not more than you”
@Alero fregene “I am more a Faze fan. But this version got me emotional.. sounds original.. Dear Blackface, I hope u find peace wherever you are..”
@Adie “I was so hesitant to listen to this but i actually LOVE it. Its so well made i cant say its better than 2face version but i think i give both 100% Love it”
@Stephen Joseph “May our enemy don’t use our sweat to shine in jesus name Amen.this is the oreginal copy.”
@Mr niceman “I sincerely have no doubt black face is the original owner of this Africa Queen 😍 πŸ’™β€οΈ song track πŸ‘Œ. More grace to excel blackie”