Gyakie, an Afrobeats singer, has responded to a video circulating on social media in which she failed to hug young Kumerican rapper Yaw Tog.
The “Forever” hitmaker was seen hugging rapper Kofi Jamar in the Greenroom at the recently concluded 2021 All Africa Music (AFRIMA) Awards in Nigeria, according to a viral video on social media spotted by Myjoyonline.com.
However, in the video, Gyakie did not make the same gesture to Yaw Tog, who was seated next to Kofi Lamar.
This incident has sparked speculation on Twitter that Yaw Tog was snubbed by Gyakie, prompting many to wonder if the two have a beef.
But, in the midst of this uproar, Gyakie hinted at a possible misunderstanding of the video being circulated in a tweet on Wednesday morning.
Using an image of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, captured in a misunderstanding, she told harsh critics: “Half information and wrong understanding can be very poisonous.”
Meanwhile, rapper Kofi Jamar has clarified the situation. In a tweet, he stated that Yaw Tog was the first to be hugged by Gyakie and was not snubbed as previously suggested, bolstering Gyakie’s “misunderstanding” comment.
He claimed that the only reason it was not captured was because his management had entered a few seconds after Jackie.
He insists that there is no commotion between the two performers in question. As a result, he urged everyone to refrain from “spreading the false narrative” and instead “push what needs the right attention.”
He concluded by saying that the Ghanaian artists who were nominated for and present at the 2021 AFRIMA Awards had a good time and that “it’s all love here at this side.”
Gyakie, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Yaw Tog, Kidi, and DJ Sly were among the Ghanaian artists nominated for the 2021 AFRIMA Awards.
Gyakie was nominated for three awards, including ‘Best Female Artiste in Western Africa,’ ‘Best African Collaboration,’ and ‘Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R n B Soul.’