During a recent interview, successful American rap group, Migos were asked what their most awe-inspiring performance was, and they said their performance in Nigeria a couple of weeks ago. One of them (Offset) went on to add this...
Nigerians aren't happy about the end part of that statement. By the way, to my American readers, I am a Nigerian, that lives in Nigeria. I remember one of my readers finding out I was Nigerian and being shocked. He couldn't believe I had a laptop or electricity to to get on the Internet. Anyway, back to the story, I am guessing the Migos member was referring to our accent. Yea, we ain't got the whole sweet sounding American accent, but most Nigerians write just as good or even better English than African Americans. Fact.
Below are Tweets from angry Nigerians going in on Migos for Offset's comment about Nigeria.
Migos u dnt understand English. Nigeria speaks British english!!! Not twat— young mohnice (@mohnicee) April 26, 2017
Migos needs to chill. Like "they English wasn't that goood??? " Negros we speak better English than you do 🙄🙄— Bolanle Olukanni (@bolanleolukanni) April 25, 2017
#Lagostalks I wanna say Migos can't speak English either. Even their lyrics are full of grammatical errors.— .- WIN IPHONE 7 PLUS (@giveawayflavato) April 26, 2017
Who told @Migos dat Nigerians give a damn about trap music,that's some incoherent shit..Y'all couldn't beat an average Naija kid in English.— BrainyHuBB (@BrainyHubb) April 26, 2017
@Migos said this about Nigerians they met when they visited the country "their English wasn't that good" This is coming 4rm trap rappers???— BrainyHuBB (@BrainyHubb) April 26, 2017
So Migos said Nigerians can't speak good english? LWKMD. pic.twitter.com/bpHgmG4NCA— Yemisi Adegoke (@briticoyemo) April 26, 2017
@Trix_K @FiendTino @Migos I'm just seeing the interview as well and I'm so pissed off, we Nigerians speak better English than @migos themselves. like wtf— Ace Media Promotions (@selfmadeuch) April 26, 2017
Migos as much as I am a fan U. y'all shud do sm real fact checking b4 forming an opinion on Nigeria. Cuz Nigerian English Is great sons.— Monsieur .A. Aderemi (@Eldondidi234) April 26, 2017
the way the migos spoke about us like we were cavemen...like oh my God...do we even know what an iPhone is?😒— Dolly (@Dollyy_a) April 26, 2017
The disrespect we Africans get from some African Americans is just too damn much, I just saw #migos trending on Nigeria's Twitter.— Ogedengbe Abdul🇳🇬 (@ibnhassan_97) April 26, 2017