“Carterefe is not ripping me; I didn’t want my name to be on the song” – Young Duu denies being scammed, shares full story

In a video gaining popularity on social media, Nigerian singer Young Duu revealed that he was neither scammed nor ripped off by Carterefe regarding a recently released song titled “Oyinmo.”

Previously, there were allegations that Carterefe had scammed Young Duu as his name was not featured in the new song.

“Carterefe is not ripping me; I didn’t want my name to be on the song” – Young Duu denies being scammed, shares full story

However, shortly after, Young Duu made a statement to dismiss claims of being scammed or ripped off.

According to Young Duu, he had an agreement with Carterefe and a group of people to produce the song without featuring his name in it, for whatever reason, for his own gain.

Carterefe ripping song Young Duu
Nigerian singer, Young Duu.

In his statement, he said, “I was there, and I didn’t want my name there. My voice is my money, do you understand? Nobody is ripping me off.”

“My voice is my money, and I said it should be that way. That’s how it’s going to be. I want to see money; I came to Lagos to make money.”

His statement, however, generated reactions online, with many individuals taking to the comments section of ... to share their thoughts.

See some reactions below: 

@Jbrandy_YBNL: “Dem don Dey sweet talk my guy. He go soon get sense.”

@DRDammy4: “Haaaa, he did not know how the music business works, your name and voice na e bi your money oooo.”

@_Harbaylicon: “Ohhh he has come out to shed light to what we seem not to understand, interesting.”

@mr_tobby01: “I hope he sha no go come back, and say another thing, coz Carterefe rate na 90/10% oo.”

@Snoopy_Bender: “This is a fat lie, very soon we’ll get to last bus stop. We still Dey road.”

@IamBlaccode: “Omohhh I think this boy wise before… But i Don see say poverty do finish am pátápátá. He didn’t know the music business and how royalty works. Everything. He has sold his craft for cheap money. I guess Carter Don bamboozle the idiat with small money. Damn.”

@Snoopy_Bender: “Shey we no deaf or blind? Na here all of us go still know the real truth. How on earth will you sing a song and ask not to put your name on it? Arbi you be ghost singer?”

@WHALESZZO1: “Carter Efe no fit rip this guy, it’s just funny the way we all think. Someone also helped Cater Efe up to this level now so why would he do that?”