TACHA CLARIFIES REMARKS ON BLAQBONEZ, ODUMODUBLVCK, EMPHASIZES LACK OF MALICE
Written by Oyebamiji Idowu on November 16, 2023
Big Brother Naija star and media personality Natacha Akide, popularly known as Tacha, has addressed the controversy surrounding her recent comments about rappers Blaqbonez and Odumodublvck. In a video message shared on her social media platforms, Tacha explained that her use of the term “upcoming artistes” was not intended to be disparaging.
Tacha acknowledged the backlash she received for her remarks, stating, “An episode from the Big Friday Show has gone viral and there’s no amount of insult I’ve not gotten.” She then proceeded to clarify her stance, emphasizing that she referred to Blaqbonez and Odumodublvck as upcoming artistes solely in the context of their relatively new entry into the music industry compared to her own experience as a seasoned entertainer.
Tacha expressed her respect for both Blaqbonez and Odumodublvck, recognizing their talent and contributions to the Nigerian music scene. She further clarified that her use of the term “upcoming” was not indicative of their worth or potential but rather a reflection of their position within the industry’s established hierarchy.
The Big Brother Naija star urged fans to avoid misinterpreting her words and to refrain from spreading negativity. She emphasized her appreciation for constructive criticism but expressed disappointment at the harsh reactions she received.
In conclusion, Tacha reiterated her admiration for Blaqbonez and Odumodublvck, stressing that her comments were not intended to be offensive. She called for a more understanding and supportive environment within the Nigerian entertainment industry.