Bounty Killer Criticises Afrobeats and Burna Boy’s “Ye” for Lack of Depth

Famed dancehall veteran Bounty Killer recently commented on Afrobeat lyrics, citing Burna Boy’s hit single “Ye” as an example. In an interview, Rodney Basil-Pryce, also known as Bounty Killer, claimed that Afrobeat songs generally do not have meaningful lyrics.

A video has gone viral on Twitter in which the Jamaican singer explains how Afrobeat artists like Burna Boy prioritize melody over lyrics. By referencing Burna Boy’s platinum-certified track “Ye,” he concludes that all his Afrobeats songs suffer from a lack of depth in their lyrics.

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Bounty Killer, 50 rose to prominence in the 90s and is considered one of the most influential dancehall lyricists of all time.he is known for his Aggressive and often controversial lyricstouches on themes such as violence, poverty and social injustice.

His most popular songs include “Down in the Ghetto,” “Poor People’s Governor,”SaferaHe has collaborated with many other famous artists in the reggae and dancehall genres such as Beenie Man, Elephant Man and Mavado.

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