Reggae and dancehall artiste Samini has jumped to the defence of Stonebwoy after he angrily used abusive words at Shatta Wale in a live radio interview on Hitz FM on Sunday.
Speaking in an interview on Daybreak Hitz with Andy Dosty, Samini pleaded that the general public pardon Stonebwoy because he was reacting to a situation as sensitive as the death of his mother.
Stonebwoy in an interview on Yaad Settings on Hitz FM with King Lagazee angrily lambasted Shatta Wale and questioned his sincerity.
“You go and say I killed my mother and come back and text me that you want peace, you want to make music?” he fumed.
While there have been mixed reactions to the comments, Samini has said ‘his boy’ spoke out of emotions and should be pardoned.
“…In defense of Stonebwoy, because I am a dad to him in the industry, I say we should cut him some slack because he got angry and emotional about an issue concerning his mum who has passed away…”
Samini said he was happy with the kind of unity the new artistes are showing in the industry.
He, however, noted that same cannot be said about those who have been in the industry for years now.
He said the likes of Kuami Eugene, Kidi and others have done well to co-exist with each other despite doing almost the same genre of music.
“…It’s not so unified up there but for the new ones coming up, I see some serious cohesion between them. I see the likes of Kidi, Kuami Eugene, King Promise and the rest under one roof and the kind of vibe that you see amongst these people who are supposed to be competing is priceless,” he said.
“It’s a lovely thing that they should keep because it’s going to trickle down to the generation that will be looking up to them…,” Samini told Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz.