NIGERIA “It’s About Doing The Right Thing” – Danny Young Speaks on Duel with Tiwa Savage

“It’s About Doing The Right Thing” – Speaks on Duel with

“Lower” crooner,  has finally opened up on his reasons for getting YouTube to take down ‘s song, “One”.

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In an interview with TheNet, the singer who has been around for a while now said that it was nothing personal and that he was only particular about her doing the right thing, even as he claimed that he only went public when her lawyers refused to respond to letters from his lawyers.

In his words: “This is not a social media battle, it is just about doing the right thing. When I heard her song last year, my lawyers reached out to her lawyers but they ignored us. They thought it was just one small boy talking.”

The song in question titled “One” apparently lifted lines from s song and while some fans argued that the line itself was a Yoruba proverb, it still wasn’t enough defense for streaming platform, YouTube as they went ahead to take down the song.

Speaking on that, Danny Young said: “It is not about the song being from a proverb, the media got it all wrong by saying it was Sunny Ade who sang it first, but the truth is Sunny Ade only used a few lines from the proverb while Tiwa’s verse was a replica of mine, as well as the extra rhythm and lyrics that I added.”

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It will be interesting to hear what  has to say about this but you can be sure that when she does speak, you’ll hear it from us first.


James Ogunjimi is a writer, music enthusiast, and public relations professional.He is the author of the novel, "A Wall Is Just A Wall" (Bahati Books, UK, 2018).As a PR professional, he's created content for brands like The Basement Gig, Premier Bet, Filmhouse Cinemas, Entefrica, Oxfam, Skyy Vodka, Aiteo, Aramide, etc.He lives for words and enjoys challenges. When he's not writing, he can often be found reading, dissing Chelsea and Arsenal as a loyal Manchester United fan, or pissing people off with unpopular opinions about politics.

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