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Media Personality Motolani Alake Rates AQ, SDC Over Naeto C; Says They Have More Cultural Impact As Netizens React

One of the most controversial conversations in Nigeria’s Hip-Hop circles is the debate over the lyricism and achievements of Naeto C as compared to other rappers currently making waves in the rap scene. Back in the day, when streaming music in Nigeria was not as popular, Naeto C was a strong force to reckon with, and he made a name for himself, becoming one of the top-listed acts of his time.

Media Personality Motolani Alake Rates Aq, Sdc Over Naeto C; Says They Have More Cultural Impact As Netizens React, Yours Truly, News, May 21, 2024

During the latest instalment of the Zero Conditions podcast, Motolani Alake, a respected music journalist and media personality, dropped a bombshell that has sent ripples through the Nigerian hip-hop community. With conviction in his tone, he declared that AQ, the enigmatic rap sensation, has been the foremost figure in Nigerian hip-hop for the last three years. This daring assertion ignited a fiery debate amongst the participants.

Media Personality Motolani Alake Rates Aq, Sdc Over Naeto C; Says They Have More Cultural Impact As Netizens React, Yours Truly, News, May 21, 2024

Motolani Alake firmly stated AQ’s exceptional lyrical skills, claiming they surpass those of the experienced veteran Naeto C. He argued that AQ’s impact on Nigerian hip-hop is even more significant than Naeto C’s and thus deserves a higher ranking on his list of influential artists.

Media Personality Motolani Alake Rates Aq, Sdc Over Naeto C; Says They Have More Cultural Impact As Netizens React, Yours Truly, News, May 21, 2024

Meanwhile, co-hosts Excel Joab and Melody offered their perspective on the subject, emphasizing that AQ’s cultural influence can be likened to the impact of Blaqbonez and the annual cyphers hosted by renowned alcohol brands such as Martell.

Media Personality Motolani Alake Rates Aq, Sdc Over Naeto C; Says They Have More Cultural Impact As Netizens React, Yours Truly, News, May 21, 2024

Nevertheless, this exchange has faced criticism from hip-hop enthusiasts on X, formerly referred to as Twitter.

The conversation generated a lot of reactions from social media users who have also shared light and their points of view.

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