On May 29, 2023, Zino and Seyi Vibez engaged in a social media exchange that led to subtle shades being thrown at each other. Their posts sparked curiosity among netizens who wondered what might have happened privately. It was later revealed that the two singers were friends in the past, as seen in a throwback video that surfaced on social media. Zinoleesky’s fans are even more excited about his upcoming song teaser. Although there’s no official release date yet, music enthusiasts can’t wait to hear what the Marlian Records signee has in store.
Oniyide Azeez, known by his stage name Zinoleesky, has quickly risen to fame in Nigeria’s Afrobeats genre. He burst onto the music scene in 2019 with his first single, “Who Knows,” featuring Lil Frosh. Since then, Zino has released many other hit songs like “Caro” and “Kilofeshe.” Similarly, Idanganie Damilare, who goes by Seyi Vibez, also makes a name for himself in the Nigerian music industry. His breakout single “God Sent” in 2020 helped launch his career and earned him a spot on the list of up-and-coming artists to watch in 2021 and beyond.
The reason for the conflict between Zinoleesky and Seyi Vibez is still unclear. However, this issue won’t hinder Zinoleesky’s ability to produce quality music. As for Seyi Vibez, he has been releasing successful tracks despite the rumored beef, including his latest hit, “Hat-Trick.”
Zinoleesky and Seyi Vibez join the list of Nigerian artists with disagreements or conflicts in the music industry. The reasons for these misunderstandings are unclear, but they do not necessarily harm the artists’ professional careers. Sometimes, they even emphasize their creativity and display their unique artistic personalities. Nigerian fans eagerly anticipate the release of Zinoleesky’s highly anticipated new song, which has received positive reactions from many fans after its snippet was released.
In the rapidly growing Nigerian music industry, artists strive to create music that leaves a lasting impression on their listeners through individual efforts or collaboration. However, it’s uncertain if Zinoleesky and Seyi Vibez can put their differences aside and work together on a song as the Nigerian music scene continues to evolve. Time will reveal whether the two musicians will continue to feud, reconcile their differences, and produce fantastic music.