Nigerian rapper, Vector, in a new interview, spoke about his popular beef with MI Abaga.
Though the two rappers have made peace, it seems their fans are even yet to reconcile.
Speaking about his feud with MI, Vector noted that he made money from their diss. He made this statement during a media parley as the rap artiste spoke on his forthcoming project, T.E.S.L.I.M.
“Yes I made money from the beef tracks I did for MI. The records sold. There seems to be a ‘sweetness’ that comes with beef records. So they were streamed a lot. We trended at number 2 in the US, both verses trended at number one on, Genius, the lyrics website. Which means that Nigerians can write what the whole world can read and understand and we will trend. So yes, there was that,” he said.
He further revealed that the alcoholic brand who brokered the peace deal made monetary offers. He said, “Of course, I was paid by the brand. How would that have been? That the brand would come, offer us alcohol and record the reconciliation? No.
“There is still business going on. And that is also one of the highlights that you can share with up and coming rappers. Don’t be stupid to pick a fight over growth. You must know when to stop being hard-headed as a person. A lot of brands had called to make the reconciliation happen but I guess it had to be them.”
Vector stated that his beef with MI exposed some ‘fake friends’.
“You will be amazed by the kind of realizations that you encounter when you speak with the person that you had beef with. You will realize the people that are with you but ‘are not with you.’ I saw it with him and he saw it with me. People that wanted to be relevant in the argument. People that I thought were my guys that would call him. It helped expose people that would not have been exposed if there was no beef. We understood that,” the rapper said.