Nigerian singer Lawal Opeyemi Raimi, aka Lyta, has been dragged on Twitter after he dropped the video of his new song “Hold Me Down.”
The 22 year old recently signed to Marlian Music, the imprint of Singer Naira Marley, under which he dropped the single which has now caused an uproar on social media.
Fans are dragging Lyta for plagiarizing Thailand’s boy band GOT7 “Just Right” for his “Hold Me Down” video which is already number 19 on YouTube and also earned 120,000 dislikes after dropping on Friday August 14th 2020.
Writing about the song, he said ‘This video was inspired by Kpop Korean boy band GOT7 and BTS.”
Check on what’s happening on Twitter streets.
So Lyta just did CTRL C + CTRL V on someone’s hardwork??
O wrong nauu! 😒
— NWANERIAKU 1 NA AWKA-ETITTI 😊 (@Dasucre) August 15, 2020
I think lyta just set a new record of Africa artiste with the most dislikes on a video 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/FazlDCuqGg
— #PAMI (@Wet_Wizkid) August 15, 2020
— Kpop Chingu (@KpopChingu__) August 15, 2020
Lyta is getting called out in Thailand for plagiarism. 👇🏼👇🏼 with a hashtag to go #ApologizeLyta . The video director is responsible for this but Lyta is the bigger picture here apparently pic.twitter.com/rgqxeL5rGi
— DemoLa (@Demo__UK) August 15, 2020
No excuse for plagiarism!
Please send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org and report Lyta’s ‘Hold Me Down’ mv for plagiarism.
✔️Include the music video link in your email
✔️Report the MV
❌Leaving comments in the MV
— GOT7.with.Phoenix (@GOT7wPhoenix) August 15, 2020