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2Baba Ace singer puts a stop to beef rumour concerning Mikel Obi

It was alleged that the song 'Only Me' is a diss track directed at the footballer

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2Face at the MTV Awards


Four times MTV Africa Music Awards winner, 2Baba has torn down the rumour mill concerning his so-called beef with Nigeria national team and Chelsea FC football midfielder, John Mikel Obi.

Not long ago, a ‘rivalry’ between the pair had been a very hot pub story, in which the music star’s song “Only Me” became a tool for controversy.

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2Baba during a performance


It was alleged that the song is a diss track directed at the footballer.

2Baba, as he is now known has now cleared the air concerning the rumour.

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In an interview on sports radio 88.9 Brilla FM, he had this to say,”I met John Obi Mikel for the first time at the MOBO awards two years before I released the song ‘Only me’, I won an award on the night, Mikel congratulated me and alongside P Square, D’Banj and Don Jazzy we all went to hang out together”.

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Chelsea FC midfielder, John Mikel Obi

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He also said, “At the time I did the song, Mikel had issues with his inability to show up for certain Super Eagles games, then some very good rumour monger picked a line from my song as regards patriotism towards representing the National football team and ran with the story of a rift between us, I spoke with Mikel on the phone and we had a good laugh about it”.

2Baba described Mikel as a cool and quiet person, with a personality easily misconstrued for arrogance.

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