Popular Nigeria Disc Jockey, Imohiosen Patrick popularly known as DJ Neptune has issued out a statement following singer, Rema’s accusation in him.
Rema had accused him of violating music codes by releasing the song they collaborated on without his consent.
In a series of tweets, he claimed that he wasn’t notified before the song was released and haven’t spoken to him in a while.
He stated that he had warned the DJ against dropping the song but he went ahead with it.
“With all due respect chief! Dropped my old record without due process?!! I’m not happy at all. @deejayneptune
Don’t violate the codes. can’t drop my song without my notice, can’t even remember the last time we spoke big bro, I pleaded with my managers behind the scenes when y’all tagged me before it dropped, y’all still went ahead! C’mon nau!”.
“This GAME has slapped me too many times on the cheek, I dey quiet because I get people interest to protect and a family to feed. Abeg I sabi mind my business but make nobody vex me o”.
“This GAME! Don’t ride on my humility, there are some things I can’t be talked out of and number 1 is my ART, if you’re not ok with it then if it’s war it’s WAR.
Don j go vex for me, Baba forgive me but this no join at all.
Lastly, TAKE MY SHIT DOWN! I’m finna make new enemies after this, but God big pass INDUSTRY”.
Taking to his Instagram page, Neptune cleared the air about the clash.
He affirmed that he has a respectful brand which he has built for years and wouldn’t allow it tarnish.
He stated that he had followed due procedures ajd had reached out to his management team through mails to seek their consent.
Sharing screenshots of mails between his team and that of Rema’s, he asserted that it was clearly a case of miscommunication between Rema and his management since he had informed them about the album release and had seeked their consent.
He revealed how he reached out to Rema’s team to explain himself and noted how he couldn’t flag it down as it would mean flagging down the entire album.
He spoke to his team and they understood that the information was not properly circulated by his manager.
He added that he was not upset with the singer as he understood him.