February 26, 2024
Mikel Obi Addresses Alleged Longtime Rift With 2Baba Idibia
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  • Former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has, at last, addressed the alleged longtime rift with musician Innocent Idibia, aka 2Baba
  • It was asserted that 2Baba’s 2010 hit song “Only Me” was a response to the former Chelsea player after he allegedly snubbed him at a London club in 2006
  • After many years that have gone by, Mikel finally spoke on the issue after a concerned fan demanded to know the nitty-gritty of what ensued 

Former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has addressed his alleged longtime conflict with Afropop icon 2baba.

The veteran singer released a hit song in 2010 dubbed Only Me after it went viral that in 2006 the former Chelsea star had ignored him in a London club.

Mikel Obi Addresses Alleged Longtime Rift With 2Baba Idibia
Mikel Obi opens up on alleged 2006 rift with 2baba Credit: @mikel_john_obi, @2babaididbia
Source: Instagram

According to the sources, 2baba wrote the song in retaliation for Obi’s rudeness. A few years after the rumour first surfaced, 2Baba refuted it in an interview with Brila FM in 2016.

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He stated that the song was never a diss tune or about Mikel and that such an incident never occurred.

Mikel never directly addressed the rumours until recently, when a curious fan asked him about it.

The professional footballer went on to say that he never snubbed 2Baba at a London club. He said he was a huge fan of the singer and would never have done such a thing.

The Chelsea star shared a video of him relaxing at home and listening to the Late South African legend Brenda Fassie’s song.

In his caption, he wrote:

“When the music hits hard and you can’t get enough, Have a goodSunday,y my people.”

Reacting to the video, an Instagram user identified as xfranky22 asked the ex-football star about the old viral reports, saying:

“Did you truly snub 2face at a club in London back in 2006?”

Mikel debunked the rumour, saying:

“No, I never did. Am a big fan of his. So I wouldn’t do such a thing. Have a lovely day.”

See the conversation below

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Mikel Obi Addresses Alleged Longtime Rift With 2Baba Idibia
Mikel Obi relies fan on the relationship he has with 2Baba Credit: @mikel_john_obi
Source: Instagram

See the video Mikel Obi shared

Mikel Obi’s video sparks reactions

Fans hailed the veteran footballer for speaking up while they celebrated his long-standing impact on the Nigerian football scene.

See their comments below:

Meconofficial:

“This your reply will clarify many doubts back home in Nigeria, a lot of people have been calling you names because of this unclear issue Thanks for clearing the air. and making Nigerians to understand that you are not a bad boy.”

abuanassibroheem:

“Honestly, this man has nothing but a great reservations of respect. I hope we meet one day sir. Have heard lot of good directly from a man you know very well. Keep it up sir.”

akinyemiakintemi:

“@mikel_john_obi God bless you Mikel, this story has caused a whole lot of divisions and I knew it is the handwork of negative bloggers.”

king_emma.o:

“Enjoy big player…more God Blessings and protection in Jesus Christ name amen .”

xfranky22:

“@mikel_john_obi thank you I am happy to get a reply from you am framing the comment.”

eje_bailo_ejeh:

“@mikel_john_obi thank you my legend for verification. When that news spread I was pained as a @chelseafc fan and a @official2baba (living legend) addict.”

theamazingroyy:

“@mikel_john_obi you can’t be perfect you are a mega super hero so all eyes on you and mouth waiting to see your actions and speak about your flaw.”

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