…By Larry John for TDPel Media.
Nigerian gospel singer, Funke Glorious, has issued an apology to her colleague, Yinka Alaseyori, following a recent dispute over copyright infringement.
Funke had initially called out Yinka in a video shared online, accusing her of stealing her song and criticizing her for a pattern of allegedly appropriating her colleagues’ songs.
Funke emphasized that she holds the copyright to her songs and urged those close to Yinka to caution her.
Funke Glorious Seeks Reconciliation and Offers Apology
In a subsequent update, Funke Glorious expressed her desire for peace to prevail and apologized to Yinka Alaseyori.
She admitted that her previous words did not align with her Christian values and attributed them to being overwhelmed by her emotions.
Funke referred to Yinka as her sister and expressed her unwavering support as a dedicated fan.
She acknowledged that the misunderstanding had clouded their relationship but extended an olive branch, emphasizing her wish for reconciliation.
Yinka Alaseyori’s Previous Encounter with Tope Alabi
Funke Glorious is not the only gospel singer who has criticized Yinka Alaseyori.
In the past, senior colleague Tope Alabi was involved in a viral incident where she mocked Yinka Alaseyori’s hit song, “Oniduromi Mi eseun o” (my guarantor, I’m grateful).
In a video that circulated on social media, Tope Alabi stated that God is more than a guarantor, implying a disagreement with the content of Yinka’s song.
Tope Alabi emphasized that if Yinka had sung the song under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, she would understand the concept of God’s supremacy beyond the role of a guarantor.
The apology extended by Funke Glorious to Yinka Alaseyori marks a significant step towards reconciliation in the gospel music community.
Funke acknowledged her emotional response and regretted her previous statements, emphasizing her continued support for Yinka as a fellow artist.
This incident also highlights a previous encounter between Yinka Alaseyori and Tope Alabi, where differences in interpretation and musical expression caused controversy within the gospel music scene.
As the parties involved navigate these disputes, the hope for peace and understanding remains paramount.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn