Controversial singer Alvindo is once again the center of headlines after he was accused of stealing his latest jam dubbed ‘Boychild’.
Just hours after the song’s release, renowned producer Riccobeatz and upcoming musician Cliff Nic MC have accused ‘Takataka’ hitmaker Alvindo of stealing the song.
A spot check on YouTube shows that the ‘Boychild’ song by Alvindo featuring producer Magix Enga was uploaded on Magix Enga’s channel on Saturday May 4, 2019.
Barely a day later, Riccobeatz uploaded a song with a similar title on his YouTube channel by Cliff Nic MC featuring Alvindo.
Both versions of ‘BoyChild’ have an uncanny similarity in the lyrics.
According to Riccobeatz, the version uploaded on his channel is the original song.
He accused Alvindo of stealing the concept and rushing to release it in another studio.
Riccobeatz added that the song belongs to Cliff who approached him and he agreed to produce and sponsor the audio which was recorded at his studio, 808 Records.
“Cliff wrote the entire song, Alvindo was just featured in it. We had even set a date for shooting the video, only to later come to realize that he went and did it with someone else,” he told a local media
Alvindo while reached for comment by reporters, he admitted the song was not originally his but maintains he had communicated plans to rework on it to cliff.
According to Alvindo, Cliff was misinformed by someone in his team who got made him believe that Alvindo would potentially reap heavily from his song.