Despite video evidence, Bella Shmurda denies being drunk on stage

NEWS DIGEST – Fast-rising Nigerian artiste, Akinbiyi Abiola, popularly known as Bella Shmurda, has denied reports that claimed he was under the influence of drugs while performing on stage.

Bella Shmurda took it as a point of duty to debunked the reports going viral on various social media platforms where he appeared to be drunk on stage in Asaba.

Some of the posts had claimed that the video was from a show in Asaba, while some others claimed it was a show in Ibadan, Oyo State.

In his reaction on his Instagram story, the “Vision 2020” crooner denied anything of such.

“Be careful with false informations. Verify your News before putting it out, thanks” he posted.

On his new Twitter account, the 2020 Headies Awards “Next Rated” nominee posted a video and captioned it with “My view of the show at Ibadan”.

Mixed reactions

After the videos surfaced online that the various social media platforms that the fast-rising singer was drunk on stage, there have been mixed reactions from social media users.

Some users advised the artiste to stay away from drugs, for it not to affect is career as an upcoming artiste, while some others feel the video is not true, and just a stunt from haters to destroy the image of the artiste.

“Even in this video he was still high, he was swinging his bag to throw it to the crowd but his bouncer at his back had to stop him and collect d bag from him. Please just stop doing drugs for your own good abeg,” a user tweeted.

Another user tweeted, “My guy no mind them, everyone has their own cruise when performing , I will even perform madder than this sef , so when davido is performing does he use drugs? Many are capping too much”.

Another user shared that “My perspective from this video shows he was high..First of all.. Bouncers were supposed to be looking towards the people’s direction for security reasons  not him but maybe they know he’s high so there attention was on him Incase he wants to fall off the stage!!
My opinion though!”

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