Kwata people , one of Africa’s biggest awards, Kunde d’or ended a week ago in Burkina Faso with Reniss and Charlotte Dipanda bagging an award each. The ceremony which is to celebrate the culture of the people of Burkina Faso didn’t end well with one of the most respected Camer artists, Charlotte Dipanda.
Internet user in Burkina Faso are accusing the camer diva of insulting their culture and artists. In a short video recorded during her arival, Charlotte revealved that, she doesn’t know any artists from Burkina Faso. Fans got angry and started insulting the star on social media. Even her performance during the awards ceremony was affected. Many people went to the point of calling her a lesbian by posting fake images of her that went viral on Cameroon’s cyberspace back in 2017.
This story is similar to what happened in Cameroon. We all remembered Davido’s statement, that he only knows two Cameroonians, Samuel Eto’o and Stanley Enow. Cameroonians cried foul and insulted him from making such statement.
At the end of the Kunde D’or, Charlotte Dipanda was forced to apologise and promised to learn more about Burkina Faso. Let’s note that Mink’s and Lady Ponce collaborated with two artists from Burkina Faso, that is Floby and Dez Latino