- Kuami Eugene has sent a reply to Guru after the rapper recently criticised him over his VGMA win
- The NKZ rapper was one of the critics who felt Eugene did no deserve to be named the Artiste of the Year
- In a tweet, Guru indicated that Sarkodie deserved the award more than anybody on the category
- Reacting in an interview, Kumai Eugene stated that it was Guru's opinion which he has a right to express
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Highlife sensation, Kuami Eugene has responded to criticisms by rapper Guru, known in private life as Maradona Yeboah Adjei, that he (Eugene) does not deserve the Artiste of the Year award.
The Obiaa To hitmaker was named Artiste of the Year at the 21st edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) held on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
He pipped the likes of Sarkodie, Medikal, Kofi Kinaata, and Diana Hamilton to pick the award, which happens to be the topmost VGMA award.
Eugene's win came as a surprise to many as Sarkodie and Kofi Kinaata had been considered as hot favourites to pick the award.
Following his win, criticisms have been thrown at the young singer with many people arguing that Eugene did not deserve the award.
While Guru's comment may not have been a pleasant one, Eugene has taken it in his stride and is not angry about it.
In an interview on Accra-based Hitz FM, the Highlife stars indicated that he sees Guru's comment as an expression of his opinion and nothing more than that.
For him, Ghanaians are very opinionated in nature and Guru's position on his win is not different from what other people are doing.
"...This is Ghana. We are opinionated. People like to express themselves so I understand where Guru is coming from. He has every right to express his opinion and if he thinks that is what he feels, he has every right."
Answering a question on whether he will collaborate with Guru in the future, Kuami Eugene indicated that he will not hesitate.
According to him, he has always being a fan of Guru and even looked up to him because they lived in the same area.
"Of course I'm gonna do it [collaboration]. I'm a big fan of Guru NKZ. He was at Darkuman and I was at Fadama so I was looking up to him. I'm still a big fan and this [criticism] does not make a difference. I'm a big fan."
Meanwhile, Kuami Eugene held a party after his big triumph at the 2020 VGMA.
Dubbed 'appreciation party', the sensational singer's had family, friends, colleagues, and other industry players joining him to celebrate his achievement.
Among those spotted at the party were Eugene's Lynx colleague, KiDi; songstresses Adina Thembi, and Sista Afia; music duo Keche; singer Krymi, among others.
Videos from the party sighted by YEN.com.gh show it was a night full of bliss with performances from all the music artistes who attended.
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