Bella Shmurda, a Nigerian singer born Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed, has requested that Twitter CEO Elon Musk recognize and honor him for being the first to upload extended video sharing on the microblogging platform.
In the event that Twitter decides to charge for video uploads, Bella stated that he ought to get royalties.
After claiming to be the first to publish a complete music video on Twitter a while back.
Musk’s announcement that subscribers to Twitter’s Blue tick now have the option to upload films that are two hours long prompted the CashApp singer to make his statement.
The billionaire wrote; “Twitter Blue Verified subscribers can now upload 2 hour videos (8GB)!”
In reaction, Shmurda, noted that it costs money, and a lot of effort to shoot and promote a music video and creatives like him should be on the list in case the platform wants to start a reward initiative.
He wrote; “I was the first to upload a full musical video Incase you decide to monetize and start paying royalties!! videos costs sweat, blood and lot of $$$.. you can choose to start rewarding creatives”·
The singer added; “You can as well start by subscribing a year long blue tick for me.”