Model Adetutu berates Simi for using derogatory ‘tribal’ lyrics

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Nigerian model, Adetutu, has called out singer, Simi for using a derogatory ‘tribal’ lyric in her cover of the trending #FvckyouChallange song.

According to Adetutu, Simi’s choice to use the phrase: “sè mo kòlá ní” which can be translated from the Yoruba Language as Do I look stupid?, is quite derogatory.

She wrote:

I have tribal marks and I really do appreciate it now because it’s my tribal marks and a lifetime heritage. Listening to @symplysimi #fvckyouchallenge reminds me of what I have been hearing ever since I was wise enough to know when people are passing insults to people with tribal marks.

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Mostly said by some of my Yoruba people, “sè mo kòlá ní” means do I look like an idiot/stupid? People with tribal marks are not daft or stupid, I don’t care if they have been saying for long but it is not a right thing to say

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