Reggae Star Mr Easy Calls Out Afrobeats Singer Mr Eazi for Confusing Fans with Name Choice, Denying Him Gigs

Reggae Star Mr Easy Calls Out Afrobeats Singer Mr Eazi for Confusing Fans with Name Choice, Denying Him Gigs

  • Mr Easy has asked Nigerian Mr Eazi to drop his name and stop puzzling people with the similarity
  • The 51-year-old has accused the 31-year-old of 'stealing' his fans and confusing them with his branding
  • Easy has in the past been sued by EasyJet airlines for the use of his stage name, a case that he comfortably won

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Reggae star Mr Easy has threatened to sue fellow artist, Nigerian singer Mr Eazi, for using a name that is similar to his.

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Reggae star Mr Easy wants Eazi to stop using 'his' name. Photo: theofficialmreasy
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Easy says this had led to him losing gigs and confusing fans who believe that they are the same person.

According to Dancehall Mag, Easy had to reassure his fans that he did not fail to appear for a New York concert headlined by Eazi after many questioned his absence.

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Speaking to the magazine, the artist accused the Nigerian star of using his copyright mark or threatened use - similar to his, led to conflict with fans who attend shows expecting to see him.

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Easy said the confusion, which you can also spot in this article, had caused damage to his brand and decided to take action. He revealed to have spoken to a lawyer in the UK and told him to urge Eazi's team to "cease and desist from the use of a brand" similar to the reggae star's stage name.

The 51-year-old started music over 20 years ago and some of his biggest hits include Drive Me Crazy, Bashment Time, Funny Man and even appeared on the soundtrack for the movie After the Sunset.

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According to The Gleaner, this is not the first time Mr Easy has gone to court over his name. About five years ago, he was demanded to drop the name by European EasyJet airlines and was even taken to court.

However, he offered records that showed he had been using the name since 1986 and this won him the case.

Mr Eazi treats girlfriend to breakfast

Early this year, Briefly News reported that actress and billionaire's daughter, Temi Otedola, turned 25 on Saturday, March 20, and her musician boyfriend, Mr Eazi, went all-out to make the day special for his woman.

In a series of posts on his Instagram Story and as sighted on Tattleroomng's account, the musician decided to take the birthday girl away from everyone for a private breakfast.

The pair, greatly admired by many for their constant couple goals, went to a romantic private island just for breakfast.

In the video, Temi exclaimed it was a pleasant surprise as she looked around the beautiful island. The singer also said that he did not plan much, just breakfast.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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