Nigerian Afrobeats musician Michael Adebayo Olayinka alias Ruger has reacted to his Kenyan doppelganger impersonating him.
Ruger's doppelganger, Ruger wa Kayole, has been giving a section of Kenyan fans a run for their money through shows where he would perform as the former.
Speaking to BBC Entertainment, Ruger famously known for his songs 'Bounce' and 'Girlfriend' said that he had no problem with his doppelganger impersonating him and using his brand to earn a living.
The singer who was responding to a host in fact noted that he wished his doppelganger the best and that he was happy for him.
"Fake Ruger is enjoying your life right now, I don't know if you are aware bro. He's actually booked to perform at shows…listen bro. He's in Kenya you know are you aware? Fake Ruger is in Kenya, a great impersonator and he's already been booked to perform shows in Kenya," the host said.
"I mean I'm happy for him, I wish him well," Ruger replied.
"Yeah? I know artists that would shut that down," the host countered.
The musician went on to state that his doppelganger was just trying to etch a living just like anyone else would. He affirmed that he understood his reason for acting the way he did.
The award-winning artiste further acknowledged that Aston was promoting his music and giving a boost to his career by performing his songs during shows. The 'Girlfriend' hitmaker also urged his fans to calm down and let Aston do his thing.
"No, no, no. He's making his P's. Everybody must eat because when my people were telling me have you seen this - No but I say man's just tryna hustle you understand.
He's actually promoting my songs in a way, cause he's not making his own songs and saying that's Ruger who made the songs, he's singing mine at the end of the day they'll go back to their house and stream the songs. That's the most important thing. I beg everybody should calm down," he added.