Over the years, fan base banters have become riskier and even crossed borders. It is even more fascinating that celebrities often add fuel to the flame with their beef. Loyal fans take it from there.
- Nicki Minaj fans are known as Barbz.
- One thing is for sure, celebrities are also fans.
Whiles the rival fans call Cristiano Ronaldo “Penaldo” because he wins and scores a lot of penalties, CR7 fans also refer to Messi as “Pessi”. And now for the unveiling – meet the fan bases that are devoted preachers of ‘vawulence’.
Fan Base Banters
1. Messi & Ronaldo Football Fans
There is still much debate between Messi and Ronaldo and who the goat is. To compare the goals and Ballon d’or won by these great footballers, fans have created a number of tables. Fans of both players will go any length to taunt each other.
2. BBNaija Housemate Stans vs Each Other
Fans naturally pick their favourite housemates at the start of each season of BBNaija reality show and stay with them. Once the fight for Biggie’s house becomes very difficult, the housemates unleash their inner drama queens, and the drama escalates at every turn.
In turn, the stans start to overthink every word spoken to them. But that’s not all. They use trend hashtags on social media, especially Twitter to show how great their favourite is to stress other housemates.
3. Barbz & Bardi Gang
The fan base of Nicki Minaj is known as Barbz and Bardi Gang is to Cardi B. Many believed that Cardi B would be a worthy opponent to Nicki Minaj when she entered the game. Barbz was not having it. Cardi B was able to cause more fire in the stan battles when she attempted to attack her at an event.
4. Naija & Ghana Jollof
There has been a debate for many years about which Jollof is better: 9ja or Ghana’s. These dishes have been compared and awarded a winner by many food shows. Citizens of both countries are at each other’s necks debating over which country cooks the better Jollof.
5. 30BG & StarBoy FC
Davido’s fan base is called the 30BG and his rival, Wizkid’s fan base is known as Starboy FC. Fan base banter between these two groups over the years have mainly been dominated by who has better lyrics, more awards and fills international venues like the o2 arena and even more.
6. Arsenal & Chelsea
The rivalry between Arsenal and Chelsea’s fan base is uncontrollable. Football fans of both teams will always banter with each other as to who has the most trophies and it’s now clear Chelsea fans are in the lead.
Chelsea after winning their second Champions League last season have been bantering the Gunners who have failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League since the 2015-16 season.
7. Shatta Wale & Stonebwoy
Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy’s rivalry is one of the biggest in Ghana’s music history. The fan base of both musicians will never stop even if their life is at stake. Bhim Nation which is for Stonebwoy will always do anything to make Shatta Wale’s Shatta Movement feel inferior, especially if the Bhim Nation boss gets recognition ahead of his counterpart.
8. Manchester United vs Liverpool
Manchester United goes by the nickname of “The Red Devils” and the rivalry between them and Liverpool fans who are known as the Scousers is one of the biggest football rivalries if not the biggest. Fans of both clubs are always comparing their on-field achievements and calling each other names on social media.