Ne-Yo Instagram Did Snapchat Dirty But It's Part of the Game

8/4/2016 8:51 AM PDT

Ne-Yo Says Instagram Did Snapchat Dirty, But It's Part of the Game

EXCLUSIVE

Ne-Yo says Instagram was just playing the bizness game by rolling out Instagram Stories ... but he says it with a wince.

We got the R&B singer/songwriter at LAX Wednesday, and he provides some historical context ... what Instagram did to Snapchat has been going on for centuries.

As for which he'll use ... Ne-Yo has a clear fave, because of a particular feature.