Nigerian famous person Ayo Balogun, popularly referred to as Wizkid, headlined the Livespot X pageant held in Lagos on Sunday.
Essentially the most streamed Nigerian musician on the earth, Wizkid, professed his timeless love for his first Nigerian followers in the course of the live performance.
In an emotional assertion, Wizkid stopped his efficiency halfway by to make the distinctiveness of this relationship very clear to all followers in attendance.
In his phrases: “I do not really feel like this wherever else. What we’ve got could be very particular”.
Wizkid has had a string of victories in current occasions, most notably together with his album ‘Made in Lagos’ which has recorded over 100 million streams of Apple music.
The track ‘Essence’, that includes Tems, additionally turned the primary Nigerian album to be on the Billboard World Album charts for a 12 months.
The Afrobeats star additionally expressed pleasure on the observe’s success.
In his phrases, “How can a younger little boy from Ojuelegba, Surulere make a track with one other woman from the identical Lagos, Nigeria and that track is all about promoting 1,000,000 copies in America?
“That very same track was additionally nominated for a Grammy Award. That very same track entered the highest ten of the Billboard Scorching 100 chart.
“The joke of the story is similar one who made that very same track, just a little boy from Ojuelegba.”
Wizkid has certainly come a good distance since his 2011 breakthrough as probably the most streamed Nigerian musician on the earth.
His album, Made In Lagos, has reached 1 billion streams worldwide lower than a 12 months after its launch.
The album has 322 million streams on Apple Music, 229 million on Spotify and 227 million on YouTube.
It additionally has over 140 million streams on Audiomack, over 40 million on Boomplay, and 20.1 million on Pandora.
Wizkid, alternatively, simply received Finest African Act on the 2021 MTV EMA Awards.
This comes days after Huge Wiz had 5 nominations on the 2021 BET Soul Practice Awards and one other Grammy nomination.