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Wizkid and Damian Marley in words

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rustling/B Plus. The Afropop star and the reggae scion link up to talk about spirituality, fatherhood, collaboration, and what connects Nigeria and Jamaica Damian Marley became a Wizkid fan after crossing paths with the Afropop star at a New York City hotel while promoting Stony Hill, his 2018 Grammy winner for Best Read More…

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Wizkid joins Zane Lowe on Apple Music to chat about the success of #MadeInLagos

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rusling, Apple Music. Wizkid joins Zane Lowe on Apple Music to chat about the success of his latest album Made in Lagos, the resilience of music and growing as an artist, collaboration, parenting, lessons learned during quarantine, making music moving forward, and more. Wizkid Tells Apple Music About The Resilience of Music… Read More…

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Wizkid’s #MadeInLagos is soaring through the global charts

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rusling. Wizkid’s album, “Made in Lagos’ is soaring high on the global music charts with with Charts Africa, an African music charts social media operation, announcing that it had crossed the Spotify 50-million-albums-sold mark. In the Dominican Republic, it is no. 1 on the Apple music top albums chart. The “Made in Read More…

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Burna Boy, Wizkid to wait as Grammy Awards pushed to March due to COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Arise, Getty Images. The Grammys will shift from its original 31 January broadcast to 14 March, the official statement read Burna Boy and Wizkid will have to await their moment in the sun as the 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March Read More…

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#Essence by Wizkid featuring Tems makes Obama’s favourite 2020 music playlist

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ featuring Tems has made ‘Barack Obama’s Favorite Music of 2020.’ The impressive playlist by the former US President has 29 other artistes drawn from different genres around the world. Obama gives special credit to his daughter, Sasha, for helping him curate the songs which includes ‘Blue World’ by Mac Miller and ‘Ghosts’ by Read More…

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Burna Boy, Wizkid, nominated for Grammy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Revelling in their success at the just concluded MOBO awards, Nigerian music stars – Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (Burna Boy) and Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (WizKid) – have been nominated for the 63rd Grammy Music Awards scheduled to take place on 31st January 2021. Burna Boy’s ‘Twice as Tall’ was nominated for Best Global Music Album of Read More…

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WizKid is “Made in Lagos”

Reading Time: 4 minutes REVIEW by PitchFork The Afrobeats star balances the formula to unite home and abroad with big pop songs that can compete across cultures and an underlying theme that embraces his roots. It’s been 10 years since WizKid first debuted in Lagos, becoming synonymous with all that is good in Afrobeats. Four years ago, Drake’s “One Read More…

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Wizkid, Burna boy win big at Mobo awards 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna boy won big at the Mobo Awards 2020 which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of Thursday. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act. The awards returned after a three-year hiatus on Nov. 24, with announcement of Read More…