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Naomi Campbell Shows Support For Wizkid

By Oreoritse Tariemi
05 April 2022   |   2:16 pm
Model Naomi Campbell has taken to Instagram to declare her support for Wizkid following the loss of his two Grammy nominations. In a post shared on Instagram, Campbell accused the recording academy of failing to follow what was happening globally. She wrote "To my brother @wizkidayo ,#MadeinLagos was beyond a phenomenal album !! WINNER WITHOUT…

Naomi Campbell Wizkid

Model Naomi Campbell has taken to Instagram to declare her support for Wizkid following the loss of his two Grammy nominations.

In a post shared on Instagram, Campbell accused the recording academy of failing to follow what was happening globally.

She wrote “To my brother @wizkidayo ,#MadeinLagos was beyond a phenomenal album !! WINNER WITHOUT DOUBT !! You are the KING of the people , that has bought AFROBEATS mainstream , that means more than any academy of any sort .. ❤️🇳🇬🦅”

 

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“@recordingacademy Once again you choose to be tone deaf to what is going in the universe”.

The new mom of one also pointed out that Afrobeats now requires its own category urging the Recording Academy to establish new subcatgories under it

She said, “Changing World to Global is not Enough.. get up to speed on the state of all popular music and include Afrobeats Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and all the subcategories that this genre so deserves – just as an other respected and recognized musical genre. #MadeinLagos Album and song Essence ,Was clearly in the wrong category how can you ignore the song Essence , The song by Wizkid , and Tems that was covered and remixed by Justin Bieber , you seem to isolate under global , when it should have been in song of the year category”

“This is a mis representation and a neglectful categorization of Music ONCE AGAIN . Give Afrobeats the representation it deserves . You are .Ignoring 1.3 billion people It will only make us Rise !! Afrobeats in our hearts Africabeats to the world.”

Naomi Campbell is just one of the few celebrities who have openly decalred support for Wizkid since his loss.

Rapper Wale tweeted “Essence should have multiple Grammys .”

Grammy-nominated producer Bankulli also tweeted “You are our hero and unborn generations will speak about your impact and Records broken 🏆 🏆🏆🏆

“Sometimes life doesn’t give what we want, not because we don’t deserve it, but because we deserve more life .#Hero 🇳🇬💪🏿 #YoungLegend 🦅

Ghanaian dancehall artist Stonebwoy also wrote “When you’re big you’re Big.. Awards Be Like icing on a cake.. If they Put we go chop if them no put we go still chop.. Shouts to @wizkidayo & @duttypaul @RockyDawuni @angeliquekidjo You inspire Generations Yet Unborn.. #GrammyAwards”

Wizkid lost both nominations for the Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance at the 64th Grammy Awards, which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday.