Wizkid’s Made In Lagos Album Makes History
Nigerian superstar WizKid’s album, ‘Made In Lagos,’ is now the best-selling African album in the US. This album has achieved a fantastic milestone by selling 680,000 copies.
Not only that, but it’s also getting a lot of attention on streaming platforms. People in the USA have streamed it over 1.02 billion times!
This exciting news shows that WizKid is a global music star, and it highlights how Nigerian rap music is becoming more influential worldwide.
WizKid became famous in the early 2010s with his hit song ‘Holla at Your Boy.’ Since then, he’s continued to make popular songs that top the charts. He’s worked with big names like Drake,
Beyoncé, Skepta, Justin Bieber, and Chris Brown. His music is a mix of Afrobeats, reggae, and hip-hop, which people all around the world really enjoy.
WizKid’s album, ‘Made In Lagos,’ came out in October 2020. People loved it because it had catchy tunes, interesting lyrics, and cool collaborations.
Artists like Burna Boy, Damian Marley, and H.E.R. also joined in, making the album even more appealing to people everywhere.
One special song on the album is ‘Essence,’ where WizKid featured another Nigerian artist named ‘Tems.’ This song became a hit globally, reaching the top of charts, selling lots of copies, and even making it onto the playlists of important people and international awards.
With over 1.02 billion streams just in the USA, ‘Made In Lagos’ proves how powerful streaming is in reaching lots of listeners and making WizKid’s fans grow all over the world.
WizKid’s achievement with ‘Made In Lagos’ is a big deal for Afrobeats music. It’s an inspiration for new Nigerian rappers and it’s opening more opportunities for the Nigerian music industry to shine.
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