Wizkid Creates Record in The African Music Industry


Nigerian born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has created history by being the first African artiste to sell out the Royal Albert Hall in London.

The concert which held on 29th September was said to have been sold out two days before the actual concert Wizkid’s collaborative track with Drake ‘One Dance’, up until 22 September was the most streamed song on Spotify, a feat that earned him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.The globally adored Nigerian artiste became the first African artiste to headline a show and sell out his tickets.Wizkid soldout concert-shaidysworld

The show which was broadcast live on Wizkid’s Facebook page featured British act Yxng Bane and Wande Coal, his one-hour stand-alone performance highlighted hit tracks from his early days in the industry to his recent days as Africa’s biggest artiste. Starboy joins a list of international superstars who have headlined at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Fans took to Twitter to celebrate the star and a number of them have begun to make comparisons to Wiz’s fellow hit maker, Davido who just completed his 30 billion World Tour which was a success in its own rights.

See photos from Wizkid’s concert below;wizzy-2 shadiysworldwizzy-4-e1shadiysworldwizzy-6 shadiyworld

fans on twitter reactions include;

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Folasade Olatunji, an award winning Radio/Television Presenter, Red Carpet Host, Model and Blogger who started her career with Tv3 Nigeria, operated by Disc Communication Company as a Presnter in 2006, is a Native of Ogun State, born and breed in Lagos, studied Business Administration at the Fedral Polytecnic Ilaro and recieved Diploma in Presentation at the Pencil Film Institute (PEFTI).