Probably the most controversial artiste in Nigeria right now amidst travails of baby mamas, copyright claims and negative publicities from rival celebrity bloggers (latest being the latest quit notice story circulated by popular Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji consequently followed by alleged police reports filed by Linda against wizkid on a claim of ‘THREAT TO LIFE’; Wizkid after teaming up with 6er Drizzy Drake, has managed to stay on iTunes World chart no.1 for more than 1week also becoming the first Nigerian artiste to make the Billboard Hot 100 and Top 2 Spots on Billboard and Twitter Trending 140 Charts with the hit single ‘ONE DANCE FEAT. KYLA’.
Linda ikeji vs Wizkid
The ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner Wizkid who is presently on tour with Davido, HKN GANG and City FM’s DJ Mekzy shared the news with his fans on Twitter last night. “One Dance has now spent one whole week at #1 on iTunes worldwide,” he wrote, adding, “madness.”
The singer is gaining all the global recognition he deserves. In 2015, Star Boy broke the internet after Canadian rapper Drake dropped the remix of ‘Ojuelegba’ on his OVO Sound radio. Next Wizkid made it to FADER magazine, where he revealed his future collaborative project, and later, he was profiled as one of the 12 innovative singers in the world who have what the magazine described as ‘the coolest’ sounds, and that’s not all; in February, Wizkid made it to Vogue; he was named the Best Dressed Pop Star in Nigeria, adding another feather to his much-decorated cap and so, many fans agree with him that his successes are pure, exciting madness.
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