Wizkid’s ‘Daddy Yo’, soundtrack for John Boyega’s film

‘Daddy Yo’, the 2017 hit song of Ayo Balogun (aka Wizkid), is part of the soundtrack for British-Nigerian actor John Boyega’s new film, ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’. ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’, is an upcoming American science fiction and action film set for release on March 23. The film is co-produced by Boyega; written and directed by Steven DeKnight in his feature film directorial debut. Boyega shared this information on his Twitter page @johnboyega on Wednesday posting a video of him dancing to the song. “One of the most exciting things about producing ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ was the opportunity to influence the creative choices. “So I put @wizkidayo song “Daddy yo” in the movie. Jaegers need afrobeats too! Oh yeah… here’s a video of me listening to this very song.” “Pacific R...

Davido, Wizkid others, make list of most followed Africans on Social Media

 Nigerian singers Davido, Wizkid and South African comedian Trevor Noah make the list of the most followed Africans on the social networks Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, a report has said. According to campsbaymedia, the African Social Media Power Report: Top 50 Footballers and Entertainers was released on January 26. Wizkid and Davido The Power 50 has a combined following of almost 400million, a number that is more than half the population of Europe and twice the population of Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country. The Power 50, which weighs the social media influence of African pop culture stars and football personalities, was compiled by Lagos-based sports communication company, CampsBay Media. “In a world where social media continues to play a big role, the in...

Wizkid’s music appeals to me more than Davido’s – Felix Duke

After dominating the Nigerian music scene for decades, veteran reggae-dancehall musician, Felix Duke, is still much around and is not prepared to throw in the towel anytime soon. The ‘Mr Goody Goody’ crooner who ruled the music space while traversing the globe with his music during his hey days bragged to Showtime in an exclusive chat that though the music industry has metamorphosed from what it used to be, he is still hotter than most of the new school generation of artistes. Wizkid and Davido “I’m hotter than fire anytime; I have a new single I’m promoting at the moment and there is another one cooking, I featured Timaya on it”, he boasted. He explained why the fire and stardom of some old school artistes have fizzled out. “You know everything in life has got it’s ti...

Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged Draw Captains of Industry, Celebrities

This year’s edition of the very popular annual music This year’s edition of the very popular annual music  concert, Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged broke  demographic barriers as attendance cut across socio-economic strata: students, working class, politicians, captains of industry, etc. A sample roll call: Mr. Ziad Maalouf, Managing Director, Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holding, Mr. Femi Otedola, Chairman Forte Oil Plc, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, President, Nigeria Football Federation, etc.The concert attracted A-list artistes in the tradition of Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged. Tiwa Savage- Wizkid They include popular London based rapper, The Big Shaq, Pepsi music ambassadors: Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage; Wande Coal, Olamide, etc.The event was ably anchore...

Davido declares Wizkid “New Best friend” at #30BillionConcert

Nigerian music sensation David Adedeji Adeleke, aka Davido has declared, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid as his new best friend. Davido speaking at one of  Africa’s biggest concert of the year tagged  ’30 Billion Concert’ said to thousands of fans in attendance ‘would you like to meet my new best friend?” to which everyone heartily yelled. Wizkid soon emerged from backstage and the two embraced. Wizkid and Davido Wizkid went on to perform one of his recent street jams ‘Manya’ alongside Davido raising the ecstasy in the atmosphere several notches higher. WizKid soon gave Davido a hearty shout out before exiting the stage. It is clear that this occasion would mark the beginning of a long-lasting bromance between both stars. Other notable artists who contributed to th...

Tiwa Savage, Wizkid lost luggages at Lagos Airport

Singer, Tiwa Savage was robbed of her luggage on the runway of the Lagos International Airport. Tiwa Savage- Wizkid The singer made this known on her Instagram page. In her post, she stated that the luggage in a plane she boarded was stolen and also highlighted the insecurity in using the services of some Nigerian aircraft operators. According to reports, the private jet that the singer was in, landed the international airport after 8pm and was taxing to the Executive Hangar while another aircraft was about to take off so the jet was on hold and it was at that point that the robbers opened the cargo door and stole luggages belonging to the her and Wizkid.

The Gucci top Wizkid wore for his concert cost a whooping N1.3Million! (Photos)

Just in case you want that Gucci top Wizkid wore for his concert on the 24th of this month, it costs $3,700 only, that’s about 1,332,000 in Naira! If it’s the same Wizkid’s pant you want (to go with it), it costs $990 only, that’s about 356,400 in Naira! The shirt bears a close resemblance to what late iconic musician Michael Jackson wore in the video for his song ‘Rock With You’. The video was released in 1979.

Fans react as Davido, Wizkid settle supremacy rift

By Benjamin Njoku Fans took to their various social media platforms to  shower praises  on  Nigerian superstars, Davido and Wizkid, as they settled their age-long supremacy rift on stage. Davido and Wizkid The duo reconciled during Wizkid’s concert, which held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Sunday night. Reacting to their reconciliation on Instagram, one of their fans, Isayayunge wrote: “This is how real Africans should live with each other; supporting one another and fishing each other out of trouble.” Another fan, jimmycarter_tz wrote: “Awesome view…brothers 4 life.” Thejunkykid wrote: “Moment of the year,” while pearl_bell1 said: “This just made my whole year @davidoofficial @wizkidayo.” Paul Okoye, popularly known as Paul O, an entertainment mogul and the C...

Between Burna Boy and his Twitter user followers over Wizkid and Davido’s performance

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, who was arrested and arraigned in court over the assault of Mr. 2Kay, has reacted to the joint performance of Wizkid and Davido at Wizkid’s concert.  Fans of Burna Boy who tweeted “To all those when been de take Serious Panadol for this issue How Market?  @wizkidayo & @iam_Davido Together  One Africa , Space De for Everybody. in fact too much space de”, were interested in his prison session, instead of the tweet. Here’s the exchange below;

Wizkid brings his first son, Boluwatife on stage at his concert (Photos/Videos)

When Wizkid tweeted to his fans that he had lots of surprises for them at his concert, they sure weren’t expecting this much! He first surprised his fans by bringing Davido to join him on stage, and also brought his 6-year-old first son, Boluwatife to join him on stage. Watch videos below… “He’s very shy” 😍😍 @wizkidayo brings his son on stage at #WizkidTheConcert 📹: @flytimetv #BellaNaija bellanaija.com A post shared by BellaNaija (@bellanaijaonline) on Dec 24, 2017 at 6:19pm PST

Wizkid signs 12-year-old boy at his concert, gives him N10 million (Videos)

Apart from Davido joining him on stage as they performed his single ‘FIA’ becoming one of the highlights of his concert ‘Wizkid The Concert’ which held at Eko Hotel yesterday, Starboy records CEO, Wizkid reportedly signed a 12-year-old boy, Ahmed, who freestyled at the concert. Ahmed who wowed the audience and the superstar singer, was reportedly given #10million by Wizkid, who also pledged to help him grow in his music career. Here’s a video of the boy’s performance; Star boy @wizkidayo signs young talent ‘Hammed’ at #WizkidTheConcert #Odarteygh #Videooftheday #Christmas #Abuja #Capetown #Lagos #merrychristmas #Africa #Nigeria #Wizkid #Concert #viralvideo #Ghana #trending #Accra #Kumasi A post shared by www.odarteygh.com 🇬🇭 (@odartey_gh) on Dec 24, 2017 at 11:18pm PST

Davido joins Wizkid on stage at his concert after Paul Okoye intervened (Video)

So Superstar singer, Wizkid’s concert ‘WizkidTheConcert’ held last night, but that wasn’t the only excitement that came with the show. The singer’s perceived industry archenemy, Davido joined him on stage as they performed the latter’s hit single ‘Fia. It was gathered that the stage collaboration came after One Africa Music Fest CEO, Paul Okoye intervened.The happy music mogul, who took to Instagram to share a video of the collaboration, thanked Wizkid and Davido for  giving him that Christmas and New year gift he so much wanted. He wrote; “Wizzz x DavidO thanx for my Christmas and NewYear Present🙏🏾 I asked x beg U listen 👂 best to come 2018”

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