- Nigerian Grammy-winning musician, Wizkid’s MIL concert at the O2 Arena has continued to make headlines
- A UK-based Nigerian businessman, Toba Abiodun, took to social media to flaunt the wads of cash he made just from selling tickets
- According to him, he made close to N55 million from reselling tickets and Toba noted that Wizkid is a big brand
Top Nigerian music star, Wizkid’s Made In Lagos concert that was recently held at the O2 Arena in London has no doubt made a great number of people happy.
Many internet users have continued to gush over their experience at the concert and a UK-based businessman, Toba Abiodun, was one of those who made cool bucks from the event.
Taking to his Snapchat page, Toba flaunted a bag filled with bundles of pound notes and explained that he made close to 100 grand (N55 million), from reselling Wizkid’s tickets.
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People would go to any length for Wizkid
Toba went ahead to note his love for Wizkid and said the Nigerian music star is a huge brand that doesn’t have to force his value on people.
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In his words:
“Wizkid is a fxcking brand. The value of your brand, you don’t have to force it on people, people will set it themselves. I sold tickets to some people for a thousand pounds and they didn’t even turn up or stress me the next day.”
Speaking further, Toba added that the value of Wizkid at the moment is such that people would go to any length for him.
The young man also said the cost of Beyonce, Drake and Madonna tickets all put together was not up to the amount Wizkid tickets were sold.
See the video below:
Internet users react
“Buying Tickets from Box Office and reselling at double price is another way of making cool cash. Tickets for major shows like this sell out fast, and you’ll be shocked that many people are willing to pay x4 of the price at the very last minute!!!”
“Na Una dey make ticket sold out in 12 minutes.”
“How can you be lying with confidence, £1000 for one ticket na Jesus dey perform.”
“I swear next year, I am buying 20 tickets and reselling for a grand each coz this is cool, easy money biko!!”
“Wizkid is a brand no cap .”
“I think 100k pounds of 20 & 10 notes should be more than that unless some of the money was deposited, but Na money wey I no get I wan Dey count with my eyes .”
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“Wiz is a brand for sure but you can’t compare Beyoncé and Madonna’s selling capacity. Their fan base will sell their family inheritance to be in their shows.”
Wizkid suspended in the air as he makes spectacular entrance
Wizkid shook London to the core on Sunday, November 28, as he kicked off the first leg of his Made in Lagos (MIL) concert in the country.
The singer who has been on tour over the past few weeks took things to an entirely different level at his sold-out show which went down at the popular O2 Arena.
Activities for the night fully kicked off when the Ojuelegba crooner made a grand and dramatic entrance in the fully packed arena.