- Social media users and fans of famous Afrobeat superstar, Wizkid have been thrown into a state of mourning as news about the demise of his mother emerges
- According to reports from a close associate of the singer, Wizkid's mum Jane Dolapo Balogun passed away in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023
- Though, Wizzy is yet to confirm the report officially, nor has he debunked it yet; fans of the singer's have taken to social media to show solidarity and support for him
Shocking news recently hit the Nigerian music industry as Internationally famous and renowned Afrobeat artist, Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid, reportedly lost his mum, Jane Dolapo.
According to a report by the popular Instagram news outlet, Goldmyne, Wizkid's mum, Jane, passed away in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.
The causes of her death and the circumstances surrounding it are yet to be known or shared publicly.
The prolific singer and Grammy award-winner is yet to react to the report. But according to Goldmyne, a close associate of Wizkid revealed to them that Mrs Balogun is no more and she passed away in the early hours of Friday.
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See the report about Wizzy's mum below:
See how netizens reacted to the news about Wizkid losing his mum
"Rest well mama."
"May almighty Allah forgive her and bless her with A-aJannah Firdaus."
"What!no, this can't be true."
"This is so sad … may mama soul rest in peace, amen."
"HAAAA OMA SE O!"
"So sad may her soul rest in peace."
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"And that woman no too old like that o. Kaii dealth. RIP mama."
"While we achieve all we want in life, may our loved ones be right there, winning as well, Amen!!."
Wizkid's mum blushes in sweet video as Fuji maestro KWAM1 rains money on her while she takes to dance floor
Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls reporting that Nigerian singer Wizkid's mum was given special recognition at a recent event she attended and a video showing the moment made it to social media.
Apparently, the proud mum had attended an event where veteran fuji musician King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall (KWAM1) was performing.
The video captured the moment KWAM1 recognized her presence as she joined him on stage and rained mint N1000 notes on her.