“Since My Mum Left Me, I Have Lost Myself”: Wizkid Addresses His Shabby Appearance at Recent Event

“Since My Mum Left Me, I Have Lost Myself”: Wizkid Addresses His Shabby Appearance at Recent Event

  • Nigerian singer Wizkid reacted to the concerns raised by his fans and followers regarding his recent appearance at an event
  • The musician's appearance at the UK premiere of Bob Marley: One Love in London got many of his followers worried
  • The Made in Lagos crooner revealed that he had been experiencing challenges since the death of his mother

Nigerian superstar Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, addressed the concerns expressed by his fans after his appearance at a recent event.

The talented singer attended the UK première of Bob Marley: One Love in London, and online videos showed the singer appearing solemn.

Wizkid at Bob Marley's "One Love" in London
Wizkid speaks on his weird look. Credit: @wizkid
Source: Instagram

Bob Marley was a Jamaican reggae star and was the pioneer of the genre till his demise on May 11, 1981. His influence on the global stage prompted the release of the movie in his honour.

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Numerous people expressed concern because they thought Wizkid appeared old and untidy.

Reacting to the uproar, Wizkid disclosed that he has been disoriented in life since the passing of his mother.

The singer spoke of a sense of detachment from himself due to his mother's absence and noted that he would regain himself in the future. He expressed gratitude to his dedicated fans for supporting him through this challenging phase.

Taking to his Instagram story, he wrote:

"Look in the mirror; don't feel myself. Mama left me, and I lost myself.
"I can't wait to feel myself again! Life of a soldier! Military with it! Until then, I'll dey slap away for free so leave me
"And I'm thankful y'all going through this phase with me. U seen me at my lowest now. When u see me back on my high no complain. Expensive".

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See screenshots below:

Wizkid speaks on his appearance at Bob Marley's event
Wizkid breaks silence following concerns over his appearance at a Bob Marley event. Credit: @wizkid
Source: Instagram

Grammy removes Wizkid, Tems from winners' list

Meanwhile, Legit.ng recently reported that a list of African artists who have bagged the coveted Grammy Award since the 1960s was released by organisers ahead of the 66th Grammy Awards.

The list features prominent accomplishments in global music recognition, notably excluding Wizkid and Tems.

This surprised many of their fans, considering the two Nigerian stars once featured in songs that bagged prestigious awards.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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