Wizkid Opens Up on International Labels Coming After Him for 4 Years: “Big Wiz Too Complete Abeg”

Wizkid Opens Up on International Labels Coming After Him for 4 Years: “Big Wiz Too Complete Abeg”

  • Nigerian megastar Wizkid trended on the internet after a video of him talking about his global influence surfaced
  • The Made in Lagos hitmaker narrated how international music labels ran after him for years before he agreed to sign deals with one
  • He further advised his colleagues on decisions to take when it comes to getting international collaborations 

Nigerian megastar Ayo Balogun, best known as Wizkid, left many in awe of his persona as he opened up about his global influence.

 In an interview clip that has gathered significant buzz online, the Ojuelegba hitmaker pointed out that several international music labels ran after him for partnership.

Wizkid talks about his international deal
Wizkid shares reasons for joining RCA records. Credit: @wizkid
Source: Instagram

The artist, who is currently signed to RCA Records (one of Sony Music's four flagship labels), revealed that he and his team surveyed to decide which label he wanted, and he chose RCA because they understood his vision. 

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Wizkid further advised that not all artists need international collaborations to make it big.

"It's best to know what works for you and your team," he said.

Watch the video below:

Wizkid's video sparks reactions online

Legit.ng compiled the reaction below:


"Most Awarded artist in Africa. Most Certified Artist in Africa. Most Streamed artist in Africa. Most Decorated African artist. Now tell me why e no go get haters."


"Nothing needed to be added, taken away or altered from this man, Big wiz too complete Abeg."


"Evidence full ground big wiz I Dey use those evidence win."


"We just need somebody, one person to do it right, to do it properly.... BIG WIZ setting the platform for all upcomers in Africa."


"See person wey una say e no go school make una just dey play."

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"I want to do it now cuz I feel like it’s beneficial to me and my team and Africa as a whole. That’s was years ago before frogs and where no where to be found."

Siri announces best artist in Nigeria

Meanwhile, a gathering of curious Nigerians consulted Apple digital assistant Siri on who the finest musician was in the country.

A video showed the young men shirtless on a hot afternoon as they circled one of them who had an iPhone.

Siri's response revealed that the Star Boy music executive Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, was the greatest artist in the country.

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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