"My Idolo": Wizkid Gives Shout Out to D'banj, Mo'hits, Says He Grew Up Around Them

"My Idolo": Wizkid Gives Shout Out to D'banj, Mo'hits, Says He Grew Up Around Them

  • A-list Nigerian entertainer and music superstar Wizkid has shared that he spent most of his growing-up days close to D'banj
  • The music star made this disclosure in a throwback interview video that has been circulating on social media
  • The father-of-three also made it known that he not only spent time with D'banj but the entire Mo'hits crew

Afrobeats megastar Ayodeji Balogun, professionally called Wizkid, shed some light on the days of his humble beginnings.

In a throwback interview that has just surfaced on the internet, Wizkid revealed that he grew up and spent a lot of time around singer D'banj.

Wizkid thanked D'banj, who recently tendered an apology to his former record members, for being supportive.

Afrobeat star, Wizkid reveals he spent time around D'banj growing up
Afrobeat star, Wizkid discloses grew up with D'banj and Mo'hits crew Credit: @Wizkidayo,@Donjazzy,@iambangalee
Source: Instagram

He was also spending a lot of time around all of Mo'hits record members in the early days of Afrobeats.

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Watch the interview below:

The Grammy award winner maintained during the interview that he lived in the house with them, and they had no idea he was there.

He said they had such a strong family bond at the time as the whole crew was close-knit. At the end of the interview, Wizkid gave a shout-out to the entire Mo'hits crew by their names for being one of the pioneers of Afrobeat.

Nigerians react to Wizkid's interview

While the video is not recent, Nigerians and fans of the music star have shared different takes. Below are some of the reactions:


"You Dey see As Wizkid Dey Acknowledged artist."


"He needed inspiration, got it, and followed his path to be greater than the rest. Only one-star boy."

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"I was living with them they didn’t even know I was living. Life can change anytime just believe, Don’t complain and don’t explain."


"My Idolo."


"I too like Wiz."


"I told them D banj is the pioneer of afrobeats. If u know u know."

Wizkid reacts to video of woman vibing to song

Previously, Legit.ng reported that the Afrobeat star reacted to a video of an elderly woman singing and dancing to one of his songs.

The video caught the attention of the singer, who reacted by giving the clip a repost. His actions melted the hearts of his fans.

He had severally reposted videos of persons, both young and old jamming his songs, but some netizens were of the opinion that the woman in particular has some semblance to the singer's late mum.

Source: Legit.ng

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