Pay Attention To Music Coming Out Of Africa – Wizkid Tells The World
Nigerian pop star and Africa’s best artiste, Wizkid has declared that the rest of the world needs to pay huge attention to music and musicians coming out of Africa.
The self-proclaimed Baba nla made this statement in a chat with Ibrahim Darden, an American radio presenter, popularly known as Ebro.
The 27-year-old singer said :“Everybody, you should pay attention to everyone coming out of Africa. I like Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, R2bees, Wande coal, he has a good voice. I like 2face, everyone popping out of there; you just need to pay attention.”
When asked to talk about his new album Sounds From The Other Side(SFTOS) he said its not an album, but its like an EP.
He said: ”It’s like a collabo[ration]. Everyone calls it an album, but it’s like a[n] EP. Because it wasn’t like… When I decided to make it like a little record, a friend of mine came into the room with a business partner of his when I was recording, heard the music and said, are you about to put this out for free? [They] were like hell no. He was like yo, I’m putting my money behind that.”