Nigeria’s afro beats star Wizkid has described the African music industry as one with the most promising prospects.
The young singer-songwriter was talking on BBC Africa's ‘What's New’ when he made such remarks.
BBC Africa‘s What’s New is a new show covering stories for young people in Africa finds Wizkid talking about his come up; sharing on fame, fans and on why he thinks the African music scene is the biggest in the world.
“I feel like the African music scene is going to be one of the biggest, biggest, biggest”
“I feel a lot of people are going to be in the world are going to be blessed through this”
“A lot of things are going to be changed”
Sometime in 2012, Wizkid signed a management deal with Disturbing London, a UK based platform. But six years down the line, all does not seem to be going well in the house that was built on friendship and African connections.
Disturbing London is a management company owned by Dumi Oburonta, a music/fashion mogul and winner of the Black British Business Awards Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006, alongside the artist he manages, Nigerian/British rapper, Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, popularly known as TinieTempah.
Born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, ‘Wizkid’ is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five,a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.'s record label Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E). He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song "Holla at Your Boy" from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011).
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