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Wizkid Denounces Afrobeats, Issues Warning Ahead Of Album Release





Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, better known as Wizkid, has clarified that he is not an Afrobeats singer.

The ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner made this known via his Instastories on his Instagram page on Friday night, ahead of his next album’s release.

Wizkid warned fans not to expect an Afrobeats version of him on the project, and those who do not want to download the song should delete him from their playlist.

He wrote, “Album done! See you soon b*tches!


“And abeg if you like Pakurumo Wizkid, don’t download this new album. In fact, delete me from your playlist and your life!

“If you like Afrobeats, don’t download my album. I’m not a f*cking Afrobeats artiste. I am not Afro anything.”

‘I Can Still Get Wizkid Arrested’

In other news, Nigerian singer, Dammy Krane has said he can still arrest his colleague, Wizkid, over an incident at a Lagos club in 2016 where he allegedly attacked him with a bottle.


Naija News reports that the singer opened up on the old wound while exchanging words with a fan of Wizkid, who tackled him on X for saying Portable was now more talented than his favourite.

In response, Dammy Krane recounted the fight between him and Wizkid, stating that he can still lock him up if needed.

Rachel Okporu is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of Linguistics and Communication Studies. Likes surfing the Internet and making new friends.

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