Wizkid Breaks Record, Becomes 1st African Artist With 4 U.S Music Certifications

A-list artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better known as Wizkid, has achieved a historic feat in the United States.

Wizkid has set record by becoming the first African artiste to bag four different music certifications in the US.

Research firm, Africa Facts Zone broke the news on Twitter as it listed the tracks that earned him the new speak status.

AFZ said that, Wizkid’s song with Tems, Essence; Come closer featuring Drake, Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl and Drake’s One Dance Come Closer are the tracks that made the international record possible.

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It also reported that the Starboy Entertainment CEO holds a similar title in the UK where he has 10 music certifications under his belt.

@AfricaFactsZone wrote; ”Wizkid has become the first African Artiste to have 4 certifications in USA

Essence – 2x Platinum

Come Closer – Gold

Brown Skin Girl – Gold

One Dance – 8x Platinum.

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He is the first African Artiste to have 10 certifications in the UK.”

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