By Emmanuel Adeleke
Billboard, the official music chart in the United States has announced Wizkid’s song, ‘Essence,’ as the longest charting African song.
Wizkid’s fourth studio album, ‘Made In Lagos’, was also confirmed as the longest-charting African album, which made him the longest-charting African artist.
Essence, which features Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, also known as Tems, has enjoyed an impressive level of success in the United States, reaching the Billboard Top 10 and earning a platinum plaque in the process.
Billboard’s announcement is a confirmation of Wizkid’s success in the United States and an addition of another feather to his decorated cap.
With his next album ‘More Love, Less Ego’ on the way, Wizkid will be looking to further break new grounds internationally.