Afrobeats superstar, Davido paid a touching tribute to Mrs Jane Balogun, the late mother of his colleague and rival, Wizkid.
KanyiDaily recalls that a close associate of Wizkid confirmed the sorrowful news of his mother’s passing after a brief illness in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.
Following her death, many Nigerian celebrities including Davido extended their condolences and prayed that Wizkid overcomes sadness as a result of his mum’s death.
During his recent performance at Detroit’s Afro Nation concert in the United States, Davido halted his on-stage performance to honor Wizkid’s late mother.
In this heartfelt interlude, the singer also reflected on his own encounters with grief and recognized the global influence wielded by Wizkid in the industry.
Watch the video below:
Davido pays tribute to Wizkid’s late mom at Afro Nation ❤️🕊️
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KanyiDaily recalls that Burna Boy also acknowledged the depth of Wizkid’s grief and empathized with his feelings, recognizing the profound sorrow of losing a beloved mother.