Grammy award-winning singer, Wizkid has shared his current favorite Nigerian artists on his social media platform.
In a post shared on his Instagram story, Wizkid named Rema, Asake, Odumodublvck, Bloody Civilian, and Shallipopi as artists he finds entertaining and musically impressive.
Wizkid specifically stated that he is obsessed with Shallipopi’s songs. He mentioned Asake and Rema who recently sold out the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom.
Asake’s sophomore album, ‘Work Of Art,’ including the single ‘Amapiano’ featuring Olamide, earned a 2024 Grammy nomination for Best African Song Performance.
Meanwhile, Rema’s international success with his single ‘Calm Down’ featuring Selena Gomez led to victories at the 2023 MTV VMAs & EMAs and the 2023 Billboard Music Awards.
Rapper Odumodublvck, a breakout sensation in 2023, has been revitalizing Nigerian Hip Hop with his hit single ‘Declan Rice,’ achieving international success and winning the 2023 Headies award for Best Rap Song. His mixtape ‘Eziokwu’ has received critical and commercial acclaim.
Bloody Civilian, with her EP ‘Anger Management’ and its remix version, has also experienced a successful 2023, receiving a warm reception.
Wizkid’s admiration for Asake, Rema, Odumodublvck, and Bloody Civilian is echoed by the industry and fans alike.
In 2023, these artists have reached career record highs, contributing significantly to the commercial advancement of Nigerian music.
KanyiDaily recalls that Wizkid recently became the first Nigerian celebrity whose photograph won a British Photography Award.