Entertainment GistWhat Trended

Wiz Khalifa Announces Collaboration With Wizkid

American rapper, Whiz Khalifa has revealed that he has a song with Nigerian Afrobeats star, Wizkid that will be dropping soon.

Taking to his Instagram page, Khalifa gave a hint that the title is called “Multiverse.” Wiz Khalifa wrote:

“Wiz Khalifa and @Wizkidayo on the wayTELL EVERYBODY!!!!#multiverse”.

Wizkid is steadily growing his eminence across the globe. As the Nigerian Music Industry started getting more international recognition, Wizkid took advantage of it, and now he boasts of an impressive list of international collaborations including one with Beyonce on “Brown Skin Girl”- the song that earned him his first Grammy Award.

Drake first jumped on the remix of Wizkid’s 2014 hit song, “Ojuelegba” alongside Skepta.  Later on, the two worked on Drake’s 2016 record-breaking song “One Dance” which charted around the world and earned Wizkid various accolades and awards.

Wizkid then featured Drake on his 2017 song, “Come Closer“. Although Drake didn’t appear on the music video, it didn’t affect its success.

Akon was the first International artist Wizkid featured on a song. The first song they collaborated on was the remix of Wizkid’s “Don’t Dull,” while the song wasn’t officially released, a leaked version could be found online.

The official song they collaborated on was the remix of Wizkid’s 2012 song, “Roll It” which also features Banky W. Then they also collaborated on Wizkids’s “For You” off his sophomore album, “Ayo”.

In 2017, Wizkid dropped his third album, “Sounds from the Other Side” of which “African Bad Gyal” featuring Chris Brown was part of the songs of the project.

Justin Bieber is the latest International Big wig that Wizkid has added to his roster of international features.

Their collaboration was unexpected and a surprise but a welcome development. Justin Bieber was featured on the remix of Wizkid’s 2020 groundbreaking summer bp, “Essence. 

Now, a collaboration with Whiz Khalifa is incoming!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *