Wizkid’s “Essence” hits new peak on Hot 100


Grammy award-winning artist, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has another cause for celebration. Essence, one of the songs off his recent album, Made in Lagos has hit a new peak of 16 on Billboard Hot 100.

Wizkid dropped Made in Lagos october last year. The album has already made a lasting impact in Afrobeats. Wicked dropped Essence with the sensational artiste, Tems. Tems as expected, delivered effortlessly on the hit single. The song went on to debut on Billboard Hot 100, earning her first entry on the chart.

Recall that WizKid recently dropped a remix of the song with Justin Bieber and his influence was highly felt. The song went from number 44 to 16 this week.

Wizkid revealed through his Twitter page that he will be dropping Made in Lagos Deluxe this Friday. He also added more dates to his North American tour.

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