Wizkid Teases Retirement and Announces Upcoming Album in Candid Interview
Grammy-Winning Artist Wizkid Considers Retirement and Teases Sixth Studio Album
In a recent interview with Capital Extra’s Manny Norte, renowned Nigerian singer and Grammy award-winner, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, disclosed that he believes he has created enough music to retire from the industry. The insightful conversation took place on Sunday, July 16, 2023, coinciding with Wizkid’s 33rd birthday.
During the interview, Manny Norte referred to their previous encounter, where the Starboy honcho had shared his plans of having “enough music to retire.” In response, Wizkid, with a chuckle, reaffirmed his sentiment, stating, “Come on, my brother. And we are still recording music every day [laughs]. So, imagine how much music I have now.”
While Wizkid humorously addressed the possibility of retirement, he couldn’t contain his excitement about his upcoming musical endeavors. The Afrobeat sensation hinted at the release of his highly anticipated sixth studio album.
In an enthusiastic tone, Wizkid shared, “I’ve got a new album ready, bro. The new Wiz’s album. I’m dropping a new song next week. In a couple of days, mehn.” Fans and music enthusiasts around the world eagerly await this latest project, anticipating Wizkid’s unique fusion of African rhythms with global influences.
Wizkid’s announcement has caused a stir on social media platforms, with fans expressing their anticipation and showering the artist with congratulatory messages on his birthday. Known for his chart-topping hits like “Essence” and collaborations with international artists, Wizkid has solidified his position as a global music icon.
With his unmatched talent and ability to captivate audiences, Wizkid has become a prominent ambassador for African music on the world stage. Throughout his career, he has amassed numerous accolades, including several prestigious awards such as the Grammy Awards and BET Awards.
As Wizkid gears up for the release of his sixth studio album, the anticipation continues to grow, leaving fans eager to experience the artist’s musical evolution and the impact he will undoubtedly make on the industry once again.
Stay tuned for more updates on Wizkid’s forthcoming album and be sure to mark your calendars for the release of his new single in the coming days.