Wizkid breaks record, becomes first African to hit 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify.




Congratulations are in order for Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He has become the first African to hit 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

The new record was revealed by the online streaming company, Spotify on Monday, August 19, marking a new popularity for Nigerian singer Wizkid.

This win follows Wizkid’s recent collaborations with DJ Spinall, Tiwa Savage and Kojo Funds.

The previous record was held by Congolese rapper and singer, Maitre Gims. He had seven million monthly listeners. Now, here comes Wizkid breaking a record and has hit 8 million monthly listeners.