Wizkid breaks the record as the first African musician to receive four U.S. certifications.

Wizkid breaks the record as the first African musician to receive four U.S. certifications.

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known by his stage name Wizkid, has made history in the United States.

By being the first African musician to receive four separate music certifications in the US, Wizkid has made history.

The information was first announced on Twitter by the research company Africa Facts Zone, which detailed the songs that gave him the new speak status.

According to AFZ, the songs that enabled the breaking of the world record were Wizkid’s collaboration with Tems, Essence; Come closer featuring Drake, Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl, and Drake’s One Dance Come Closer.

The CEO of Starboy Entertainment reportedly occupies a similar position in the UK, where he has amassed ten music certifications.

@AfricaFactsZone wrote; ”Wizkid has become the first African Artiste to have 4 certifications in USA

Essence – 2x Platinum

Come Closer – Gold

Brown Skin Girl – Gold

One Dance – 8x Platinum.

He is the first African Artiste to have 10 certifications in the UK.”

In related news, Tems, a sonorous vocalist from Nigeria, continues to chart well and achieve new heights.

The singer of “Try Me” can now boast that she is one of just two Nigerian aryasits to have the most songs that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100, proving that this year has been her finest ever.

Wizkid was the other artist who had broken the mark, therefore Tems’ new musical achievement indicates that she has tied Wizkid’s record. She accomplished the accomplishment as a result of Beyonce’s Move reaching the Billboard charts.

The song includes a guest appearance by Tems, who is also credited on three other tracks that have reached the top of the charts.

Other songs with Tems featured on them that have reached this milestone are Future’s Wait 4 U and Wizkid’s Essence.

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