Wizkid Becomes First African Artist To Hit Eight Million Monthly Streams On Spotify


Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has become the first African artist to hit eight million monthly streams on Spotify.

This was made known by Spotify, an online, music streaming platform that pays royalties based on the number of artists streams as a proportion of total songs streamed on Monday.

Wizkid beat former record holder, Congolese rapper and singer, Maitre Gims with seven million monthly listeners to become number one in Africa.

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Wizkid has set a couple of first record for himself, as he was the first African artist to walk the runway at a Dolce and Gabbana fashion show with his song `Soco’ playing in the background.