One of the biggest music act in Nigeria, Wizkid opens up on how pleasing it would have been for him to feature legendary singers like Fela Anikulapo and Bob Marley.
The internationally recognised singer and Grammy winner made this known in an exclusive interview with sports brands, Puma & JD.
Read Also: “Chai Ada Jesus, O My God” – Nigerians React As Young Comedienne Ada Jesus Dies In a series of question and answer, Wizkid addressed how the year 2020 was like for him; his childhood experience; when he’s dropping his next album.
Also, on what his inspiration is, Starboy noted that it is basically his environment; what he sees and hear around him on the street.
Read Also: 18+ Video: Sextape of Zimbabwean Model, Njuzu, Leaks Online Causing Chaos On Social Media On the question of who he would love to collaborate on a track with, Wizkid affirmed that if it was possible, the late Fela Kuti and Bob Marley would have been perfect.
The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has honoured the Ikorodu Bois for their creativity on today’s episode of his Thumbs Up Thursday.
The comic group consists of Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and Fawas (13). They are known for remaking, mimicking and recreating multi-million dollar music videos, movie scenes and movie trailers using ordinary household items.
Read Also: Child Rape: ‘Put Yourselves In Shoes Of Their Parents’ – Olawale Fapohunda, Ekiti Attorney General The VP took to his verified Instagram handle where he posted a video commentary that reviewed the young lad’s videos over time. Taking to the comment section, the Vice-President stated that he celebrates the trio.
He wrote, “The exploits of the @Ikorodu_Bois are impressive, especially for two reasons. The first, is the joy of watching them achieve such global acclaim with a consistent effort from their humble corner in Ikorodu.
“The second, however, is the urgency, an urgency that stems from the immediate need to keep up with our efforts to efficiently secure our kids and ensure the opportunities for them not only to thrive tapping their talents but to have the basic chance to get educated for starters, without risk nor distraction. I celebrate them.”
Read Also: Baba Ijesha: Nigerian Laws Need To Be Amended On All Levels – Busola Dakolo This year, the youngsters are on a roll. A few days ago, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, took to his verified Twitter account to share pictures of when he hosted the talented Ikorodu Bois in his office. The comedy group paid the governor a courtesy visit.
In his post, the Governor mentioned that the young boys’ creativity put them and Ikorodu on the world map.
Also, popular American Talk Show host, Steve Harvey, took to his verified Twitter account with about 4.2 million followers to hail the Nigerian internet sensation.
The iconic American entertainer gave the lads a thumb up by posting on his Twitter a video of one of the youngsters standing in front of a television set as he mimicked one of his messages, which was delivered on his programme, Motivation.
Furthermore, Netflix — a US media service and streaming giant — enlisted Ikorodu Bois for its campaign to mark this year’s edition of the Oscars.
Moreso, the skit makers were nominated for the Favourite African Social Media Star’ category at the 2021 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. However, they lost out to Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella.