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Anthony Joshua and other celebs talk about Wizkid

Post created on June 13, 2021

One of Nigeria’s hottest artists, Wizkid has dropped a new docuseries entitled A Superstar Made in Lagos to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his debut album Superstar.

“A Superstar Made in Lagos” celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Wizkid’s debut album – “Superstar”. This docuseries features reflections from the artist himself, and some of his peers and mentors. The docuseries was shot and directed by JM Films.

The series sees Wizkid talk about the impact that the album had on his career and he offers some retrospective reflections on his time making the project and the significance of it in his career trajectory.

Released in one clip and supported by breakout interviews, the A Superstar Made in Lagos docuseries sees appearances from Femi Kuti, Uche Pedro, Ali Baba, Anthony Joshua and more.


Anthony Joshua Talks Wizkid and Ojuelegba

Take in the main episode above and the interview with Anthony Joshua below.


Ali Baba talks Wizkid, melodies and self-integrity


Banky W talks Wizkid, humble beginnings and talent


Basketmouth talks Wizkid and unreleased music


Chris Ubosi describes Wizkid


Femi Kuti talks Wizkid and Felabration


Terri talks Wizkid and working hard


Uche Pedro talks Afrobeats and Nigeria’s Creative Industry


Yeni Kuti talks about the artist’s Humility


The Wizkid Journey

Wizkid started recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. His first album, ‘Superstar’, came in 2011.

He signed with Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2009 and rose to prominence with ‘Holla at Your Boy’, one of the tracks on the album. In 2016, he got global recognition for ‘One Dance’, his collaboration with Drake, a Canadian rapper.

He won his first-ever Grammy award last March for his role in ‘Brown Skin Girl’, a song by Beyonce.


Superstar – A music album by Wizkid

Wizkid Superstar

Wizkid’s Superstar album art cover

Superstar is the debut studio album by the Nigerian singer. It was released by Empire Mates Entertainment on June 12, 2011. It is the best selling afrobeat album, selling over five millions copies in 2011-2012 [1] The album’s production was handled by Samklef, E-Kelly, Jay Sleek, Shizzi, DJ Klem, Masterkraft, Q-Beats, Banky W and Vebee.[2] It features collaborations with Wande CoalD’PrinceBanky W and Skales. The album was supported by the singles “Holla at Your Boy“, “Tease Me/Bad Guys“, “Don’t Dull“, “Love My Baby”, “Pakurumo”, and “Oluwa Lo Ni”. It is the second best selling album on NotJustOk and was the most highly anticipated Nigerian album of 2011.

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