Nigerian superstar musician, Wizkid, has yet again landed himself another significant music accolade. The Ojuelegba hitmaker who began his music career at the age of 11 has for the second time in history featured on the Billboard Hot 100.
This recognition comes on the back of his latest feature in “Brown Skin Girl” off Beyonce’s “The Lion King” album. The album which has placed Beyonce at No.1 on BillBoard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop album charts for the seventh time features a handful of African acts including; Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Burna Boy, Yemi Alade, Shatta Wale and Mr Eazi.
The Billboard Hot 100 rankings are based on sales, radio play and online streaming in the United States. The song, “Brown Skin Girl” debuts at number 76 on the Hot 100 dated August 3 earning Wizkid’s second entry into the rankings and Blue Ivy’s first.
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His maiden entry into the Billboard Hot 100 was in Drake’s, One Dance, which lasted 10 weeks.
He continues to make strides in the industry becoming the first African artist to walk the runway at a Dolce and Gabbana fashion show with his music “soco” played at the background.