Afrobeat Star Wizkid Loses Mother
Afrobeat Star Wizkid Loses Mother

The mother of the renowned Nigerian artist, Ayodeji Balogun, known as Wizkid, has passed away.

Trustworthy sources closely connected to the Grammy Award-winning artist and prolific songwriter have verified the demise of Wizkid’s mother. She reportedly passed away in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.

Supporters have turned to social media to express their condolences to the singer for his loss.

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The departed individual, Mrs. Balogun, had consistently been a strong pillar of support in nurturing her son’s rapidly rising career. She was a familiar presence radiating unwavering encouragement from the sidelines at numerous live shows and events.

Wizkid, whose birth name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has not yet publicly responded to his mother’s passing.

The late Mrs. Balogun’s prominent presence during Wizkid’s performances went beyond the bounds of a motherly bond, serving as a symbol of steadfast support for her son’s musical journey.


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