On the 6th of October, 2018, African pop music superstar, Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun, aka WIZKID made history becoming the first ever African artiste to sellout the Skyway Theatre Center in Minnesota, United States.
And in honor of that feat cum part of a conscious effort to celebrate the lifetime musical achievements of the adorable boy wonder, MARK DAYTON, Governor of Minnesota, United State of American, declared October 6 of every year as ‘WIZKID DAY’.
According to the document which was officially signed, stamped and sealed by the governor, the reason behind the declaration was to honor the ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner for his laudable achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer.
For the newbies, let’s remind you on some of Wizkid’s achievements which include: making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway as a model for Dolce and Gabbana, winning countless international awards among other notable milestone achievements.
To all the Wizkid Fans worldwide, “HAPPY WIZKID DAY” to you.
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