The vibrant Nigerian entertainment sphere and fervent devotees of Wizkid have been unceremoniously plunged into a profound and melancholic state, stirred by the resounding reports and news detailing the heartbreaking demise of the singer`s cherished mother.
Reports from a close associate of the Grammy award-winning singer, confirmed to media outlet, Goldmyne, that the singer lost his mother in the early hours of today, Friday, August 18, 2023.
Wizkid, born under the name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has not currently released any public declaration concerning this unfortunate event.
The Report reads in parts;
“In a sad turn of events, Wizkid, the renowned Nigerian musician, has lost his mother.
The entertainment industry and fans alike have been thrown into a state of mourning.
Reports from a close associate of the Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, and performer Ayodeji Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, have confirmed that the singer lost his mother in the early hours of today, Friday, August 18, 2023.”
Wizkid`s mum, Jane Dolapo Balogun, a formidable cornerstone of strength, lent unwavering backing to her son`s meteoric rise in the industry. Her steadfast support was a familiar sight on the periphery of concerts and events.
Her presence at Wizkid`s performances wasn`t just that of a mother; it embodied an emblem of unyielding allegiance to her son`s career.