US State of Minnesota honors singer with ‘Wizkid Day’ after selling out Skyway Theatre

Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota in the United State of American has officially set aside October 6 of every year as WIZKID Day, to honour Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid.

According to the sealed and stamped document, the reason for this huge landmark is to honour the singer for his numerous achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artist to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway with Dolce and Gabbana,  winning international awards, and many more

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playThe Proclamation by the state of Minnesota declared October 6th as Wizkid day. (Twitter/Wizkid)

The Governor of Minnesota described Wizkid as ”One of the most influential artists” on a night when he performed some of his hit singles like ‘Soco’‘Manya’, In My Bed’ and ‘Ojuelegba’ before a sold out crowd.

playWizkid tweets about the Sold out Minnesota concert (Twitter/Wizkid)

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