Wizkid Is The Face Of Afrobeats – Akon
Iconic Senegalese-American singer, Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, popularly known as Akon, feels Wizkid is probably the face of the Afrobeats genre and the fans are reacting to that claim.
In a recent interview with prolific American media personality Sway Calloway on his show “Sway Universe,” the Konvict Muzik founder and business entrepreneur was asked who he thinks is the face of the movement, and Akon pointed out Wizkid. He said:
Wizkid is probably the poster child for Afrobeats music. We knew he was going to be that way when we discovered him.
The OG went on to speak about how he met the young Wizkid and all other interesting revelations in the interview. Following the interview, fans took to social media to react to his claim.
See reactions below
Akon 2 days ago via an Interview 🗣️ : Wizkid is the poster child to Afrobeats. Blueprint ayè !!! pic.twitter.com/kBlAb7goh4
— /\/\|)ee – Back Up 🦁 (@Mista_Mdee_) September 29, 2022