Wizkid Opens Up About Struggles After Mother’s Death

Timileyin Abdulsalam By Timileyin Abdulsalam - Entertainment Reporter
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Afrobeat star Wizkid, born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, responded to concerns raised by fans regarding his recent appearance at a London event.

Attending the UK premiere of ‘Bob Marley: One Love’, videos circulated online showing the singer looking solemn. This sparked worry among Nigerians, who took to social media to express their concerns.

However, Wizkid took to his Instagram stories on Wednesday morning to share insights into his emotional state since the passing of his mother. He confessed to feeling disconnected from himself, stating, “Look in the mirror, and I don’t feel myself. Mama left me, and I lost myself. I can’t wait to feel myself again.”

Despite his struggles, Wizkid expressed gratitude for his fans’ unwavering support during this challenging time. He assured them that he would emerge from this phase stronger, saying, “And I’m thankful that you all are going through this phase with me. You seen me at my lowest now. When you see me back on my high, no complaints. Expensive pain.”

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By Timileyin Abdulsalam Entertainment Reporter
Timileyin Abdulsalam, a journalist, and content writer based in Lagos, is versatile in crafting articles that cover a broad spectrum of topics, including entertainment, politics, social issues, technology, crime, and justice. His unique storytelling style is well-known among readers. Having graduated from the University of Ilorin, Timileyin also holds certifications in Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, and a Professional Certificate in Media and Communication.