Nigerian artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly generally known as Wizkid, has revealed that he turned down collaborations whereas recording his extremely anticipated Made In Lagos album.
He made the revelation whereas talking in an interview with D boy Dayo and Marsour Bellow of The Beat London 106.3 fm.
When requested in regards to the album, Wizkid stated:
“Made in Lagos’ has been 3 years coming and I’m simply excited that I’m placing this out trigger it’s like… The title of the album is self-explanatory, I’m made in Lagos, that’s the place I’m from, that’s what I symbolize, it runs in my blood and I by no means run away from that. I dwell, breathe that place mehn as a result of I like that place, that place made me who I’m immediately.
“I simply actually needed to inform a dope story, that Yo! that is the place I’m from, that is the place I symbolize, that regardless of the success, regardless of how far we go, that is what it’s. We make wonderful music, we make wonderful artwork and so with this album, I need to make wonderful music. Simply actually music, I wasn’t attempting to make something for radio or for just like the golf equipment or something. I’m simply making actual music, simply exhibiting my energy.
“As human beings, we develop and evolve in life, this album is one other step for me, taking one other step in my music profession like that is what I can do and that is the place we taking it too. So it was crucial telling that story. I labored with quite a lot of creatives from Nigeria, for my movies, my photoshoots wish to every little thing. Like there’s a lot expertise there although the federal government is sh*t yeah however there’s nonetheless a lot magic that comes out of that place, so I’m simply attempting to inform that story to one of the simplest ways that I can.”
When requested how he handled the collaborations on the album and the way he was capable of turndown some collaborations for this album. The Fever singer stated:
“I really feel unhealthy, I kinda broke quite a lot of relationships with this album, you realize, guys, it’s love without end, it’s nothing private, we simply making music. They know that each artiste I ever labored with like, earlier than I even work with any artiste, we’re on a wave, we’re on an understanding, I work with regular folks.
“I hate hype artiste, I prefer it regular. So after we work and I’m like yo, this can be a dope document however its not going to be on this album however on the following one, like we get it, we preserve it actual always. I wasn’t the one choosing, I used to be making music and no matter feels nice, we put it on the physique of the work.”