Wizkid‘s career continues to climb to higher heights.
For, his latest single ‘Essence’ featuring rising star Tems is fast becoming the song of the summer and is charting as such.
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This week, the scorcher made its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 at #82.
Its success has also given a lift to parent album ‘Made In Lagos,’ which rises to #147 on the Billboard 200.
The feats sees:
- Wizkid becomes the first Nigerian artist in history to simultaneously chart on the US’ Hot 100 and album chart.
- Tems score her first Hot 100 entry.
- Wizkid land his first Hot 100 entry as a lead artist. Previous chartings include Drake’s 2016 #1 smash ‘One Dance’ and Beyonce’s GRAMMY-winning anthem ‘Brown Skin Girl.’
The news comes on the heels of Wiz’s ‘Made In Lagos Tour’ announcement and as Afrobeats continues to make strides on a global scale.