An old video has reemerged on the internet featuring the renowned Nigerian musician, Wizkid, performing a heartfelt song dedicated to his late mother on stage. The video has evoked poignant responses from viewers.
Just a few hours ago, Intel Region had reported the unfortunate news that Wizkid, whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has lost his biological mother to the cruel hands of fate.
Wizkid’s mother, Mrs. Balogun, passed away on Friday, August 18th, 2023, around 1:30 PM. Confirming this sorrowful event to Intel Region, Wizkid’s long-serving manager, Sunday Aare, shared that Mrs. Jane Dolapo Balogun, Wizkid’s mother, breathed her last in the early hours of that Friday.
“Yes, she passed away this morning, around 1:30 am,” Aare confirmed.
Nevertheless, an old video clip showcasing Wizkid’s profound affection for his late mother has sparked a flurry of discussions online.
In the video, Wizkid brought his late mother onto the stage and serenaded her with a heartfelt song. The duo exuded a remarkable chemistry, with the mother exhibiting remarkable dance moves.
Watch the video below:
Here are some of the reactions:
hrh_kingdiamond: We extend our gratitude to you, ma’am, for bringing forth the greatest artist in Africa. May you find eternal peace in paradise. Farewell, dear mother 😢.
symply_tina1: May your soul find rest, dear mother. We’re thankful for giving us Wizkid 🙏.
ola_cash_100: We express our gratitude for gifting us with a legendary figure, Mama. Rest peacefully 🕊️💔😢.
mr_white_vibez: Tears stream down my face 😭 😭😭. Thank you for blessing us with Ayo. May your soul rest in peace ☹️🤲.
richard202822: May your soul find serenity and love in the beyond ❤️🕊🙏🏼.