The award-winning Nigerian singer, professionally known as Wizkid, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has reappeared on Instagram after the passing of his mother.
Wizkid, renowned for his hit song “Essence,” has updated his verified Instagram profile picture to one of his late mother.
Recalling, on August 18th, 2023, Intel Region reported the unfortunate loss of Wizkid’s biological mother, Jane Dolapo, to the cruel hands of death.
The passing of Wizkid’s mother had a profound impact on the singer, leading to the postponement of his 5th album, “More Love Less Ego” (MLLE) tour.
While Wizkid has been seen attending fashion shows in the UK and Italy lately, he continues to mourn the loss of his beloved mother.
As a tribute, he removed his profile picture from his verified Instagram page, which boasts 17.7 million followers, and replaced it with an image of his mom.
View the screenshot below:
Here are some reactions:
bigjhay__: “It’s not an easy phase 😢… Lord, help him.”
nba_isaac6: “Tell me why I wouldn’t love mama 🔥👏.”
___dailydose_of_steph: “People who don’t talk go through more in life but are not just talkers. May God heal him ❤️🩹🙏.”
iam_bigdc: “@wizkidayo, come on, man, stay strong 💪. You’re the greatest, so use this inspiration to create a great album 🌎. We’re waiting on you, king 👑. We know you can do it!”
dr_sandra_ojiugo: “Omo, it’s not easy to lose your mama… Mothers’ death hits differently… A person who prays for you and advises you, and then they’re gone… A person who’s ready to die for you 😢😢 Omo.”
tagg_vib: “He feels pained 💔 every time he remembers his loss… Same pain here for my mom. If you still have a mother, please stay with them like your kidney because moms are everything 😢.”
Listen to “Mummy Mi” by Wizkid below;