‘Wizkid is on the same level as Michael Jackson, Drake, others’ – Singer, Tyla


‘Wizkid is on the same level as Michael Jackson, Drake, others’ – Tyla

Fast raising South Africa Singer Tyla Laura Seethal, well known as Tyla, has elevated Nigerian Afrobeats artist Wizkid to the same level as musical icons like Drake, Rihanna, and the late Michael Jackson.

In a recent interview, the fast rising singer stated that Wizkid, the Nigerian superstar, deserves to be ranked among the likes of Michael Jackson, Drake, and Rihanna and others.


When asked on The Bianca Show which five musicians she thought were the best of all time, the “Water” crooner listed Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Drake, Rihanna, and Wizkid.

She clarified that Wizkid’s position on the list was due to his influence and longevity in the African music industry.

Tyla said: “My top five musical artists of all-time, obviously, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Drake… It is always difficult to find the last one. There’s so many but I will say Wizkid. He has been around so long and has done so much for the culture and the genre[African music], so I definitely put him there.”


Recall, Few days ago Nigerian Grammy Award winner, WizKid lists five favourite Nigerian artistes.

Via an Instastory post, the renowned artist listed Rema, Asake, Odumodublvck, Bloody Civilian, and Shallipopi as his currently favored artistes.

He wrote on his Instastory: “Yea my fav artiste right now Odumodublvck, Rema, Asake, Bloody Civilian.”

Wizkid hailed this quintet as “superstars” and specifically gave a shout-out to Shallipopi.

Amidst a series of posts, the ‘Essence’ hitmaker declared his readiness to dance to Shallipopi’s tunes, affirming that even if a mere cough were part of the song, it wouldn’t dampen his enthusiasm.

An if Shallipopi cough I go dance,” he wrote.


WizKid lists five favourite Nigerian artistes

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