While remaining cagey about how much they have paid international acts terming all contracts as confidential, it is no secret that Wizkid comes with a hefty price tag. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over1 million followers on Twitter, as well as becoming the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to Drake’s hit song, “One Dance”.
This epic journey through Soweto also allowed us to demystify the popular allegory that eKasi is dangerous – for me it was the opposite of truth. I found Soweto to be extremely warm, welcoming and struck me as a very good place to hang out. Manoeuvring through the busy highways on a quadbike was never really going to be stressful.
The awards which are customarily held at the end of each year since 2014, will this year not take place, primarily due to the fact that Yarona FM delayed in releasing nominees. Sources close to the radio station said due to the overwhelming amount of events that the station held this year, including the recent 106.6 cycle challenge, it was going to be a struggle to manage other lucratively parallel events during the same year.
The BFA mouthpiece, Tumo Mpatane who has travelled with the team, today confirmed that the squad has arrived safely in Gabon adding that they are truly raring for a triumph.
The singer whose latest album, Mgodi was recently certified gold within hours of its release sung the late star’ hits as if they were her own to a point of being emotional on stage as tears welled up her glinting eyes.
During the launch, Multichoice Botswana explained that ‘The Realeboga Funeral Insurance Reward’ which is underwritten by Botswana Life, forms part of their recently launched retention programme dubbed DStv THANKS.
The number one (1) spot went to South Africa, Hungary clinched position two (2), third place went to Iran while the fourth world ranking was secured by Botswana courtesy of Sechele.
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