Nigerian afrobeat heavyweight, Ayo Balogun better known as Wizkid has become the only Nigerian artiste to go Platinum twice in Canada.https://d3d6538bf0b940d531bae81bf2b816ed.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html
The singer made the big announcement during midnight hours of Friday, January 15 via his official news and fan page on Instagram.
The hit song which had a global collaboration from international rapper Drake was certified Platinum on January 13 after the song garnered over 80,000 unit sales in Canada.
Making the announcement, Wizkid’s fan page wrote, “NEWS @wizkidayo’s “Come Closer” featuring @drake is now certified platinum in Canada for sales of 80,000+ units!
“This is Wizkid’s second song to go platinum or higher — first as lead. He’s the first and only Nigerian artist to go platinum in Canada (2x). Our first certification of the year! ”