Popular TV and Radio presenter, Toke Makinwa recently spoke on the struggles and hustle of Legendary singer, Ayodeji Balogun, known by the stage name, Wizkid before becoming one of the most iconic Nigerian Musician of today.
This is coming during an interview with Journalist, Chude Jideonwo on why young people want success without putting in the effort. According to Toke, when Wizkid was still an up-coming artist, he used to hang out in Rhythm FM studio and ran errands for the studio Disc Jockeys to buy Amala and carrying speakers.
She continued further, stating that people who call him arrogant are unaware of the struggles the superstar had to go through to reach where he is today. She also cited herself as an example for the youths and young adults to emulate.
In her words;
"You don’t know the years Wizkid put into becoming who he is today. Young newbies try music for a year or two and are frustrated because it is not working…dude, when I tell people…I was at Rhythm and Wizkid used to carry speakers and he will be sent by DJs to buy Amala and he will do it, he was the studio rat, just help me play my song he will say
People look at him now and say he is arrogant not knowing the work he had put into this journey. It is the same way people can look at me now and say I got it all easy but if you have been following my career, and seeing the hard work I put in, you should ask me what I am doing with my life if by now I am not enjoying all I am enjoying now from my hard work.”
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