Nigerian Singer, Wizkid is securing the bag as he has been named as the latest ambassador for sportswear brand Puma as his campaign images have been revealed.
According to a report by Metro UK, Wizkid is the new Puma x JD ambassador for the relaunch of the Puma Suede Classics range.
The “No Stress” singer whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, said of the collaboration:
‘It’s an honour to be the face of the new JD x Puma Suede Classics campaign. Puma is a brand I’ve loved and respected growing up, and so the decision to become and Ambassador felt completely natural. The Puma Suede is a classic shoe that can be worn by anyone at any age and I think my fans will really connect with that.’
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Puma’s Sportstyle marketing director added of the collab:
‘We’re thrilled to have Wizkid as the face of the new Puma x JD Suede campaign. ‘A truly innovative and exciting artist in the music scene, Wizkid embodies the passion and hustle we look for in someone to represent Puma and we look forward to working with him for the AW20 season.’
The Puma Suede was first released in 1968 and has been a popular style for the brand ever since, which is why they wanted to enlist an artist known for mixing sounds from around the globe for the new campaign.
Puma and Wizkid also collaborated on his “Made In Lagos” Merch which he released ahead of his forthcoming album of the same name.