Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album achieved new milestone in the USA.
“MIL” becomes the first African project to have 425,000 sales in the USA.
The Nigerian Award-winning artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has accomplished another professional milestone with his “Made In Lagos” album in the USA.
Recall, Mp3bullet.ng reported that Big Wiz becomes the first African artiste to charge $1 million for a show to headline a day at the World’s Largest Hip-Hop Festival, Rolling Loud.
It’s quite glaring on the turnout and recent huge responsive reception Starboy’s MIL is receiving, particularly from the overseas fans. The upshot of Made In Lagos project is what’s playing out on the festival billing up and down.
Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album has set and broken new records in the United States.
The album, which has achieved global popularity, has now become the first African album to sell 425,000 copies in the United States.
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Aside from that, all of the songs have sold over 100,000 copies, with Essence featuring Tems becoming double platinum in the same country.
Check the record below:
Wizkid's Made In Lagos currently has 425,000 sales in USA.
12 songs on the album have over 100,000 sales each in USA.
Essence is 2x Platinum in USA.
This is the first African album to ever achieve this in USA.
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) May 2, 2022
Even while we wait for his next album, Made In Lagos continues to spread Afrobeat around the world. So, congrats to Big Wiz and Africa as a whole.
In addition, Wizkid is already making changes to his forthcoming album as he recently hinted at plans to change the title.
The Essence crooner has recently stated on his Instagram story that the name of his upcoming album, “More Love, Less Ego,” will be changed.
The artist did not say why he changed his mind or what the title of his next album will be. He also didn’t reveal when his project will be released, despite rumours of a new summer hit.