Nigerian recording artiste, Wizkid real name Ayodeji Balogun has narrated his ordeal with the authorities in the country.
According to the popular singer, he has been a victim of police brutality. He made this revelation during his recent interview session on Capital Xtra’s The Norte Show.
Speaking during the session, Wizkid said:
“Police brutality is a serious situation back home in Nigeria.
It has been 60 years of political injustice, nepotism, madness and corruption at the highest level.
It is sad that my son is about to be 10 years old and Nigeria is still going through all these madness.”
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The ‘No stress’ singer continued:
“If I didn’t speak up or use my voice, then I would be a coward.
I will continue to speak about things that affect people in their daily lives.
I had been a victim of police brutality before I became popular and I know it still goes on.
That needs to end.
We deserve good governance in Nigeria.”
Asked how he met Damian Marley whom he featured on his new album, Made in Lagos, the ‘Starboy’ said:
“Damian Marley changed my life. He changed the way I live. After the session, it changed a lot for me. I recalled that I was in New York (United States of America) promoting my last album, Sounds From the Other Side, and I was asked who I would love to a collaborate with and I said ‘Damian Marley’.
Wizkid released his 4th studio album, Made In Lagos a couple of weeks ago. He has been one of the most outspoken celebrities