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Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ becomes the First African Album certified Gold by RIAA.


Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has set a new record as his album ‘Made In Lagos’. He is the first African Artiste whose album would be certified Gold the Recording Industry Association America (RIAA). His 4th studio album, “Made In Lagos” sold over 500k units and was confirmed in the 25th of August, 2022. 

The award-winning album was released October 30, 2020. This is the first African album to be certified gold by RIAA. The album received a nomination at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Album. Artistes featured on the album are Burna Boy, Skepta, H.E.R., Ella Mai, Tay Iwar, Projexx, Tems, Damian Marley, Terri and was executively produced by Richard Olowaranti Mbu Isong, professionally known as P2J.

Below is a video posted by Wizkid news on Twitter.

The Afrobeats greatest of all time now has the best selling African album and best selling African song in USA.

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