Nigerian Superstar singer, Wizkid on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 deliver the afrobeat sound to his Afro Republik fest at The O2 Arena in London, & relating to sources he made a lot of millions from the concert.
Wizkid who purportedly sold out the 20,000 seat capacity of O2 Arena in London before the event, made over 385,100,071 Million Naira from the show. The event tickets was sold at £40 per ticket, that is 40×20,000 = 800,000 pounds.
After his 2017 sold out the Royal Albert Hall in London, the singer made a pronouncement that his purpose in 2018 was to sell out the iconic O2 Arena & he has deliver his word, in less than 7 months, Wizkid made a pronouncement of the event and in less than some days the event has been sold out. There were 20,000 people at the concert.
This was his major international performance for the year & the concert was antecede by performances from the likes of Maleek Berry, Yxng Bane who brought Kojo Funds on stage, Mr Eazi who performed his latest single, London Town alongside UK rapper, Giggs, Tekno, Not3s, Tiwa Savage, but the night belonged to Wizkid, the Starboy of Nigerian music.
When introduced by British superstar, Naomi Campbell, Wizkid move to the stage wearing a mask & supported by a full band with his dancers, he had his fists in the air as the fans went wild &illuminated up the arena with their phones.
And that was the beginning of a concert that dispatched all that was promised plus so many much more, as Wizkid start off the night with Manya & performed songs from his list like Show you the money, Nowo, Fake Love, Omo Jaiye Jaiye, In my bed, Final with the crowd at the O2 arena singing along to every song.
Part of the brilliance of his set was his constant communication with the crowd in between his performances.
While Wizkid’s new songs may have gotten him caught in the new buzz of modern day fans, it is his music from the past that set him on this path and he knows this, going back to his oldies as he told the fans ”Let’s do some Wizkid classics right now” and sang songs like, No Lele, Tease me, Don’t dull, Azonto, Pakuromo and Love my baby, evoking some of the loudest cheers on the night.
In through the event, Wizkid brought out Tiwa Savage, who he introduced to as ‘someone special’ as they performed Malo.