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Afrobeats Superstar Wizkid Loses Mother


Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, the internationally acclaimed artist known by his stage name Wizkid, is believed to have experienced a profound loss as reports circulate about the passing of his beloved mother.


While Wizkid has not officially confirmed the tragic news, fans are grappling with a wave of sorrow and disbelief.

The unconfirmed report, originating from @gistloversblog1, states that the Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer-songwriter’s mother, Mrs. Dalopo Jane Balogun, departed in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.

Wizkid’s close bond with his mother has been evident throughout his career, as he consistently expressed his deep affection for her.

This sudden loss undoubtedly strikes a chord of heartbreak among his fans, who have long witnessed his endearing gestures of love and devotion toward his mother.

Mrs. Dalopo Jane Balogun’s journey with her son’s fame has been a poignant one.

Initially concerned about his career choices, she eventually embraced his path when his achievements became tangible.

She evolved from a concerned mother to a proud supporter, finding solace in his accomplishments.

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Her presence was not confined to the sidelines of Wizkid’s career; she stood as a steadfast pillar of support and an ardent fan.

From the sidelines of concerts to public events, Mrs. Dalopo Jane Balogun displayed unwavering pride in her son’s journey, both as a mother and as a dedicated admirer of his talent.

As the music world collectively holds its breath in the face of this potential loss, the impact of Mrs. Dalopo Jane Balogun’s influence on Wizkid’s life and career remains indelible.

Though the artiste has not addressed the reports directly, there has been an outpouring of sympathy from fans across the globe.


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