Nigerian Fans Blasts Grammy Organisers for Calling Wizkid ‘an Up-and-Coming’

The Recording Academy, organizers of Grammy Awards, has come under heavy criticism on social media for referring to Nigerian afrobeat superstar, Wizkid as an “up-and-coming artist”.

This didn’t sit well with some Nigerians, especially Wizkid’s fans who considered it demeaning given the singer’s status as one of the most successful music artists in Africa.

Here are some of the reactions:

@heisdio25: “Forget Starship this is actually disrespectful considering Wizkid is a top three Afrobeats artiste.”

@esportpridee1: “Wiz kid up and coming ke? Is Grammy mad?”

@oxfybi: “Wizkid isn’t up-and-coming, tf?”


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