Grammy Award Winner, Wizkid set to unveil jewellery line
Grammy award-winning Nigerian Afrobeats artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid is set to become the first African musician to own a jewellery line.
Wizkid disclosed that his recently acquired multimillion naira diamond neckpiece is the first of six pieces his jewellery line would be making this year.
The ‘Essence’ crooner revealed this while featuring on the latest episode of Afrobeats audiovisual podcast hosted by Shopsydoo Adesope.
Wizkid said he designed the piece by himself, noting that it was the beginning of his jewellery line.
He said, “This [the neckpiece] is actually the first piece that I designed myself. This is the first of six pieces that I’m making this year. And yeah, the start of my jewellery line. So, it’s about to be some exciting stuff going on.”
The Starboy now joins the likes of American superstars Rihanna and Pharell Williams in the exclusive list of celebrities who owned jewellery lines.