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Wizkid's 'MIL' Is Billboard 200's Highest Charting Nigerian Album of All Time

StarBoy keeps raking in the wins.

Wizkid's latest album, 2020's Made In Lagos, has officially become the highest charting Nigerian album of all time on Billboard 200, according to ChartData.

The album, which features standout tracks like "Ginger" featuring Burna Boy and "No Stress," has been climbing up the charts steadily in the US due to the massive summertime popularity of "Essence" featuring Tems.

Made In Lagos reportedly reaches a new peak this week at #28 on the Billboard 200 chart, up 53% in sales.

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Wizkid Celebrates 10 Years of His Debut Album With New Docuseries ‘A Superstar Made In Lagos’

Afrobeats torchbearer Wizkid has released a docuseries 'A Superstar Made In Lagos' to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his debut album 'Superstar'.

As the name suggests, Wizkid's latest docuseries A Superstar Made In Lagos traces the talented musician's journey and the impact he has made, from when he started out to the present day.

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In his only insert in the documentary, Wizkid reflects on the early days of his career and getting signed to the Banky W co-founded label Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E):

"Me getting signed by Banky was one of the most amazing things that ever happened to me. It was just an amazing moment for me, man. It changed my life. And I wanna thank Banky for understanding the vision and taking me under his wings like his little brother."

A Superstar Made In Lagos also features some of the individuals who have not only played a role in Wizkid's career or interacted with the singer but are stakeholders in the Nigerian entertainment and creative industry.

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