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7 Things Wizkid Should Do Now That He's Blowing Up

Since Wizkid's nominated for 7 Billboard Music Awards, we though up 7 things he should do once he blows up.

Last week, we wrote about the 7 times Wizkid should've crossed over already.


In our list we included things like him owning a sold out stadium concert in Brooklyn, his top collaborations with the likes of Vybz Kartel, the whole Drake thing (of, course), and his countless awards.

Well, this week, Starboy can add more notches to his belt as he's been nominated for 7 Billboard Music Awards for his role in "One Dance."

The Billboard awards Wizkid is in the running for are Top Hot 100 Songs, Top Radio Songs, Top R&B Song, Top Streaming Song, Top Selling Song, Top R&B Collaboration and Top Collaboration.

Despite the obvious irony of Wizkid being nominated on a song that many would say he doesn't really feature on—remember the angry Nigerian Twitter reactions to the track—he still did have a hand in writing and producing the massive hit.

So, in that vein, now that Wizkid's set to blow up in America, here are 7 things he should do:

Hop on a grime banger with Skepta, Stormzy or JME.

Skepta's already done the "Ojuelegba" remix, but what we really need is a grime anthem with Wizkid on it. Imagine a "That's Not Me"or "Man Don't Care" style tune with a Wiz verse in it—fuego.

My fav song right now!! @skeptagram #Konnichiwa out now!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥

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Feature Drake on one of his own singles, but only use his vocals at a really low volume in the chorus.

Pull a "One Dance" on 'em. We know he just dropped the "Come Closer" collaboration, but Starboy could take it a step further and get Drake on a track only to barely use him.

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Tell Davido to "chill."

Enough said.

Pull a Diddy when he gets invited to the MET Ball.

We're starting the petition to get Wizkid invited to The MET Ball next year.

I was getting tired so I laid down on the stairs!!! #METGALA

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Launch a liquor line.

Cîroc, D'ussé, Hennessy, Virginia Black Bourbon, Wizzy Whiskey?

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Go on a live TV rant about how "Trump doesn't care about African people"

Take a page from the Book of Kanye.

Have a wardrobe malfunction at the Super Bowl.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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