COULD THE SONG OF THE SUMMER BECOME THE SONG OF THE YEAR?
WIZKID TO RELEASE MADE IN LAGOS DELUXE ALBUM ON AUGUST 27
MADE IN LAGOS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR SOLD OUT
[New York, NY – August 13, 2021] The official song of the summer takes a new turn today! Justin Bieber joins Wizkid and Tems on the widely popular “Essence,” resulting a fresh new Afropop vibe. Click here to listen.
The new version of “Essence,” plus three additional tracks, will be included on the Made In Lagos Deluxe album, set for release August 27 via Starboy/Sony Music International/RCA Records – click here to pre-order.
The original version of “Essence” continues to climb the Billboard Hot 100 and Global 200 charts and serves as the perfect musical accompaniment in various TikTok and Instagram clips from Kevin Hart, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Kylie Jenner, Michael B. Jordan, Winnie Harlow and more.
Released October 2020, Made in Lagos is currently #4 on the Billboard World Albums chart, the longest charting album by a Nigerian artist for the new decade (2020) at 39 weeks and counting. The album is also the longest charting album by an African artist on the Worldwide and European Apple Music albums charts. The 14-track project includes features from an incredible group of chart-topping artists – Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R. Ella Mai and Starboy Entertainment’s youngest signee Terri.
Following the incredible success of Wizkid’s critically acclaimed Made In Lagosalbum, the Grammy Award winner will embark on the now sold-out North American tour. Kicking off September 10th in Boston, the 16-date tour will give fans the chance to celebrate alongside Wizkid with special guests to be announced.
Made In Lagos North American Tour Dates
September 10 – Boston, MA, Orpheum Theatre
September 11 – Brooklyn, NY, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn
September 13 – Silver Spring, MD, The Fillmore Silver Spring
September 14 – Silver Spring, MD, The Fillmore Silver Spring
September 17 – Cleveland, OH, House of Blues
September 18 – Chicago, IL, The Riviera Theatre
September 19– Minneapolis, MN, The Fillmore
September 22– Denver, CO, Summit Music Hall
September 24 – Las Vegas, NV, Chop Vegas
September 25– Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
September 28– Seattle, WA, Neptune
October 2– Sacramento, CA, Afrobeat Fest
October 9– Dallas, TX, Bayou Music Center
October 10 – Houston, TX, House of Blues
October 12 – Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle
October 16 – Miami, Fl, The Oasis Wynwood
Stream “Essence” featuring Justin Bieber and Tems:
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