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JUSTIN BIEBER JOINS WIZKID AND TEMS ON “ESSENCE”

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 Lagos album, 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:

https://wizkid.lnk.to/EssenceRemix

Stream Made in Lagos:

https://Wizkid.lnk.to/MadeInLagos

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/wizkidayo

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wizkidayo/

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