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‘Fatherhood Has Changed Me A Lot’ – Wizkid

Nigerian Grammy award-winning singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly as Wizkid has revealed hoe becoming a father has changed his life for the better.

The 32-year-old afrobeats artist who recently spoke with a prominent UK-based Afrobeats podcaster, Shopsydoo said becoming a father has changed him both personally and musically.

Speaking on the programme, Wizkid said being a parent has instilled an overflow of love in his heart, functioning as a motivational force that pulls him ahead.

He highlighted that it is his great love that motivates his desire and determination.


Speaker further, he stated that music is more than just a job for him; it is a way of life. He passionately declared that it pervades all element of his life, that it is something he “sleeps,” “eats,” and “breathes.”

He said, “I sleep, breathe, eat, sh*t music. I’m always trying to elevate my craft from my sound, my videos, my productions, everything to a whole new level.

“It (being a father) has changed me a lot. I am grown; lots of love in my heart, fuels me to keep going, that is the drive, the only drive to keep me going.

“My family, my kids, I just feel blessed to be their father, take care of them, God put me in that position, it is the biggest blessing in the world, being able to recreate.’’

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