File Photo: Wizkid & Banky W (R)

Nigerian Afropop singer Wizkid has revealed in a recent interview that he left his last label, EME, with zero Naira though he already became a household name at the time. 

The ‘Ojuelegba’ hit singer when asked the inspiration behind the song replied “It was crazy because when I was making that song. That was the last album for my label [which] I was signed to at that time.

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“I was in a different space. You know it was a space that I was about to leave and start afresh for myself. I feel a lot of energy but I at the same time, I was like ‘it is a lot of responsibilities.

“I [Wizkid] am a firm believer if you think of anything, then you can achieve it. I know definitely something [good] is going to happen.” 

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“When I left Empire Mates Entertainment (EME), nobody knows the story. I literally had to leave with zero Naira. And I was Wizkid!” 

Wizkid, born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, left EME record label, co-owned by Banky W, to start his own record label ‘Star Boy’.