Abiola Solanke |
The pop star is being arranged to perform alongside Drake making it a debut performance by an African at the event.
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Starboy Wizkid is being said to likely perform on stage alongside Drake at the forthcoming BET Awards 2016.
In an exclusive interview with Fox FM’s Lovin Cee, Lipede Adewole of Backhome Productions, a media outfit based in LA with affiliations with BET International, plans were far advanced for Wizkid to join Drake perform at the BET Awards 2016 scheduled to hold on June 28, 2016.
Answering a question as to when acts from Africa could make a debut on the awards stage to perform, Lipede broke the big news as he said;
Wizkid, Drake to perform at BET Awards 2016
“This year we are working on a big deal. Hopefully we can get Wizkid to join Drake on stage. it’s just a matter of time.”
The pair’s ‘One dance’ collaboration is still doing well at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Wizkid has also been nominated in the Best International Act Africa category, where he is to slug it out with fellow Nigerian act Yemi Alade amongst a host of other top African acts such as Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania), amd AKA (South Africa).