Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ deserves the Grammy Award – Rapper Wale
NEWS DIGEST – Nigerian-American rapper, Wale, has said Wizkid’s song featuring Tems, ‘Essence‘, ought to win multiple awards at the 2022 Grammys.
On Sunday, Wizkid lost the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category to Angelique Kidjo, the Beninese singer.
Wizkid was also unable to win the ‘Best Global Music Performance’ category, which was won by Arooj Aftab, the Pakistani vocalist.
Reacting to Wizkid’s loss on his Twitter page on Monday, Wale tweeted, ‘Essence should have won multiple awards’ at the 64th Grammy.
Also, Nicki Minaj, the Trinidadian-born rapper, had said, ‘Essence’ deserves to be the song of the year at the 2022 Grammy Awards.
‘Essence’ is the 11th track of ‘Made In Lagos’ (MIL), Wizkid’s fourth album, which was released in October 2020.
The track has enjoyed extensive acceptance across the world, with well-known entertainers dancing to its rhythms.
It has earned international significance after Wizkid released a remix featuring Justin Bieber, the Canadian pop star, last year.