Nigerian Singer, Wisekid Allegedly Makes N30m Monthly By Cloning Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ Album (Photos)


Nigerian Singer, Wisekid Allegedly Makes N30m Monthly By Copying Wizkid’s Album, Social Media Handles, ContentA Nigerian musician, Hosea Yohanna better known as Wisekid has allegedly been making millions of Naira by impersonating music star, Wizkid and cloning his songs.

Wisekid has been playing a fast one on many music lovers by uploading a replica of Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ album on streaming platforms and titled it ‘Lasgidi Made’, leading to a diversion of some traffic to himself.

He allegedly cloned and uploaded Wizkid’s Made in Lagos album on streaming platforms like Apple Music, AmazonShazam and Tidal.

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He named his own album with a replica tracklist off Wizkid’s album, thereby deceiving unsuspecting music lovers who unknowingly play music from his own album.

Yohanna’s album, which has gone on to amass a total of 9.3 million streams, was brought to the notice of the public when he posted a screenshot of the streaming numbers which he has since deleted.

According to a Twitter account, Africa Facts Zone, Wisekid has been raking in N30 Million naira monthly off the album since October 2020, when Wizkid released his own album.

Wisekid allegedly went as far as copying Wizkid’s social media usernames a s following discovery of his act, he deactivated his Twitter account and changed his Instagram handle to ‘Ayaboyofficial’.

Confirming the allegation, a Twitter user, Chemical Brother shared screenshots that showed that after listening to Wizkid’s album for over 26 hours, Apple Music distributed the traffic to both Wizkid and Wisekid.

Meanwhile, Wisekid has come out to deny the allegations against him. In a series of post, he denied the accusations and claimed a music company, Freeme Digital has been the one distributing all his songs.

In his words:

I don’t know who do that oo.I just access my apple artist name I saw streams I just wanted to get people check me out nothing more oo. Freeme digital been the one distribute all my songs. Pls I don’t want wahala oo .. I’m just an upcoming artist I know nothing about this and please am not the one distributing wizkid album on apply music. I have my company that distributes my music for me so I know nothing about this news spreading all over the internet. Thank u.

Reacting to this, Freeme digital stated;

Despite Yohanna’s action, Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album has surpassed 400 million streams across 5 platforms in 5 months.

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