BIG WIZ!! Wizkid Officially Becomes The First Nigerian Artiste Ever In History To Debut In Billboard’s Hot 100
On July 12, 2021, Nigerian superstar, Wizkid’s song, ‘Essence’ became the first Nigerian song to crack the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Wizkid also becomes just the third African artiste to appear on the billboard Hot 100 and 200 simultaneously, First was mariam in1967, Manu Dibango in 1973.
This comes after the song cracked the Billboard Bubbling Under Charts for the first time.
The song marks Wizkid’s third appearance on the charts, after ‘One Dance’ famously hit No. 1 in 2016. For Tems, this marked her first appearance, as her launch gathers heat.