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Davido Extends Heartfelt Condolences to Wizkid

Afrobeats Community Mourns as Wizkid's Mother Passes Away

The Nigerian music industry is in mourning following the sad news of the passing of Jane Dolapo Balogun, the beloved mother of Grammy award-winning artiste, Wizkid. The cause of her death, which occurred in the early hours of Friday, remains undisclosed.

A Unified Front in Grief

Despite the competitive nature of the music industry, moments like these bring artists together in solidarity. David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, was among the first to extend his condolences to Wizkid. Taking to his social media platforms, Davido expressed his sympathy, stating, “Praying for you, my brother, Wizkid. Sadness flies away on the wing of time.” This gesture is particularly noteworthy given the past rivalry between the two artists, which has since been put to rest.Davido Extends Heartfelt Condolences To Wizkid, Yours Truly, News, May 29, 2024

Past Rivalries Set Aside

The relationship between Davido and Wizkid has seen its ups and downs over the years. However, recent times have witnessed a strengthening of their bond. In January, the duo surprised fans by announcing a collaborative tour, a move that was unexpected due to their history of competition. Although the tour was later postponed, it was a clear indication of their evolving relationship. Wizkid also showed support for Davido upon the release of his album “Timeless,” urging fans to stream the project.

Fans and Fellow Artists React

The news of Mrs. Balogun’s passing has resonated deeply within the Afrobeats community and beyond. Fans and fellow artists alike have taken to various social media platforms to express their condolences and share their memories of her. The outpouring of love and support is a testament to the impact she had on many who knew her, either personally or through her son’s music.Davido Extends Heartfelt Condolences To Wizkid, Yours Truly, News, May 29, 2024Davido Extends Heartfelt Condolences To Wizkid, Yours Truly, News, May 29, 2024

A Mother’s Influence

While Wizkid has yet to release an official statement regarding his mother’s passing, it’s evident that she played a significant role in his life. Mothers are often the backbone of their children’s success, providing unwavering support and guidance. As Wizkid navigates this challenging time, the music community stands with him, offering their support and understanding.

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