Wizkid is gradually becoming a global artist. The talented singer has worked hard to get where he is and his fans love him all the more for it. Mr Eazi was signed recently to Wizkid’s label, Starboy Entertainment Worldwide. His released tracks have us sensing a Wizkid doppelganger in music.
Ayodeji ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He was born in the year 1990 and started his music career at the young age of 11.
Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade, popularly known as Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian born, Ghana-based Afrobeat singer. He started his music career in 2007 and in 2016, signed with the Star Boy Entertainment.
Mr Eazi is the next Wizkid for the following reasons.
1. Both are signed to Starboy Entertainment Worldwide
In May, 2016, Wizkid made a bold move signing Mr Eazi on the Starboy Entertainment. The Ghanaian-based afro-pop singer was welcomed to the family on the verge of taking over music in Africa. His recently released tracks have been banging the speakers of various clubs and cars. Just like his label owner, Mr Eazi’s tunes make them girls rock on the dance floor.
2. The hat effect
Mr Eazi and Wizkid in bowler hats
There’s a similarity in their style, the hat has been a thing of Wizkid’s but when Mr Eazi popped on TV screens with a hat, it became clear Mr Eazi might have an inner Wizkid he is channeling.
3. Talented artists
Wizkid and Eazi performing on stage
Talent is one major thing people don’t ignore and Mr Eazi is just as talented as the Starboy himself. They have the same style, swag, petite cuteness, hairstyle and maybe dance moves. We can tell the next Wizkid is about to be exposed to the world and coming from Wizkid and his label? destiny has got this one.
4. Flavour and style
It’s undeniable they both bring similar flavour and style to their music. While Wizkid might be a mix of afro, pop and dancehall, Mr Eazi is a mix of all that plus Africana spice. Come back in a few years and say we told you so, Mr Eazi is the next Wizkid and together, they will make amazing music.
Watch their videos and tell us if we are not right!