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Entertainment of Monday, 5 September 2022


'Naija no de carry last' - Celebrities react as Kanye West declares Wizkid’s Essence best song in history

American rapper and fashion mogul, Kanye West has described Essence, the hit single from Wizkid and Tems as the best song in the history of music to date.

The superstar posted the album cover of Made in Lagos with the caption on his Instagram page: “Best song in the history of music to date”.

Essence, which was declared the official summer track of 2021, topped the billboard chart with its remix featuring Justin Beiber.

It received numerous nominations at different award ceremonies including the Grammys and went on to win the BET Award for Best Collaboration.

The track which was released in 2020 was recently certified Gold by the RIAA after selling over 500,000 copies in the US. The feat is first for any African artist.

In other posts, Kanye also shared his favorite songs which included Beyoncé’s ‘Church Girl’, which he claimed to be his favorite song off her latest “Renaissance” album.

He also tagged Dj Khaled ft Rick Ross’ “God did” as the song of the year. Anthony Jeselnik’s “Thought and prayers”, was also declared one of his favourites.

Nigerian react

filmcolors wrote: Reasons The Grammys don’t matter. Legit the best song ever.

isokoboy12 wrote: Starboy FC ati una know plaster ? Make we collect our flowers Jejely o.

naomi wrote: YES !!!! THANK YOU AT @kanyewest @wizkidayo @tems.

aishaak49 commented: Naija no de carry last

iamjidekene said: Ka-enye Kanye ugwu ruru ya

mufasatundeednut commented: Wow! So My Younger brother, Wizkid sabi repost. Wow!

obaksolo simply said: MACHALA