Afrobeats superstar singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun “Wizkid” has delighted his fans with the release of the highly anticipated 5th studio album ‘More Love, Less Ego’
The 13-track album sees the Afrobeats maestro infusing a blend of Afropop, Amapiano and R&B vibes to create a feel-good rhythm and celebrate love over money.
Speaking on the album, 32-year-old Wizkid said, “I feel we need more love in our communities. We need to just be good to one another and appreciate life more. So, this album title and even the music is just my own way of making people feel good.”
The Grammy-award-winning singer announced the release of the love-themed project in the early hours on Friday 11th November 2022 via his Instagram handle. He wrote: ‘MoreLoveLessEgo out worldwide!!
Wizkid’s ardent fans have been yearning for the release of the album which has witnessed a couple of postponements. Most notably from November 4th to 11th in honour of his colleague, Davido’s son, Ifeanyi who unfortunately passed away a few days before the proposed release date.
The previously released songs- album intro ‘Money and Love’ and the Amapiano feel good vibe, ‘Bad to Me’, were accompanied by melodic singles as well as incredible collaborations with Nigerian and international music superstars.
Wizkid recruits Jamaican dancehall superstars, Skillibeng and Shenseea for ‘Slip N Slide’, calls his frequent collaborator, British-Nigerian rapper Skepta and Nigerian street-hop sensation, Naira Marley for ‘Wow’, features Afrobeats songstress, Ayra Starr in ‘2 Sugar’, and American rapper, Don Toliver in ‘Special’.
Other songs on the album include the lovely and romantic outro ‘Frames(Who’s Gonna Know)’, Balance, Everyday, Deep, Flower Pads, Pressure and Plenty Loving.