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Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ equals Fela’s ‘Black President’ as the longest running album on Billboard World Albums Chart

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Ace Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has measured up to a record set by legendary Afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album has equaled Fela’s, ‘The Best Of The Black President’ as the longest running album on Billboard World Albums Chart, spending a a total of 45 weeks on the chart.

Fela, who created the ‘Afrobeat’ genre, had a long run with the The Black President compilation which he released in 1999 as a posthumous album.

The Best of Fela Kuti is a 2-CD compilation album released by MCA Records. It dropped in the United States in 2000 as part of a reissue series of Kuti’s albums.

Meanwhile, ‘Made In Lagos’ was released in 2020 by RCA Records.

Both albums have spent a total of 45 weeks respectively on the chart. While Wizkid’s album peaked at No. 1, Fela’s album peaked at No. 3.

 
 
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