Kanye West names Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ as the best song in the history of music

American music superstar, Kanye West has described Wizkid’s song ‘Essence’ which features Tems as the best song in the history of music.

He shared the artwork of the song on his Instagram page with the caption: “best song in the history of music to date.”

‘Essence’ became an international success and later got a remix which featured pop star, Justin Bieber.

The remix made it to the Billboard Hot 100, spent 35 weeks on the chart and peaked at number nine. The song is at number three on the Billboard Afrobeats chart.

The song also went two time platinum in the USA.

‘Essence’ was awarded the ‘Best Collaboration’ at the 2020 BET Awards making Wizkid and Tems the first ever African artistes to win a major BET award category.

Wizkid’s fourth studio album ‘Made In Lagos’ was recently certified gold in the United States of America (USA).

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced the certification on Monday, August 29 after over 500,000 copies of the album were sold in the United States.

Wizkid is the first African artiste to have an album certified RIAA Gold.

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