Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. One of Africa’s biggest artistes, Wizkid is the most decorated African artist internationally, and one of the most revolutionary Afro-pop artistes of the modern era.
The singer, has said he is against any of his children wanting to follow in his footsteps.
Recall that the musician is a father of three. According to him, he wants his kids to be better human beings.
Wizkid made this revelation in a virtual chat with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, while he spoke about parenting, music and family.
According to the super star dad his desire is to see his children, namely, Boluwatife, Ayo and Zion, better than him.
“First of all, it’s a crazy generation we’re living in, and as time goes by as they are exposed to everything. So it is very, very important to let my kids understand life and understand themselves.
“I wouldn’t want them to emulate me, be even better human beings. That is my own important role to be able to raise great, amazing human beings, man. But I mean from the soul, cause whenever I meet a great person, I’m happy.
“Like I feel I go out and like there’s a whole lot of us around. You feel me? So I would just want to always in the midst of everything, in the midst of the madness, in the midst of how fast the world is growing as I would just always want my kids to stay true to that. Just by me just staying true to who I am, so yeah.”