Wizkid’s ‘Essence ‘ becomes No. 1 song on American Hip-Hop radio as ‘Made in Lagos’ sells 200,000 copies in the US

Just days after Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ got remixes from DaBaby, Ghostface killah and Raekwon, the song now tops the chart on Hip-Hop radio, the song also topped an R&B chart earlier last week.

More accolades keep racking up for Wizkid!!

The Hip-Hop radio chart is compiled by iHeart, which own 855 radio stations across the US.

iHeartRadio functions as the national umbrella brand for iHeartMedia’s radio network, the largest radio broadcaster in the United States. It’s main competitors are Audacy, Tunein and Sirius XM. Kid Laroi’s ‘Stay’ featuring Justin Bieber is No. 1 overall while ‘Don’t Back Down’ by Mammoth WVH tops the Rock charts.

Meanwhile, Made In Lagos has surpassed 200,000 in equivalent sales in the US alone. It will be eligible for a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, once it reaches 500,000 in equivalent sales.

‘Blessed’ featuring Damian Marley, a song off ‘Made In Lagos’ has also surpassed 10 million views on YouTube alone. And that’s only the audio version of the song.

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