We have seen and have also come to know Star Boy Wizkid to always deliver likewise come through with banging hits over the years. And also, fast-rising Mavin Record’s signee, Rema has been coming through in his awesome projects and performances.
However, with the young star’s fast growth in the industry, fans, as well as critics of both, have been wondering if he would be the next Star Boy.
Born as Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Wizzy has debuted numerous hit songs ever since his breakout into limelight with his hit track “Holla at you boy”. At his young age, the banger track had bagged him awards and recognition likewise placing him on the music map.
The singer following through to this breakthrough released a couple of other tracks like, “Tease Me, Don’t Dull” and more and later went on to debut his first album “Superstar” in 2011. The star has afterward welcomed massive love and growth in his career as time went by.
He went on to debut his second album “Ayo” which compiled of hit songs like “Ojuelegba, Caro, Jaiye Jaiye” and more in 2014. It was like heaven had sent down an angel to save and likewise bless the Nigerian music industry. He was new and had a different voice and unique style. He amazed and blew the minds of predecessors, fans, and critics as he was already bagging for himself major awards and strong collaborations.
In 2017, Star Boy dropped his 3rd studio album “Sound from the other side”. It compiled of songs like “One For Me, Come Closer which enlisted international star Drake, Naughty Ride” and others. And prior to this time, the singer had already become a personality most people as well as brands associated themselves with.
His MO became to slay and conquer on every project(be it a guest act or solo). His career grew, he acquired more fame and his works are yet to leave the lips of everyone. The star further released solo projects like “Kana, Fever” and more and also bagged himself major collaborations.
Fast forward to 2019, where he has been tagged as one of “Africans Strongest Collaborators”, Wizkid has successfully couped for himself collaborations with one of American’s strongest Beyonce, and others. Although he is yet to debut a song for the year that star has acquired a lot both in the entertainment industry and business segment.
Rema on the hand is yet to debut his first studio album but has dropped two EPs “Rema Freestyle EP and Rema EP” which contained hits like “Dumebi, Corny, Why, Boulevard, American Love” and more. He has a unique and different style of delivery which has been widely welcomed but has been yet to bag himself an award or collaborations.
Nevertheless, he has been tagged as the new generation Starboy due to his few bodies of works. Do you think he can achieve what his predecessors have in likes of the collaborations, awards, hit tracks and more?
However, we leave you to decide and share your thoughts. Do you think the new generation can outshine and takeover?