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Flutterwave Teams Up With Afrobeats Star Wizkid To Drive Seamless Payments Across Africa

Wizkid continues to make waves globally. According to a press release, the Grammy-award-winning artist just inked a deal as Flutterwave’s new Global Brand Ambassador. Africa’s leading payment provider’s announcement comes at the same time as the news of Send, a remittance solution that was designed to increase remittance flow and uptake to the African continent. Got to sit down with @techprod_arch , Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, to talk about @sendbyflw , our partnership and the future! 🦅x🦋 Watch the full video – — Wizkid (@wizkidayo) December 23, 2021 “Wizkid’s story is that of hard work, resilience, and excellence,” said Olugbenga “GB” Agboola, Flutterwave CEO and Founder, in an official press release. “The way he constantly represents Africa in the global entertainment stage is something we love. As a leading technology company out of Africa, our values align and we’re excited to have him join us to drive adoption for Send.”

Shanique Yates

Dec 23, 2021

Burna Boy Makes History As First African Artist To Have Three Albums Reach 100 Million Spotify Streams

Burna Boy is making history in the land of streaming! According to Face2Face Africa, Burna Boy is now the first African artist to have at least three albums streamed 100 million times each through streaming service platform Spotify. The Nigerian artist, whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulum has changed the narrative when it comes to Afrobeats, pushing the genre to the forefront across the diaspora. Chart Data revealed that Burna Boy’s last three albums, “African Giant,” “Outside,” and “Twice As Tall” all received the 100-million mark appreciation from listeners making him the most listened to Afrobeats star. Amongst his counterparts, Wizkid and Davido, all three have become Africa’s most well-known musical acts across the globe. Both Davido and Wizkid have also attained 100 million streams via Spotify on at least one of their previous albums. Now a Grammy-award winner thanks to his album, “Twice As Tall” — which was awarded the “Best Global Music Album” at this past Grammy...

Shanique Yates

May 17, 2021