Wizkid, the acclaimed multiple award-winning singer, has suggested that he will be taking a five-year break from the music scene, despite teasing the release of a new album.
The Afrobeats icon took to his Instagram story on Sunday to share a direct message he received from a curious fan inquiring about his next song release.
The fan wrote, “Afa drop songs now abi ogun they k*ll you” (meaning, “Are you planning to release new songs or is someone cursing you?”).
In response, Wizkid humorously revealed that he will not be releasing music for the next four to five years. He also playfully contemplated engaging in various activities during his break.
Encouraging his fans to prioritize their well-being and cherish moments with their loved ones, he wrote, “Una papa dey holiday oo.
Make I enjoy. Back in 4 years, make una papa chop him money small. Or 5. Or I fit still go dey play ball now. Or make I start dey play golf or fifa he or wrestling btch! All of una dey craze! Everybody dey mad.
On some G shit. I hope you motherf**kers alright body mind and soul and taking time out to enjoy with your loved ones.”
Wizkid, with his massive fanbase, numerous awards, and honorary recognitions, stands as one of the foremost figures in African music.
While teasing his upcoming album, the singer remarked that he has already created enough music to retire.
Whether he will indeed abstain from releasing songs for the next five years remains to be seen, leaving fans eager to witness the next phase of his musical journey.