Unsuspecting Wizkid fans have been streaming the songs of a particular Wisekid, leading to the young man making a fortune from it.
Some have tagged him a scam, while others have simply tagged him smart.
Wisekid, the name says it all. The Wizkid impostor as been playing a fast one on many fans on Apple music by uploading a replica of ‘Made in Lagos’ album, leading to a diversion of some traffic to himself.
He named his own album “Lasgidi Made” with a replica tracklist off Wizkid’s album thereby hoodwinking unsuspecting music lovers.
According to African Facts, Wisekid has been raking in N30 Million naira monthly off the album which has gone on to amass a total of 9.3 million streams since October 2020 that he uploaded the replicated ‘Lasgidi Made’. He also cloned and uploaded Wizkid’s Made in Lagos album on shazam and tidal.
An Artist named Wisekid has been making N30 million monthly since October 2020 by copying Wizkid's music on Apple Music & Amazon.
He released an album and named it Lasgidi Made, then copied the names of Wizkid's songs & albums. Now he is getting a huge chunk of Wizkid's streams. pic.twitter.com/0KqgDe1oq6
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) April 6, 2021
Despite this Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album has surpassed 400 million streams across only 5 platforms in 5 months.