Nigerian music star, Ayo Balogun, widely known as Wizkid, has set tongues wagging as he hinted of a possible foray into Nollywood during his extended holiday in Nigeria.
The Grammy-winning artiste paid a visit to the renowned filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, owner of a popular restaurant in Lagos, sparking speculations of a possible collaboration.
Wizkid, currently on a music hiatus following the recent loss of his mother, revealed his contemplation of extending this break by an additional six years.
This unexpected revelation has left fans and industry insiders alike curious about the potential transformation of the artiste’s career trajectory.
During their meeting, Wizkid expressed a keen interest in exploring the world of acting and cinematic collaborations.
Afolayan, after their discussions, cryptically commented that significant things happen when two great men meet, leaving room for anticipation of a groundbreaking project in the making.
Wizkid divulged his eagerness to take on diverse roles on the big screen, including scenes involving passionate moments such as kissing and slapping.
Acknowledging the talent within the Nigerian music industry, Wizkid praised and highlighted artistes such as Odumodu, Asake, Rema, and Shallipopi as superstars who currently make him proud.
As fans eagerly await further developments, the unexpected intersection of Wizkid’s musical prowess and the cinematic vision of Afolayan promises to be a noteworthy collaboration that could redefine the boundaries between music and movies in the Nigerian entertainment industry.