Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, recently surprised fans with his revelation about pursuing a career in acting during his music break. The Starboy boss expressed his desire to become an actor, citing the opportunity to kiss women and shoot guns in movies as motivating factors.
Wizkid shared this unexpected career move on his Instagram story, writing in Pidgin, “Shebi I tell una I one dey act film!…I just want dey kiss and shoot a gun for a movie. Daz all!!” The revelation came shortly after he was seen with prolific Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, sparking curiosity about potential collaborations.
The ‘Essence’ crooner had previously announced a break from music, suggesting a hiatus of three to four years. However, in a recent update, Wizkid hinted at the possibility of extending the break to six years. On his Instagram story, he wrote, “Loving every bit of this holiday. Might extend to six years.”