Ayodeji Balogun, the multi-award successful singer and songwriter, popularly often called Wizkid, has revealed how he and Temilade Openiyi, aka Tems, recorded the hit tune, ‘Essence’.
In a latest interview with GQ Journal, Wizkid mentioned, “I can’t even truly keep in mind how we met however I do know I introduced her out for one of my shows in Lagos. We had talked about working (collectively) and I went again home to record.
“After I record at house, it’s like a loopy state of affairs. I might be with about 10 producers. Everybody would have their rooms and we’d simply be making music. She (Tems) got here to the lodge and we laid down the thought. It was easy. We simply lay down the melodies and she or he didn’t even suppose something of it. She felt we needed to do one other file however I already knew we had made magic.”
Driving on the wave of his profitable album, ‘Made in Lagos’, the 31-year-old singer who’s at the moment on a world tour additionally said that he favored to collaborate with completely different artistes.
He mentioned, “I like assembly new artistes. Once I’m in a room with a brand new artiste, it appears like I’m proper there when the magic is about to take type. It’s so thrilling to me. Once I get within the room with a brand new artiste, we be taught from one another. I even get extra excited getting within the room with new artistes than with my friends or mates. I can’t clarify it.”