Crown Uzama, better known by his stage name Shallipopi, is a rising Nigerian rapper who has said that Afrobeats legend Wizkid is his biggest inspiration.
In a recent UK interview with well-known British podcaster Madame Joyce, the “Elon Musk” hitmaker disclosed this.
Shallipopi stated that while he makes an effort to learn some things from other musicians, Wizkid is the one who most influences him.
He continued by saying he was eager for everyone to hear a song he co-wrote with Wizkid that will soon be available.
See the conversation between Shallipopi and the host.
Madame Joyce asked: “Is Wizkid an inspiration to you?”
Shallipopi replied: “Yes now, all the artists are, anywhere I am I pick something from them but Wizkid is like my biggest inspiration.”
Madame Joyce probed further: “What’s the vibe of the new song?”
Shallipopi: “The song has all kinds of vibe, the lover boy side, the f*K boy side and the good boy side. The song will be released when Wizkid is ready.”