UPDATE: Moment Wizkid Shed Tears During Mom’s Funeral (Video)

A video of Nigerian superstar singer Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, crying during his late mother’s burial ceremony on Thursday has gone viral on social media.

According to, the singer’s mother, Jane Dolapo Balogun, died on August 18, 2023.

The family already announced her burial arrangements and funeral rites in an e-flier released on social media on Sunday, noting that a wake and homage will be conducted in her honour on October 12, followed by the funeral on October 13.

During the wake and tribute event in Lagos, family members were able to pay their final respects to the departed.

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When Wizkid was given the microphone to speak, he revealed his feelings in an emotional tone, expressed how deeply he’ll miss his mother.

“I’m lost without you, Mom. I love you so much. I love you,” he said.

See the video below:

Wizkid was born on July 26, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos, into a polygamous family with a Muslim father and a Christian mother. His father had three marriages.

Wizkid’s mum was a frequent sight at his concerts and events.

Her husband, M.O Balogun, and four children, Yetunde Balogun, Omolara Osunkoya, Olubusayo Balogun, Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid), and many grandchildren survive her.


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