Budding Nigerian singer, Shallipopi, has revealed that multi award-winning artiste, Ayodeji Balogun also known as Wizkid, is his topmost source of inspiration.
He made the revelation while having a chat with UK-based presenter, Madame Joyce, as he made it known that he has a song with Big Wiz.
According to Shallipopi, he derives ideas from a lot of artistes that inspire him, but the ‘Ojuelegba’ hit maker is his biggest influence.
He said; “All the artistes are inspirations to me. I pick something from all of them. But Wizkid is my biggest influence.”
When asked to drop a hint on the music he made with Wizkid, the ‘Obapluto’ crooner said; “Wizkid is in his daddy era. It’s not even about money because there are a lot of people with money. I think it’s growth. He’s grown now. You can have money and be stvpid so it’s growth.”
Meanwhile, in similar news…
Nigerian music sensation, Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, also known as Ayra Starr, has revealed that American-Barbadian singer, Rihanna is her greatest inspiration.
She stated an in an interview with Rolling Stone that Rihanna is her ‘Anti’ is timeless and the greatest album ever made, and she listens to it repeatedly.
Ayra Starr said she picked a valuable lesson from the album, which is to come to terms with the fact that being oneself and accepting certain disappointments is okay as everything will not work out.
She said; “Rihanna’s ‘Anti’ is the album I can put on repeat for life. I love Rihanna. She is my greatest inspiration. She is my matriarch. She is my queen. Her album ‘Anti’ is timeless. I listen to it always. The more I listen to it, the more I understand it. I love it so much.
“What I heard from Rihanna is being myself, understanding myself; whatever works for me is fine, some things don’t work for me, it’s fine. I’m just going to be myself in every situation.”