In a somber turn of events, the Nigerian music industry is enveloped in a pall of sadness as news emerges that renowned singer Ayodeji Balogun, widely recognized as Wizkid, has lost his beloved mother. Mrs. Jane Dolapo Balogun passed away at approximately 1:30 am on a poignant Friday morning.
The heartbreaking news was confirmed by Wizkid’s longtime manager, Sunday Are, who shared that the singer’s mother, fondly known as Mrs. Balogun, passed away during the early hours of the day.
The loss has cast a somber shadow over the music industry and has drawn expressions of sympathy and condolences from fans, fellow artists, and the wider public.
Sunday Are, in a heartfelt acknowledgment, confirmed the tragic event, stating, “Yes, she died this morning, at about 1:30 am.”
The news of Wizkid’s mother’s passing has touched the hearts of many, underscoring the universal nature of loss and grief.
Mrs. Jane Dolapo Balogun was not only the mother of the iconic artist Wizkid but also a mother to two other children, Yetunde Balogun and Lade Balogun.
As a figure in the background, she played a role in shaping the lives of her children, who have achieved their own successes.
As news of the loss continues to reverberate, the music industry and the public at large unite in sharing their condolences with Wizkid and his family.
The outpouring of support serves as a testament to the impact of his music and his mother’s influence on his life.
Wizkid, an artist known for his captivating melodies and chart-topping hits, now navigates a deeply personal journey of grief.
As he navigates this difficult period, his fans and well-wishers offer their unwavering support, honoring the memory of his mother and acknowledging her role in shaping the trajectory of his life and career.