Famous Nigerian artist and songwriter, Ayo Balogun is popularly known as ‘Wizkid’ and his hitmaker Temilade Openiyi also known as ‘Tems’ have been riding the success of their hit record ‘Essence’ for more than a year now. The song which appears on his album ‘Made In Lagos’ was released in late 2020 and then re-released featuring Justin Bieber earlier this year. Essence received a Grammy nod for Best Global Music Performance last month.
The former and later had fans speculating that they are romantically involved ever since appearing on his album.
During Wizkid’s sold-out show at the O2 Arena in London, he was seen putting his arms around her bum area trying to lift her up. This single act starred up reactions from fans on social media who accused the singer of sexual harassment.
In response to these reactions, Tems responded to the dating speculations saying ‘Wizkid is like a brother to me and someone I look up to’. ‘I love him no matter what ‘, she added.
After the O2 arena incident, the pair performed again at Jimmy Fallon’s ‘The Tonight Show’. This also led to reactions from fans stating that the recent performance was a boring one because of the distance kept during their piece.
This was seen via a video that was shared by Wizkid on his Instagram page on Wednesday 8th December 2021.
Written by: Progress Ishola (For Quest News)