Popular Nigerian gospel artist, Lanre Teriba has said Americans see Wizkid as an upcoming artiste and local musician.
Lanre Teriba made the statement during EsplashonTVC, where he said that Nigerian singers are not regarded abroad. He said;
I travel a lot and I can tell you that Nigerian artistes are still seen as local musicians in the lens of foreigners. Even Wizkid is seen as an upcoming artiste. ~ Lanre Teriba (Atorise).
This statement has obviously drawn reactions from many Nigerians, see some reactions gathered by LailasNews below;
@sleemjim_ – Big fat lie, Lanre Teriba does not know what he’s saying.
Wizkid,Davido,Burna boy, Mr Eazie, etc are very huge outside Africa,NIGERIA artist are well honoured and respected across the globe, Lanre Teriba should not come and give us false info.
Does he know how big Tiwa Savage,2Baba,Seyi Shay,Runtown,Femi kuti is across the Globe… Lanre Teriba pls check ur balance
@OkwuoseAlexand1 – Traveler
You think you’re the only one that has traveled 😂
Guess what some people don’t even of coldplay in Nigeria