Con Artist, Wisekid Makes N30 Million Monthly By Copying Wizkid’s Songs And Impersonating Him

April 7, 2021
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A fraudulent artist named Wisekid has been called out after he made millions by copying songs of a famous singer, Wizkid, and impersonating him on streaming platforms.

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Since October 2020, Wisekid has been making N30 million monthly on Amazon and Apple Music after he cloned Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos” album and renamed it as “Lasgidi Made”.

The tracklist of the replica album “Lasgidi Made” were rearranged to prevent the streaming platforms from detecting his fraud and to deceive unsuspecting music lovers.

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As a result of Wizkid’s popularity, Wisekid was able to garner more than 9.3 million streams per month from 130k daily listeners since October 2020.

Everything was going smoothly for Wisekid until he started bragging about his streaming numbers on the social media, that was when he caught the attention of people who noticed he was getting a huge chunk of Wizkid’s streams.

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Wisekid’s account has since been deleted on Twitter, and his streaming accounts have also been deleted for copyright violation and infringement.

A lot of reactions have trailed the discovery on the social media with many fans calling on the authorities to find the culprit and deal with him appropriately.

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Some of the music platforms have been notified of the fraud and are already taking action.

Below are some of the reactions on Twitter.

KanyiDaily recalls that American rapper, 6lack had claimed that Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos” was the best album of any genre released during the covid-19 pandemic.

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