WizKid delayed Made in Lagos to show respect to for activists protesting police brutality in his native Nigeria.
Nigerian singer-songwriter WizKid released his latest album Made In Lagos. he 14-track LP features contributions from Burna Boy, Skepta, Ella Mai, H.E.R., and more.
Made in Lagos was originally scheduled for release on October 15, but WizKid delayed the project because of the #EndSARS protest in Nigeria. In a press release, he said:
“It has been beautiful to see Nigerians around the world coming together to protest against police brutality,” says Wizkid. “Unity is key. The youth of Nigeria need our collective voices to continue to shine a spotlight to what is happening inside the country. I want to play my part in this and in the movement for a better Nigeria, a better place to live for ourselves, our families – our communities. We will get through this together. Together we move. #endSARS.”
Listen to Made in Lagos below.