American rapper, Kanye West names Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ the best song in the History of Music
The fashion designer took to his Instagram page with over 17 million followers to make this declaration on Sunday, September 5, and it has sparked massive reactions from music lovers.
Recall that ‘Essence’ topped several music charts, including Billboard R&B/Hip Hop chart, for months. It was also the most Shazamed song in 2021 and bagged multiple awards, both locally and internationally
As if that was not enough, the song which was released in 2020 was also nominated in two categories of the 64th Grammy Award show earlier this year.
Kanye West has now named it the biggest song in the history of music, thus heaping more accolades and recognition on Nigerian singers, Wizkid and Tems.
See his post below,
In November 2021, Popular American R&B singer, Ne-Yo revealed that he wishes he was the one who came up with “Essence”.
In a recent interview with American entertainment magazine, NME, Ne-Yo spoke about the songs he liked and when he was asked about a song he wish he had written, he responded with Wizkid’s “Essence“.