Chocolate city star, Ckay is doing a lot for Afrobeat at the moment, his song “Love Nwantiti” is a global record and the biggest song out of Africa according to an International publication, Bloomberg & just recently in London, Ckay was presented with his UK Silver Certification Plaque for the Hit Single “Love Nwantiti”
The song is doing well across Africa and the world at large with remixes by famous Moroccan DJ ElGrandeToTo and other versions from musicians in Tanzania, France, South Africa has helped the song gain a following across the world including the Middle East.
According to Temi Adeniji, the Managing Director of Warner Music Group South Africa, “Love Nwantiti” is a song in a league of its own and there is no one who has ever done this before.
Meanwhile, Ckay enjoy a whole lot of commercial success this year that even Wizkid, Burna Boy‘s spotify streams combined did match up to his total streams so far.
Talking about streams, Ckay is now competing strongly with the likes of Beyonce and other international stars. This is no doubt a big one for Afrobeat.
What Ckay has done for Afrobeat this year is showing other artistes that letting commercial success dictate the tune of your songs won’t take you anywhere. As an artiste, you do songs based on the instinct of your gift not based on the amount of money you want to make.