- Wizkid’s Nike Jersey Sold Out in 10 Minutes
Nigerian Afro pop star Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid is on top of the world as his new creation jersey, designed by sportswear giants Nike sold out 10 minutes after launch, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The ‘Soco’ crooner had announced and shared on his Instagram handle @Wizkidayo that his Star Boy wear, a collaboration with Nike, was coming out.
@Wizkidayo said, “Nike X Star Boy out worldwide! It was all a dream.”
After a much-anticipated wait, the Star Boy jersey, which was released on Monday at selected Nike stores sold out in 10 minutes.
It only took minutes for the pop star to return to his Instagram handle to write, “That was fast! Sold out in 10 minutes! Love you all like crazy! God is working harder than the devil!’’
According to Nike, the collaboration shirt is a celebration of Wizkid’s Nigerian roots, and also a representation of the things that caught the fancy of Star Boy – football and fashion.
NAN reports that the logo of Star Boy Entertainment, his record label, is printed on the front side of his jersey.
Also in Surulere, Lagos where Wizkid was born and brought up, is inscribed on the lower back of the jersey.