“Essence” composed by the Afrobeat maestro, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, well known as Wizkid, and Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems has been ranked the best song in 2021 by Rolling Stone.
Wizkid’s song ” Essence ” was released on October 30, 2020, as the 11th single off his fourth studio album, Made in Lagos. It features Nigerian artist Tems, who co-wrote the song with Wizkid and samples Loleatta Holloway’s ” Love Sensation “. P2J and Legendury Beatz collaborated on “Essence.”
With sounds that are both erotic and emotional, Essence recounts a love affair between the two vocalists, Wizkid and Tems.
The tune actually brought Tems to the limelight and made her break global boundaries making her gain recognition on the world music market.
Well, the two Nigerian stars have reached another milestone in their music career as the song has been ranked as the best song in 2021 by Rolling Stone.
In other news, six people have reportedly been arrested by the police for their involvement in illegal AK 47 transactions. The suspects were arrested on Friday 3 December 2021.
Alhassan Jamah, the first suspect was arrested near Osino by the National Operations Directorate Highway Patrol team during a stop and search session in the vicinity.
According to reports, an AK 47 rifle with 12 rounds of ammunition was found in his traveling bag while he was on an Accra-Bawku Yutong bus.