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Nigerian Superstar Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known by the stage name Wizkid is the latest face of international sportswear brand Puma.

The Starboy has been signed by Puma as an ambassador of the new JD x Puma Suede Classics campaign.

Following the unveiling last Friday, Wizkid said that it is an honour to be made the ambassador of the new JD x Puma Suede Classics

On why they chose Wizkid, the brand’s marketing director said;

Puma brand’s marketing director spoke on why The Nigerian Superstar was selected He said;

“”A truly innovative and exciting artist in the music scene, Wizkid embodies the passion and hustle we ,look for in someone to represent Puma and we look forward to working with him for the AW20 season.”

 Wizkid responded to this by saying :

“”Puma is a brand I’veI’ve loved and respected growing up, and so the decision to become an Ambassador felt completely natural. The Puma Sued,e is a classic shoe that corn by anyone at any age and I think my fans will really connect with that.””

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Earlier this month, Wizkid announced that his Made In Lagos Merch was in collaboration with Puma. At the time, he shared:

Wizkid was getting ready for the release of his Made In Lagos album on October 15 but had to postpone it due to the #EndSARS protests that rocked Nigeria.

The singer was one of the many celebrities who came out to protest against police brutality in the country.

He was a part of London’sLondon’s protest, where fans said he calmed an increasingly unsettled crowd in front of the British council.

The singer announced that the album would not drop in response to a fan who asked if the album was still slated for an October 15 release.

The fan asked him, ““#SarsMustGoNow ……but @wizkidayo MIL go still drop?“”

He then replied, ““Not yet !! Mad times!!”

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