Drake celebrates his first No. 1 as a lead artist on theBillboard
Hot 100(dated May 21), as “One Dance,” featuring WizKid and Kyla,
The track is from his new album,Views,
which, aspreviously reported, debuts at No.
1 on theBillboard 200with hisbest
sales weekand a record-setting weekly streaming total.
For Wizkid this is a‘double double’ feat – he’s the first Nigerian artiste
on the Billboard charts and also the first to be number one.
Drake on Tuesday, April 5 dropped two singles,
Pop style featuring Kanye West and Jay Z, and One dance featuring Wizkid and
Kyla. Nigerians on Twitter had call out the Ojuelegba singer for what they
perceive as a very minimal appearance in the One Dance single with some even
comparing this with Dbanj’s trivial contribution in Kanye West’s Mercy video in
It will be recalled that Drake jumped on Wizkid’s
Ojuelegba remix in July 2015 which got a big buzz internationally.
Wizkid had met Drake through a friend of his
Skepta who introduced Ojuelegba to Drake during a Wireless Music Festival held
in London in 2015.
The StarBoy Worldwide CEO has also been nominated for the 2016 BET Awards.