Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ Ties Fela’s ‘Black President’ As The Longest Charting Album On Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Grammy-winning Nigerian superstar, Wizkid is on top of the world as his album “Made In Lagos” has tied Fela‘s “The Best of Black President” as the album with the longest run on Billboard’s World Music Albums chart.

This news broke Monday, September 13, 2021.

Released as a posthumous album in 1999, The Best Best of Fela Kuti is a 2-CD compilation album released by MCA Records. It was issued in the United States in 2000 as part of a reissue series of Kuti’s albums. On the other hand, ‘Made In Lagos’ was released in 2020 by RCA Records.

Both albums have spent a total of 45 weeks respectively on the chart. While Wizkid’s album peaked at No. 1, Fela’s album peaked at No. 3.