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Wizkid Becomes First African To Headline Biggest Gaming Event Gamer8 In Saudi Arabia


August 6, (THEWILL) – Afrobeats sensational superstar, Ayo Balogun, aka Wizkid, has set another record by becoming the first ever artiste to headline the world’s biggest gaming event, Gamer8 in Saudi Arabia.

The event is currently ongoing at the iconic NXT LVL Arena, Riyadh Boulevard, in Saudi Arabia.

Gamer8 is regarded as the biggest esports and gaming event worldwide, where tournaments are played alongside entertainment and cultural offerings. It commenced on July 14 and is scheduled to end on September 8.

Wizkid’s performance at the gaming event comes a few weeks after he was announced as a headliner at the forthcoming Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, New York.

He will perform at the event with other international superstars. British rapper cum singer, Dave, will headline the opening night on September 9th, American rapper, Future, will follow up with his performance on Saturday, September 10th, while Wizkid will close out the three-day festival on September 11th.