is on the rise following a recent heated interview in which he criticized the rap genre and declared that Afrobeats is now the King of music genres in .

Born Ayodeji Balogun, the Nigerian superstar claimed rap music is dead and uninteresting, which is why he doesn't listen to it.

The multi-award-winning artist stated recently in an interview with 10 magazines that “Afrobeats is the new pop.” In America, I made two million dollars off just one song! Even some American musicians lack a diamond album. If I'm being really honest, I no longer listen to any other type of music.

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Rap is uninteresting to me, so I don't listen to it. It is now exhausted and lifeless. These people perform the same crap and rap using the same beats and flows, Wizkid added.

Source: Dklassgh.com