Jonzing Singer, Ruger has shared how Wizkid (Big wiz) became an inspiration for new school artists like him.
Speaking with Media Personality, Adesope Olajide, Ruger stated that Wizkid’s rise to fame made it easier for teenagers to make it in the music industry.
Ruger was talking about how his interest in music started and revealed Wizkid’s “Holla At Ya Boy” song was one of his favourites when it was released.
When asked how Wizkid inspired him, The “Bounce” crooner said that Afrobeat superstar made him realize that no one was too young to make.
According to him, Wizkid changed the narrative about how only older people should make it big in the industry.
He said that thanks to Wizkid, teenagers gained access to the competitive industry and are now the trending names in the industry.
Adding that Wizkid’s youthful energy that he started with was too interesting and caught his attention.
In his words;
“The Major inspiration he gave me, ‘you are not too young to make it’ ‘you are not to young to step into the game.’ Wizkid changed the narrative of you are a small boy, you can’t just…”
“When he came in, he gave we teenagers… Big Wiz actually started that, now you are coming out, you are a teenager, you understand, youths are popping off hard.”