Nigerian singer, popularly known as Wizkid has finally opened up on how the birth of his first son, Boluwatife transformed his life for good.
Wizkid revealed this during an interview with Skepta on father’s day celebration, he said that his first son was born when he was 21 years old. He also disclosed his experiences as a father as he stepped into fatherhood at the young age.
According to the Grammy award winning singer, he said that his life transformed for the good after he welcomed his first son, Boluwatife with his first baby mama, Shola. He also disclosed that he stopped going to parties, started working harder and got mature faster in order to be the best father and to take good care of his son’s responsibility as a father.
He further admitted that being a father at the early age of 21 was a very difficult task but what really inspired him to be a better person was his children and that where all this blessings came from, he said.
His words read;
“Facts man, yeah. He’s said it all. I had my first child when I was 21, so I kind of had to be 30 years old immediately. Fatherhood just puts everything into perspective. We’re young, we’re all moving fast in a world where you’re just trying to create your own lane.”
“You don’t really know where everything is going to go, so when your kid comes, you realize that this is the essence of everything, you know? From the first time I got that call that I was having my first son, I changed the way I move, the way I hustled. Everything changed. That was when I actually started putting everything together.”
“Before, I was just all over the place – with niggas, in the studio, [in] hotels – mad life. But when you get a kid, that’s the blessing, it’s just in front of you. It helps you man; it changes you and everything”.