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“Omo her voice sound’s just like him” – Maya Angelou Revealed as the Voice Behind Wizkid’s ‘Everyday’

The Nigerian singer-songwriter, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known as Wizkid, is one of the most popular and successful African musicians of the 21st century. Everyday, which was released on his fourth studio album, was instantly embraced by fans around the world.

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The lyrics, melody, and the driving beat of the song made it an instant hit. But what really took the fandom by surprise was the captivating opening line by Maya Angelou, which has now become the signature of the song.

Angelou’s stirring words add immense depth and gravitas to the song. According to fans, the presence of such an inspirational personality in the song gives it a completely different meaning, far exceeding the scope of the original piece. The idea of being grateful for the love that one experiences is clearly illustrated and accentuated by Maya Angelou’s lyric and the combination of her voice with Wizkid’s catchy composition creates a powerful effect.
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It has been reported that Wizkid was looking for a speaker to provide some a philosophical context for Everyday and that he and his team unanimously agreed that Maya Angelou’s uplifting words were the perfect fit. She had been a great inspiration for fans around the globe and her quote in the song is a testament to her legacy.

Ultimately, it is the powerful synergy between Wizkid and Maya Angelou that makes Everyday so special. The combination of the dynamic beats with the timeless words of Maya Angelou has resonated with fans around the world and continues to delight and inspire even today. As the world grieves the passing of Maya Angelou, her timeless words and her inspiring contributions will continue to live on in the hearts of fans for many years to come.

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