…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
Working with Wizkid: Challenges and Rewards
DJ Tunez, Wizkid’s personal DJ and collaborator, recently shared insights into his experience working with the Afrobeats superstar.
Having collaborated on popular tracks like “Blessings,” “Gbese,” “Cool Me Down,” and “Cover Me,” DJ Tunez revealed that it can be a challenge to please Wizkid due to his discerning taste.
Patience and Selecting the Right Songs
According to DJ Tunez, the key to working with Wizkid is choosing exceptional songs that resonate with him.
When presenting potential tracks, DJ Tunez makes sure to gauge Wizkid’s interest and connection to the song.
He emphasized the need for patience and a meticulous approach when collaborating with the star.
In his own words, “He’s not easy to work with.
You’re going to have to take your time jejely.”
Gratitude for Wizkid’s Support
DJ Tunez expressed immense gratitude for the opportunities Wizkid has given him, citing the numerous collaborations they have embarked on together.
He acknowledged the blessings he has received from Wizkid and the freedom he has been given to curate collaborations with other artists.
DJ Tunez humbly acknowledged the rarity of such an experience, appreciating the love and support shown by Wizkid.
The Journey to Partnership
Explaining how their relationship blossomed, DJ Tunez shared that it involved a series of strategic moves.
Initially, he was the opening DJ for Wizkid’s first major show, although he wasn’t Wizkid’s official DJ at the time.
They connected through social media, exchanging messages and sharing mixtapes.
Eventually, they met in person in Nigeria, solidifying their bond.
Wizkid expressed his admiration for DJ Tunez’s talent and envisioned taking their collaboration to a global level.
This marked the beginning of their partnership, with DJ Tunez thrilled to embark on the journey with Wizkid.
A Unique Journey of Collaboration
Reflecting on the past, DJ Tunez found it amusing how their roles had reversed over time.
From being the opening DJ for Wizkid’s show, he now stands as Wizkid’s official opening DJ.
He attributes this transformation to strategic moves, indicating that their connection has grown stronger.
DJ Tunez feels blessed to have been given the opportunity to work with Wizkid and eagerly embraces the chance to contribute to their joint success.
Through DJ Tunez’s heartfelt words, it is evident that working with Wizkid has been a challenging yet rewarding experience, characterized by mutual respect and a shared vision for global success.
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