Wizkid’s N30,000′ Nike ‘Star Boy’ Jersey ‘Sells Out In 10 Minutes’
Popular Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid is on top of the world as his new creation jersey, designed by athletic apparel giant `Nike’ sold out 10 minutes after launch.
The partnership is the first between the sports/active wear giant and a Nigerian entertainer.
The co-creation stadium shirt, which costs £64.95 and when converted to Naira costs around N30,000, is now available on Nike’s website.
The `Soco’ crooner had announced and shared on his instagram handle @Wizkidayo that his Star Boy wears, a collaboration with Nike was coming out.
@Wizkidayo said: “Nike X Star Boy out worldwide! It was all a dream’.
After a much-anticipated wait, the `Star Boy’ jersey, which was released on Monday at selected Nike stores sold out in 10 minutes.
It only took minutes for the pop star to return to his instagram handle and write:
According to Nike, the collaboration shirt is a celebration of Wizkid’s Nigerian roots and also a representation of the things that caught the fancy of Star Boy; football and fashion.
The logo of Starboy Entertainment, his record label, is printed across the front of the jersey.
Also in Surulere, Lagos where Wizkid was born and brought up is inscribed on the lower back of the jersey.