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Kanye West declares Wizkid’s Essence Best Song in History

American rapper and fashion mogul, Kanye West has declared Wizkid’s hit song, Essence, featuring Tems, to be the best song in music history to date.

On Sunday, the superstar posted the track cover to his Instagram page, captioning it with high praise:

“Best song in the history of music to date”.

Essence, the official summer song of 2021, topped the Billboard chart with a remix featuring Justin Beiber. It was nominated for numerous awards, including the Grammys, and went on to win the BET Award for Best Collaboration.

The 2020 track was recently certified Gold by the RIAA after selling over 500,000 copies in the United States. It is a first for any African artist.

In other posts, Kanye also shared his favorite songs which included Beyoncé’s ‘Church Girl’, which he claimed to be his favorite song off her latest “Renaissance” album. He also tagged Dj Khaled ft Rick Ross’ “God did” as the song of the year. Anthony Jeselnik’s “Thought and prayers”, was also declared one of his favourites.

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