Carter Efe’s Wizkid Tribute ”Machala” Debuts On U.S. Billboard Charts
Nigerian content creator turned singer, Carter Efe has achieved a historic feat with his tribute song to Wizkid titled’ Machala.
The single featuring Berri Tiga has officially debuted on the US Billboard Afrobeats Charts.
Efe, who recently announced a switch from comedy to music, reacted to the achievement via his Twitter page with a screenshot of the Billboard Chart.
He released Machala on the 29th of July, and it debuted at the 14th position of 50 on the afrobeat charts, alongside songs by top stars like Burna Boy, Davido, Rema and his idol Wizkid.
Berri Tiga also took to his social media page to share his excitement while thanking fans for the support.
Billboard, in partnership with Afro Nation, launched the first-ever United States chart for Afrobeats music in March 2022.
Despite the massive rave and positive reviews the song has been getting , Wizkid has not responded officially to his tribute song.
Godson, an aide to Wizkid, however promised Carter that he would perform Machala, with the superstar.
He made the promise to Carter during an Instagram live session, weeks after lambasting him for recording and dedicating a song to Wizkid.
Godson has said that he will ensure the skit-maker performs the song alongside Big Wiz on an international stage.
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