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Photo: Wizkid (L) and Sarkodie (R) at the BET Awards 2012
Nigerian Pop Sensation, Wizkid, has won the BET best international act for 2012 alongside Ghanaian Rapperholic, Sarkodie. Wizkid, who is following the trail of previous winners, 2face Idibia and D’banj, has done Nigerians all over the world extremely proud. This is the second time Wizkid has won an international award amidst the tough competition nominated in the same category. He had won the best African act for MOBO Awards last year, beating out even the Koko master, D’banj. This time around Wizkid along with Sarkodie beat out Nigeria’s own choc boi, Ice Prince, Kenya’s Hip Hop duo, Camp Mulla, South African singer, Lira and Malian rapper, Mokobe. Wizkid will be touring with Banky W, Skales, Rotimi and other EME stars in their international EME Tour which is scheduled to start on the 4th of July, 2012. They will be touring the US and Canada after a successful UK Tour. Hopefully Wizkid carries his award with him because who wouldn’t want to show off. The list of the EME Tout is stated below for those who might want to attend the international affair: EME Tour Schedule July 4 – Houston (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) Presented by EME, Jr ‘The Mayor’ Martins, Fela of It’s On Fashion July 7 – Dallas (Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented by Big A Ent and Townkrier July 19 – Halifax, Canada (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent July 20 – Toronto (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent July 28 – NYC (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented EME and Audacyti Ent Aug 5 – TBC Aug 10 – Mpls (Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented by AQ2 Ent Aug 11 – Calgary (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent Aug 18 – ATL (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi/XO) presented by EME, Mr De Ja Vu, Takeover DJs Aug 25 – DC (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi/XO) presented by EME

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This article was first published on 2nd July 2012 and updated on July 5th, 2012 at 11:48 am


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