Maleek Berry reveals origin of 'Star Boy' name in throwback video


In a throwback Instagram video, British-Nigerian music producer and singer Maleek Berry has shared the story behind the iconic name "Star Boy", famously associated with Wizkid.

According to Berry, the name was coined in 2012/2013 when he and Wizkid were planning a collaboration and seeking a movement that would transcend African borders.

Also, Maleek Berry revealed that Wizkid persistently messaged him for a name, and "Star Boy" was eventually born.

However, he noted that everyone connected to the name has achieved remarkable success. By this, he hinted at the phenomenon that Wizkid's Star Boy Entertainment label has become.

Meanwhile, this throwback insight offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of one of Africa's most influential music brands.

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