Wizkid’s Made In Lagos album has equaled Fela’s, ‘The Best Of The Black President’ as the longest running album on Billboard World Albums Chart, spending a a total of 45 weeks on the chart.
Fela, who created the ‘Afrobeat’ genre, had a long run with the The Black President compilation which he released in 1999 as a posthumous album.
The Best of Fela Kuti is a 2-CD compilation album released by MCA Records. It dropped in the United States in 2000 as part of a reissue series of Kuti’s albums.
Meanwhile, ‘Made In Lagos’ was released in 2020 by RCA Records.
Both albums have spent a total of 45 weeks respectively on the chart. While Wizkid’s album peaked at No. 1, Fela’s album peaked at No. 3.