On Saturday (January 9), a Twitter video began to circulate of the talented Nigerian artist freestyling on a street in Lagos. Soon enough, the clip of Hyzah singing with a speaker blew up across social media with the help of influencers, celebrities and even made its way onto Drizzy’s timeline.
An excited Hyzah took to Instagram to reveal he had only two followers before his video went viral and caught Drake’s attention. Drizzy was so impressed, he made the aspiring artist one of the 2,403 people he’s following.
“Just yesterday i had only 2 followers only to wake up this morning to see Drake @champagnepapi following me,” he wrote under a screenshot. “Thanks for the love & repost!! You guys are amazing!!”
Not only did he get a follow, but Drizzy also sent a direct message giving him his ultimate approval.
“U are amazing,” he wrote.
As of Monday (January 11), Hyzah has just over 70,000 Instagram followers and counting. In one of many other videos posted since the sudden spotlight, he acknowledged his flow and gave further thanks for the support.
“People call me Hyzah but I’m the vibes,” he wrote. “I give you all the flows you need no reason am the industry needs my flows and I loyal abeg make una help me repost I appreciate and God will reward you all.”