Wizkid, also known as Big Wiz teased the collaboration on his Insta stories on Thursday where he wrote “Something special tomorrow.”
Later in the day, Wizkid made the announcement of the collaboration via an Instagram post with a poster that read, “Wizkid. Tems. Justin Bieber. Essence”.
In a post, Justin Bieber on his page thanked Wizkid for the chance to collaborate with him on the song.
“Thank u for letting me jump on the song of the summer. Essence remix out now,” he wrote in the captions.
The song Essence was released back in October 2020, as the eleventh track on WizKid’s fourth studio album, Made In Lagos.
Originally featuring upcoming artiste Tems, the song broke through the Nigerian airwaves into the international audience early this year.