Wizkid

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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (stage name Wizkid) was born on July 16, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria. He comes from a large family and is the last of six children.

Wizkid started singing at age 11; he sang in his church's choir and released a 7 track album entitled "Lil Prinz". Wizkid's first song featured one of Nigeria's celebrated musical icon, OJB Jezreel.

Moreover, in 2006, Wizkid collaborated with Naeto C and Ikechukwu prior to rising to stardom. In 2009, Wizkid became a household name within Nigeria's musical landscape; he was featured on M.I's "Fast Money, Fast Cars", and Kel's "Turn by Turn". Wizkid was featured on Banky W's album, The W Experience, after getting signed to Empire Mates Entertainment.

Wizkid began recording songs for his debut album, Superstar, several months prior to the June 9, 2011 release.

Wizkid has won 7 awards, including Ghana Music Awards (African Artist of the Year) in 2013, BET Awards 2012 (Best International Act Africa) in 2012, Hip Hop World Awards 2012 (The Headies) in two nominations, Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2012, in two nominations, Mobo Awards (Best African Act) in 2011.

Wizkid to slug it out with Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Cardi B for Best International Act at Mobo Awards

Wizkid to slug it out with Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Cardi B for Best International Act at Mobo Awards

Wizkid to slug it out with Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Cardi B for Best International Act at Mobo Awards
Nigerian lady wishes Wizkid a quick recovery as she cries uncontrollably on Facebook (video)

Nigerian lady wishes Wizkid a quick recovery as she cries uncontrollably on Facebook (video)

Following Wizkid’s recent health challenge, a young lady, Omobolanle, has publicly shed uncontrollable tears for the music star as she does not want him to die.

Nigerian lady wishes Wizkid a quick recovery as she cries uncontrollably on Facebook (video)
7 hot ladies Wizkid has reportedly dated (photos)

7 hot ladies Wizkid has reportedly dated (photos)

From the likes of Tania Omotayo, to his first baby mama Sola, NAIJ.com brings to you the list of hot girls Wizkid reportedly dated between 2011 and 2017.

7 hot ladies Wizkid has reportedly dated (photos)
Wizkid causes wahala at Fela’s shrine, throws cash into crowd (videos)

Wizkid causes wahala at Fela’s shrine, throws cash into crowd (videos)

A visit by popular musician and Starboy CEO Wizkid to legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s shrine recently caused a stir on social media.

Wizkid causes wahala at Fela’s shrine, throws cash into crowd (videos)
If I die today, I die a legend - Wizkid says as he complains about terrible health condition

If I die today, I die a legend - Wizkid says as he complains about terrible health condition

Award winning Nigerian musician Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has come out to reveal the bad condition of his health as he cancels some of his shows.

If I die today, I die a legend - Wizkid says as he complains about terrible health condition
Davido will be in prison till his rule is over - Nigerians react to Wizkid’s interest in politics

Davido will be in prison till his rule is over - Nigerians react to Wizkid’s interest in politics

Wizkid’s interest in politics has drawn reactions from Nigerians. Many have shared their thoughts on how his government will be especially for Davido.

Davido will be in prison till his rule is over - Nigerians react to Wizkid’s interest in politics
Government for my country na joke - Wizkid

Government for my country na joke - Wizkid

It appears popular musician Wizkid has had enough of the many problems caused by government in Nigeria. He recently took to Twitter to label government a joke.

Government for my country na joke - Wizkid
Opinion: Why Wizkid is not a legend yet

Opinion: Why Wizkid is not a legend yet

There has been several arguments as to whether popular musician Wizkid could be called a legend. Writer Tobiloba Oluwatoyin writes on why he isn't one yet.

Opinion: Why Wizkid is not a legend yet
Wizkid has released a new song, but there’s something 'wrong' with it

Wizkid has released a new song, but there’s something 'wrong' with it

Recently, a song started making the rounds on the internet said to be Wizkid’s latest release. But there is more than meets the eye regarding the song.

Wizkid has released a new song, but there’s something 'wrong' with it
Just like Hushpuppi, top Nigerian music artist spotted in N750,000 Gucci jacket (photo)

Just like Hushpuppi, top Nigerian music artist spotted in N750,000 Gucci jacket (photo)

Just like millionaire Hushpuppi, award winning Nigerian music star Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid, was recently spotted in a N750,000 Gucci jacket.

Just like Hushpuppi, top Nigerian music artist spotted in N750,000 Gucci jacket (photo)
Where can I get eba and egusi in Miami? - Wizkid

Where can I get eba and egusi in Miami? - Wizkid

Wizkid's fans were quick to run to his rescue by asking him the type of meal he wanted when the ace artist tweeted about his craving for a Nigerian meal

Where can I get eba and egusi in Miami? - Wizkid
I and Wizkid are just friends - American singer Justine Skye reveals

I and Wizkid are just friends - American singer Justine Skye reveals

Justine Skye has finally put a stop to the rumours that she is in a relationship with Starboy Wizkid. The American musician has said they are just friends.

I and Wizkid are just friends - American singer Justine Skye reveals
Wizkid is too good for Nigerians, MI says and Nigerians had this to say

Wizkid is too good for Nigerians, MI says and Nigerians had this to say

Ace rapper and chocolate city Boss has come out to say that Nigerians don't deserve Wizkid. Nigerians have reacted to the tweet calling out MI on other issues

Wizkid is too good for Nigerians, MI says and Nigerians had this to say
Interesting facts about Wizkid ☛ Biography of the famous star

Interesting facts about Wizkid ☛ Biography of the famous star

It is always interesting to read about your favorite singer. Today we are talking about ☛ WIZKID BIOGRAPHY AND AWARDS! ☚ Also interesting facts, check them out!

Interesting facts about Wizkid ☛ Biography of the famous star
New music alert? Wizkid spotted in the studio with Nicki Minaj (photo)

New music alert? Wizkid spotted in the studio with Nicki Minaj (photo)

Popular musician Wizkid is having the best time of his life. His career has been growing a very fast rate. He was recently seen in the studio with Nicki Minaj.

New music alert? Wizkid spotted in the studio with Nicki Minaj (photo)
Amazing facts about Wizkid's life

Amazing facts about Wizkid's life

Wizkid is believed to be the richest music star in Nigeria. Learn interesting facts from ★ Wizkid biography ★ and find out what is his estimated net worth

Amazing facts about Wizkid's life
I have cars I don’t even want to drive anymore - Wizkid explains why he has stopped showing off

I have cars I don’t even want to drive anymore - Wizkid explains why he has stopped showing off

Wizkid seems to have turned a new leaf in one aspect of his life. He gave reasons why he doesn’t show off anymore. He said he sees life differently now.

I have cars I don’t even want to drive anymore - Wizkid explains why he has stopped showing off
Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend searches for her husband on social media, gets epic response

Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend searches for her husband on social media, gets epic response

American singer Justine Skye also known as Wizkid's ex-girlfriend searches for her husband on social media. Here's the response she got from a fan on Twitter.

Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend searches for her husband on social media, gets epic response
Wizkid and father: the wealthy empire

Wizkid and father: the wealthy empire

Find out more about Wizkid and father in our article. Was Balogun Senior the one who gave ♫ Wizkid ♫ his first million? Or was it the other way around?

Wizkid and father: the wealthy empire
No more fight! Wizkid settles with the fan he fought in a club in Lagos (video)

No more fight! Wizkid settles with the fan he fought in a club in Lagos (video)

Wizkid isn’t a ‘fighter’ after all. Following reports that he was involved in a fight with a fan in a club recently, he has settled his beef with the fan.

No more fight! Wizkid settles with the fan he fought in a club in Lagos (video)
Wizkid releases new single, Medicine (LISTEN)

Wizkid releases new single, Medicine (LISTEN)

Barely two weeks after he release his much anticipated mix-tape, Sounds From The Other Side (SFTOS), Wizkid is back with this new tune tiled ‘Medicine‘.

Wizkid releases new single, Medicine (LISTEN)
Wizkid the fighter! Watch the Starboy CEO punch a man in the club (video)

Wizkid the fighter! Watch the Starboy CEO punch a man in the club (video)

It’s not every day one gets to see Wizkid involved in a fight.The musician was spotted in a club in Lagos doing just that. The fight started because of a photo.

Wizkid the fighter! Watch the Starboy CEO punch a man in the club (video)
Woman shot by policeman after Wizkid’s concert in Kenya (video)

Woman shot by policeman after Wizkid’s concert in Kenya (video)

As popular musician Wizkid was thrilling the crowd in Kenya, a woman suffered an unfortunate fate. She was shot by a policeman who then tried to flee.

Woman shot by policeman after Wizkid’s concert in Kenya (video)
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