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.

Who is richer: Linda Ikeji or Wizkid?

Who is richer: Linda Ikeji or Wizkid?

Linda Ikeji vs. Wizkid: Who has more money?
Wizkid and Davido: two best Nigerian rappers, but who is the richest?

Wizkid and Davido: two best Nigerian rappers, but who is the richest?

Who of two rappers Davido is the richest rapper in Nigeria? Who of them takes more money for his activity? Read the article to learn facts about the musicians.

Wizkid and Davido: two best Nigerian rappers, but who is the richest?
Wizkid's net worth will shock you

Wizkid's net worth will shock you

What is the ★ NET ★ WORTH of Wizkid and how did he earn this money? What cars does he own? Read the information below to learn more facts about the singer.

Wizkid's net worth will shock you
Here’s why girls want Wizkid to be their ‘Daddy’ (video)

Here’s why girls want Wizkid to be their ‘Daddy’ (video)

A few hours before making a well talked about appearance at The Headies award show, popular musician Wizkid released the audio and video of his latest track.

Here’s why girls want Wizkid to be their ‘Daddy’ (video)
Yes! Wizkid, one other Nigerian nominated for prestigious Grammy Awards (photos)

Yes! Wizkid, one other Nigerian nominated for prestigious Grammy Awards (photos)

One man has been at the forefront of the conquest of the Nigerian sound on the world scene. His name? Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid.

Yes! Wizkid, one other Nigerian nominated for prestigious Grammy Awards (photos)
Wizkid comes of age, calls himself 'Daddy Yo' (photo evidence)

Wizkid comes of age, calls himself 'Daddy Yo' (photo evidence)

Saying that Wizkid, is at the top of his game career wise, would be an understatement, as the artiste has shown he's one of the best the industry has ever pr...

Wizkid comes of age, calls himself 'Daddy Yo' (photo evidence)
7 girls wizkid has dated; number 3 will shock you

7 girls wizkid has dated; number 3 will shock you

Nigerian singer and performer, CEO starboy entertainment Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun A.K.A Wizkid, has been in several unstable or relationships

7 girls wizkid has dated; number 3 will shock you
You need to watch Wizkid and girlfriend's steamy love display (video)

You need to watch Wizkid and girlfriend's steamy love display (video)

Top singer's Wizkid has once again broken down international barriers as he is featured in the video of American singer and GF, Justine Skye.

You need to watch Wizkid and girlfriend's steamy love display (video)
How Dbanj threw shots at Davido, Wizkid in his new song

How Dbanj threw shots at Davido, Wizkid in his new song

D’banj is being sued over claims that he owed over a 100 million Naira, and now he has released a new song which he titled Focus.

How Dbanj threw shots at Davido, Wizkid in his new song
Good news! See the latest superstar musician who wants to work with Wizkid

Good news! See the latest superstar musician who wants to work with Wizkid

15 time Grammy award winning musician Alicia Keys has indicated her interest in working with popular Nigerian musician Wizkid

Good news! See the latest superstar musician who wants to work with Wizkid
How Wizkid was embarrassed by MTV all because of a Tanzanian musician

How Wizkid was embarrassed by MTV all because of a Tanzanian musician

In a highly surprising turn of events, Wizkid has been stripped of the Best Africa Africa Act award he won at the recently held MTV EMAs

How Wizkid was embarrassed by MTV all because of a Tanzanian musician
No arguments please: Wizkid is a living legend

No arguments please: Wizkid is a living legend

Wizkid is a Nigerian pop star who has over the years gathered accolades for himself making Nigeria proud.

No arguments please: Wizkid is a living legend
Baddo! Nigerian's own starboy Wizkid bags yet another international award (photos)

Baddo! Nigerian's own starboy Wizkid bags yet another international award (photos)

The MTV Europe awards was held recently in Netherlands and Wizkid bagged one of the major awards.

Baddo! Nigerian's own starboy Wizkid bags yet another international award (photos)
These videos of Wizkid when he just started are just too funny!

These videos of Wizkid when he just started are just too funny!

Embarrassing is not a word one will associate with Wizkid when it comes to his chosen craft. He

These videos of Wizkid when he just started are just too funny!
You won’t believe what Burna Boy did when asked to choose between Fela and Wizkid

You won’t believe what Burna Boy did when asked to choose between Fela and Wizkid

Even though Afrobeats originator Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed on 19 years ago, he and his music is still revered all over the world.

You won’t believe what Burna Boy did when asked to choose between Fela and Wizkid
Sound the f**king alarm, this is why girls are obsessed with these celebs

Sound the f**king alarm, this is why girls are obsessed with these celebs

The ink on body trend has been around so long, it is seen as art. Here are 7 Nigerian celebs with the coolest giant tattoos.

Sound the f**king alarm, this is why girls are obsessed with these celebs
After changing hair colour, Olamide gets scary artwork (photos)

After changing hair colour, Olamide gets scary artwork (photos)

Afro pop singer Olamide has continue to surprise his fans with moves he makes. He got his first tatoo and his choice of art work is scary.

After changing hair colour, Olamide gets scary artwork (photos)
See where two celebrities are FIGHTING over Baby Diana

See where two celebrities are FIGHTING over Baby Diana

This might be another big fight in the Nigerian music industry if not well managed. Artists Tekno and Chuq-E are at war over Baby Diana.

See where two celebrities are FIGHTING over Baby Diana
10 days after death of brother-in-law, check out what Wizkid did (photos)

10 days after death of brother-in-law, check out what Wizkid did (photos)

Starboy, Wizkid lost his brother-in-law some days back. The Ojuelegba crooner had ignored the death news what he did next will surprise you.

10 days after death of brother-in-law, check out what Wizkid did (photos)
9 Wizkid song lyrics you can use to easily toast any Nigerian woman

9 Wizkid song lyrics you can use to easily toast any Nigerian woman

Wizkid is an international superstar who needs no introduction and Naij.com has gathered his lyrics that can pick up your desired crush.

9 Wizkid song lyrics you can use to easily toast any Nigerian woman
American celebrities try to sing Wizkid’s song and the result is hilarious

American celebrities try to sing Wizkid’s song and the result is hilarious

Vanity Fair magazine recently released a video of American actors reading the lyrics to popular Canadian singer Drake’s hit song One Dance.

American celebrities try to sing Wizkid’s song and the result is hilarious
SAD! How Wizkid's beautiful sister lost her husband (photos)

SAD! How Wizkid's beautiful sister lost her husband (photos)

This is not the best of time for Afro pop singer Wizkid as he is currently bereaved. The Balogun family are mourning the loss of a dear one.

SAD! How Wizkid's beautiful sister lost her husband (photos)
Meet the Ghanaian singer people are saying is the next Wizkid (video)

Meet the Ghanaian singer people are saying is the next Wizkid (video)

Everyone is talking about his new songs and Wizkid just signed him to his label. Check out four reasons why Mr Eazi is the next Wizkid.

Meet the Ghanaian singer people are saying is the next Wizkid (video)
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