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Wizkid

News about Wizkid - biography, interviews & photos.

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.

While Wizkid is releasing hot tracks, his baby mama and son look very happy without him (photos)

While Wizkid is releasing hot tracks, his baby mama and son look very happy without him (photos)

Wizkid's son and his mother look happy without him as they celebrate birthday (photos)
Star girl Efya looks just like a queen in new photos

Star girl Efya looks just like a queen in new photos

Star girl Efya is the female voice in Wizkid's hit track Daddy Yo. Here's how the talented musician looks as she turns a year older in style.

Star girl Efya looks just like a queen in new photos
There is no bad blood between me and Drake – Wizkid explains (photos, videos)

There is no bad blood between me and Drake – Wizkid explains (photos, videos)

Nigerians have ‘gone up in arms’ after Drake did not appear in Wizkid’s latest video.This is coming after the rumor that both artistes have never met in person.

There is no bad blood between me and Drake – Wizkid explains (photos, videos)
Banky W reveals most Nigerian artists’ best kept secret (photos)

Banky W reveals most Nigerian artists’ best kept secret (photos)

Banky W has revealed the greatest secret of Nigerian most artists. He spilled on them on their smoking habits especially ganja like late Fela. Is he free of it?

Banky W reveals most Nigerian artists’ best kept secret (photos)
Wizkid's new hairstyle will make you think he's joined a new gang (photos)

Wizkid's new hairstyle will make you think he's joined a new gang (photos)

Wizkid goes blonde and shares the photos of his new, wild hairstyle on social media. Here are photos of his latest hairstyle that is making fans ask questions.

Wizkid's new hairstyle will make you think he's joined a new gang (photos)
Runtown is a expecting a baby and the gender has finally been revealed! (photos)

Runtown is a expecting a baby and the gender has finally been revealed! (photos)

Runtown's pregnant girlfriend, Selena, has finally revealed the gender of their baby and perhaps it's what you've been praying for. Find out right here.

Runtown is a expecting a baby and the gender has finally been revealed! (photos)
Everyone thought I was a lost child - Wizkid shares inspirational tweets about his struggle

Everyone thought I was a lost child - Wizkid shares inspirational tweets about his struggle

Everyone loves Wizkid! The popular musician who has managed to grow from that small boy Banky W signed to the superstar he is today.

Everyone thought I was a lost child - Wizkid shares inspirational tweets about his struggle
Guess what? PEPSI corporate elite set to rock your weekend

Guess what? PEPSI corporate elite set to rock your weekend

The Pepsi Corporate Elite Weekend Takeover will feature a massive concert tagged the Naija Music Show Down on the first night and a Retro Black Tie event.

Guess what? PEPSI corporate elite set to rock your weekend
Wizkid's new house in LA

Wizkid's new house in LA

Wizkid is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. Last year he bought a new house in Los Angeles. How much does Wizkid's new house cost? Read the article.

Wizkid's new house in LA
Who is more swagalicious? Wizkid vs Burna Boy

Who is more swagalicious? Wizkid vs Burna Boy

Wizkid and Burna Boy are living legends. They have changed the course of Nigerian music since they both delved into the industry. This the battle between both.

Who is more swagalicious? Wizkid vs Burna Boy
Two arrested for impersonating pastors and duping people of vehicles, cash (photo)

Two arrested for impersonating pastors and duping people of vehicles, cash (photo)

Two self-professed pastors have been nabbed by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly duping several people out of cash and goods to the tune of about GHC 300,0

Two arrested for impersonating pastors and duping people of vehicles, cash (photo)
Wizkid's Instagram: Best photos of a Starboy

Wizkid's Instagram: Best photos of a Starboy

★ Wizkid's Instagram photos ★ Look through the best collection. Wizkid latest picture gallery is waiting for you here. Don't miss this chance to see them all.

Wizkid's Instagram: Best photos of a Starboy
Finally! Wizkid signs his multi-million dollar deal with Sony Music (photos)

Finally! Wizkid signs his multi-million dollar deal with Sony Music (photos)

The rumors concerning Wizkid’s record deal have finally been laid to rest. Details of his deal have finally become public knowledge.

Finally! Wizkid signs his multi-million dollar deal with Sony Music (photos)
Look closely, do you see anything demonic on Wizkid's expensive hoodie? (photos)

Look closely, do you see anything demonic on Wizkid's expensive hoodie? (photos)

Starboy Wizkid, CEO of starboy records showed his flamboyancy as he rocked very expensive Gucci hoodie for a video shoot but is there a hidden demonic message?

Look closely, do you see anything demonic on Wizkid's expensive hoodie? (photos)
Linda Ikeji vs. Wizkid: Who has more money?

Linda Ikeji vs. Wizkid: Who has more money?

★ People are wondering what is Linda Ikeji and Wizkid’s net worth ★ Do you want to hear the sums? ★ So you want to see their properties? ★ Click here!

Linda Ikeji vs. Wizkid: Who has more money?
Babu laifin shugaba Buhari-Inji wani Mawaki

Babu laifin shugaba Buhari-Inji wani Mawaki

Wani mawaki Charley Boy ya kira mutanen kasar nan da su guji ruduwa da sunan kabila ko addini. Kwanaki ma dai ya rubuta wata budaddiyar wasika ga Inyamuran.

Babu laifin shugaba Buhari-Inji wani Mawaki
Upcoming producer narrates how Tekno, Mr Eazi & Wizkid allegedly maltreated him

Upcoming producer narrates how Tekno, Mr Eazi & Wizkid allegedly maltreated him

Earlier today, little known producer Melvin Alli – Owe aka Melvitto took to twitter to call out popular musicians Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Wande Coal, Tekno and Iyanya

Upcoming producer narrates how Tekno, Mr Eazi & Wizkid allegedly maltreated him
Mawakan da suka fi shahara a shekarar 2017

Mawakan da suka fi shahara a shekarar 2017

An raba kyauttukan waka na shekarar bara na lambar grammy. Mawakiya Adele ce dai ta lashe kyaututtuka da dama a wurin taron. Beyonce ma kuma dai ta burge.

Mawakan da suka fi shahara a shekarar 2017
Ycee shares interesting photos from his first tour to the U.K

Ycee shares interesting photos from his first tour to the U.K

Popular rapper Ycee recently embarked on his first tour to the United Kingdom and judging from the photos he shared, he had fun on his trip.

Ycee shares interesting photos from his first tour to the U.K
As Wizkid and Kah-Lo lose out, check out the full winners list from the 2017 Grammy’s

As Wizkid and Kah-Lo lose out, check out the full winners list from the 2017 Grammy’s

Yes, the Grammys took place in the midnight and No, Wizkid did not win an award. Neither did Kah-Lo, the other Nigerian you were expecting to win.

As Wizkid and Kah-Lo lose out, check out the full winners list from the 2017 Grammy’s
4 possible reasons why Drake chose Burna Boy over Wizkid

4 possible reasons why Drake chose Burna Boy over Wizkid

Top American rapper Drake featured Wizkid on One Dance but the two of them have never met. Drake has met with Burna Boy however and here are 4 reasons why.

4 possible reasons why Drake chose Burna Boy over Wizkid
After writing the most popular song of 2016, Wizkid receives a major award from abroad

After writing the most popular song of 2016, Wizkid receives a major award from abroad

Wizkid’s international domination has continued into 2017. He recently shared a photo of the award he won for his contribution to Drake’s hit track One Dance.

After writing the most popular song of 2016, Wizkid receives a major award from abroad
Watch football stars Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard dance to Wizkid’s latest track

Watch football stars Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard dance to Wizkid’s latest track

For those who say Wizkid’s int’l domination is not going on well, watch this video of international footballers Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard dancing to his song

Watch football stars Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard dance to Wizkid’s latest track
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