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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.

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

Davido will be in prison till his rule is over - Nigerians react to Wizkid’s interest in politics
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)
Is the beef over? Wizkid seen dancing to Davido’s song (video)

Is the beef over? Wizkid seen dancing to Davido’s song (video)

The beef between popular musicians Wizkid and Davido looks like it is over. This time, it seems Wizkid was the one who made the first move to reconcile.

Is the beef over? Wizkid seen dancing to Davido’s song (video)
See what Davido did to a fan who said Wizkid has forgiven him (photo)

See what Davido did to a fan who said Wizkid has forgiven him (photo)

It appears there is no love lost between Davido and Wizkid. One fan learnt this the hard way. After he took to twitter to tell ‘Davido to go and sing no more.'

See what Davido did to a fan who said Wizkid has forgiven him (photo)
Wizkid treats fans to free jollof rice and puff puff in London

Wizkid treats fans to free jollof rice and puff puff in London

If you’ve ever wondered why Wizkid is loved by many, NAIJ.com may have found the reason. The musician knows how to keep fans entertained with music and food.

Wizkid treats fans to free jollof rice and puff puff in London
Beef aside! Wizkid, Davido thrill crowds in London and Brussels (photos, video)

Beef aside! Wizkid, Davido thrill crowds in London and Brussels (photos, video)

Wizkid and Davido are unarguably two of Nigeria’s biggest musicians. The concerts both stars gave in London and Brussels, Belgium recently is testament to this.

Beef aside! Wizkid, Davido thrill crowds in London and Brussels (photos, video)
Wizkid's baby mama Shola comes to his rescue (photos)

Wizkid's baby mama Shola comes to his rescue (photos)

Wizkid's first baby mama jumps in to rescue her baby's father following the feud with Tekno and Davido. Here's what she said about him on social media.

Wizkid's baby mama Shola comes to his rescue (photos)
Cynthia Morgan wades into the Davido and Wizkid war

Cynthia Morgan wades into the Davido and Wizkid war

The drama continues in the fight between Wizkid and Davido. Now, rapper Cynthia Morgan has added her voice to the drama. She insists the fight is staged.

Cynthia Morgan wades into the Davido and Wizkid war
More drama as Wizkid replies Tekno, labels him ‘duckface’

More drama as Wizkid replies Tekno, labels him ‘duckface’

The war between musicians Davido and Wizkid has taken a new turn. Now that Tekno has put himself into the mix, Wizkid has finally responded to his shade.

More drama as Wizkid replies Tekno, labels him ‘duckface’
Wizkid’s LASU result leaks, shows he had 44 'carry over'

Wizkid’s LASU result leaks, shows he had 44 'carry over'

Alleged university result belonging to Nigerian starboy, Wizkid, has hit the internet. The singer was said to have failed in a total of 44 courses in 100 level.

Wizkid’s LASU result leaks, shows he had 44 'carry over'
Tekno wades into the Wizkid vs Davido's fight, subtly shows who he supports

Tekno wades into the Wizkid vs Davido's fight, subtly shows who he supports

Just when one hoped Wizkid and Davido would be reaching a compromise on their issues, Tekno has ‘put’ his mouth in the fight. He subtly threw shade at Wizkid.

Tekno wades into the Wizkid vs Davido's fight, subtly shows who he supports
Shots fired! Wizkid mocks Davido’s ‘Americana’ status (photos)

Shots fired! Wizkid mocks Davido’s ‘Americana’ status (photos)

When two of Nigeria’s top musicians fight, one would expect both of them to find a solution to their issues. But this is not the case for Wizkid and Davido.

Shots fired! Wizkid mocks Davido’s ‘Americana’ status (photos)
Wizkid reveals the favourite woman in his life, gushes about her (photo)

Wizkid reveals the favourite woman in his life, gushes about her (photo)

Top Nigerian singer Wizkid spoke lovingly about his mother online in new tweets on Twitter. He called her his favourite woman. Read all his tweets here.

Wizkid reveals the favourite woman in his life, gushes about her (photo)
Nicki Minaj shows Wizkid love on Instagram (photo)

Nicki Minaj shows Wizkid love on Instagram (photo)

Wizkid seems to be getting a lot of love from all over the world. International music stars have been giving him props. The latest star to do so is Nicki Minaj.

Nicki Minaj shows Wizkid love on Instagram (photo)
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