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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.

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's new hairstyle will make you think he's joined a new gang (photos)
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
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
Wizkid's net worth: How rich is the singer?

Wizkid's net worth: How rich is the singer?

Wizkid is one of the richest Nigerian singers. He owns a classy home and expensive vehicles. Wizkid net worth: how rich is Starboy? The article shows all facts

Wizkid's net worth: How rich is the singer?
This outfit of Mr Eazi will make Nigerians envy Ghana the more (photos)

This outfit of Mr Eazi will make Nigerians envy Ghana the more (photos)

Fashion is what you make of it and making a fashion statement means standing out in what you wear. Mr Eazi just made a hugely weird fashion statement here.

This outfit of Mr Eazi will make Nigerians envy Ghana the more (photos)
Davido vs. Wizkid – Who has more awards?

Davido vs. Wizkid – Who has more awards?

Davido vs Wizkid - who has more music awards? Get to know the whole list of their awards and find out who is more successful. You will definitely be surprised!

Davido vs. Wizkid – Who has more awards?
Top 5 most handsome musicians in Nigeria

Top 5 most handsome musicians in Nigeria

★ Are you wondering who the most handsome musician in our country is? ★ Whom would you like to name the winner? ★ Whose photos do you like? ★ Check them up!

Top 5 most handsome musicians in Nigeria
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
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