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 first son Boluwatife flaunts his fashion in latest photos

Wizkid's first son Boluwatife flaunts his fashion in latest photos

Wizkid's first son Boluwatife flaunts his fashion in latest photos
Meet Wizkid's three baby mamas and their kids (photos)

Meet Wizkid's three baby mamas and their kids (photos)

Nigerian superstar singer and songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better known by his stage name Wizkid is recognised globally and on the home front. He is also a father of three boys. Here are photos of his kids and baby mamas.

Meet Wizkid's three baby mamas and their kids (photos)
Ghanaian journalists blasts Wizkid, criticises his dressing at Aiteo/CAF Awards

Ghanaian journalists blasts Wizkid, criticises his dressing at Aiteo/CAF Awards

The recently held Aiteo/CAF Awards is still eliciting responses from different quarters. A Ghanaian journalist Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko criticised popular Nigerian musician Wizkid’s performance at the prestigious event.

Ghanaian journalists blasts Wizkid, criticises his dressing at Aiteo/CAF Awards
Don Jazzy explains to Wizkid how Mo’ Hits made the song Booty Call

Don Jazzy explains to Wizkid how Mo’ Hits made the song Booty Call

Wizkid may be one of the reigning musicians at the moment; this hasn’t stopped him from trying to learn about hit songs that came before him. He took to Twitter to ask how the song Booty Call by Mo’ Hits crew was made.

Don Jazzy explains to Wizkid how Mo’ Hits made the song Booty Call
Wizkid children - his treasure or his burden?

Wizkid children - his treasure or his burden?

All you need to know about ✮ Wizkid sons ✮ It took 2 years to accept his first son, 1 year to accept the second one, and just several days to confirm the third baby. Could this be a transformation of a rebel into a caring father?

Wizkid children - his treasure or his burden?
"Big father" - does Wizkid manage well with fatherhood?

"Big father" - does Wizkid manage well with fatherhood?

✮ Wizkid girlfriends and kids ✮ Starboy became a father at the end of November for the 3d time and met his new love before the New Year Eve. How does Nigerian Stayboy get along his children and new girlfriend? Keep on reading!

"Big father" - does Wizkid manage well with fatherhood?
Wizkid ignores Shatta Wale’s threats, performs to the delight of fans in Ghana

Wizkid ignores Shatta Wale’s threats, performs to the delight of fans in Ghana

Wizkid recently took a trip to Ghana. He performed at the CAF African Footballer of the year awards to the delight of many. This is coming after he had been threatened severally by Ghanaian musician Shatta Wale.

Wizkid ignores Shatta Wale’s threats, performs to the delight of fans in Ghana
Wizkid's baby mama Jada Pollock finally shares photos showing his son Zion's face

Wizkid's baby mama Jada Pollock finally shares photos showing his son Zion's face

Jada Pollock, Wizkid’s third baby mama and manager has finally revealed the face of Zion his third child. This is a surprise to many because the popular record label executive has not shown the baby’s face until now.

Wizkid's baby mama Jada Pollock finally shares photos showing his son Zion's face
Wizkid to perform alongside the world’s best musicians at prestigious music festival Coachella

Wizkid to perform alongside the world’s best musicians at prestigious music festival Coachella

Wizkid has been named amongst the musicians that will be performing at prestigious American music festival Coachella. He will take the stage alongside international stars like Beyonce, Eminem, The Weeknd, Cardi B, Migos and SZA.

Wizkid to perform alongside the world’s best musicians at prestigious music festival Coachella
Wizkid seen in loved up photos with Nollywood actress, spends New Year's day with her

Wizkid seen in loved up photos with Nollywood actress, spends New Year's day with her

Satrboy Wizkid seen with actress Dorcas Shola Fapson a.k.a Ms. DSF on New Year's day. Here's how they got cozy and posed for photos while spending the holiday together on a boat cruise. Here's the photo now making rounds online.

Wizkid seen in loved up photos with Nollywood actress, spends New Year's day with her
You must blow by force, Wizkid tell his new signee (video)

You must blow by force, Wizkid tell his new signee (video)

You will recall how Wizkid gave an upcoming musician, Ahmed, the chance of a lifetime to freestyle on stage after which he announced that he was going to sign him to his record label Starboy records. Read more on NAIJ.com

You must blow by force, Wizkid tell his new signee (video)
Wizkid rocks Gucci sweater, joggers and sneakers worth over N1million to Davido's concert

Wizkid rocks Gucci sweater, joggers and sneakers worth over N1million to Davido's concert

Once again, Wizkid’s outfit has raised eyebrows. The designer clothes he wore to the recently held Davido's #30billionconcert have been revealed to be quite expensive. In fact, everything cost over N1million only.

Wizkid rocks Gucci sweater, joggers and sneakers worth over N1million to Davido's concert
Wizkid’s manager settles beef with Tekno, shares photo of them together

Wizkid’s manager settles beef with Tekno, shares photo of them together

Wizkid’s manager appears to have settled his beef with Tekno. Sunday Are shared a photo of himself with the rising singer. Perhaps he is following in his artiste’s footsteps who recently called off his beef with Davido.

Wizkid’s manager settles beef with Tekno, shares photo of them together
I should have gotten a bigger venue - Davido laments over his sold out concert where many stood

I should have gotten a bigger venue - Davido laments over his sold out concert where many stood

Nigerian music sensation, David Adeleke better known as Davido recently held his #30Billionconcert at the Eko hotel in Lagos. The show reportedly got sold out making Davido wish he had gotten a much bigger space.

I should have gotten a bigger venue - Davido laments over his sold out concert where many stood
How Pepsi brought us the biggest musical moments of 2017 with Wizkid: The Concert

How Pepsi brought us the biggest musical moments of 2017 with Wizkid: The Concert

“Wizkid: The Concert” was the biggest show in 2017 and guess what, it was refreshed by Pepsi. Some of the big names that performed included 2baba, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Wande Coal, Olamide, Phyno, Mr. Eazi, Mayorkun, Skepta.

How Pepsi brought us the biggest musical moments of 2017 with Wizkid: The Concert
Sweet love! Wizkid’s baby mama declares after watching him bring their son on stage at his concert

Sweet love! Wizkid’s baby mama declares after watching him bring their son on stage at his concert

The mother of Wizkid’s first child Sola Ogudu has spoken about what happened at his recent concert. Particularly about him bringing out their son Bolu on stage.

Sweet love! Wizkid’s baby mama declares after watching him bring their son on stage at his concert
The Gucci clothes Wizkid wore at his concert cost over N2million

The Gucci clothes Wizkid wore at his concert cost over N2million

The clothes popular Nigerian musician Wizkid wore at his recent concert in Lagos is attracting attention online. The total outfit cost over N2million.

The Gucci clothes Wizkid wore at his concert cost over N2million
American music mogul Diddy follows Wizkid on Instagram

American music mogul Diddy follows Wizkid on Instagram

American musician Diddy recently followed Nigerian star Wizkid on Instagram. This is coming after Wizkid also followed Davido on the popular photo-sharing app.

American music mogul Diddy follows Wizkid on Instagram
Wizkid replies Davido as he appreciates him for bringing him on stage at his concert

Wizkid replies Davido as he appreciates him for bringing him on stage at his concert

The year did have its own bad side as the supposed rivalry between the two artiste made headlines. Both musicians threw shots at each other via their songs. The duo got awards and international recognitions for raising the bar whe

Wizkid replies Davido as he appreciates him for bringing him on stage at his concert
Wizkid's house in Banana island: does he have one?

Wizkid's house in Banana island: does he have one?

★ Wizkid house in Banana Island ★ The facts and rumours you should know about the property of the famous Nigerian singer! Read all the details in this post.

Wizkid's house in Banana island: does he have one?
Entertainment promoter Paul Okoye says he begged Wizkid and Davido to perform together (photos)

Entertainment promoter Paul Okoye says he begged Wizkid and Davido to perform together (photos)

Nigerians have expressed happiness to see the two perform together after reports surfaced on social media that the two were at odds with each other. NAIJ.com.

Entertainment promoter Paul Okoye says he begged Wizkid and Davido to perform together (photos)
Wizkid reveals the chemistry between him and Tiwa Savage (video)

Wizkid reveals the chemistry between him and Tiwa Savage (video)

The duo performed together after which they tightly hugged on a live stage in show of appreciation of each other. Tiwa has featured Wizkid in two of her songs.

Wizkid reveals the chemistry between him and Tiwa Savage (video)
Wizkid writes a touching message about his 3 sons on social media

Wizkid writes a touching message about his 3 sons on social media

Popular musician Wizkid recently took to social media to share a short story about his kids. He wrote about how proud he is about his first child turning 6.

Wizkid writes a touching message about his 3 sons on social media
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