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.

Hot! See how Wizkid’s first son showed off his swag in lovely new photos on Instagram

Hot! See how Wizkid’s first son showed off his swag in lovely new photos on Instagram

Hot! See how Wizkid’s first son showed off his swag in lovely new photos on Instagram
Less than 200 people reportedly showed up for Wizkid’s concert in Botswana

Less than 200 people reportedly showed up for Wizkid’s concert in Botswana

Wizkid may have suffered one of the biggest embarrassments of his career if recent reports are true. Less than 200 people showed up for his concert in Botswana.

Less than 200 people reportedly showed up for Wizkid’s concert in Botswana
Check out what Wizkid did to South African airline over missing belongings

Check out what Wizkid did to South African airline over missing belongings

Popular Nigerian music artist Ayodeji Balogun has taken to his social media handle to call out South African airline operators over missing belongings.

Check out what Wizkid did to South African airline over missing belongings
Weeks after fighting with Tekno in Dubai, Wizkid’s manager finally speaks on what happened

Weeks after fighting with Tekno in Dubai, Wizkid’s manager finally speaks on what happened

Wizkid’s manager of many years Sunday Are has finally come out to reveal what happened between him and Tekno during the One Africa Music Festival in Dubai.

Weeks after fighting with Tekno in Dubai, Wizkid’s manager finally speaks on what happened
Only true facts about Wizkid's and Davido's fight

Only true facts about Wizkid's and Davido's fight

★ Wizkid And Davido Beef ★ You will not believe what Wizkid said about Davido. Read to find out if Davido came up with a new portion of shade against Wizkid...

Only true facts about Wizkid's and Davido's fight
The Starboy way! Ben Bruce and many other Nigerians celebrate Wizkid on his historic MOBO win

The Starboy way! Ben Bruce and many other Nigerians celebrate Wizkid on his historic MOBO win

Ben Bruce and so many other Nigerians have taken to their social media pages to celebrate Wizkid over his historical win at the MOBO awards last night.

The Starboy way! Ben Bruce and many other Nigerians celebrate Wizkid on his historic MOBO win
I woke up next to Zion - Wizkid says as he shares new photo with his 3rd son

I woke up next to Zion - Wizkid says as he shares new photo with his 3rd son

Wizkid who recently welcomed his 3rd son, Zion with his manager Jada Pollock, shared a photo of himself placing his finger on Zion’s hand and also tweeted.

I woke up next to Zion - Wizkid says as he shares new photo with his 3rd son
Your win exhilarates me - Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan congratulates Wizkid on his recent win at MOBO Awards

Your win exhilarates me - Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan congratulates Wizkid on his recent win at MOBO Awards

Wizkid’s win at the MOBO Awards has elicited responses from all over the country. Surprisingly, former president Goodluck Jonathan has also congratulated him.

Your win exhilarates me - Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan congratulates Wizkid on his recent win at MOBO Awards
Wizkid beats out Drake, SZA, Cardi B, JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar to win Best International Act at MOBO awards

Wizkid beats out Drake, SZA, Cardi B, JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar to win Best International Act at MOBO awards

Popular musician Wizkid keeps doing Nigerians all over the world proud. He has become the first African artiste to win Best International Act at MOBO awards.

Wizkid beats out Drake, SZA, Cardi B, JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar to win Best International Act at MOBO awards
Top facts you should know about the fight between Davido and Wizkid

Top facts you should know about the fight between Davido and Wizkid

☛ Wizkid and Davido Fight on Stage At One Africa Music Fest in Dubai! What caused the fight between the two famous artists? We have details you need to see!

Top facts you should know about the fight between Davido and Wizkid
Shade! Davido comes for his colleagues, says they should stop buying followers

Shade! Davido comes for his colleagues, says they should stop buying followers

Nigerian music superstar, Davido took to his Instagram to send a message across to his colleagues. In his message, he tells them to stop buying followers.

Shade! Davido comes for his colleagues, says they should stop buying followers
Real reason why Wizkid’s hit song Manya was removed from his Youtube channel revealed

Real reason why Wizkid’s hit song Manya was removed from his Youtube channel revealed

Many have been wondering why they couldn’t watch Manya, Wizkid’s latest hit song on his YouTube channel. His contract with Sony Music is reportedly responsible.

Real reason why Wizkid’s hit song Manya was removed from his Youtube channel revealed
Check out female budding artiste who wrote Like Dat for Davido, Wizkid's fans wants her to write songs for him too

Check out female budding artiste who wrote Like Dat for Davido, Wizkid's fans wants her to write songs for him too

Budding artiste Teniola has claimed to have written Davido‘s new song, Like Dat which the OBO crooner dropped on his birthday. Fans beg her to write for Wizkid.

Check out female budding artiste who wrote Like Dat for Davido, Wizkid's fans wants her to write songs for him too
As fan reveals she is embarking on a 21 day fast on his behalf, Wizkid becomes the most streamed Afrobeats artiste on Spotify

As fan reveals she is embarking on a 21 day fast on his behalf, Wizkid becomes the most streamed Afrobeats artiste on Spotify

Popular Nigerian singer Wizkid has reportedly become the most played Afrobeats artiste on Spotify. His songs have been streamed over 136 million times.

As fan reveals she is embarking on a 21 day fast on his behalf, Wizkid becomes the most streamed Afrobeats artiste on Spotify
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 between Davido and Wizkid is the richest rapper in Nigeria? Who of them takes more money for his activity? Read the article to learn facts about them.

Wizkid and Davido: two best Nigerian rappers, but who is the richest?
Wizkid second babymama Binta denies being responsible for the breakup of his relationship with Tania Omotayo

Wizkid second babymama Binta denies being responsible for the breakup of his relationship with Tania Omotayo

More details have emerged about Wizkid’s past relationship with Tania Omotayo. His second baby mama was said to be responsible for the relationship breaking up.

Wizkid second babymama Binta denies being responsible for the breakup of his relationship with Tania Omotayo
Shatta Wale shows off cars in his garage and his latest BMW addition to his fleet

Shatta Wale shows off cars in his garage and his latest BMW addition to his fleet

In a short six seconds video posted on his Facebook page, the 2014 VGMA Artiste of the Year showed off his latest BMW ride and his other numerous cars.

Shatta Wale shows off cars in his garage and his latest BMW addition to his fleet
6 interesting facts about Wizkid and Dammy Krane fight

6 interesting facts about Wizkid and Dammy Krane fight

What is the cause of ★ Wizkid and Dammy Krane ★ fight in Quilox club? Find out top 6 instructive lessons that can be learned from this scandalous situation

6 interesting facts about Wizkid and Dammy Krane fight
6 things to know about Wizkid’s third baby mama, Jada Pollock

6 things to know about Wizkid’s third baby mama, Jada Pollock

NAIJ had earlier reported that popular Nigerian musician Wizkid had welcomed a third child (a boy) with a lady named Jada Pollock. She is also his manager.

6 things to know about Wizkid’s third baby mama, Jada Pollock
Dencia comes for Wizkid after he welcomes third child with his manager

Dencia comes for Wizkid after he welcomes third child with his manager

As Wizkid welcomes third child with his manager, popular Cameroon based singer and entrepreneur Dencia, goes on Snapchat to share her thoughts on the issue.

Dencia comes for Wizkid after he welcomes third child with his manager
Starboy! Meet 3 cute sons of legendary Wizkid (photos)

Starboy! Meet 3 cute sons of legendary Wizkid (photos)

Nigerian musician has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry, One can say he is making a legacy for his sons. Here are the adorable boys.

Starboy! Meet 3 cute sons of legendary Wizkid (photos)
Stonebwoy wades into Shatta Wale-Wizkid 'superstar' controversy

Stonebwoy wades into Shatta Wale-Wizkid 'superstar' controversy

Award-winning dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known in the world of showbiz as Stonebwoy has joined in on the superstar controversy

Stonebwoy wades into Shatta Wale-Wizkid 'superstar' controversy
Updated: Wizkid confirms he has welcomed a third child, reveals the baby’s name

Updated: Wizkid confirms he has welcomed a third child, reveals the baby’s name

It appears Wizkid has welcomed another child. This time, it’s his London based manager that is said to be the lucky mother. If true, Starboy CEO now has 3 sons.

Updated: Wizkid confirms he has welcomed a third child, reveals the baby’s name
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