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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), better known by his stage name Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He started his musical career at age 11, releasing a collaborative album with Glorious Five entitled Lil Prinz (2001). In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.'s imprint Empire Mates Entertainment. He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song "Holla at Your Boy" from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011). "Tease Me/Bad Guys", "Don't Dull", "Love My Baby", "Pakurumo" and "Oluwa Lo Ni" were also released as singles from the Superstar album. Wizkid's self-titled second studio album, Ayo (2014), was preceded by the singles "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You The Money". In addition to his solo work, Wizkid has collaborated with several artists and was featured on the hits "Girl" (with Bracket), "Fine Lady" (with Lynxxx), "Sexy Mama" (with Iyanya), "Slow Down" (with R2Bees), "The Matter" (with Maleek Berry), "Pull Over" (with KCee) and "Bad Girl" (with Jesse Jagz). His work and contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry has earned him several achievements, including a BET Award, a MOBO Award, three The Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, four Nigeria Entertainment Awards, a Ghana Music Award, two Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards, and a Future Award. In addition, he has been nominated three times at the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as four times at the World Music Awards. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O's 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.

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    • Temi Dayo Paul Akerele
      my role model how you dey bro, love you
      2018-07-23 12:25:45 Reply
    • Anastasia Okoli
      ehm
      2018-07-20 06:22:47 Reply
    • focus valdo
      wizkid baba nla
      2018-07-20 05:51:33 Reply
    • Lekkyl
      if you're not here, you're jonsing
      2018-07-20 03:38:43 Reply
    • Älähjï Vərsäcə
      Starboy
      2018-07-19 01:29:39 Reply
    • Ahmad Umar
      *** you guys
      2018-07-19 05:19:43 Reply
    • iamdamilosky
      Finally! Baba Nla's music is on BoomPlay
      2018-07-19 01:47:36 Reply
    • iamdamilosky
      Its so good to finally see that Wizkid music is now included in BoomPlay Music. Nice move.
      2018-07-19 01:47:13 Reply
    • star boiy
      i just want to be like him
      2018-07-18 08:12:48 Reply
    • sirkaze
      I love ❤️ wizkid
      2018-07-18 02:37:07 Reply
    • Zack Mursalow
      wizy#starboy
      2018-07-17 09:54:26 Reply
    • 2pac le fara
      cool
      2018-07-17 02:51:17 Reply
    • festusmark
      hello
      2018-07-17 12:28:50 Reply
      Esther
      pls i cant see the new song Wizkid realised with doncan mighty( porthacourt boy)
      2018-07-16 11:51:39 Reply
    • clenthinz
      NYC wrk
      2018-07-16 12:01:38 Reply
    • Esther
      pls i cant see the new song Wizkid realised with doncan mighty( porthacourt boy)
      2018-07-16 11:51:39 Reply
    • Pamilerin Ayo Mi
      Some hours to go ayodeji
      2018-07-15 05:25:57 Reply
    • كانو كانو كانو
      كانو ربك
      2018-07-15 03:57:52 Reply
    • Hugues Affognon
      your men or your singer.
      2018-07-14 09:47:04 Reply
      Nbaby Bako
      my men wizkid
      2018-07-01 10:41:54 Reply
    • kidfegs
      2018-07-14 07:44:16 Reply
    • keita
      young legend
      2018-07-14 05:51:08 Reply
    xx

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