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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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    • Christopher Kayombo
      I appreciate u'r work br.
      2018-09-18 08:11:31 Reply
    • Josiahbabatunde666@gmail
      Wizzy baba
      2018-09-17 02:41:41 Reply
    • John
      star boy
      2018-09-15 10:20:33 Reply
    • Ossai Chukwuka
      Starboy still the bext
      2018-09-15 10:43:42 Reply
    • mohammadu
      my hero wizkid
      2018-09-14 05:21:55 Reply
    • favour
      wizkid dey give una for the money wey him dey make??? una mumu die
      2018-09-14 12:21:27 Reply
    • Ye Mi
      Starboy all the way
      2018-09-14 12:17:01 Reply
    • Yahayan Kaji Abubakar
      vip
      2018-09-13 02:16:04 Reply
    • officialmaja
      oga i really like ur performance
      2018-09-13 12:55:50 Reply
    • Umar Ladan
      star boy[0x2600]
      2018-09-12 05:00:24 Reply
    • efezi akpobasa
      star boy
      2018-09-11 03:06:15 Reply
    • Ikuyinminu Oluwaseun
      I love u and ur songs Kip it up bruh
      2018-09-09 01:54:44 Reply
    • Kenneth Kelechi
      I love your beauty
      2018-09-09 01:08:51 Reply
    • frayoo
      wizkid
      2018-09-08 10:01:54 Reply
      frayoo
      wizkid
      2018-09-08 10:01:28 Reply
    • frayoo
      wizkid
      2018-09-08 10:01:28 Reply
    • halisa
      nice
      2018-09-08 02:53:14 Reply
    • Kaffarou Kaffarou
      Cvhri Cboori
      2018-09-06 06:41:38 Reply
    • Zainab Sani Baloni
      my love for wizkid will never die
      2018-09-06 10:24:49 Reply
    • victorysleek
      loml
      2018-09-06 10:21:03 Reply
    • Justo Onago
      Where is Malo
      2018-09-06 09:54:29 Reply
    xx

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