Wizkid is the name of the popular Nigerian singer whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. Wizkid was born on sixteenth of July in 1990. He was born in Lagos Nigeria. He is a Nigerian song writer, performer and recording artist. Wizkid got popular because of the song “Holla at your boy”. Wizkid songs are mainly of afropop or afrobeat genre and are vert popular all over the world. He signed his first record deal with the Empire Mates Entertainment in the year of 2009.
Who is Wizkid?
Wizkid is one of the most successful male singer of Nigerian music industry and because of his great contributions to Nigerian music industry he has earned a number of achievements which includes three of The Headies Awards from the eight of nominations, a BET award, one MOBO Award from two nominations, two of the Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards, one Future Award and many other awards. In the year 2013 he was ranked fifth in the list of richest African artists by Channel O’s and Forbes. Because of his popularity and his dedication to music Wizkid became the first Nigerian musician to get more than one million followers on the Twitter.
He was born in Surulere which is a commercial and residential area of Lagos only. He had a big family and he was the youngest of his six brothers in an interview he only told that his father had three wives. He started singing at a very tender age of 11 and then he released a seven track album by name “Lil Prinz”. In the starting his family was not very supportive and did not had positive view towards music carrier because of the very reason for gaining the trust of his father Wizkid had to spent lots of time in the studio itself and worked very hard to get the desired result.
His music career
In 2010 he started recording his debut album which was titled “superstar”. The first single was released and gained positive response from many the song “Holla at Your Boy” was the lead song of the album.
In the current time he is working on another project which has a name “Chosen”. This will be the second album of Wizkid and is expected to be released in 2014 only. This very album has suffered a push back in its release date. As we all know that there are number of fans out there of the Wizkid and they are waiting for this album desperately.
The songs sung by Wizkid are very impressive and are easily accepted by the peoples. It is like that the work done in each of the song is magical and it can be easily observed that a lot of work has been put out on every song of Wizkid. Wizkid music of the songs is also awesome. It is suggested to Download WizkidSongs and downloadWizkid music because they are really very good and are very unique. The Wizkid albums can be easily bought from the nearby stores or can even be ordered online.