10 Secrets about Wizkid that are unknown

10 Secrets about Wizkid that are unknown  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.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.

  1. His real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
  2. His musical career at age 11 in Lagos by releasing a collaborative album with Glorious Five entitledLil Prinz (2001). In 2009
  3. He has won a total of 64 nomination and has won 18 awards in total
  4. He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song “Holla at Your Boy” from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011)
  5. His immediate rival in the Nigeria music industry is Davido
  6.  He was born on 16 July 1990 in Surulere, a residential and commercial area of Lagos.
  7. He watched 2 Face Idibia record Grass 2 Graceand watched Sound Sultan record Jagbajantis. A year later, Wizkid started recording.
  8. His parents weren’t receptive of his music from the onset. In order to gain his father’s trust, he had to work hard and spent lots of time in the studio.
  9. Wizkid cited Naeto C as one of the people who mentored and coached him while he was 15 years old
  10. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.

 

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