Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whose stage name is Wizkid is one of the fastest rising Nigerian music artists and probably one of the youngest too. He was recently named one of the richest African musicians by Forbes.
He was born into a polygamous family – his father had three wives. His mother is a Christian and his father a Muslim. Wizkid who followed his mother to the church began singing in his local church at the tender age of 11 years. He was not only a good vocalist but also a lead singer.
Before his big break came in 2009, Wizkid released a couple of albums. As part of the church choir, he produced an album. He later went on to form a singing group with five of his church friends, the group was known as “Glorious Five”.
Before he finally settled for the stage name Wizkid, he performed using other names such as “Glorious Five”, as well as “Lil Prinz”. While using the name Lil Prinz, he was able to record an album with 7 tracks.
As he loves fashion,here are little pictures of Wizkid to prove if he rocks it well than others:
David Adedeji Adeleke is an American-born Nigerian singer-songwriter, and a recording producer. He is popularly known as Davido, Baddest, and ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ (OBO) after his debut studio album.
Davido is the youngest child among five siblings and also the second born to his father.
Mr. Adedeji Adeleke and late mother Mrs. Vero Adeleke are the parents of Davido.
He attended the British International School in Lagos and moved to Alabama (USA) at the age of 16 to study Business Administration at Oalawood University.
At the university, Davido started making beats after he bought his first musical instrument. He then collaborated with his cousins (B-Red and Sina Rambo) to form the music act KB International.
He began his music career at the Oakwood University, and thereafter rose to stardom after releasing his second single ‘Dami duro’. In 2017, Davido received the MOBO Awards as the Best African Acts and became the first African to perform live at the awards. The following year, he became the first African-based Artist to receive the BET Awards on its main stage.
In 2011, he relocated to promote his career in music but encountered hurdles convincing his father. In his family, the children are expected to join the family business after school, but Davido chose a different path entirely. After mutual agreement with his father, he enrolled into Babcock University, Ogun state and finally graduated in 2015.
Here are little pictures of davido to prove if he also rocks it well and has more swags as omo baba olowo:
Augustine Miles Kelechi (born (1992-12-17)December 17, 1992) popularly known by his stage name Tekno Miles or Tekno, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, producer, performer and dancer. He is a descent of Ebonyi state. He was born in Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria.
Born Augustine Miles Kelechi is a descent of Ebonyi State. He was born in Bauchi State. He grew up in several parts of the country including Nassarawa, Kaduna and Abuja due to the fact that his father was a member of the Nigerian Army. At the age of 8, Tekno Miles was enrolled in a music school where he learnt and mastered the rudiments of playing the piano and guitar.
Tekno Miles was first signed under K-Money Entertainment. His first single titled "Holiday" was released under the imprint. With featured vocals from Davido, "Holiday" was positively accepted and gained massive airplay.
In 2012 while in Abuja, Tekno Miles was spotted by renowned Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu at an event after Tekno Miles received a standing ovation following the performance of a song titled "Onye Ne Kwu", his remix of Ice Prince's "Oleku". It was at the same event he met Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn, the manager of Made Men Music Group who he became friends with. Ubi and Iyanya eventually encouraged Tekno Miles to move to Lagos to further his music career
On October 5, 2013, he signed a music contract with Made Men Music Group under which he released singles like "Dance" and "Anything" which won him a nomination in the "Best New act of the Year" category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Here are pictures of tekno to prove who rocks it well and has more swags :
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