As Wizkid Clocks 30, These Are The Things You Need To Know About Him
Wizkid clocks 30 years today, you suppose to know some certain things about him. This certain things will make you a good fan of him. So when you know all these you will be able to defend him anywhere.
These are the things you need to know about him.
1. Wizkid was born on 16th July 1990, he is also the last born of his family.
2. He started his music career when he was 11 years in the church under the stage name of Lil Prinz. He created a group at that time and called it Glorious Five.
3. When he was 15 years old he started writing and receiving guidance from Naeto C.
4. In the year 2006 he changed his name from Lil Prinz to Wizkid.
5. He started his music fully in 2009 when he was featured on M.I Abaga's song, Fast cars.
6. He released his first song in 2010 and titled it "Holla at your boy".
7. He welcomed his first son, Boluwatife in 2011.
9. Wizkid first album was released in 2011 ‘Superstar’. And the album had 17 tracks.
10. He created his own Record Label and named it Star Boy.
11. His hit track “Azonto”, was the third non-American songs in 2013, which made him popular in America.
12. He is the youngest African artiste nominated for Grammy award.
13. He is the Nigerian artiste with the most award nominations in Nigeria.
14. Wizkid was the first African to bag seven Billboard nominations.
14. He his also the first Nigerian artiste to win three Billboard awards.
15. He is also the first Nigerian younger artiste to appear in the Guinness Book of World Records.
16. He is also the first Nigerian musician to win an award from the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers.
17. He is the number one Nigerian artiste to spot on iTunes World Chart for more than one week.
18. Wizkid's song “Come Closer” which he featured Drake got a millions views on YouTube.
19. The governor of Minnesota, Mark Brandt Dayton honored Wizkid by naming a day after him in the United States.
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