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10 Things you Probably Didn’t Know About Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun prominently known as Wizkid has ascended to get perhaps the greatest artiste in the music business – and by augmentation its mainstream society – in the most recent decade. 

Wizkid has kept on impacting, characterize and change the class with power moves that have seen an appearing change in outlook in the focal point of universal record marks and the board towards Africa.

Here are few things to know about Wizkid

Wizkid was conceived Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on July 16, 1990, in Surulere, Lagos. He grew up living with 12 sisters; his dad, Alhaji M.O Balogun, who is Muslim and a Christian mum, Mrs. Balogun. 

Wizkid is a dad to three children. He invited his first child, Boluwatife in 2011 at 21 years old with his then-sweetheart turned infant mother, Shola Ogudugu. In 2016, Wizkid invited his subsequent child, Ayodeji with his second infant mother, Binta Diallo

Wizkid wasn't constantly referred to as Wizkid as he used to be called 'Lil Prinz' when he just began singing yet changed the name in 2006. He went to Ijebu Ode Grammar School and afterward Lagos State University where he later dropped out. 

His visit in the music business began at 11 when he was a piece of a gathering, 'Great Five'. When he was 15, Wizkid had just met OJB Jezreel who he followed intently and viewed other huge stars like 2Face, Sound Sultan and Neato C. 

Wizkid's absolute first single is named 'Mami water'. He later marked to Banky W's EME record name in 2009 which was the starting his ascent, he dropped his first studio collection 'Hotshot' in 2009 and discharged the hit melody 'Holla at your Boy' in 2010.

The collection 'Whiz,' which was discharged in 2011 under Empire Mates Entertainment, took Wizkid to the length and expansiveness of the world. In 2014, he dropped the second collection 'Ayo,' which had a large group of music stars on its element list. One tune that stood apart was 'Jaiye' including the music symbol, Femi Kuti. 

Wizkid has worked with enormous music stars in the nation as well as outside the shores of Nigeria including Drake and Chris Brown. 

In 2016, Wizkid turned into the principal Nigerian artist to make it to Billboard's Twitter Last 24 hours diagram following his visitor highlight with Drake on the hit single 'One Dance'. 

With regards to support bargains, Wizkid is the cynosure of everyone's eyes particularly for remarkable brands. From Pepsi to MTN and even Glo. In 2019, Wizkid was reported as the main event for UBA's vital corporate market occasion. 

Wizkid has three collections amazingly; Superstar (2011), Ayo (2014) and Sounds from the Other Side (2017). 

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