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Ayodeji Ibrahim balogun..... Popularly known as WIZKID is one of the richest crossover musician and one of the youngest too.
He was born (16th july 1990) in lagos nigeria...
He was born into a polygamous family in which his father has three wives,his mom was a devoted Christan while his dad was muslim.
Wizkid followed his mom to church in which he joined the church choir at the age of eleven(11),he was not only the lead singer but also a good vocalist.In 2009 he released some albums while he was among the church choir,he and his friends later formed a group named "THE GLORIOUS FIVE"
He tried series of name before permanently staying with the stage name "WIZKID"(Glorious five and lil prinz)
In 2010 he released "HOLLA AT YOUR BOY"the song was a massive hit wich earned him the next rated award in headies 2011 and he was also nominated for the Best pop single at the afromentioned award show.His music career has been a massive hit since then.
Locally he performed with 2face idibia,naeto c, sound sultan.etc
Internationally he performed with drake, trey songz, chris brown ,Ty dollar sign.etc
In 2016 Wizkid's was the first Nigerian artist billboard's twitter chart following his guest feature canadian songwriter drake on a single titled onedance,some months later the song had reached No.1 on the Billboard top 100 chart.The song also topped in many international hits in many countries.
AWARD AND NOMINATIONS
He's awards are too much
.Two bet awards
.Two channel 0 music video/awards
.Two ghana music awards
.Three MOBO awards
.Six headies awards
.Three billboard music awards
.Six Nigerian music awards
.Four Mtv africa music awards
.A future award
.Two iheartradio music awards
.Two sound city MVP awards
.Two dynamix all youth awards
.A mtv europe music awards etc
He's nominations are:
.Mtv europe music awards(5times)
.American music awards(3times
.World music awards(4times)
His networth is estimated to 4billion naira
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