Sign in
Download Opera News App



Gossip Celebrity


30 Quick Facts About Wizkid You Should Know As He Turns 30th

30 Quick Facts About Wizkid You Should Know As He Turns 30th

Nigerian song big name, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better acknowledged through his millions of fanatics throughout the globe as Wizkid isn't any doubt one in every of Nigeria’s largest song exports.


The more than one award-triumphing superstar has no longer handiest etched his name on the sands of time as one of the best tune stars to come out of Africa but it is certain that he is not a ways from breaking barriers yet.

In birthday party of his day, we've got amassed 30 short facts you ought to recognize about him.



Born on July 16, 1990, the singer hails from Lagos State and is from a circle of relatives of six. He is the ultimate infant and additionally the most effective son.

He began singing at the age of eleven underneath the level name Lil Prinz. He also fashioned a collection at eleven called Glorious Five. The organization later launched a 7-tune album that became released in the church.

His first album become with the Glorious 5 and it sold 10,000 copies.

He had his first ever recording with OJB Jezreel at eleven.

At the age of 15, he turned into track writing and receiving steerage from Naeto C.

In 2006, he changed his call from the moniker Lil Prinz to Wizkid.

Before raising to stardom Wizkid became lucky enough to have crossed paths with celebrated artists like 2Face, Idibia, Naeto C, Sound Sultan.

He broke into the highlight in 2009 whilst he featured on rapper, M.I Abaga’s track, “Fast Cars”.

His get away single is “Holla At Your Boy” that was launched in 2010.

In 2011, the musician welcomed his first son, Boluwatife. He presently has three.

He obtained his first automobile in 2011. A black Honda Accord i-VTEC.

In the identical 2011, he dropped out of Lead City University in his 1/3 12 months. He changed into analyzing “International Relations”.

His first solo album became launched in 2011 with E.M.E titled, ‘Superstar’. The album had 17 tracks.

In April 2012, E.M.E signed a joint deal on Wizkid with Akon’s Konvict.

He floats his own Record Label, Star Boy.

Content created and supplied by: Bossmanleo (via Opera News )

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun Lagos State Lil Prinz Naeto C. OJB Jezreel


Load app to read more comments