Nigeria’s Afro-Pop star, Wizkid (born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun) was born on the 16th of July, 1990 (age 29 years) in Surulere, Lagos. He started recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter. Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. It was supported by six singles: “Jaiye Jaiye”, “On Top Your Matter”, “One Question”, “Joy”, “Bombay” and “Show You the Money”. Wizkid left E.M.E after his contract expired.
Below are the throwback photos of Wizkid before and after fame;
Wizkid and olamide
Wizkid and banky w
Don Jazzy’s father with Wizkid
Wizkid, Special Spesh and Davido
Akon, Wizkid, Davido and B-Red
Wizkid and humble smith
Wizkid and tiwa savage
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