Wizkid also known as wizzy, Starboy,is a popular Nigerian musician loved by many and recognized both home and abroad.He has received many awards locally and internationally.he has collaborated with alot of Nigerian artists,the likes of Tiwa Savage,Olamide,Timaya,and many more.
Ayodeji Ibrahim balogun born in surulere on July 16,1990 (now 30 years old) popularly known as Wizkid is a singer and a songwriter .He began his nusic career at a tender age ( when he was 11 years old) and managed to release collaborative album with a band he created with his church friends"The glorious five"
Wizzy signed a record deal with EME in 2009 and rose to fame after releasing "Holla at your boy" the lead single from his first album "superstar*
In 2012,he signed a one-year endorsement deal with pepsi worth $350,000 US(three hundred and fifty thousand US dollars) and travelled round the world alongside tiwa Savage.
In Feb 2014,he became the first Nigerian to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.
Also,on the 12th of may 2016 he was the first Nigerian to be listed on the billboard hot 100 chart,and it remained there for 10 non-consecutive weeks .
The young talented and hardworking superstar had achieved alot over the years,and taking his music career to the next level,He got international recognition after collaborating with drake on the global hit "one dance" which reached no 1 in 15 countries including UK, USA,Canada, Australia,etc.
He has collaborated with big foreign artists all over the world,the likes of Chris brown,Tinie tempah, Beyonce,French Montana,Kranium,Ty dollas $ign, Justin Skye,and so many more
He is not just a superstar in his singing field but also extraordinary in the way he dresses.
Wizzy is the first African artist to collaborate with Nike to make his personal jersey.
His net worth is approximately 4.3billion naira
In addition to that there has a day set aside in Minnesota for Wizkid
Some of his songs include Joro,Fever,Energy,Manya,On top your matter,Totoriiing,pakurumo,Jaiye Jaiye,Joy, and many more.he collaborated with the music legend Femi kuti to release Jaiye Jaiye
Check his pictures below
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