Today, 16th of July is a great day! You know why? Greatness was born on this day. Yes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid was born on this blessed day. Popular Nigerian afrobeats living legend, Wizkid clocks 30 today. Hurray!!! 🎉🎊
He rose to prominence after releasing "Holla at Your Boy", the lead single from his debut studio album "Superstar" (2011) and "Ayo", his self-titled second studio album, was released in September, 2014.
In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, "One Dance", which reached number one in 15 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. He signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records in March 2017. His third studio album Sounds from the Other Side was released on 14 July 2017.
Die-hard fans of the Nigerian superstar have trooped out to wish the unarguably biggest artiste in Africa a happy birthday. See some of their posts below:
🗨️Happy Bday Wizkid! Thanks for giving us countless hits!! Your rise to stardom has inspired so many youths in the world. Long may you reign King Wizkid!!👑❤💯
Much love Starboy #WizkidAt30 #Smile
For touching million lives with your music and putting African music on the global map. For being a source of joy to the world and always putting smile on our faces. We say thank you. Continue to soar to the greatest of heights king. Love you for life #WizkidAt30
You have healed millions of people around the world with your music, and on countless occasions you succeeded in pushing the African culture to the Global stage.
Happy Birthday to you Champ! God Bless Your New Age 🙏💙
🗨️Happy birthday WIZKID!!
The Only Verified Starboy. King of Afro Beat ✊You’re getting old and it breaks my heart 😔 but may you live long, King and bless us with your sounds 🙏🙏
#WizkidAt30 LIVING LEGEND!
🗨️That 20 year old sensation that thrilled us and light up our teenage is 30 today but man hasn't aged physically at all, baby boy for life.
🗨️Wizkid is a testament of what talent, God's grace & hard work actually are .
Started from the bottom but now, he's looking down from the top. He started the journey, Later did the extraordinary. Now,crossed the elusive boundaries
He came, he saw, he conquered #WizkidAt30
🗨️Happy birthday Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
"God bless Mrs Balogun for bringing this priceless jewel to the world🙏 An Inspiration to all🙌 Nigeria's biggest export✈️ The best artist in Africa🔥 A blessing to our ears🎶 Proud father of three😍 The GOAT🐐 A Living Legend!👑"
🗨️Happy Birthday Wizkid, Wiz-king, Wiz Legend. Starboy Machala!!! #WizkidAt30 We pray to have your kind of grace. God bless you king @wizkidayo
🗨️Wizkid is a once in a generation talent. There won’t be another Wiz or anything close, at least not in this generation again! You can hate him but you can’t hate his Grace!
Longlive The KING “AYO”
🗨️Been successful before 30 is what we the young kids pray for. God wey do Machala own go do our own🙏
Young living Legend, Global Afrobeats Messiah. Africa’s Biggest Artists ever, Unmatched and incomparable. A competition to himself and an inspiration to the rest. He deserves all the honor
Happy Birthday my King, Welcome to Big 30.
Love you forever👑🦁💙🦅
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