One of Nigeria's favorite musical stars and afrobeats export, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid or starboy and in more recent times "Machala" turns 30 today! It really has been an amazing decade for both Starboy and his fans and we are grateful to God for blessing us with us with such an outstanding personality and talent.
While a good number in millions of his fans, despite immensely loving starboy might never get to meet him in person, our best resorts to catching a glimpse of what he's actually like is from narratives from people who know or have had special encounters with him.
Here's what some people have popularly said about what Wizkid was like in person after meeting or knowing him;
Like a knight in shining armor
British photographer, going by the name Kymages, while taking documentary shots at a just concluded Wizkid concert was shocked when starboy picked her up and expressed genuine concern when she fell.
Always puts a smile on my face
Fellow afrobeats star and acclaimed African bad girl, Tiwa Savage shed light on what companionship with him is like as gushed over how he was always there for her, cheering her up whenever she was down with his easeless and jestful manner.
Ace Nigerian producer Id Canada, who produced essential records for 9ice and Olamide back in the day, said Wizkid was surprisingly humble when they met despite being a superstar
Narrating his experience of what meeting Wizkid who was lodging at Eko hotel while he worked there, a fan recounted that there was never a time that a staff encountered Wizkid that he didn't give them money.
He pecked me in my dream
Here's one for the humor of it. It counts as an experience too if it happened in your dreams right? A fan described in detail how meeting Wizkid in her sleep was a magical moment
Happy birthday to Wizkid! We hope he keeps putting a smile on our faces as the years go by!
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