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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), better known by his stage name Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He started his musical career at age 11, releasing a collaborative album with Glorious Five entitled Lil Prinz (2001). In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.'s imprint Empire Mates Entertainment. He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song "Holla at Your Boy" from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011). "Tease Me/Bad Guys", "Don't Dull", "Love My Baby", "Pakurumo" and "Oluwa Lo Ni" were also released as singles from the Superstar album. Wizkid's self-titled second studio album, Ayo (2014), was preceded by the singles "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You The Money". In addition to his solo work, Wizkid has collaborated with several artists and was featured on the hits "Girl" (with Bracket), "Fine Lady" (with Lynxxx), "Sexy Mama" (with Iyanya), "Slow Down" (with R2Bees), "The Matter" (with Maleek Berry), "Pull Over" (with KCee) and "Bad Girl" (with Jesse Jagz). His work and contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry has earned him several achievements, including a BET Award, a MOBO Award, three The Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, four Nigeria Entertainment Awards, a Ghana Music Award, two Dynamix All Youth Awards, two City People Entertainment Awards, and a Future Award. In addition, he has been nominated three times at the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as four times at the World Music Awards. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O's 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.

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    • larrysoft
      #blast#
      2017-01-20 04:11:09 Reply
    • Yoram Eliuc Jr.
      Big artist!
      2017-01-17 09:54:57 Reply
    • sorre issa
      54389133
      2017-01-14 12:47:13 Reply
    • Hero Sy Savane
      cool
      2017-01-09 12:19:41 Reply
    • Adam Dauodou
      hi
      2017-01-09 12:08:29 Reply
      Daniel Oscar
      I love WizKid{★boi}no homo!
      2016-11-29 07:55:53 Reply
    • Blunchi
      Baba nla
      2017-01-07 03:56:39 Reply
    • Favour Steve Mid
      nice album
      2017-01-07 08:36:05 Reply
    • hanif
      how best wizkid your music make sense
      2017-01-06 07:07:30 Reply
    • Mouhamed Manman
      cool
      2017-01-06 06:08:28 Reply
    • cedrick
      cool mn
      2017-01-05 09:06:25 Reply
    • kaou
      cool
      2017-01-04 11:47:07 Reply
    • samcool
      good job
      2017-01-04 01:45:18 Reply
    • Serge Magaya
      super cool
      2017-01-02 11:42:14 Reply
    • Francis Lox Maomou
      m'y star wiz star boy
      2017-01-02 01:40:12 Reply
    • Francis Lox Maomou
      best star boy
      2017-01-02 01:34:19 Reply
    • StephenMaris Ama
      baba is grt
      2016-12-31 05:44:56 Reply
      Teq Kamara
      wiz
      2016-11-26 02:57:37 Reply
    • StephenMaris Ama
      wizy wizo
      2016-12-31 05:44:46 Reply
    • StephenMaris Ama
      baba nla
      2016-12-31 05:44:37 Reply
    • Ibrophobia
      baba nla
      2016-12-29 10:43:26 Reply
    • brendish1720
      luv ya wizzy
      2016-12-27 07:44:04 Reply
    xx

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