Boomplay Boomplay logo

Your are here: Music> Artists> Wizkid

Wizkid - Boomplay
Wizkid

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.

    Comments(586)

    Please leave a comment.
    Post
    Please wait…
    • Mohamed Bangoura
      i love song wizkid
      2018-02-20 12:09:43 Reply
      Mohamed Bangoura
      i love wizkid
      2018-02-20 12:08:27 Reply
    • Mohamed Bangoura
      i love wizkid
      2018-02-20 12:08:27 Reply
      Jordi DOLLARS
      m'y fam is wizkid
      2017-09-18 07:42:22 Reply
    • Itz Wisdomboy
      please update wizkid music na
      2018-02-19 03:53:02 Reply
    • Uyoyo Love
      i love u wizkid so much everything about u
      2018-02-16 09:56:02 Reply
    • Wizzey unlimy Boi
      Wizkid baba nla you are always on my mind
      2018-02-14 08:31:48 Reply
    • Betran William Jr.
      cool
      2018-02-13 08:35:01 Reply
    • Easyway John
      star boy dey here also
      2018-02-11 10:46:19 Reply
    • Fred Lugard
      I believe u
      2018-02-11 01:55:58 Reply
    • D_monopolist
      starboy
      2018-02-10 09:03:06 Reply
    • Oscar le Mexicain
      réponds-moi
      2018-02-09 11:06:33 Reply
    • Oscar le Mexicain
      Oui-Oui pas loin de prendre un jour pardon
      2018-02-09 11:04:47 Reply
    • Oscar le Mexicain
      salut kiz
      2018-02-09 11:04:08 Reply
    • Cabdale Bidhe
      hay
      2018-02-09 03:25:27 Reply
    • Anabel Johnson
      love wizkid too much
      2018-02-09 02:30:17 Reply
    • shonzy
      ☆☆boy
      2018-02-09 01:44:15 Reply
    • Efemena Asisah
      wizkid all ur song are sweet
      2018-02-08 10:05:59 Reply
    • boubou Traoré
      cool wizkid
      2018-02-08 04:15:52 Reply
    • Willo wise
      Wizkid is good
      2018-02-07 10:43:25 Reply
    • Ebaka16
      salut j aime tout des vidéos c,est beaux, j a dore ça
      2018-02-06 06:55:05 Reply
    • Sharoz Veyne
      wizzy you rock
      2018-02-06 06:23:17 Reply
    xx

    Share onX

    Copy URL