Wizkid
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Wizkid Biography

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), also known as Wizkid is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer. Wizkid started recording music at age 11 and manage to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In the Year 2009, he signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E). 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. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter. Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. It was supported by six singles: "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You the Money". Following the release of his second studio album and expiration of his 5-year recording contract, Wizkid left E.M.E.


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, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. In addition to his solo work, Wizkid has collaborated with several other 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). Moreover, he became the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to Drake's hit song "One Dance".


On 1 March 2017, Billboard magazine reported that Wizkid signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records. Wizkid was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O's 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists.

Wizkid Songs 2019

Year
Title
2019

Joro

by: Wizkid
2013

On Top Your Matter

by: Wizkid
2015

Final (Baba Nla)

by: Wizkid
2014

Ojuelegba

by: Wizkid
2019

Ghetto Love

by: Wizkid
2017

Ghetto Youth

by: Wizkid
2019
2017

African Bad Gyal

by: Wizkid
2011

Slow Whine

by: Wizkid
2011

Oluwa Lo Ni

by: Wizkid
2011

Eme Boyz

by: Wizkid
2011

For Me

by: Wizkid
2011

Wad Up

by: Wizkid
2011

Shout Out

by: Wizkid
2011

What you wanna do

by: Wizkid
2011

Tease Me / Bad Guys

by: Wizkid
2011

Don’t Dull

by: Wizkid
2011

Gidi Girl

by: Wizkid
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