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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun a.k.a Wizkid is a talented singer, songwriter and performer. He kicked off his singing career at the early age of 11 when he recorded his first song with one of Nigeria’s seasoned music icon, OJB Jezreel. He went on to record a 7 track album, which he released in his church in Lagos, under the name Lil’ Prinz; this was just a instinct that earned him a remarkable deal of encouragement and recognition from family, his church and other artiste.
Years later in 2006, with a new stage name, and a passion for making music and God given talent. Wizkid got back into the studio to hone his craft. He continued to develop as a singer and songwriter by working under some of Nigeria’s biggest Musical name such as OJB Jezreel, Naeto C, Ikechukwu, and many others. Over the next few years his talent as a singer and songwriter became evident and it resulted in wiz being prominently featured alongside some of the biggest Artiste in Nigeria’s Music Industry to much critical and commercial acclaim.
2009 would prove to be Wizkid’s break-out year, as his collaboration with M.I on ‘’Fast Money, Fast Cars’’ on the Talk about It album drew major attention to his distinct voice, singing style and penchant for great song writing. He went on to feature on Kel’s ‘’Turn by turn’’, the Barcelos radio jingle and many other high profile projects. He also got signed to Banky W’s empire mates entertainment, and featured prominently on Banky’s ‘’The W Experience’’
At the age of 20, this extremely talented and charming young man had already achieved so much, thanks to his drive and focus for turning his life’s experience into incredible music. In 2010, he released his first singles, ‘’Holla at your boy’’, ‘’Gidi Girl’’ and Ori Mi’’ with label mate, skales.
He bagged the coveted award for the promising Artiste of the Year at the 2010 edition of the Dynamix All Youth Awards, collaborated with several artistes and performed at some A-list events; some of which include the Sound city Music Video Award, Lord of the Ribs Lagos, Rhythm Unplugged, the Shutdown Concert with Rick Ross, the koko concert, Crack Ya Ribs Lagos, Face of Selera 2010 and so on..
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|Tracks Featuring Wizkid 22 tracks, 1.4 hours|