Wizkid is one of the famous and popular musician in Nigeria. When listing the top musician in Nigeria, Wizkid won’t miss the list. That’s why we have compose 10 Things You Should Know About Wizkid, Some of the facts on the list will surprise you. Check them out:
1. Wizkid is just his nickname or guy-name. His real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. We know some Nigerians don’t know Wizkid real name, Now you have know it.
2. Wizkid was born on 16th July 1990 at Surulere in Lagos State (Nigeria).
3. At Age 11, He started recording music with a group he formed with his church friends known as “The Glorious Five”.
4. In 2013, Forbes & Channel O’s ranked him 5th on the list of Top 10 Richest & Bankable African Artists.
5. Do you know that Wizkid is the first Nigerian Musician to hit over 1 million followers on Twitter? Well you may not know but this happened in February 2014.
6. Wizkid is the first Afro-beats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records on his contribution to “One Dance” (Drake’s Hit Song).
7. Wizkid became popular in 2010 with the release of the song “Holla At Your Boy”.
8. Wizkid achieved international recognition in 2016 after his collaboration with Drake on the hit song “One Dance”. Wizkid has also received several awards both locally & internationally.
9. Wizkid has collaborated with artists like Drake, Tekno, Banky-W, Tiwa Savage, Runtown, KCee, Bracket etc.
10. Wizkid father’s name is Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun While His Mother’s name is Dolapo Jane Balogun.