Wizkid Biography

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990),[3] better known by his stage name Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.'s record label 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. Wizkid's self-titled second studio album, Ayo, was released in September 2014 and was preceded 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 September 2016, several media outlets reported that Wizkid signed a seven-figure deal with Sony's RCA Records.[4] The chairman and CEO of RCA Records, Peter Edge, confirmed the signing while speaking to Music Business Worldwide in January 2017. 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). In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Canadian hip-hop artist Drake on his global hit, "One Dance", which reached number one in 15 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. He was ranked 5th on Forbes and Channel O's 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artists. Book Wizkid for shows and concerts at Heavy Rotation booking agency. Worldwide Bookings with HR Booking. Wizkid Booking, Book Wizkid. Book artists like Wizkid, Wizkid booking agent, contact Wizkid email, Wizkid manager, Wizkid management for concerts, bookings, biography, pictures, videos. Wizkid may be available for your club shows, private party, festivals or other events.

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