HMC celebrate Wizkid as he clocks 25′



Hamton Media celebrates one of
Nigerian exclusive and most Talented Artiste as he Clocks 25.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990),
better known by his stage name 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
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,
a BET Award,
a MOBO Award,
2 Channel O Music Video Awards,
3 The Headies Awards,
4 Nigeria Entertainment Awards,
A Ghana Music Award,
2 Dynamix All Youth Awards,
2 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.
May More Success Come your Way

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