Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid clocks 31 today. His fans have taken to their various social media platforms to celebrate the award-winning singer.
Below is the timeline of the singer’s journey into the Nigeria music industry:
2009: The singer signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E).
2011: He made his debut in the Nigerian music industry after releasing “Holla at Your Boy”, the lead single from his debut studio album, Superstar.
2014: Wizkid released his self-titled album, Ayo and also left E.M.E after his contract expired.
2016: The singer achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit “One Dance.”
2017: His third studio album, Sounds from the Other Side, was released in July.
2018: Wizkid became the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the Guinness World Records for his contribution to “One Dance”.
2019: He was featured on Beyoncé’s project The Lion King: The Gift on the collaboration “Brown Skin Girl”.
2020: His fourth album, Made in Lagos, was released.
2021: The singer won a Grammy for his collaboration with Beyoncé on the song ‘Brown Skin Girl’, which was awarded the Best Music Video.