Timeline Of Wizkid’s Musical Journey As He Clocks 31

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.

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