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Name: Wizkid @wizkidayo

Real name: Ayo Balogun

Wizkid was born in Lagos Nigeria. He started singing in his church at the early age of 11 using the stage name Lil Prinz. It was at this age that he recorded his first song with OJB Jezreel a notable figure in the music industry in Nigeria at the moment.In 2002 he chose to adopt the name Wizkid and rebranded himself and continued working with music stars such as Naeto C and Ikechukwu.Wizkid got his big break in the music scene in 2009 when he collaborated with M.I on Fast Money Fast Cars.This collaboration drew attention to him that would eventually bring him to the limelight.He then got signed to Banky W s Empire Mates Entertainment.Wizkid broke fully into the industry in 2010 after releasing the smash hit singles Holla At Your Boy - Tease Me and Dont Dull. He released his debut album Superstar in 2011.Wizkid has won awards such as Promising Artiste of the Year Dynamix All Youth Awards 2010 Best African Act 2011 MOBO Awards

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