He is no doubt one of Nigeria's most popular artists, he needs no introduction as Nigeria Music Industry is concerned, his songs has got everyone singing and dancing just at the sound of his voice.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as WizKid is now a household name when it comes to the Music industry not just in Africa but the world at large. This young man has achieved so much for himself within a short period of time in the Music Industry.
Starboy as he's fondly called by fans has in recent times been measured with Nigeria Legendary 2face Idibia aka 2baba, because of his numerous awards and international recognitions. One wouldn't be wrong if you say he is currently one of Africa's biggest export when it comes to music.
Wizkid has won every major awards and recognitions that a successful artiste could win. He has won BET Awards, MOBO Awards, 5 times The Headies Award, 2 Channel O Music Awards, MAMA Awards, Afrimma Awards and many others. Wizkid has also received other top nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards and World Music Awards.
The singer has just recently bagged 3 awards out of the seven (7) categories he was nominated for, came out tops in the Top R&B song, Top R&B Collaboration, and Top Streaming Song (Audio) categories thereby making him the first Nigerian singer to get 7 Billboard Music Award nominations.
Wizkid’s rise from just a random artiste to an internationally acclaimed superstar is a source of motivation and inspiration to other African artistes, that they can get to the peak of their career if they dream big and work hard. From the days of “Hola at Your Boy” to “Ojuelegba”, Wizkid has grown and matured in his music that he now features on top American and UK artistes songs like Drake’s “One Dance”, Tinnie Tempah’s “Mamacita” just to mention a few.
Lets know what u think too, this is just my on opinion.