Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. He rose to prominence after releasing “Holla at your boy the lead single from his debut studio album superstar (2011). “Don’t Dull, “Love My Baby”, “Pakurumo” and “Oluwa Lo Ni” were also released as singles from the Superstar album. In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.
He is currently one of the best hip hop artist in the whole of Africa, he has featured top foreign artist such as Drake, Akon ,Chris brown, Skepta among others.
The Afrobeat , Afropop, reggae and hip hop singer is currently among the top richest singer not just in Nigeria but the whole of Africa.
After his debut album in 2011 , wizkid was endorsed as Pepsi ambassador after signing a one year deal with them which reported earned him $350,000, Pepsi later extend their deal with the sululere singer.
Nigeria Top gaint communication Glo made one of their top ambassador. This deal make him more richer by traveling to different part of the world as Glo ambassador ambassador.
He have many endorsement to his table making him number one.
Monday Night July 24 saw the big announcement of his endorsement deal with top Vodka, Ciroc with the words, “Movement, my people. Starboy for Africa. Ciroc Boy. Officially. Don’t do drugs, do Ciroc.”
Wizkid was spotted in the home of music mogul Sean Diddy who is a brand ambassador of Ciroc and holds a 50/50 share in the Vodka company.
Wizkid was spotted today in Lagos for Ciroc promotional video.