Here Are 7 Things To Know About Pop Star Wizkid As He Clocks 30

Without a doubt, Wizkid is one of Nigeria’s top artistes and biggest musical exports.

As he clocks 30 today, we take a look at a few quick facts about the artiste, who has kept his fans grooving for years.

Here we go:

1. Wizkid was born in Surulere, Lagos.

2. He once went by the stage name, Lil Prinz, before switching to Wizkid.

3. Wizkid’s first studio album ‘Superstar’ was released in 2009 under Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E).

4. He has been featured by international artistes such as Beyonce (Brown Skin Girl), Drake (One Dance) and others.

5. Forbes Africa named him one of the continent’s top 10 bankable artists in 2017.

6. He walked the Dolce and Gabbana runway at the Milan Fashion Week in 2018 alongside supermodel, Naomi Campbell.

7. Among many awards in his corner is the BET Award for Best International Act Africa in 2012, 2017 and MTV Europe Music Award for Best Worldwide Act, 2016 and he was nominated for Grammys in 2016 courtesy of Drake’s ‘Views’ album.


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