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When you call the name ‘Wizkid’ everybody immediately knows who you are talking about but if you talk about Ayo Balogun, a lot of people might not really know whom you are talking about.
Well, they are one and the same person as Wizkid is only just a nickname he gave himself when he started his music career. Wizkid’s real names are Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun. Here are 5 other things you didn’t know about this young, successful musical super star.



 
1. He Began Singing at the Age of 11
Although it might have taken some years before he finally
broke into limelight, Wizkid is not exactly a kid in the music industry. He started singing at the young age of 11 in local churches. At that young age, Wizkid could already handle being a vocalist as well as being a lead singer in the church choir.
He has also been a songwriter and been hanging around
prominent people in the music industry for a very long time before he broke into limelight.

 2. He was a Member of a Gospel Singing Group
“Glorious Five”

Although their albums might not have been much of a hit,
Wizkid was actually a member of a gospel singing group
called ‘Glorious five’ and they released an album together
before they eventually parted ways after Wizkid decided to
pursue a solo career in pop music. The group consisted of
Wizkid and four of his other church friends.

3. He is 26 Years Old
Although Wizkid’s official age is put at 26 years old, many
people argue and swear that Wizkid is only 25 years old.
Well, we wouldn’t know what is on his birth certificate for
sure but what we do know is that Wizkid’s official date of
birth( as seen on Wikipedia) is July 16, 1989, which makes him 26 years old this year

 4. Wizkid is Highly Controversial
This is one Nigerian artist that is always in the news for
both good and crazy things. There’s always one crazy story, fight or beef involving Wizkid

 5. He owns a Record Label
After parting ways with EME music, his former record label, Wizkid went on to start his own record label, Starboy records and now has a couple of artist signed under the label as well.

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