WIZKID is the only Nigerian/African of this generation, to have historic records with 3 out of 10 best venues in the world, apart from selling out all 3(1,3&8). Enjoy and spread his Incomparable Greatness. Wizkid the G.O.A.T listed his Top 10 Best Live Music Venues In The World. This is how Wizkid listed his top 3 out of the 10.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylized as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. One of Africa's biggest artistes, Wizkid is the most decorated African artist internationally, and one of the most revolutionary Afro-pop artistes of the modern era.
Birth name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
Also known as Lil Prinz or Starboy
Born16 July 1990 (age 30)
Surulere, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres Wizkid performers are Afrobeat, reggae, dancehall, R&B, hip-hop, pop.
Occupation(s) Singer songwriter
Years active 2001–present
Empire Mates (former)
Associated acts are Maleek Berry, Sarz, Mut4y, P2J, Drake, Skepta, Beyoncé, Tiwa Savage, Olamide.
He began 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. Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
He rose to prominence after releasing "Holla at Your Boy", the lead single from his debut studio album Superstar (2011). "Tease Me/Bad Guys", "Don't Dull", "Love My Baby", "Pakurumo" and "Oluwa Lo Ni" were also released as singles from the Superstar album. Ayo, his self-titled second studio album, was released in September 2014. It was supported by six singles: "Jaiye Jaiye", "On Top Your Matter", "One Question", "Joy", "Bombay" and "Show You the Money".
Wizkid left E.M.E after his contract expired. In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, "One Dance", which reached number one in 15 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. He signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records in March 2017.
His third studio album Sounds from the Other Side was released on 14 July 2017. It serves as his major label debut and was primarily a Caribbean-influenced record. SFTOS was supported by five singles: "Daddy Yo", "Sweet Love", "Come Closer", "African Bad Gyal" and "Naughty Ride". Wizkid became the first Afro beats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to "One Dance".
His fourth album, Made in Lagos, was released on the 30 of October 2020, to wide commercial success and acclaim.
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