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Wizkid’s Life Before The Fame

Wizkid’s Life Before The Fame


A  very catchy documentary was released narrating the life of Wizkid before he came into the limelight. This narration was done by a  Canadian presenter, Micheal Mccrudden.

Nigerian-International singer,” Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun” popularly known as Wizkid was born on the 16th of July 1990.

According to him, he grew up in the ghetto part of Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos.

Wizkid is from an extended family. His father had three wives, he had twelve female siblings

Music was already a big part of wizkid’s life since he was very young as he grew up listening to music from legends like; Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, etc.

Wizkid started writing songs at a very young age under the name Lil prince. He also had a church group called “The Glorious Five”. They dropped an album for the church, before splitting.

After, the split, he became “Wizkid”. He would go to studios and watch how music was made. He was mentored by singer Naeto C at the age of 15.

Watch the full documentary below;

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