Nigeria’s international, multiple award-winning singer Ayodeji Balogun, a.k.a Wizkid is the toast of Twitterati today as he clocks 29, not surprisingly he is trending as number one with many posts celebrating him on his birthday.
As hundreds of fans raved in salutation for one of Nigeria’s best known contemporary act, surprisingly Wizkid Ayo was silent about his birthday on his own Twitter account. His last tweet to his close to five million followers was in January. On Instagram too, Wizkid said nothing to his 7.9million followers.
Born as Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun in Surulere, Lagos 29 years ago, Wizkid, the afrobeat, Afropop, dancehall singer, started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.