Wizkid Becomes The Second Male Musician In Africa To Hit 10 Million Followers On Instagram

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid becomes the second ever male to reach 10 million followers on Instagram.

Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, He started 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.

Only four people have been able to achieve this feat, Davido was the first to hit the 10 million milestone followed by Tiwa Savage, Funke Akindele and Yemi Alade.

Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.

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.

In February 2014, Wizkid became the first ever Nigerian musician to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.

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.

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