Tell us about yourself (Real Name, Age, Educational Status….etc)??
Ans: Ayodeji Balogun. 19yrs old. I’m a student of Leads City University, studying Business Administration and I’m in my 1st year.
What’s the IDEA behind the name “Wizkid”?
Ans: Got it from a funny and rather private incident, it started off a tease but then it stuck as a nickname. It defines me as a musical genius, a whiz kid…lol
How long have you been on the music scene? + How’s it been?
Ans: I have been on the music scene for a while, for about 8 yrs. Started performing in church. It’s been rough here and there but I give glory to God for bringing me this far and for the grace to do more.
Do you write your own songs?
Ans: Yes I write all my songs…that’s God’s gift to me.
What are your songs about?
Ans: My songs are simply about what and how I feel. It can be about anything really, it’s all about what inspires me at the point when I’m writing.
Who or What inspires you?
Ans: Everything around me inspires me; school, church, the studio, a party or a person (A girl..lol)…I just let it flow.
What record label are you?
Ans: Empire Mates Entertainment (EME)
How do you rate your live performance ability?
Ans: Anytime I perform, I don’t force it. I just let it come to me. I just make it timeless, something worth talking about for years
Are you in a relationship?
Ans: I am single
Any shows your fans should look forward to?
Ans: Just look out, you will see me perform more often in weeks to come.
Any albums coming up soon?
Ans: Working on my singles. My album is a lot of work so I’m taking my
time to get it right.
Your advice for the upcoming artists?
Ans: Just stay focused and do what you love; make sure you put God first in all you do.
Here are some of Wizkids Songs:
(1.) Holla at your boy
(2.) Banky W feat Wizkid – Omoge You Too Much