Afrobeat Superstar, Wizkid recently released a short docu-series about himself and his style of music in partnership with Youtube.
In the Docu-series, Wizkid opened up on his childhood, the importance of family to him, his music and his career so far.
Here are some interesting details he shared;
He was born in Alaba but grew up in Surulere. Born into a Polygamous family, Wizkdi described his house as a ‘fun house’ of which he has so many stories.
Although he was the last born of the family, he wasn’t a spoilt child – he did get his ways sometimes!
Growing up in a spiritual environment with parents who practice several religions taught him that love is the only true religion.
The most important to the singer is family, he reveals his first son, Boluwatife is his best friend as they talk every day.
On the other hand, fatherhood is everything to him, and being a father has changed his perspective about his career.
He says he would put his kids over everything else, even stopping the world for them isn’t left out.
Reflecting on his career, Ayodeji Balogun says that signing with Banky W was one of the most incredible things that have ever happened to him and that he is grateful to Banky for taking him under his wing.
His debut album, “Superstar,” was the first step in showing to the world that he is a versatile Artist.
He had the choice of performing at the O2 Arena as himself, “Wizkid,” but he was not there for himself alone; he was there for the culture.
Talking about the name “Wizkid“, the singer described it as a brand and not just as the name of an artist. He stated that he doesn’t joke with his name because what it represents is bigger than him.
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Speaking about “Made In Lagos“, he revealed that before releasing the album, he had five different folders of completed music which goes to show how much work he put into the album to make sure it was perfect enough for the consumption of the outside world.
He stated that before releasing “Made In Lagos,” he had five different folders of completed songs, demonstrating how much work he put into the album to ensure it was perfect enough for the outside world’s consumption.
He also stated that he was careful about the kind of sound he wanted to push out with the album as he didn’t want it to sound like what was trending on radios as he doesn’t listen to the radio to make his music.
Watch his docu-series below;