Nigerian superstar Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun professionally known as Wizkid recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of his iconic debut album, ‘Superstar’.
The project was released on June 12, 2011, under Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) and consists of sixteen songs and a bonus track. Hit tracks like ‘Don’t dull’, ‘Holla at your boy’, ‘Pakuromo’, ‘Tease me’, and ‘No Lele’, make the cut. Since then, the singer has gone on to become a global music superstar, collaborating with global music stars like Beyonce, Drake, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Vybz Kartel, Skepta, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, Wale, Akon, and Tyga.
Wizkid currently boasts of one GRAMMY award, three BET Awards, two MTV EMAs, two NAACP Image Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, four MOBO Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, four AFRIMA Awards, and twelve Headies.
A ten-episode docuseries titled ‘A Superstar Made in Lagos’ was released on June 12, 2021, to celebrate the anniversary of his debut album. The episode featuring Wizkid was one in which the singer reflected on his humble beginnings, early life, family, love life, and music. ‘A Superstar Made in Lagos’ was shot and directed by JM Films.
Watch ‘A Superstar Made in Lagos’.