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Wizkid Misses Out On Grammy Award As Adele Shines With 5 Wins

GrammyKid, well almost. Nigerian and international artist Wizkid has missed out on a chance to win his first ever Grammy award due to British singer Adele’s overpowering presence on the music scene. His Grammy nomination came about because of his contribution to Canadian pop giant Drake’s song “One Dance”. One Dance was a part of […]

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Tim Westwood Calls Wizkid “One Of The Greatest Artists I Have Ever Seen”

Tim Westwood, is undoubtedly one of the most important disc jockeys and radio personalities in the UK and he’s talking about African music influencing UK rap artists, his perception of Wizkid as a G.O.A.T and the three artists who left a lasting impression on him. For the last three decades, Westwood’s praises have been sung from […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tinie Tempah Ft. Wizkid – Wizkid Ventures Into Uncharted Latin American Territory

One could be forgiven for thinking that Wizkid is a dark-skinned/African South American when they hear “Mamacita” by Tinie Tempah featuring the charming young Nigeria singer. The first to do so, as far as we are concerned, Wizzy held the chorus to the song with a flawless Southern American vibe. The Disturbing London artist who was featured […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Wizkid ft. Drake & Skepta – Ojuelegba (Remix)

Wizkid’s music is very cool and infectious, and it has crossed so many boundaries not just from Nigeria to the rest of Africa, but to the world at large. His major achievements through music include collaborating with the likes of Wale and Akon, and signing a deal with Tinie Tempah’s record label Disturbing London. We […]

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African Acts Nominated for BET Awards 2015, List Includes Sarkodie, Fally Ipupa, Yemi Alade

The list of nominees for the BET’s ‘Best International Act: Africa’ is out. The artists vying for the prestigious American gong are; AKA (South Africa) Fally Ipupa (Democratic Republic of Congo) Sarkodie (Ghana) Sauti Sol (Kenya) Stonebwoy(Ghana) The Soil (South Africa) Wizkid (Nigeria) Yemi Alade (Nigeria) African artists nominated in different other categories are Ghanaian-British […]

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Wizkid and Fally Ipupa Amongst ‘Most Followed’ Africans on Twitter.

According to MGAfrica.com, Nigerian and Congolese artists Wizkid and Fally Ipupa respectively are among the most followed Africans on twitter, with Wizkid, aka Starboy even beating the Kenyan president and a Tanzanian politician, who are the only one of their kind on the list. The poll shows a nation by nation leader and has Wizkid […]

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Wizkid and Basketmouth Announce UK Winter Tour Dates

The UK 2014 winter season is going to go off with a bang, with Nigerian singer Wizkid coming to shut it down, alongside fellow Nigerian and superstar comedian Basketmouth. We caught the information of this double act at on Basketmouth’s Youtube channel, where made a press release alongside the Starboy himself. The main date is […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Wizkid – Wonder

Nigerian artist an heartthrob Wizkid of Starboy Entertainment enters 2015 on a high gear, with the latest buzz coming frm the official video of his single “Wonder”. The song was produced by Del B and the video was directed by Genesis Lanre Lawanson (MadHouse). The song is a certified banger and the video has the […]

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Wizkid Now A Part of Jay Z’s Roc Nation?

We were wondering whether Nigerian crooner and rapper Wizkid is now a part of Rap Mogul Jay Z’s top flight record label/imprint Roc Nation after he posted the picture of himself below on facebook. The premise of our suggestion is based on the fact that he was brandishing a sign that is synonymous with Jay […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Jeremih ft. AKA, Wizkid and Ice Prince – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” Afro-Remix

“For the first time ever, a platinum selling and U.S. number 1 peaking song has an African remix featuring 3 of Africa’s biggest stars; Wizkid,” AKA and Ice Prince are the words that have accompanied the youtube audio release of US R’NB star Jeremih’s “Don’t Tell ‘Em” Afro-Remix. This is what Wikipedia has recorded about […]

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Q & A ALERT: Tim Westwood Talks to Wizkid

While in England recently, Nigerian Afrobeatz star Wizkid took a time to sit down with UK urban culture and media giant Tim Westwood. Wizzy took the time to answer question about his beef with rival Davido, his situation with original record label EME and his own record label among other things.

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King Sunny Ade: The Legend at 68

Legendary musician, better known as King Sunny Ade, lives as large as his title going by his sprawling country home in Ondo suggests. Nseobong Okon-Ekong recently had a rare encounter with the King of World Beat on his 68th birthday He had not slept three days prior to our meeting at his country home in […]

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