Wizkid – No Stress
Wizkid was born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun on 16 July 1990, in Surulere, Lagos. He grew up in an interfaith household with twelve female siblings. His mother is a Pentecostal Christian and his father practices Islam. Wizkid – No Stress
Wizkid attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School. He grew up listening to King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and Bob Marley. In a radio interview with Tim Westwood in 2012, he said his father has three wives. In another interview with Adesope of Factory 78 TV, Wizkid said he formed a group called the Glorious Five with a couple of his church friends. They managed to release an album prior to disbanding. Wizkid went by the stage name Lil Prinz until 2006. He later met OJB Jezreel, a record producer who prevented him from recording for a year. While visiting OJB’s Point Beat Studios frequently, he watched 2 Face Idibia record songs for his Grass 2 Grace album. He was also present during the recording sessions for Sound Sultan‘s debut album Jagbajantis. He cited Naeto C as one of the people who mentored and coached him when he was 15 years old. Wizkid inked a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009. Wizkid – No Stress
He co-wrote “Omoge You Too Much”, a song from Banky W.’s The W Experience album. He also worked with Naeto C, Ikechukwu and M.I while developing his craft. In mid-2009, he dropped out of Lagos State University (LASU). He later attended Lead City University, but dropped out after completing two sessions.
Starboy Boss and RCA records Singer Wizkid, is here with a new banger off the Made in Lagos Album, he titles this one ‘No stress‘.
This is a follow up single to ‘Smile‘ featuring HER which dropped months ago.
“SMILE” peaked #5 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs Sales Chart and spent 2 weeks on the chart, and also peaked #13 on Billboard’s R&B Digital Songs which is the first week.
This is Wizkid’s tenth entry in the Billboard top 10s on World Digital Sales Chart and his third entry on R&B Digital Songs which is the most for any Nigerian artist.
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