Posted by , Jul 18, 2016 at 01:10am
Get to know Nigerian wunderkind WizKid.

With a population of 21 million, Lagos, Nigeria is one of the biggest cities in the world. It's most famous resident is recording artist WizKid. With inventive melodic turns, powerful auto-tune usage, a passionate belief in the power of the dancefloor for good, and an armada of Nigeria's best producers at his back, WizKid has become the face of afrobeat. He turned 26 years old yesterday. The future is bright indeed he now turns to the rest of Earth, having conquered Nigeria.

Click through the gallery to listen to 10 of WizKid's most notable tracks to date.

10 Essential WizKid Tracks

Get to know Nigerian wunderkind WizKid.


With a population of 21 million, Lagos, Nigeria is one of the biggest cities in the world. It's most famous resident is recording artist WizKid. With inventive melodic turns, powerful auto-tune usage, a passionate belief in the power of the dancefloor for good, and an armada of Nigeria's best producers at his back, WizKid has become the face of afrobeat. He turned 26 years old yesterday. The future is bright indeed he now turns to the rest of Earth, having conquered Nigeria.

Click through the gallery to listen to 10 of WizKid's most notable tracks to date.

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