Sunday, June 12, 2011

Finally...Wizkid's Album 'SUPERSTAR',Is Out

WIZKID, the cute, fine-faced hiphop artiste with an even cuter voice, currently one of the youngest most sought after artiste in Africa, will be releasing his debut album titled “SUPERSTAR”. Following the success of several hit singles, Wizkid raises the bar with this 17-track album, which features collaborations with label boss and mate, Banky W and Skales; as well as MoHits’ Wande Coal and D’Prince.
Wizkid got signed to Empire Mates Entertainment, a label owned by Nigeria’s top R&B act, Banky W in 2009 and featured prominently on Banky’s “The W Experience” album.  The year 2010 proved to be a defining year for Wizkid (real name is Ayodeji Balogun) as he released five (5) singles, one hit after the other became a household name in schools, work places, on the streets, in other parts of Africa and internationally. Later that year, he bagged the coveted award for the Promising Artiste of the Year at the Dynamix All Youth Awards.

On this album, Wizkid teamed up with some of Nigeria’s finest producers, some of which include Samklef, Sunny ‘MasterKraft’ Nweke, Jay Sleek, DJ Klem, Shizzy just to mention a few.  Wizkid,  describes this album as “Everything I’ve ever wanted and imagined my first album to be. I hope and pray that when people listen to the album, they appreciate it.”  A few days after the album hits the stores, Wizkid will treat his fans to a world-class performance at a concert tagged “SUPERSTAR” at the prestigious Expo Hall of the Eko Hotel & Suites on Sunday, June 12th 2011 from 7pm, with performances by Banky W, Skales, 2face Samklef, Wande Coal, D’Prince, Olamide, eLDee, Jesse Jags,Ice Prince, Lynxxx and Seyi ShayJagz,Ice Prince, Lynxxx and Seyi Shay.

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