WizKid (notjustOk Hype)

Post by Demola OG, December 28th, 2009

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As far as you can remember when did you start singing and how did you know you had the gift?

It all started at church when I was 11… I didn’t join the choir because I wasn’t too confident of my voice so I was just playing around with rap, but after I turned 14, I tried experimenting something new so I did a song and I actually sang and then discovered that was what I was good at. So I just stuck to it and tried developing more skills.

Wizkid1How and when did you get to that point where you knew you wanted to pursue this as a career?

I can’t say I decided to pursue it as a career at a particular age. All I know is, when I started recording and performing I wanted to do it for life!

What was happening around the period you got on M.I’s fast money fast cars and how did you land the feature?

I went to drop off stuff at M.I’s place on a Sunday morning and he just played the beat and said “Wiz can u do something to this?” And I just started humming “if u don’t talk money omo don’t show up” and he said add a little bit off yoruba in there and “tobalowo” just came, in like 10 minutes I was done recording and that was it. After this song was released on MI’s Talk About It album, let’s just say, a lot of good things happened.

You are now signed to EME, how did that happen?

I went for a gig with M.I and Kel. Banky also performed at that show and then he invited us to his crib for lunch. We got there and for like an hour Banky didn’t know I was Wizkid. When he heard someone call my name he was shocked and just started talking to my manager Osagie about working with me. He had heard some of my songs and had wanted to meet me. From that day, Banky was willing to support me, help me develop my talent and career. He believes in me to date and sees great potential. So thats how it all started and am loving it here.

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What new singles can we expect and where is Wizkid headed? What kind of mark are you trying to make in the music industry?

Wizkid is headed for the top… Aint no stopping me!… I’m here to change the industry for good. Wizkid is going to be a brand name in a few months. Everybody will want to associate with the brand WIZKID!!.. My singles will drop real soon… So my work will definitely speak for me!

WORLD PREMIERE - Hola at Your Boy (Unmixed)

I see you have been touring a lot lately. What has the experience been like? What do you prefer performing live or recording?

Loving it man…though its stressful and I don’t get to see my family on a regular, but they are cool with it. After all, the prayer has always been things falling in place for me for good so its cool. The experience is crazy though, fun as usual and I get to visit different cities and states that I always wanted to visit so its cool, really cool. I love performing with the live band, though I don’t get to do that all the time but the live band has always been my thing.

Nice, so what city is your favorite so far?

Mehn, I love all the cities for different reasons..I can’t even pick o..thats really hard ’cause Nigeria is a beautiful place and the more you travel the more you discover good things about your country so I just love Naija mehn. Lol!!

I can imagine. You did justice to the singles on Banky W’s album, how was the experience working with him and what have you learned from Banky music wise that has helped you?Banky_Wizkid

It was really cool working with Banky and still working with him… Every time I work with a different artiste it’s always a different experience and I tend to learn something different so working with Banky was a W experience.. lol… I had fun in the studio from the first day we did ‘Omoge you too much‘ and ‘Tanker‘ was just something we just decided to play with… We didn’t even know it was going to come out like that..but I’ve learnt how to stay dedicated to my work and be a better artiste so its really cool.

So how would you define your music? Can it fit into a genre?

I’ve always had problems defining my kind of music, because on different records I do different things. I just work with the sound basically; I guess thats why am the WIZKID… lol… but let’s just say I make music. Anything that sounds good.

(Laugh) How did you even coin the name Wizkid?

The name WIZKID came about at an armed robbery scene in my house but I wouldn’t wanna go into details because it wasn’t a good experience..However, my sisters and cousins teased me with the name for a while and it just stuck!

Wow that’s funny now, but I’m sure it was not funny then. So is there an album in the works and does it have a name yet?

Started working on my album already but don’t have a name for it yet, but I am dropping singles real soon and it premieres on NotjustOk..hehe!

Lol! What are they called?
Holla @ ur BoY and GIDI GIRL..

WORLD PREMIERE - Gidi Girl (Unmixed)

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79 Responses to “WizKid (notjustOk Hype)”

  1. […] new freestyle from notjustOk Hype, Wizkid! Dude is quickly carving out a reputation for himself in the industry, and he flaunts his […]

  2. jboy says:

    wizkid you are maouthed this lyrics is too gbaski

  3. HOJAY SUNNY says:

    wizkid no mind anybody keep doing what you like doing i love what u do
    just do it the way it comes…………………
    HOJAY SUNNY.

  4. Teresa says:

    This is serious ohhhhhhhhh.The truth is dat no matter how good u are, people will always talk.If u r bad, they will still talk.So, if any1 shud worry abt wat pple say, u wunt move forward in life.So whether wizkid is good or not, he is earning his money and u guys r earning nothing for liking or hating him. If some people have sense, they will think of better things to do with their lives instead of poking their nose where it doesnt belong…………I like Wizkid and i dont care whether he is copying any1 or not.If u dnt like him, go and hug the transformer.Period!

  5. nosaosalenlen says:

    boy you are trying keep it up it,s your tallent

  6. saviour says:

    big ups 2 wizzzzzzzzz…..kid

  7. bad guyz... says:

    wizkid fresh guy mehn i’m rili feelin yhu nice song fck all dose haters..

  8. somto obi says:

    c u guys shld stop soporting evil wizkid is a rude fool at his age he has already started smoking drinking and d rest wat d hell is his mother doing about it

  9. Ballack says:

    Wizzy Kid you just too hurt…….will like to work with you am good in raping and we look alike i think we can work out somthing..hehe Email me nigger we gat a lot to dicusee (michale.ballack@yahoo.com)

  10. SLEEK says:

    One of the most accurate "notjustok hype" edition! Thsi one definitely made it to the top! Nice prediction Mola!

  11. ganiyu says:

    guy u make me proud wen i see a comandor wizkid luv u big up to al my comand children skool stu boys nd girls

  12. kelz says:

    Can someone pls watch this video and point out the differences btw the track and holla at your boy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=depOL5JsTXk

  13. michael says:

    damn! no comment….the music even blow in gh……..wizkid… u hv a partner representing u in gh…..dats me…..

  14. AREOLA TOBI says:

    you are the best there is keep it up dude listen to no haters

  15. swift d don says:

    wizzy u’ve got potentials,ur songz drive’s me crazy.keep it up.

  16. Seun says:

    Hello It's yah Boy Wizkid!!!!
    How you dey Cman mii!!!!

  17. Jplus says:

    Men wizkid u are the bomb. Guy u are making something out in the industry keep it up. Wizkid can i join u i can sing and rap. And also a break dancer. My number is 08130558163 i need ur number thanks wizkid

  18. jumi says:

    hmn wizkid jt keep it up cos niaja is waiting for u to get there i see u as somebody that is already favour by GOD all u ned is confident, determination and prayers to overcome delay in your potential.am also a good singer and a good dancer but dis confident is not there and my destiney is not taking me there.so i always feel happy seeing upcomping people build with confident.

  19. marcelina says:

    wizkid is d bomb,he's good

  20. Yhemmie Wizzy Harkinbo says:

    hey wizkid u're da bomb……….
    4rm yhemmie wizzy

  21. michael says:

    9ice one wizkid u're d real naija super star…

  22. Jennixx says:

    Wizkid is simply 2much

  23. Icekid says:

    Wizkid i don mad 4 u.pls help ure my mentor nd i’m workin wit ur boy samiloke.it me icekid pls.here’s my num 08189679541 pls giv me urs.

  24. @ret says:

    WIZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZKID u 2much mybroda

  25. Milli says:

    Weezy, the music limelight goes lyk a wheel. It’s currently at yuhs, mate. Make the most of it. Y’all should watch out for MILLY aka Young Mula.

  26. dalynzo says:

    feeling ya stuff dude….DALYNZO hit the air ways soon……..

  27. chopmoney coming up…….nice one wizzy

  28. Cynthia says:

    Wizkid i love your perfomance

  29. adesinasodik says:

    mr wizz *aka pakurumo*l dey feel ur musiq hw can l meet u ok dis my number 08135501498 or meet me on facebook.com/adesinasodik on luv

  30. AJIBOLA says:

    nice one wizkid keep it up God we put u more then u blive and me 2 A.K.A JIBLOW

  31. dis is lovely, i believe we are created with a social and homologous gift and talent . the only tyn i believe to realize that is to ramain whom u ar, do wat u believe u can do don't emulate others

  32. dell akku says:

    WIZKID yeah dats just it keep it up nigger, you have no problem and im sure you ganna succed

  33. Sexsyb says:

    U re a great artist mehn,i lv yur swag keep it up.

  34. wizkid just keep it up and almighty God wil continued be bless u in all ur way, i like u die! beside don't 4get to be worship ur Allah very well.

  35. wizkid, let mi tel u'r creatd 4rm God image, he creatd u specially. Tak it or liv it

  36. exxkay says:

    wizkid or let me say ayodeji ibrahin balogun hehe mehn i dey feel your suwagg i think u re d dbang of eme bois banky is don baba j so wizkid we olll love u in kano so keep on doing wat u re doing is cool

  37. utibe says:

    menn:i love ur music,i will love to sing with u.

  38. zabdorena says:

    weezy.i nd ma 2 sis luv u bdly.weve gt a lotta ur hits on our fone nd in our head.ur ma no1.we wil neva let u dwn.were hia 4 u .we luv u.

  39. i love ur voice and i pray dat may God help u and be wit u through ur life and ur music.wizkid we need u more and keep it up thanks.

  40. zabdorena says:

    wiz kid i really love ur music could u pls b on face buk with mi

  41. zabdorena says:

    d way u dey fil na d wai i dey fil ur swagga .da guy i go marry u ,too bad i be guy, wiz u are sexy for girls,men guy i love u

  42. tunechi says:

    wizy i swear 2 God u de niga mehn, lol u are great u are a superstar wishing 2 sing wit u in the near future.I luv your swag wizy.

  43. LIFE FLeXy says:

    Wizkid, an infact u’re great star dat is odained by god, almost all ur track i cherished it. One luv ahead…

  44. Kim says:

    Help me!!!, my cousin is so upsest about you!!!

  45. Mummydollar says:

    Guy i luv u lik crazy mi wnt 2 b ur wizgirl…….lolzz…..hope 2 c u 1 day…

  46. Vivian says:

    Hi wizkid,my name is vivian am only sixteen nd am a fatherless gal,i tink i have d same talent as u do bt i don’t have anybody to support me pls wizkid i luv ur songs especially “i luv my baby” pls help me tanx nd God bless

  47. spunkyu says:

    Wizzy wizzy wizkid lol mehn u are nt yet dia ,more pressure guy…go world wide,spunky is comin soon jus dat ma parents are stunch catholics so dey didnt by d idea bt as it stands weda dem lyk am or not spunky go blow.winks. Wait for me cus i must sing with u.rememba u nid to acelerate more go wold wide.

  48. Peace Ikot says:

    wizzy I love ya songs dere r sooo kool add mi up on fbk.ma cell num 0810 150 8197.

  49. Peace Ikot says:

    wizzy I love ya songs dere r sooo kool add mi up on fbk.ma cell num 0810 150 8197.

  50. I de feel u jooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

  51. I de feel u jooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

  52. Shaggy Poly says:

    We they feel your swag for GH.

  53. Shaggy Poly says:

    We they feel your swag for GH.

  54. K@ycee Jabari says:

    I lv ur rmx wif Akon

  55. U ve a wonderful tin goin on, cheers!

  56. U ve a wonderful tin goin on, cheers!

  57. guy u got all what it takes to b a legend……keep it up.

  58. guy u got all what it takes to b a legend……keep it up.

  59. Wilsar says:

    I got a crush on u ya Wizzy wizzy Wizkid..wen are u coming to South Africa.ur voice just make go crazie..I no go take u for fool boy boy, cool track wit bracket.holla at ur gal

  60. olalakanlakon says:

    u are a change 2 music industry

  61. Guy I just dey feel u.u too mush keep it up.

  62. Guy I just dey feel u.u too mush keep it up.

  63. Ayo says:

    WIZ= wind, "KID". in sentence wind blowing a kid to his rightful place. eg "LEGEND"

  64. YoungG says:

    wizkid a my friend.. we still keeping it real..1love bro

  65. YoungG says:

    Wizkid is my friend.. we still keeping it real tho.. 1luv bro..

  66. nuel says:

    wizkid u av got ur help 4rm god so av 2 me too 08104676361 is my num

  67. Mank says:

    wizkid i love all ur songs, i'll like us to meet coz i have lot to show u!!! i dey feel ur swag Halla me +22555571222.

  68. Mank says:

    GOD has blessed u, u need to bless others, dats how it goes!!!

  69. ayomiku says:

    wizzy u are blessed

  70. You are one blessed guy, Wizzy!

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