Nigerian international music superstar, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has been announced as the headline act for this year’s BBC Radio 1Xtra Live music event.
The name of the talented singer and songwriter was announced by BBC alongside other international acts such as French Montana, Ms Banks, Aitch and DaniLeigh, Headie One, Miraa May, Stylo G, and Lil Tecca.
1Xtra’s DJ Target says: “1Xtra Live is our flagship night where we really get to let our hair down and showcase some of the cream of artists we love and support on the network.
“This year, we head to Birmingham, a city we’ve always had an amazing relationship with, and we bring another incredible line up with us.
“Aitch is undoubtedly next up when it comes to UK rap and he’s going to kill it; Ms Banks has had a fierce year too and is brilliant live.”
The 1Xtra Live scheduled to hold on October 5 at Arena Birmingham will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Asian Network from 7pm on October 5.
The multiple award winning young star, Wizkid, started recording music at age 11. His new single ‘Ghetto Love,’ which has reportedly hit one million streams on Audiomack. (NAN)