Nigerian star singer, songwriter and popular celebrity, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known by the stage name – Wizkid, has secured an ambassadorial signing with Sport swears giant Puma, and has been announced as the new face of the brand.
Wizkid, one of Nigeria’s foremost international music exploit who has a commanding fan base that cuts across many boundaries all over the world, started his music career at a very young age of eleven.
He has released several hit tracks which include; Holla at Your Boy, Tease me, Joro, fever, Ojuelegba, Brown Skin Girl, amongst others.
Wizkid’s reputation has also soared higher through his international collaborations with world-class and multiple Grammy Awards winning musicians like Drake on “One Dance” and Beyoncé on “Brown Skin Girl”.
Wizkid has also collaborated with the likes of Chris Brown, Major Lazer, Skepta, H.E.R. and Akon.
With this signing, Wizkid now joins the likes of Brazilian soccer playmaker, Neymar and other world class celebrities who are part of the brand’s family.
‘Puma is a brand I’ve loved and respected growing up, and so the decision to become and Ambassador felt completely natural. The Puma Suede is a classic shoe that can be worn by anyone at any age and I think my fans will really connect with that.’ Wizkid disclosed.
Speaking on the new signing, Puma’s Sport style marketing director said, “We’re thrilled to have Wizkid as the face of the new Puma x JD Suede campaign.