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Wurld (musician)

Wurld (musician)

Nigerian musician
Wurld (musician)
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Nigerian musician
Is Songwriter
From Nigeria
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 2 January 1987
Age 34 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Sadiq Onifade (born January 2, 1987), professionally known as WurlD, is an International singer-songwriter. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, WurlD began his career after moving to Atlanta, GA for school and recording his own music, described by VIBE as electro-fusion. His debut EP, Evolution, was released in 2013.

Early life

Born in Lagos, Nigeria WurlD relocated to the United States as a teenager and received his college education at Georgia State University, studying Computer Science. While in school, WurlD developed a serious interest in musical performance.

Career

In late 2012, WurlD release his first single, "Beyond Our Dreams" from his debut EP titled Evolution, due summer 2013. Coinciding with the release, SESAC held an exclusive listening party at their Atlanta office for WurlD's forthcoming Evolution EP. By early 2013, WurlD was in the recording studio with Mario, writing songs for the R&B superstar's upcoming album. Shortly after, the music video for Evolution's second single, "Alive" was premiered exclusively via MTV: The Wrap Up on May 2, 2013. WurlD also teamed up with Timbaland's artist, BK Brasco as a featured artist on "Beautiful Girls." He also appears in the song's video.

In 2015 WurlD went certified gold with his Sony Music release track "Follow You" with Polish DJ, Gromee.

In May 2016 WurlD released "Show You Off" an afro soul record featuring Walshy Fire of Major Lazer and Afro-beat producer Shizzi while in June 2016 WurlD collaborative track "Better Days" with Sir Felix became the official anthem for DelfSail 2016.

Discography

Extended Plays

Title Album details
Evolution
  • Released: 2013
  • Label:
  • Formats: Digital Download

Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
U.S. UK
2012 "Beyond Our Dreams" Evolution (EP)
2013 "Alive"
2015 "DJ Gromee - Follow You ft. Wurld"
2015 "Summer Yours"
2016 "Show You Off" ft. Walshy Fire & Shizzi

Guest appearances

Year Title Other performer(s) Album
2013 "Beautiful Girls" BK Brasco TBA
2015 "Let You Go" Leriq The Lost Sounds
2015 Netflix n Chill B.O.B & London Jae
2016 "Fantasies" B.O.B & Scotty ATL The Cooligan
2016 "Let It Rain" B.O.B & Scotty ATL Live & Direct
2016 Better Days Sir Felix
2016 $till Aware Trinidad James & Scotty ATL

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