Holla at Your Boy

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"Holla at Your Boy"
Single by Wizkid
from the album Superstar
ReleasedJanuary 2, 2010[1]
FormatDigital download
GenreAfrobeat, afropop
LabelEmpire Mates Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Ayodeji Balogun
Producer(s)DJ Klem (Knighthouse) & Vebee
Wizkid singles chronology
"Omoge You Too Much"
"Holla at Your Boy"
"Tease Me/Bad Guys"
Music video
"Holla at Your Boy" on YouTube

"Holla at Your Boy" is a song by Nigerian Afrobeat recording artist Wizkid.[2] It was officially released on January 2, 2010. The song was produced by DJ Klem (Knighthouse) and Vebee. It is the first single from his debut album, Superstar (2011).

Music video[edit]

The music video for the single, directed by Patrick Ellis,[3] was shot at Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos. Skales and Ice Prince made cameo appearances in the video[4]


The song earned Wizkid the Next Rated award at The Headies 2011.[5] The music video for "Holla at Your Boy" was nominated for Most Gifted Newcomer Video at the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards.[6] The music video was also nominated for Best Afro Pop Video at the 2011 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA).[7]

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2011 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) Best Afro Pop Video Nominated
Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted Newcomer Video Nominated
The Headies 2011 Best Pop Single Nominated
Next Rated Won


  1. ^ "WizKid – Holla At Your Boy". Jaguda. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. ^ "New Video: Wizkid – Holla At Your Boy". BellaNaija. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  3. ^ "360 Video Première: Wizkid – Holla At Your Boy". 360nobs. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  4. ^ "360 Video Première: Wizkid – Holla At Your Boy". 360nobs. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  5. ^ "THE HEADIES (HIP HOP WORLD AWARDS 2011) WINNERS LIST". Hip Hop World. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Reminder: 2011 Channel O Awards Nominees". JustCurious. Archived from the original on 31 August 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  7. ^ "Nigerian Music Video Awards [NMVA] 2011 Nominees… Darey & Jodie Top The List of Nominees". Jaguda. Retrieved 24 October 2013.