Shizzi

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Shizzi
Birth name Oluwaseyi Akerele
Born Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Origin Ibadan, Nigeria
Genres Afro beat, Pop, R&B, Afro pop, African hip hop
Occupation(s) Record producer, entrepreneur, songwriter
Years active 2009–present
Labels
Associated acts Davido, Wizkid, Runtown, Wande Coal, Wurld, Walshy Fire, Meek Mill, Ayo Jay

Oluwaseyi Akerele, better known as Shizzi, is a Nigerian record producer and songwriter.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Shizzi started out as a drummer in church. He achieved recognition for his work on Davido's 2011 single "Dami Duro", and produced six songs on the singer's debut album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).

He produced Wizkid's "Love My Baby", a song from the artist's debut studio album Superstar (2011). He has been credited for producing "Skelewu" and "Gobe". He was also the producer behind Wande Coal's highly controversial songs "Baby Face" and "Go Low". Shizzi has worked with Sasha, Harrysong, OD Woods, Naeto C, Sauce Kid, Wande Coal, Wizkid, D'Prince, May D, Danagog, Emmy Gee, Shank and Skuki, among others.

In 2013, he co-produced Davido's "Tchelete" with Uhuru/dj maphorisa featuring Mafikizolo. On 26 June 2014, Shizzi worked alongside Davido, Tiwa Savage, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz and Mi Casa to produce MultiChoice's Africa Rising campaign song.

Personal life[edit]

Controversies[edit]

On the 16 January 2016, Shizzi accused "Tunde Ednut" & " Masterkraft" for stealing his instrumental to make his song Kosowo which is produced by Masterkraft.[2] [3]

Production discography[edit]

Singles produced[edit]

Title Year Album Release date
"Ekaette"
(Maye Hunta featuring. Igho)
2009 Mayefestation 10 July 2010
"Love My Baby"
(Wizkid)
2011 Superstar 29 August 2011
"Dami Duro"
(Davido featuring. sina rambo)
Omo Baba Olowo 17 July 2012
"Overseas"
(Davido featuring. sina rambo)
2012 TBA
"Angel In This World"
(Wande Coal)
"Constantly"
(Wande Coal)
"Taiye Kehinde"
(Harrysong)
"Ekuro"
(Davido)
"Gbagaun"
(IllRymz)
"Nek-Unek"
(Mc Galaxy) featuring Davido
2013 Breakthrough 27 April 2015
"Daddy Mi"
(Reminisce featuring Davido)
Alaga Ibile 24 January 2014
"Insane Girl"
(B-Red)
Non-album
"Baby Face"
(Wande Coal)
"Skelewu"
(Davido)
"Gobe"
(Davido)
"Love Yo Die"
(B-Red & Shizzi)
"One of A Kind"
(Davido)
"BFF"
(Shank)
The Hits 13 October 2015
"Show You The Money"[4]
(Wizkid)
2014 'Ayo 17 September 2014
"Celebrate"
(Wizkid)
"Iwaju"
(B.Red)
TBA
"Tchelete(Good Life)"
(Davido featuring. Mafikizolo)
"Sáré wá lé"
( Zaina)
"Gbemileke"
(Skuki featuring Shizzi)
"Pele Pele"[5]
(Seyi Sodimu)
"Rands and Nairas (Remix)"
(Emmy Gee featuring Ice Prince, AB Crazy, Anatii, Phyno, Cassper Nyovest and DJ Dimplez)
"Baby Answer"[6]
(Runtown)
"Bamidele"
(Danagog featuring. Davido)
"Repete"
(Deekay)
"Feeling Fine"
(Skuki)
""Aye Dun" Wande Coal featuring. Skuki"
"Pelemo"
(Danagog featuring. Lola Rae)
2015
"This Girl"
(P.R.E)
"Go On"
(Niyola)
"Izzue"
(Davido & Dammy Krane)
"Say Dem Say"
(Presh featuring. Davido)
"Fans Mi"
(Davido feat. Meek Mill)
"Ima Ndi Anyi Bu"
(Runtown featuring. Phyno)
Ghetto University 23 November 2015
"Ghetto University"
(Runtown)
"The Sound"
(Davido feat. Uhuru & Dj Buckz)
"Kosowo"
(Shizzi & Wande Coal)
2016 Non-album
"Gbadun"
(F_Singz featuring. Ayo Jay)
"Goodness & Mercy"
(Maxim)
"Who You Epp"
(Olamide)
TBA "Gbagbe Oshi"
(Davido)
Son Of Mercy 21 October 2016
"Love Me Je Je"
(Seyi Sodimu feat. K. Michelle)
Non-album
"Show you off"
( Wurld feat. Shizzi & Walshy Fire)
"Fowosere"
(Ayo Jay)
"Everytime"
(Wizkid feat. Future)
"Like That"
(Davido)
2017

Other production[edit]

Artist(s) Year Album Songs
Wizkid 2012 Empire Mates State of Mind
  • 07. "Body" (E.M.E featuring Wizkid)
Davido Omo Baba Olowo
  • 09. "Dollars In the Bank" (featuring Kayswitch)
  • 17. "Bless Me"
MultiChoice 2014 Non-album

Awards[edit]

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2012 The Headies Producer of the Year Nominated
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer Of The Year Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Nominated
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Producer Shizzi explains why he worked with Wande Coal on 'Baby Face'". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nigerian Celebrities Begin 2016 With Scandals And Controversies". Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Inyese, Amaka. "Shizzi: "I have no intention to trade words with Mr. Tunde Ednut" Producer fumes". Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Wizkid – Show Me The Money". Jaguda. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Seyi Sodimu – Pele Pele (Prod. Shizzi)". notjustok. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "RunTown – Baby Answer (Prod. Shizzi)". tooxclusive. Retrieved 26 August 2014.