Nigerian artiste, Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid on Sunday won the SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ in Las Vegas.
The Starboy got the award for his collaboration with Beyonce, Blue Ivy Carter and Saint Jhn on the sensational song of Beyonce’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album.
Wizkid shares the award with other credited songwriters including, Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant and Shawn Carter.
Others are Stacy BartheAnathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun and Richard Isong.
The song ‘Brown Skin Girl’ promotes black skin girls/women in the world, telling them they are beautiful and are worthy of being exalted.