The Wickid

Live Act Worldmusic Singer/Songwriter Pop Rock Afro
The Wickid - Worldmusic Singer/Songwriter Pop Rock Afro Live Act in Milton Keynes

The Wickid Short Info

An electrifying and energetic performer. A natural entertainer with thrill.

The Wickid Is a Nigerian singer-songwriter. He has performed his songs as guest at numerous pop podiums and open mics including performing alongside Dutch rap star Salah Edin in 2008 Leeuwarden Talent Night. In 2012 He Formed a movement called Train Of Kings and teamed up with producers from different corners of USA and UK to work on new infectious materials with influences stemming from a wide variety of musical genres including James Brown, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, Nina Simone, J cole, Steve Wonder, and Bob Marley and many more great Artists.
In 2013, The Wickid started putting out songs online by using popular websites such as YouTube, Bandcamp, Hulkshare and Soundcloud. His first release includes tracks like: Missing you, No Difference and Baby needs a dad, A pop/ alternative hip-hop tune with an Afro edge influenced by his Nigerian roots.
Early Life
The Wickid whose birth name is Stanley Onyema Okuchukwu was born and raised in the mid-western city of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria to a seafood engineer who hails from Ukwani Delta State (southern Nigeria) and a Tailor/saloonist mother who is from Benin City. Due to his father’s Job Onyema moved to the Netherlands. He was sent to school after 3 months of arrival to study the Dutch Language. He was expected to become an engineer like his Father, but after concluding his electrician course Stanley decided to make a carrier out of music.
He grew up listening to a diverse music, from icons such as Michael Jackson to African Legends such as Fela Kuti and Lucky Dube. He has taken all of that to create a unique sound.
With a conceptual approach, he touches various matters of life such as love affair and humanity in general.
The Wickid is dedicated to make great music and as he rises, the world is left with a glimpse of another Thriller.

An electrifying and energetic performer. A natural entertainer with thrill.

The Wickid Is a Nigerian singer-songwriter. He has performed his songs as guest at numerous pop podiums and open mics including performing alongside Dutch rap star Salah Edin in 2008 Leeuwarden Talent Night. In 2012 He Formed a movement called Train Of Kings and teamed up with producers from different corners of USA and UK to work on new infectious materials with influences stemming from a wide variety of musical genres including James Brown, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, Nina Simone, J cole, Steve Wonder, and Bob Marley and many more great Artists.
In 2013, The Wi...

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Past Gigs The Wickid

  • 10 | 2014 London Finley Quaye & The Wickid

Media

  • Video TheWickid - New Lover
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Origin

  • Milton Keynes GB

Founded

  • 2013