Khaid (born in 1998) is the newest kid on the block in the Afrobeats music scene.
The singer, songwriter and rapper specialize in the AfroFusion subgenre, and he has made a name for himself by mixing Afro and Trap sounds together.
The talented artist released his debut single, With You, on the 25th Of January 2022.
Khaid rose to national prominence after he bagged a record deal with Neville Records, which is owned by Sydney Talker.
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|Born:||1998 (age 24 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Lagos State|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
Khaid was born in 1998 to Nigerian parents of southern extraction. He hails from the Southern part of the country and was raised in the South-West region.
He spent his formative years residing in Lagos City alongside his parents and siblings. He came from a middle-class background and was raised in the Christian faith.
Khaid developed a passion for music as a teenager. This interest was created by listening to Afrobeats sounds by leading Nigerian artists like 2baba, P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid, Davido, and Olamide, amongst others.
Khaid‘s parents ensured that he received the best form of education their income could afford.
Thus, he studied at top-tier private schools for his elementary and secondary school education.
He bagged a degree from a leading university in the South-Western part of the country.
Ever since Khaid discovered his passion for music, he steadily pursued a music career. As a high school student, he spent his leisure hours composing original songs, which he performed to the admiration of his schoolmates. He also thrilled his classmates with freestyle rap songs during lunch break.
His close friends weren’t left out as he would often spice up the atmosphere with freestyle songs or covers of popular songs whenever they were hanging out.
By the time Khaid graduated from high school, he was one of the most popular students in his school. He had been known to represent the school in talent competitions and perform at school events.
With the advent of social media use in the country, Khaid began to post videos of his freestyle songs on his social media pages. He kept on creating music during this period, refining his sound in the process and becoming a better songwriter.
His videos began to go viral on the internet in a short while, and he began to amass fans who liked his music. Many people were intrigued that he was able to fuse Afrobeats and Trap sounds together to create delightful music.
Khaid struck gold in 2021 when one of his videos got the attention of popular comedian and content creator Sydney Talker. Sydney liked his music instantly and reached out to the younger act to build a relationship.
In January 2022, Nigerians woke up to the news that Sydney Talker had floated his music imprint, which he named Neville Records. He also announced that Khaid had been signed to the label, making him the first music act to join the label.
On the 25th Of January 2022, Khaid dropped his official debut single titled, With You. The song was produced by Ozedikus and Z3Na and was mixed & mastered by SWAZ and STG.
The visuals for With You were released on the 28th Of January 2022. Since its release, the song has enjoyed a good dose of success. It has been racking up streams daily. It has also received massive airplay on many radio stations in the country.
The song has paved the way for Khaid to bag gigs because he has been invited to perform at several shows and events in the country.
The singer Khaid‘s strength on social media continues to wax stronger daily.
He has utilized his social media channels to promote his music, secure collaborations with other artists, and interact with his fans.
Khaid currently has over 185k followers on Instagram.
Instagram handle: @khaidxr
Khaid is currently 24 years old. He resides in a spacious and well-furnished serviced apartment building in Lagos.
He has a close bond with his label boss, Sydney Talker, and the latter’s close associates. When he is not making music in the studio, he often hangs out with Sydney Talker and his friends.
The fast-rising singer Khaid is presumed to be single at the moment. This is because he has not indicated that he is in a relationship. But the coming days would answer this question.
The singer has already amassed a large number of female fans because of his good looks. He is light-skinned in complexion, five feet tall, and has a dreadlocks hairdo.
His fans are known as Shleet Gang. He is also known by KK‘s nickname, which he says at the beginning of his freestyle videos.
Moving from underground artist to fast-rising artist status in a short while has upgraded Khaid‘s finances.
He is now making money off his passion and is on a mission to build a fortune with his career.
Khaid is estimated to be with a net worth of US$50,000-US$80,000.