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Nigeria’s Kizz Daniel to ‘Buga’ at Qatar 2022 today



Al Park, Doha, State of Qatar

Nigeria’s music sensation, Kizz Daniel, who along with Tekno released ‘Buga(lo lo)’ song on 3 May will take the centre stage this Wednesday at the FIFA Fan Festival, here at Doha’s Al Park.

The FIFA Fan Festival is a recently intoduced reimagined fan destination and on-site entertainment experience for fans at  World Cup.

According to FIFA, this multidimensional, inclusive event will provide new ways for fans to celebrate their shared passion for football while experiencing the very best in music, entertainment, local culture, food, games and lifestyle in a true festival environment.

Kizz Daniel will be second artist on stage after that of America’s Diplo on Tuesday.

His ‘Buga’ released early last May had a blistering three-month run and became the most popular song in Nigeria.

Daniel, whose real name is Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe is a multi-award-winning Nigerian Afrobeats, Pop, R&B singer, and songwriter. 


He is the epitome of an all-around entertainer with a magnetic tone, captivating lyrics, an alluring screen presence and undeniably engaging beats; the irrefutable characteristic of all his songs. 

He is the founder of Fly Boy Inc record label, which launched operations in 2017, 

Kizz Daniel hails from Ogun state, where he completed his education, graduating with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology in 2013.

Fresh out of university, Kizz Daniel made an immediate impact with the timeless hit song “Woju” in 2014, , which was named the Hottest Single at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

In 2015, Kiss Daniel released a follow-up single, “Lave”, another sensational hit, on his birthday and two weeks later released the video, which was directed by AJE FILMS and shot in different locations, including the eastern part of Africa. The following year, Kizz released his first studio album, ”New Era”.


The talented artist has worked with other award-winning artistes such as Wizkid on the sensational song “For you” and Davido on the instant classic “One Ticket”, which trended within 24 hours of its release.

In 2018, Kizz released his second studio album, “No Dad Songz” and featured acts such as South African sensation, Nasty C, Tanzanian hitmaker, Diamond Platnumz, and many others.

The album “No Bad Songz” debuted at No. 55 on the US iTunes Chart and became No. 1 on the World Album Chart within 24 hours of its release.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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