Sheyi Akerele, better known as Shizzi, is a Nigerian record producer and songwriter. He is affiliated with HKN Music (a record label co-founded by Davido) and TeamTalkLess (an entertainment and clothing apparel company).
Video: Davido and Shizzi demonstrate how to make a hit song at #NECLive
Shizzi started out as a drummer in church. He achieved recognition for his work on Davido’s 2011 single “Dami Duro”, and went on to produce six songs on 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 “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” single 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.