Khaid is one of the newest kids in the Nigerian music industry which is currently making waves. He is known as a talented musician and has numerous songs to his name including Carry Me Go, Akpako, Jolie, Fire, and Bad Man.



Personal Information
Full Name: Sulaiman Shekoni Solomon
Born: 10th of December 2004
Place of Birth: Shibin, Lagos State in Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Alma mater:
Occupation: Musician
Net Worth: $50,000 to $80,000.


Khaid is 18 years old.

Early Life and Education

Khaid whose real name is Sulaiman Shekoni Solomon was born on the 10th of December 2004 in Shibin, Lagos State in Nigeria. He was born into a Christian family of 10; his upbringing was filled with good tutelage and guidance from his parents.

Khaid has previously mentioned his Dad’s advice to learn a skill as music won’t be productive for him. He worked as a mechanic and was supporting his family while funding his musical career.

Currently, there is no information on the schools which Khaid attended for his primary and secondary school. He drew inspiration from top Nigerian artists including 2baba, Davido, and Olamide.

Personal Life

Khaid is currently single and not in a relationship.


Khaid was interested in music and started making the moves at a young age. He started his music pursuit while working on the streets of Ojo in Lagos State. 

Khaid’s big breakthrough came in 2021, he posted a viral freestyle on his Instagram page which caught the attention of content creator, Sydney Talker. Given his love for the freestyle, Sydney Talker offered to sign him to his label, Neville Records which he accepted.

On the 20th of January 2022, Khaid got signed to the record label and released his first single, With You. The song made it to the top 48 on Turn Table Charts in Nigeria. 

Some months later, Khaid released “SKI” with the music video directed by Sydney Talker, the CEO of Neville Records. He was awarded for his musical achievements including Apple Music’s Up Next Artist for Nigeria (2022). 

Towards the end of 2022, Khaid released “Amala” which also made the top 100 spots on the official Nigeria Turn Table songs, No.66 on Top Streaming Songs, and No.24 on Top Street-Pop Songs.

He released “Jolie” in 2023 which became a well-recognized and loved song in Nigeria. He was further cited by Spotify as an emerging artist to look out for in Nigeria alongside Tempoe and Poco Lee.

Net Worth

Khaid has an estimated net worth of between $50,000 to $80,000.