Born in Lagos, Nigeria, WurlD relocated to the US as a teenager and received his college education at Georgia State University, studying computer science. While in school, WurlD developed a serious interest in musical performance.
In late 2012, WurlD release his first single, “Beyond Our Dreams” from his debut EP titled Evolution, due summer 2013. Coinciding with the release, SESAC held an exclusive listening party at their Atlanta office for WurlD’s forthcoming Evolution EP. By early 2013, WurlD was in the recording studio with Mario, writing songs for the R&B superstar’s upcoming album. Shortly after, the music video for Evolution’s second single, “Alive” was premiered exclusively via MTV: The Wrap Up on May 2, 2013. WurlD also teamed up with Timbaland’s artist, BK Brasco as a featured artist on “Beautiful Girls.” He also appears in the song’s video.
In 2015 WurlD went certified Gold with his Sony Music release track “Follow You” with Polish DJ, Gromee.
In May 2016 WurlD released “Show You Off” an Afro-soul record featuring Walshy Fire of Major Lazer and Afro-beat producer Shizzi. In June 2016 WurlD released the collaborative track “Better Days” with Sir Felix; it became the official anthem for DelfSail 2016.