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Forbes Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa 2017/2018 Don Jazzy, Wizkid & Davido Made The List (See Full List)

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American business magazine, Forbes Magazine, has released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians.

The list was put together using factors such as endorsement, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others.

See artistes that made it below:-

1. AKON

Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide. He has won numerous awards including five Grammy Award nominations and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. He tops the list according to Forbes Africa.

2. BLACK COFFEE, SOUTH AFRICA

The multi-award-winning artist’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. He was born in South Africa’s house music province, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and raised in the Eastern Cape province,

where Nelson Mandela hailed from, before moving back to KZN to study music.

3. HUGH MASEKELA, SOUTH AFRICA

Hugh was born in Witbank, east of Johannesburg. He has released more than 43 albums and performed with Marvin Gaye, Dizzy Gillespie, The Byrds, Fela Kuti, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder and Miriam Makeba.

4. DON JAZZY, NIGERIA

Don Jazzy is ranked fourth richest in Africa and also first in Nigeria. Like many artists, his real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, and he started playing music as a child in church before moving to the UK to pursue his career.

5. TINASHE, ZIMBABWE-AMERICAN

Tinashe was a child model by the age of three. The twenty-four-year-old sang before she could talk and made her first appearance in 2000 in the film Cora Unashamed.

Her voice also starred in the cartoon feature film The Polar Express alongside Oscar-winning actor, Tom Hanks.

6. JIDENNA, NIGERIAN-AMERICAN

By the age of 10, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson knew he wanted to do music but was afraid to tell his father who wanted him to be an engineer. He is ranked sixth according to Forbes Africa.

7. WIZKID, NIGERIA

Wizkid is arguably currently the uncrowned king of African music. Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz, danced to his songs Ojuelegba and Caro,

with Keys posting a video on her Instagram account with the caption, “This song makes me happy”. Kylie Jenner also posted a video of herself dancing to Wizkid’s music on Snapchat.

8. DAVIDO, NIGERIA

Davido has claimed a high status in just five years. He said it was people like P-Square and D’Banj who made him believe this was possible.

He became famous for his widely acclaimed 2012 debut album “Omo Baba Olowo”.

9. SARKODIE, GHANA

Michael Owusu Addo started out as an underground rapper and through the help of Duncan Williams, his former manager, his career was launched.

Staying true to his identity, he is a big advocate of Azonto, a Ghanaian genre that is said to have been born out of Kpanlogo, a traditional dance.

His first single off his fourth album, Mewu, sold almost 4,000 copies on the first day of its release in Ghana. He was also the first Ghanaian to win a BET award.

10. OLIVER MTUKUDZI, ZIMBABWE

Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi has 65 albums under his belt, more than the legendary Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.

It’s a remarkable career stretching back 41 years with songs that have enlivened parties all over the world. He his ranked 10th richest musician in Africa.

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NICKI MINAJ SHARES NEW SAUCY PHOTOS AS SHE MAKES A COMEBACK AFTER SOCIAL MEDIA HIATUS

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Nicki Minaj shares new saucy photos as she makes a comeback after social media hiatus

NICKI MINAJ SHARES NEW SAUCY PHOTOS AS SHE MAKES A COMEBACK AFTER SOCIAL MEDIA HIATUS

Rapper, Nicki Minaj is back on Instagram after going on a social media break following the birth of her son.

On Monday evening, the 38-year-old rapper shared these new saucy photos of herself to tease fans with the possibility of dropping a new music this weekend. Posting the images, the rapper simply wrote: “F R I D A Y.”

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BRITTS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT TOP ART TPLAN SET TO DROP A NEW SINGLE TITLED FALIPUPA FEATURING MR REAL

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One of Britts World Entertainment performing artist, TPlan is all but set to drop his new banger of a single christened “Falipupa” featuring the legbegbe master himself, “Mr Real“.

 

TPlan who made this revelation via his Instagram handle @Tplan_official seems to be in a very ecstatic mood as he cannot wait to drop the audio and visuals of the song. See his post below..

 

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

 

From our findings, the song was recorded here in Nigeria by renowned music producer R Jay while the video which was also shot in Lagos was directed by Dr Nell, same producer and directors of Mr Reals’ trending single, Baba Fela.

 

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

It would be recalled that TPlan signed by Britts World Entertainment (A record label based in Germany with a branch in Lagos Nigeria) in 2016 has been up and about dropping hit songs upon hit songs and featuring some of the very best of Nigerian Musicians.

To say that the future of the Nigerian music industry is in safe hands is a statement that cannot be overemphasized as the likes of TPlan and company are certainly here to revolutionize the Nigerian Music Industry.

 

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

While we await the release of the audio and visuals of Falipupa, here are some undiluted facts about TPlan and Britts World Entertainment we feel you should know.

Britts World Entertainment is a record label owned by a Nigerian based in Germany. The label has an office here in Lagos Nigeria and it has since been piloting the music business and pushing all it’s artists to the next level. Awin Williams the CEO of Britts World Entertainment label is a man who loves music and has proven beyond reasonable doubt that his passion for good music is second to none. Likened to Mavin Boss, Don Jazzy, Awin Williams has been pushing TPlan to the very top just like Don Jazzy is pushing Rema.

TPlan who was formerly a member of the defunct group known as Pure Boiz is a singer and music producer. He’s from Anambra State. TPlan obtained his education from kindergarten to the higher institution in Anambra State before relocating to Lagos State the center of Nigerian entertainment in pursuance of his dreams. He was signed by label boss, Awin Williams in 2016 and has since been giving value for money spent with hit songs he’s been cooking up in the studio. Some of those songs include Jekalo Moti, Blow, Do Be That, Roll It, African Woman, FALIPUPA, and many more

Mr Real as you all know is a renowned Nigerian Afropop singer, rapper and songwriter. Saying that Mr Real is a household name in the Nigerian music industry is a statement that no one will want to counter as his recently released and still trending single “Baba Fela” is everywhere in Nigeria. The song has gone so wild that you hardly see any comedy skit without the soundtrack. Mr Real who is originally from Anambra State was born and brought up in Lagos State, Nigeria. He came into limelight after releasing the street anthem “Legbegbe” in 2017. He signed a recording deal with Sony Music Entertainment Africa in 2018 and has since been robbing shoulders with some of the elites of the Nigerian Music Industry after collaborating with the likes of Dbanj, CDQ, Slim Case, Jayson, Zoro and many more.

More photos from the BTS of Falipupa video shoot below…

 

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

 

On a final note, I urge you all to quench your already wet appetite with a video snippet of the song TPlan is set to drop with Mr Real titled Falipupa below.

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Nigerian Wrestler Wins WWE Title (Photo)

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Nigerian Wrestler Wins WWE Title (Photo)

A Nigerian-American wrestler has made the country proud in faraway America.

WWE wrestler, Sesugh Uhaa also known as Apollo Crews has emerged the WWE Intercontinental Champion.

Apollo Crews, who defeated his opponent, the Big E at the just concluded WrestleMania, dedicated his new title to Nigeria, stressing that his “ancestors will now rejoice”.

In an interview shortly after the match, the 33-year-old wrestler whose parents hailed from Benue State, said he was proud to have defeated his opponent as earlier promised.

“It doesn’t matter how it happened, what matters is that Apollo crews did what he said he was going to do and that is win.

“The I beat Big E in his hometown in front of his family and everybody.

“The best thing about it is that my ancestors can rejoice, and my family can dance.

“I made them proud and now I am the intercontinental champion, this one is for Nigeria,” he said.

The 2020 WrestleMania was the 37th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brand divisions.

It took place as a two-night event on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

 

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