Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa 2019, According To Forbes – Shatta Wale is number…



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Forbes Magazine has released a compilation of it’s top 10 African richest musicians !

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

AKON

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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.

BLACK COFFEE, SOUTH AFRICA

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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

 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.

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.

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TINASHE, ZIMBABWE-AMERICAN

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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.

JIDENNA, NIGERIAN-AMERICAN

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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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

LOL WE ARE SORRY BUT SHATTA EN MONEY NO REACH LEVEL YET. 🤣🤣


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