7. WIZKID (NIGERIA)
Wizkid came into this world on sixteen July 1990 in Surulere, a commercial and residential part of Lagos. He were raised in an interfaith family with 12 female siblings. His mom is a Pentecostal Christian and his dad practices Islam. In a 2012 radio interview with Tim Westwood, he declared his dad has 3 wives. During his upbringing, he heard songs recorded by King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, and Bob Marley. Wizkid began singing at age eleven and also went through the stage name Lil Prinz until 2006. During an interview with Adesope of Factory seventy eight Tv, Wizkid described the life of his inside a nutshell.
Wizkid could well be now the uncrowned king of African music. Grammy Award winning artist, Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz, danced to his songs Caro and Ojuelegba, with Keys posting a video on the Instagram account of her with the caption, “This song makes me happy”. Kylie Jenner also posted a video recording of herself dancing to Wizkid’s music on Snapchat. Wizkid’s networth is currently estimated at Twenty million USD ($20million).
8. DAVIDO (NGERIA)
Davido came into this world on November twenty one, 1992, to Chief Deji and Vero Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. His dad is a Nigerian business magnate along with the late mother of his was a university lecturer. He went to the British International School in Lagos. Davido studied Business Administration at Oakwood Faculty before relocating to Nigeria. Davido’s interest in music began during the time of his at Oakwood University. He occupy the 8th position in the list of top richest Africa musicians 2018.
Davido has claimed a top status in only 5 years. He said it was folks as P Square and D’Banj who made him think this was attainable. He started to be known for his widely acclaimed 2012 debut album “Omo Baba Olowo”. Davido’s networth is currently estimated at Sixteen Million USD ($16million).
9. SARKODIE (GHANA)
Michael Owusu Addo begun as being an underground rapper and also through the assistance of Duncan Williams, the former manager of his, his professional career was set in motion. Remaining true to the identity of his, he’s a huge advocate of Azonto, a Ghanaian genre which is believed to have been created out of Kpanlogo, a standard dance.
His very first single off the fourth album of his, Mewu, sold nearly 4,000 copies on the 1st day of the release of its in Ghana. He had also been the very first Ghanaian to win a Bet award.