Forbes List of Richest Artists In Africa. Don Jazzy No1 In Nigeria, 2nd In Africa

Don Jazzy

A list of the Top 10 richest African musicians in 2013 has been released by Forbes in conjunction with urban music channel 'Channel O'. This list was rated based on artist Sales, Social -Media presence, endorsement value, YouTube views, show rates, influence,  appearance in newspapers, investment and popularity.

Forbes/Channel O Top 10 Richest/Bankable Africa Artistes 2013

1)Akon– Senegalese-American (Founder, Konvict Music).

2) DON JAZZY – Rank as Best African and Nigeria Music Producer. CEO Mavin Records, Samsung, Loyal Milk and MTN  brand ambassador, influential producer. Having produced Songs for D’Banj, Kanye West, Beyonce and American Rap Mogul Jay Z on production credit.

3) P SQUARE – Ranked as Best African Music Group.  Featured on Forbes Magazine for Africa twice, sold out concert, presidential guest in at least 5 African countries, they fly a private jet.

4) D’BANJ – CEO of DB Records, Music Artiste. International music brand, GOOD Music, Def Jam, Mercury deal, Sony Entertainment Music distribution deal.

5) WIZKID – Music Artiste. EME artiste, Starboy CEO, affiliation with Disturbing London, international collaboration with Wale and others, performed twice on state with American Pop Singer Chris Brown, highest paid Pepsi ambassador in Africa, MTN ambassador.

6) 2FACE IDIBIA – Music Artiste. churned out 10 million discs and have at  least 7 million digital sale, UN ambassador For Youth And Peace, associated with Guinness, Haven Homes, Airtel Worldwide and philanthropist – Tuface Idibia Foundation.

7) ANSELMO RALPH – Music Artiste, Samsung and Coca Cola ambassador, called Angola prince, owns a Perfume line, a clothing label, owns a multimillion dollar tour bus, a Sony Music African artist.

8) SARKODIE – Ghanian Rapper. Presidential Youth Ambassador in Ghana,  owns Sark clothing, a Samsung and Fan Milk ambassadors respectively in his country, Ghana.

9) ICE PRINCE – Music Artiste. Multi award winning Rapper, having  Six million downloads, owns 2 studios, One Foundation member, Plug N Play ambassador, Zamani Foundation

10) BANKY W – Music Artiste. Co owner EME, Samsung Ambassador, Philanthropist, multiple award R&B and Soul winner.



EO 2013-09-02 15:36:03
Kool,too much money

Jayz Jago 2013-09-02 15:37:07
Good 4 them

Slyi 2013-09-02 16:16:28

Zady Blinkz 2013-09-02 16:36:23
Money Pile Up For Them

Zee 2013-09-02 17:05:02
i watched it life.9ija took 7 spots.good one.

Ifyxclusive 2013-09-02 17:33:51
All dat glitters is not gold. Kudos 2 artists who made it to d top tru hard work. More grease to your elbow.

Efy 2013-09-03 04:05:08
this list na lie una too lie oh

Jsax 2013-09-03 05:34:09
Yea we are untop..7 spot

Beten 2013-09-03 07:35:46
Money without Jesus is useless.

Music Master 2013-09-03 07:50:37
Shoutout to nigerian music industries

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