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Sarkodie, Aka, Cassper Nyovest, Falz & Others Listed In Hiphop AfriQ Top 10 Richest Rappers In Africa 2019

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Ever wondered who the richest rapper in Africa 2019 was? Well, you just got covered. Hip-hop being the most competitive genre in the world, there is no doubt Africa has a place in the Hip Hop community.

Hiphop AfriQ curated a list of the Top 10 richest rappers in Africa currently according to Forbes. You should be warned though, you might not find your favorite emcee ranked as one of Top richest rappers in Africa.

Without wasting much time, these are the Top 10 richest rappers in Africa:

YCEE
Ycee is a Nigerian rapper, afro-pop hip-hop artist and songwriter. The superstar started his music career in 2012 as an underground rapper prior to his music contract with Tinny Entertainment. His hit song ‘Condo’ was nominated best collaboration of the year and best music video of the year categories at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Awards. Forbes estimated Ycee’s net worth to be around 1.5 million dollars making him the 10th richest rapper in Africa.

CASSPER NYOVEST
With an estimated net worth of about 3 million dollars. Cassper Nyovest is a rapper and producer from South Africa. He started his musical career in a group called Childhood gangster at the age of 13. In 2014, his solo career was opened with a debut album called ‘Tsholofelo’. He was discovered by late rapper HHP while performing. His music has since attracted much attention and his singles are placed on the top of various music charts. Speaking about his net worth, he has been known in his fortune from his music and concert sales. He also founded his own record label called ‘Family Tree’ in 2014. Cassper has endorsements with KFC, Ciroc, Nike, Castle Lite, Samsung and Coca-Cola.

ICE PRINCE
Panshak Zamani popularly known by his stage name “Ice Prince” is a famous Nigerian hip-hop recording artist, actor, and model. He has been described as one of the greatest rappers in Africa by several media organizations. He is a gifted skillful creative and talented rapper. Forbes, his estimated net worth to be around 4 million dollars.

FALZ
Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, has an estimated net worth of about 4.1 million dollars. You might be wondering what Falz is doing on this list but as of the last 3 years, he was an upcoming rapper, today Falz is a ranked 7th richest rapper in Africa. He is not just a rapper, but a singer, actor, and comedian. He featured in the popular series, Jenifa’s Diaries.

DIE ANTWOORD
Die Antwoord is a South African hip-hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008. The group is composed of rappers Ninja and Yolandi Visser, a male/female duo, and producer god. Their image and style revolve around the South African counterculture movement known as “zef”, which is greatly exemplified in their music videos. In 2011, they founded a music label called Zef Records, after signing with Interscope Records. Their net worth is now 5 million dollars which put them 6th on our ranking.

SARKODIE
With a net worth of 7 million dollars, Micheal Owusu Addo, also known as Sarkodie is a Ghanaian Hip-hop artist and businessman. Sarkodie is undoubtedly the fast rapper in Africa. The multiple award winner is also a producer and songwriter. He has his own clothing line called ‘Sark by Yas’. He was unveiled in 2012 as Brand ambassador for Samsung Electronics and currently in partnership with Tigo Communications Ghana, a brand that sponsored the 2013 Rapperholic tour.

MI ABAGA
MI was once the richest rapper in Africa. He is a record label boss and one of the fastest rappers in Africa. M.I is not just a rapper but a producer, songwriter, and a business man. He’s got a large number of awards including MTV Africa music awards in 2009. In 2012, he was appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Forbes estimated M. I’s net worth to be about 8 million dollars/

PHYNO
Chibuzor Nelson Azubike, better known by his stage name, Phyno, is the 3rd richest rapper in Africa. He’s the best Igbo rapper in Africa. One thing that makes him stand out from the rest is his punchlines. Now, he’s not just a rapper but also a producer, singer, and songwriter. His current net worth is estimated 10 million dollars making him the 3rd richest rapper in Africa.

OLAMIDE
With an estimated net worth of about 11 million dollars. Olamide is one of the best rappers in Africa. He raps mostly in Yoruba language. Olamide has released 7 albums. He was the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Ciroc. He is a record label boss and the CEO of digital TV channel, Voice Of The Street.

AKA
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known professionally as AKA, is a South African rapper, songwriter, record producer, singer, and entrepreneur. His debut album ‘Alter Ego’ was released in 2011 which won various awards including the Best Hip-Hop Album in the 2011 Metro FM Music Awards. AKA is one of the hardest working rappers in Africa and also the number 1 richest rapper in Africa with a network of 12 million dollar

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Coronavirus Ruined I And Chioma’s Wedding Plans : Davido

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Singer, Davido, says the Coronavirus pandemic ruined his wedding plans with Chioma Rowland, his fiancee, and the mother of his son, Ifeanyi.

Davido stated this in an interview with Ebuka on Bounce Radio live. The couple got engaged in September last year and many believed they would have tied the knot by now.

However, Davido says their wedding was billed to hold July 2020 but the Coronavirus pandemic prevented it from happening.

“Honestly, Corona messed plans up because it was meant to be in July. I have decided probably sometime next year. For now, I want her to work on her business while I work on my album and the kids. I want everything to balance first” he said

Speaking on how long himself and Chioma have known each other, the singer said

“I have known Chioma for about seven years. We have been dating for about five years. Lati introduced me to Chioma. We went to the same school, Babcock University. We started as friends but I got so used to her and she got so used to me as well. She is a great cook as well.”

The singer who has two daughters, Imade and Hailey from his babymamas, Sophia and Amanda, said although it has not been easy making the women in his life happy but that as a man, he has found a way of maintaining balance in his home as he treats everyone equally.

“At the end of the day, all my kids are equal. Once I have a kid, everybody is equal. Before I had kids, I was obviously friends with their mothers. Nothing is perfect. I am not going to say that we do not argue or we do not fight, it happens, but the love that we all have for our kids comes first.

“Imade and her sister talk almost every week. Their mothers ensure that they speak almost every week. Some days ago, Imade was with Ifeanyi in their grandfather’s house. It is not easy, but at the end of the day, as a man, you have to make everybody happy. You just have to be responsible and know what you have to do. Before I engage with anybody I would have known that you are reasonable whether we planned for it or not,” he said.

The singer also spoke about his late mum whom he disclosed died of Cardiac arrest.

”I was about 10 to 11 years old when she died. She died on my father’s birthday. Honestly, it was just cardiac arrest. Even if it was going to happen, I would not have known because I was about 10 or 11 years old. She was not really sick. She used to get sick once in a while but it was nothing serious.

I often say that I see my mother in Chioma. I did not grow up with my mother. I can hardly remember what happened when I was that young.”

Watch the video from the interview below:

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Popular Charm Seller Exposes Wicked Lady Who Requested For ‘JuJu’ To Make Laycon Give Her His ₦85million | SCREENSHOT

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Popular Nigerian love charm expert widely known as Jaruma. Has disgraced a wicked lady who asked her for juju to use on Laycon so that she could have his BBNaija prize money and other packages for herself.

Jaruma who sensed this move from this deliberately unnamed lady as very evil took to her Instagram page to publicly ridicule the black-hearted her.

Check out the screenshot below to know what ensued between Jaruma and the impious Nigerian young lady.

Meanwhile Laycon was handed over a N30million cheque plus a brand new SUV from Innoson motors and a house from Revolution Properties just this afternoon for emerging as the victor of the BBNaija season 5 lockdown edition.

Ghana’s Kwesi Arthur will also be dropping a banger with the rapper very soon.

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Nobody Knows Where The Money Gov’t Promises Creative Arts Goes : Wolfman

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Dancehall sensation Wolfman has waded into the debate of whether the government is really supporting the creative arts industry. We have been hearing the government making promises of this support day in day out.

3music Awards CEO, Sadiq Abdulai has been on the war front defending the National Democratic Congress(NDC) while Socrate Sarfo has also been defending the New Patriotic Party(NPP). Speaking to Harrygraphic, the Volta Music Awards best performer of the year expressed his concern to us. When asked, what is your view on Government involvement in creative arts? Are you seeing their support for the industry?

“I think our government is not doing that much when it comes to its involvement towards the creative art industry especially the musical aspect of that industry. When you look up there (western world) and compare the situations you’ll see that you don’t need to be that much big to start earning from music or whatever aspect you find yourself in the creative art industry. I also think the awareness of how to start earning on our creative arts in the country is very low and slow compare to even our brothers in other countries like Nigeria and South Africa.

About their support hmmm I remembered some time ago some funds was allocated to the Ghamro but hmmm nothing really came out from there. But all things being equal I think the government doesn’t include us in their budget lol 😂 it’s sad to say that though but that’s how I see it”, he said.

Wolfman is set to release his new song soon titled ” Restoration” after going their tribulations for the past months.

Stay tuned to this blog for more

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