World respected ranking magazine, Forbes has named top ten richest musicians in Africa.
Senegalese music icon, Akon, maintains number one position, while Oliver Mtukudzi is the last on the list released on Thursday.
Davido, Wizkid, Donjazzy and Jidenna make up names of Nigerians on the top ten.
Sarkodie, the living Ghanaian legendary rapper took 6th position.
At the Second place of the top ten richest African musician list is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo best known as Black Coffee DJ.
Don Jazzy, Wizkid, and Davido followed in the 3rd, 4th and 4th positions, respectively.
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Forbes Releases Top 10 African Richest Music Stars In 2018 (See List) . . World respected ranking magazine, Forbes has named top ten richest musicians in Africa. The current list of top 10 Richest musicians in Africa this 2018 and net worth according to Forbes has been released. These popular artistes span from various countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and other countries whose music industries are booming today. The current list of top 10 Richest musicians in Africa this 2018 and net worth according to Forbes has been released. These popular artistes span from various countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and other countries whose music industries are booming today. 1. Akon Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide and also a popular musician in Africa and also in the world. 2. Black Coffee The multi-award-winning artist’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. 3. Hugh Masekela 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 Don Jazzy is ranked fourth richest musician in Africa and also first in Nigeria. 5. Tinashe 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. 6. Jidenna 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. 7. Wizkid Wizkid is arguably currently the uncrowned king of African music. 8. Davido Davido is a popular Nigerian artist and who achieved celebrity status in just five years. He said it was people like P-Square and D’Banj who made him believe this was possible. 9. Sarkodie Michael Owusu Addo started out as an underground rapper and through the help of Duncan Williams, his former manager, his career was launched. 10. Oliver Mtukudzi Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi has 65 albums under his belt, more than the legendary Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.