The Nigeria music industry is one of the most popular sectors in the entertainment world. Over the years, the industry has grown from one level to another, producing interesting and high-quality music in Africa that keeps one glued to the screen. A high standard of living is influenced by the Nigeria music Industry due to its pay, this makes acquiring the luxury they desire easy.
These people are household names in the Nigerian music industry, and all of them definitely deserve the fame they already possess. Besides, these famous and richest Nigerian musicians not only make money for themselves but also enhance the country’s reputation in Africa and worldwide.
Olubankole Wellington popularly known with the stage name Banky W is a singer, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur, and politician. He is a fulfilled artiste and owns a record label empire mates Entertainment that produced the prominent internationally acclaimed artiste like Wizkid and Skales.
Banky W was born on the 27th of March, 1981 in the United State to the family of George Bankole Wellington but they later moved to Lagos, Nigeria when he was 5 years old.
Banky W completed his primary and secondary education in Nigeria. After which Banky W moved to the United States of America to further his tertiary education. He studied Industrial Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on scholarship. He got married to Adesua Etomi, a Nigerian actress in 2017.
One of Nigeria’s singers that combine sexiness, music, and luxury is Chinedu Okoli A.K.A “Flavour” also known as “Flavour Nabania”. One thing that separates Flavour from all other singers is that coupled with his good voice and great dance sense, almost all his songs have this Igbotic drive that makes you want to dance and dance. Chinedu Okoli started as a drummer and later graduated into music, Flavour is not only a singer but also a writer as well as a producer.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.
Burna Boy has an alleged baby mama called Uju Stella Johnson, who called him out in May 2016 on Instagram for abandoning her and their baby after she became pregnant for him. Stella also accused him of raping a girl in the United Kingdom and abandoning his trial process. In response, the songster admitted to sleeping with her once but rubbished claims that he got her pregnant for him. Currently, Burna Boy is not married yet neither does he have children of his own.
Indigenous rap songs found its way to the heart of many and took its place in the Nigerian music industry earlier than expected because of men like Azubuike Nelson Chibuzor A.K.A. Phyno or Phyno fino.
Born 1986 in Enugu by parents that were natives of Anambra, his passion for music just like many other musicians started at a tender age. Although he had the dreams of becoming a pilot instead of flying and navigating aeroplanes, phyno ended up as a pilot of music, He acquired a degree in public administration from the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Enugu.
David Adedeji Adeleke, who is better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. Davido was born in Atlanta, US, and raised in Lagos; he made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.
His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay) which he later left to form his own record label DMW.