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Top 10 Best African music stars to look out for in 2021

Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021. Glusea brings to you the top most 10 of the best musical talents to watch out this year 2021. The list includes upcoming musicians with great talents all accross Africa

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Who are the top 10 best musicians in Africa in 2021?

African musical talents keep soaring higher every single year. It has been projected that in the next ten to fifteen years, The will be more Musicians from Africa making global impacts in the entertainment industry than America and Europe.

In this article, we bring to you Top 10 best African musicians taking their career to the next level in the year 2021. Keep reading to find out.

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Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

Elaine (South Africa)

Elaine is fast claiming her spot as one of the golden R&B voices from the continent.

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In this era when many singers resort to auto tune, the 21-year-old stays true to her real voice.

She signed to US label Columbia records last August which should see her build on solid foundations.

Elaine captured fans with her authenticity and her 2019 song called You’re the One. This saw her become one of the most streamed artists in South Africa.

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Her debut EP Elements was a powerful introduction showcasing her hypnotic voice, filled with memorable lyrics about love and relationships over trap-soul and R&B.

Elaine is one of the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

Fik Fameica (Uganda)

Fik Fameica, also known as Fresh Boy, is one of the most interesting rappers coming out of East Africa right now.

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The rapper made his first appearance on the music scene in late 2017 with the single Kutama.

The 24-year-old steers away from typical mainstream Ugandan music and experiments with his sound that has been influenced by reggae.

Fik Fameica is breaking divisions and connecting with many young people through his music and has already scored collaborations with well known artists from across Africa, including Patoranking, Vanessa Mdee and Joeboy.

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Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Gaz Mawete came onto the scene in 2018 with Olingi Nini, an easy, warm and melodic tune, and he rose to prominence in the world of Francophone music.

The Congolese dancer, who became known at home after taking part in talent contests, has collaborated with music royalty, including Fally Ipupa, who appeared on C’est Raté. Mawete also featured on Dadju’s album Poison ou Antidote.

Mawete has a launch pad for 2021 after being nominated last year in the Best African Act category at last year’s MTV Europe Music Awards.

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Kabza De Small (South Africa)

Kabza De Small has made quite an impression since he first started releasing music in 2016.

The DJ and record producer is tagged the King of Amapiano, a genre originating in South Africa. His signature is melodic, energetic, welcoming and contagious music.

Kabza De Small has become a champion of a sound that crosses over into other African countries and is gaining acceptance across the world.

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His influence can be heard in tracks recorded across the continent and that was recognized when he was nominated in MTV Europe’s Best African Act category last year.

Kabza Da Small is among the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

KiDi (Ghana)

KiDi, part of a new generation of Ghanaian artists, had his breakthrough moment when his recording Sugar won album of the year at the 2020 Ghana music awards.

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The singer’s youthful Afrobeats and Highlife sound makes his music accessible to people beyond Ghana’s borders.

In 2020, KiDi’s song Say Cheese, from his Blue EP, gained the musician international prominence after American singer Teddy Riley collaborated with him on the remix.

The 27-year-old has also collaborated with other West African artists, including Davido and Mr Eazi.

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Kidi is among the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

Omah Lay (Nigeria)

Omah Lay caught our attention following the release of his song Bad Influence.

With his enchanting voice and well defined sound over a combination of Afrobeats, Afrofusion and soul, the fast rising artist has positioned himself as one to watch.

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He is also leading the pack of new school artists from Nigeria and has worked with American singer and rapper 6lack.

Last year Omah Lay had a worrying few days after he was detained in Uganda for allegedly breaking coronavirus regulations, but a huge social media campaign for his release was testimony to his growing popularity.

Omoah Lay is one of the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

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Sha Sha (Zimbabwe)

Sha Sha is a gifted singer with a soulful sound, which she debuted on her 2019 EP Blossom.

The Zimbabwean born singer’s stirring voice comes on strong over Amapiano sounds, which she opts for and this sets her apart.

Sha Sha was listed as one of the top 10 most streamed female artists on Spotify in South Africa in 2020 while her single Tender Love featuring DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small was listed as one of the most streamed songs.

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Last year she also won Best New International Act at the BET Awards.

Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)

Soraia Ramos is among Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021

With her sweet voice, Soraia Ramos is exploring themes of love and relationships with lyrics in Portuguese and sometimes Creole.

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She has given kizomba a refreshing twist, sometimes infusing it with elements of hip-hop and R&B.

The Cape Verdean singer is currently making waves with her single O Nosso Amor jointly released with Calema as well as the remix of her single Bai with Lisandro.

On YouTube her music videos for both the original version of Bai and the remix have more than 15 million views.

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Tems (Nigeria)

Commanding attention with the release of her 2019 single Try Me, Tems is a Nigerian singer-songwriter on the rise.

Renowned for her powerful voice, her music is layered over an infectious sound accentuated with elements of soul, hip-hop and R&B.

There’s a certain freedom that comes with her lyrics emphasising that the artist is in control.

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With the release of her EP For Broken Ears, Tems is building a fan base that stretches beyond Nigeria and the continent.

Zuchu (Tanzania)

As an upcoming artist, Zuchu’s growth has been phenomenal.

The singer performs in Swahili and English and is fond of experimenting with the Tanzanian genre Bongo Flava. Last year saw the singer releasing her debut EP I Am Zuchu and she also signed to Diamond Platnumz’ record label WCB Wasafi.

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According to the BoomPlay streaming app, her EP was the most played album in Tanzania in 2020, and her music videos have gathered millions of views on You Tube.

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Top 10 Richest Footballers in Ghana 2021: Ghana has produced a lot of talents in the game of soccer.  A lot of them ply their trade in the most prestigious clubs in the world.  As you are aware, the game of football is the most-watched game in the world. Michael Kojo Essien is the richest footballer in Ghana. Find out how much he makes and the list of top 10 richest footballers in Ghana all in this article. Keep reading.

Top 10 Richest Footballers in Ghana

Michael Essien -$ 45 million

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Michael Essien is undoubtedly the richest footballer in Ghana. He is also among the list of richest footballers in Africa by Forbes. Michael Essien is the current coach of the Sabail FK under 19 team in Azerbaijan and a player for the senior side.

Essien started his international football career by signing for Bastia after breaking through at the 1999 u-17 world cup in New Zealand. He rose further to play for bigger clubs in Europe including Lyon, Chelsea, Real Madrid, inter Milan, and so on..

Michael has a fleet of properties to his name. He owns a house in London which he purchased for  $1.5 million. He also owns houses in Ghana as well.

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Michale Essien net worth is $45 million making him the richest footballer in Ghana.

2. Asamoah Gyan -$25 million

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Asamoah Gyan is not just a footballer, he is also a successful businessman and a musician as well. He is the all-time top scorer in the Ghanaian national team with 51. He has participated in 7 African tournaments and 3 world cups for Ghana.

Asamoah Gyan owns about eleven different companies including; Filtered water company, beverage company, airline company, real estate company among others. You can find out more about Asamoah companies. He has won 5 individual awards in the continent including the prestigious BBC African footballer of the year.

Asamoah Gyan is the second richest footballer in Ghana with a net worth of 25 million

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3. Dede Ayew- $22 million

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Dede Ayew is the current captain of the Black Stars. It is obvious to see the young prolific player in the list of the richest footballer in Ghana. Ayew began his career in Ghana, playing for Nania, while debuting for the club at age 14. He is well known for his role in Under 17 world Championship in Egypt which he captained the team to lift the trophy in 2009.

He currently plays as a winger for Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd

Andre Ayew net worth is $22 million making him one of the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana

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4. Sulley Muntari – $25.5 million

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Sulley Muntari has set up an exclusive car pimping company in Italy called 4FK Motorsport.

They pimp expensive cars for top stars like footballers, designers, musicians,s, and millionaires

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A full international for Ghana since 2002, he has earned over 80 caps for the national team and has been selected for  Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and three FIFA World Cups. Muntari married Ghanaian businesswoman Menaye Donkor.

Sulley Muntari is among the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana with a net worth of $25.5 million

Jeffrey Schlupp – $22 million

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Jeffrey Schlupp is a professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team as a left-back or winger. He started his career as a striker. Schlupp is one of the richest footballers in Ghana. The star makes £2,912,000 a year at Crystal Palace

Jeffrey Schlupp net worth is $22 million making him one of the top 10n richest footballers in Ghana.

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Stephen Appiah

stephen appiah is among the top 10 richest footballers i9n Ghana

Stephen Leroy Appiah is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Appiah was a member of the Ghana national team, which he has represented at the youth, Olympic, and senior levels. He captained Ghana at their World Cup debut in 2006 and at the 2010 World Cup.

with a net worth of $20 million, Stephen Appiah is among the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana

5. Kevin Prince Boateng – $ 20milliom

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Kevin-Prince Boateng is a Ghanaian professional football player with an estimated net worth of $20 million.

Kevin-Prince Boateng started his career when he was six years old for Reinickendorfer Fuchse. In 1994, he played for Hertha BSC II  and Hertha BSC which lasted until 1997. During his stint for Hertha, he received the Fritz Walter Gold Medal in the Under-18 and Under-19 category.

He signed a four-year contract with the Tottenham Hotspur in 2007 but was loaned to Borussia Dortmund during the remainder of the season. During his stay with Dortmund, Boateng appeared in ten Bundesliga matches.

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He moved to Portsmouth in 2009 and finished the season with 3 goals in 22 Premier League games. Boateng also played for Genoa, Milan, and Schalke04.

Kevin-Prince Boateng was born on March 6, 1987 in Wedding, West Berlin, Germany.

Prince Boateng net worth is $20 million making him one of the wealthiest football players of Ghanaian decent

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6 Mubarak Wakaso -$16 million

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Mubarak Wakaso  is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Chinese club Jiangsu Suning F.C. and the Ghana national team as a midfielder.

He spent the better part of his career in Spain, starting out at Elche in 2008 and going on to also represent Villarreal, Espanyol, Las Palmas, Granada and Alavés. He also competed professionally in Russia, Scotland, Greece and China.

Wakaso appeared with the Ghana national team at the 2014 World Cup, as well as four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.

Wakaso is among the richest Ghanaian footballers with a net worth of $16 million

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Kwadwo Asamoah -$8 million

Kwadwo Asamoah net worth makes him one of the richest footballers in Ghana

Kwadwo began his professional career with Italian club Udinese in 2008; his consistent performances earned him a transfer to Juventus in 2012, where, with his energy, versatility, and technical skills, he played a key role in helping the club to six consecutive Serie A titles between 2013 and 2018, among other titles, although his appearances at the club were limited by injuries during his later seasons.

He joined Inter in 2018. At the international level, he has represented Ghana in four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, and two FIFA World Cups.

Kwadwo Asamoah is among the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana

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Jordan Ayew -$9 million

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Jordan Pierre Ayew is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of André Ayew, who plays for Swansea City.

Jordan Ayew is one of the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana.

Christain Atsu -$ 10 million

 

He began his career with Porto, also spending a season on loan at Rio Ave. In 2013, he was signed by Chelsea for £3.5 million, who subsequently loaned him to Vitesse Arnhem, Everton, AFC Bournemouth and Málaga. After spending the 2016–17 season on loan at Newcastle United, he completed a permanent transfer to the club in May 2017.

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Atsu currently  plays for Saudi Professional League club Al-Raed 

with a net worth of $10 million, Christain Atsu is among the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana

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