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Top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2021: Music has become a very lucrative business as many have become millionaires by nursing their talent in Music. if you are a music lover or you are a fan of a musician in Ghana, you might probably want to know who are the richest musician in Ghana

Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana 2021

RankName of MusicianNet worth in ($ million)
1Sarkodie15
2Shatta wale11
3Okyeame Kwame8
4R2Bees7
5Stoenbwoy6
6Fuse ODG5.5
7Daddy Lumba5
8Becca5
9D black4.5
10Samini4
11Criss Waddle? 7
12Reggie Rockstone4
13AMG Medikal4
14Kwame Eugene3
15Kidi2

Top 10 Richest Musicians in Ghana 2021

Sarkodie– $18 million

Sarkodie is arguably the number one of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2021. He has gained much international reputation with his brand. He is worth $18 million.

His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow artist at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.

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Shatta Wale -$15 million

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Shatta Wale has also set an example for other musicians in Ghana. He has been featured in a movie titled, Never Say Never where he has showcased his many talents as well. Shatta Wale’s net worth is estimated to be about $12 million. Being one of the most decorated artists in Africa, Shatta wale has featured on several international platforms. He is also the , most awarded dancehall artist in Africa

Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. was born in Accra, Ghana at the Police Hospital on 17 October 1984 to Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His father is a politician, businessman and legal practitioner.

Shatta Wale attended Seven Great Princes Academy at Dansoman, a suburb in Accra, where he demonstrated an affinity for arts and acted in a popular drama series, By the Fireside, at the National Theatre of Ghana.

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Shatta wale net worth is $15 million

Top 10 richest musicians in Ghana 2021

Okyeame Kwame -$ 13 million

Kwame Nsiah-Apau known by his stage name Okyeame Kwame and nicknamed Rap Doctor, is a Musician, Songwriter, Creative Director and Entrepreneur.

Okyeame Kwame was born in Kumasi, Ashanti Region of Ghana. He is the third of six siblings.

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He gained interest in rap music from a very young age, when he wrote his own songs and performed at local shows since his days at the Anglican Senior High School in Kumasi.

Kwame is a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he studied Akan and Sociology for his first degree with formal education in music under the tutelage of Dr Daniel Amponsah a.k.a Agya Koo Nimo. Agya Koo Nimo taught him Classical Guitar and Philosophy in African Music.

Okyeame Kwame net worth is $13 million making him one of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana

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R2bees -$ 12 million

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Also among the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana is music duo R2BEES.

R2Bees is a Ghanaian hip hop and hiplife duo from Tema made up of two cousins, Faisal Hakeem (Paedae da Pralem/Omar Sterling) and Rashid Mugeez (Mugeez)

Both born and raised in Tema, east of the country’s capital city – Accra in Ghana, West Africa. Omar Sterling is the CEO and leader of the group, whilst Mugeez is the lead vocalist.

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The two cousins, who have been together their whole life, lived in the same house and also attended the same primary, junior and senior secondary school in Tema.

Beginning their career early, they started off representing their school in rap competitions as well as inter school music contests. This led them to participating in popular radio competition Kasahare, which they won most of and also performed at most shows; gaining them more buzz under their stage name at that time.

R2bees are also recognised in the Ghanaian music industry as legends because of their outstanding achievements.

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R2BEES net worth is $12 million and they are among the richest musicians in Ghana

Stonebwoy -$10 million

Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known by his stage name Stonebwoy, is a Ghanaian Afropop, dance hall and reggae singer. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group.

Stonebwoy was born in Ashaiman in the Greater Accra region of Ghana and began making music in his early school days.

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He realized his talents and abilities as a lyricist and scriptwriter at an early age, remembering writing and acting drama pieces as far back as the fourth year in primary school.

He studied at Methodist Day Secondary School the same year with rapper Sarkodie where he obtained his High School Certificate.

He continued his tertiary education at University of Professional Studies to earn a degree in Marketing in 2013.

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Stonebwoy net worth is $10 million

5 Fuse ODG -$ 8 million

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Nana Richard Abiona better known by his stage name Fuse ODG, is a Ghanaian-English afrobeats recording artist. He is best known for his singles “Antenna” and “Dangerous Love”, and for featuring on Major Lazer’s “Light It Up (Remix)”.

Born in London and raised in Ghana, Fuse returned to London for his secondary education, where he attended the Archbishop Lanfranc School, Croydon. He grew up in Mitcham, South London.

 The stage name “Fuse” comes from his fusion of musical styles, as he is known for his unusual combination of genres such as Afro-pop, hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock. “ODG”, meanwhile, stands for ‘Off Da Ground’.

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Fuse ODG net worth is $8 million

Daddy Lumba -$8 million

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Charles Kwadwo Fosu  aka Daddy Lumba is considered by many as the greatest Ghanaian musician of all time. He has released about 33 albums through out his illustrious career.

Daddy Lumba’s music career started at the age of 16. He was the leader of Juaben Senior High School choir from 1983 to 1984 academic year.

In Juaben SHS, Lumba formed the Lumba Brothers group with his friends Yaw and Kwabena and girlfriend, Theresa Abebrese.

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After school, with the help of his girlfriend Theresa, Lumba travelled to Germany to seek greener pastures. His music career began during his stay in Germany.

He owns his own studio where he does all his work and also owns machines for mastering, cassette duplication, loading, printing and shrink wrapping exclusively for his works.

His music has evolved over the years to reflect the changes in taste and demands for music; he can currently be described as a contemporary highlife artist.

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Daddy Lumba has won several Ghana Music Awards and other excellence awards and continue to appeal to the young and old

Daddy Lumba net worth is $8 million and he is one of the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana

Top 10 richest musicians in Ghana

Becca – $7 million

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Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter and actress. She first gained recognition as a contestant on the second season of TV3’s annual singing competition Mentor

Becca was born in Kumasi, Ghana. She is the first girl and fifth born of nine children.

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 She attended Morning Star and Wesley Girls’ High School. She took an interest in showcasing her vocal dexterity at talent shows held at the latter school. She graduated from Croydon College and became a child care and education worker.

 Becca relocated to Ghana and signed with Kiki Banson’s EKB Records. She studied at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

As a professional musician, Becca has released three albums and several hit singles. Currently Becca net worth is $7 million and she is among the top 10 richest musicians in Ghana list

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Dblack – $7 million

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Desmond Kwesi Blackmore  known by his stage name D-Black, is a Ghanaian anglophone hip-hop and Afrobeat musician and entrepreneur from.

Born Desmond Kwesi Blackmore on 12 January 1987 to Ghanaian & English parents, Blackmore attended Ridge Church School then to Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary before the University of Cape Coast to study B.A Economics and University Of Ghana, Legon to study BFA Theatre Arts / Music.

 D-Black began his career as an independent artist in the group D-Black & Kwaku T releasing a group album ‘Target Practice’. In 2010 D-Black and his rap partner both went solo. 

He went on to release three albums (Music, Love and Life, The Revelation, Lightwork’ 1 E.P (Smoke and Mirrors) and 1 mix-tape (Hunger & Thirst) over the years. He has been nominated for numerous awards and won several, including the 2011 BET Awards.

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 D-Black is a former United Nations Celebrity Ambassador and is currently Ghana’s Tourism Ambassador.

D-Black is among the most successful Ghanaian musicians. He has a net worth of $7 million

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Samini – $5 million

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Emmanuel Andrews Sammini known by his stage name Samini formerly as Batman Samini, is a Ghanaian Reggae and Dance hall recording artiste from Wa, Ghana.

Samini has released seven studio albums, with all being highly successful on the commercial market. Samini’s success and recognition began when his first single, Linda, was released and subsequently appearing on other successful singles by other artists.

Sammini started singing in a church choir at the age of 14 and became a professional musician after a musical collaboration with another musician in 1999.

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His debut studio album, Dankwasere, was released in 2004; it topped the local music charts for weeks and won two awards at the Ghana Music Awards.

Samini net worth is estimated at $5 million making him one of the richest musicians in Ghana

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Efya – $4 million

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Jane Awindor better known by her stage name Efya, is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actress from Kumasi. She is the daughter of Nana Adwoa Awindor, a filmmaker and celebrity host of the late television show Greetings From Abroad.

Efya got her first exposure to fame when she participated in the maiden edition of the Stars of the Future talent show. She has since become one of the best and most successful musicians in Ghana

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Efya net worth is $4 million

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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

Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
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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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Criteria for selecting the best African musicians was based on their current

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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