Music For The Weekend: Duff Your Hat For The Celebrity Raking The Most Cash!

As far as the Nigerian Music is concerned, this topic is quite controversial… but in a good way. However, we are not trying to establish an opinion, instead, give you something to kindle the already ignited fire.

Think about it, 2Face Idibia had a luxurious wedding in Dubai (and he’s still there by the way enjoying his honeymoon).

Don Jazzy is giving out money every other time on Twitter to the tone of a million and more, he also has the biggest number of A-List artistes signed under His Mavin label.

D’Banj is living like he’s touring the world everyday of his life, add this to the fact that he has deals with Sony and sang SuperSport’s theme song.

Wizkid shops when he is bored and he’s Chris Brown, Wale’s favourite African artistes.

Davido tweeted sometime ago while in the USA “I swear, my life sweet die” while chilling in a luxurious hotel room, add this to the fact he is “Omo Baba Olowo.” *sighs*

P-Square is eyeing the “oil money” while acquiring land everywhere like Christopher Columbus and Banky W is always communication companies’ first call when looking for an ambassador.

With these premises, let’s leave you to decide who you think is raking the most cash while we take some songs from the artiste listed in our premises… enjoy!

2Face Idibia – Dance Floor

Often regarded as Africa’s biggest music export, 2face emerged from the defunct group Plantashun Boiz after which he got signed on to Kennis Music and recorded the biggest contemporary hit Nigeria has heard – “African Queen.”

He has since established his own label which also houses Dammy Krane – Hypertek Entertainment. The Unstoppable International Edition album, released in 2010, won two awards at the 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards. He also won the Channel O Music Video Awards Best African Western Award and the MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Male and Artist of the year.

Last month 2face got married to his long time heartthrob Annie Macaulay in a luxurious star-studded wedding ceremony in Akwa-Ibom and Dubai.

Listen to Dance-floor

D’Banj – Top Of The World

D’Banj has got some credible international backings and this has aided his ambition, but is D’Banj really bigger than 2Face? He recently signed distribution deal with Sony Music RCA, haven dissolved Mo’Hit Records established alongside Don Jazzy. “Top of the World” is still D’Banj’s stand out track since he broke away from Don Jazzy.

Listen to Top Of The World

P-Square – Alingo

Often referred to as the hardest working duo in the industry, the beginning was rough and tardy but the story has since changed for this duo. Signed under Konvict Music alongside Wizkid, they charge no less than N2 million for a show. In 2010, they won the sum of N150m in the Kora Awards, add to the deal with Glo worth N240m.

Alingo a song creating controversy amongst Ghanaian artistes for bearing similarities with their Azonto seems to be P-Square biggest hit of the moment.

Listen to Alingo

Don Jazzy – Don’t Leave Without My Heart (Tiwa Savage)

He emerged from the JJC & 419 Squad with D’Banj. They took a risk and decided to come to Nigeria to make home base music. The decision birthed an era of Mo’Hit Records reign in the Nigerian Music Industry until 2012 when the alliance was dissolved. Undeterred, Don Jazzy established Mavin Records and signed A-List artistes including Tiwa Savage to the label. Together they released the Solar Plexus album.

He is the most popular celebrity on Twitter and highly regarded for his Philanthropic works with a couple of endorsement deals to his name.

Listen to Don’t Leave Without My Heart
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Banky W – Low Key

Banky W has been blessed since he stepped into the country haven made music with little fame in the United States. He came in with a cover of Rihanna’s Umbrella and became an instant hit. Etisalat who were establishing their brand in Nigeria at the period quickly scoop the newest sensation in music and he signed a mouth watering deal with the brand.

He signed Wizkid and Skales on to his label with which he launched his own career and added Niyola, Shaydee, DJ Xclusive to the label in 2012. Haven launched his album in 2013, the label announced Wizkid’s departure but Banky is still thriving because no sooner was the announcement made that he signed a huge deal with Samsung.

Listen to Low Key
{mp3}banky w – low key{/mp3}

What do you think? Who in your opinion is making the most cash? Use the comment box to share your opinion.


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