Just like every other, the music industry is filled with people from different backgrounds. In fact, most Nigerian music artistes introduce themselves to the market through songs about their backgrounds.
While many fans are familiar with grass to grace songs, only a few understand that it is not always the case for many music artistes.
Ofofoloaded highlights nine musicians who are from a rich background and are doing well in their careers.
He is the son of a renowned business mogul and billionaire, Adedeji Adeleke. The father of three broke into the music industry through his popular song Dami Duro and he has grown to become one of the biggest singers in the country.
The Assurance crooner lets everyone who cares to listen know that he comes from a wealthy family.
2. DJ Cuppy
The Gelato crooner is the daughter of oil mogul, Femi Otedola. Cuppy started her career as a DJ but is now releasing her own songs.
Her song Gelato talks about the wealthy life that she lives and how she would travel over the world just to have that ice cream.
The Nigerian rapper is the son of a popular Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana.
Falz is both an actor and a singer and he delivers his roles perfectly, to the admiration of his fans and followers.
Singer Lax is the son of a billionaire and industrialist, Taiwo Afolabi, the founder of SIFAX Group, a company that deals in oil and gas.
The musician often shows off his wealth on his official Instagram page.
Nigerian music stars whose parents are rich.
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5. Naeto C
The rapper is the son of Dr. Mrs. Kema Chikwe and Chief Herbert Chikwe. His mother, Dr. Kema was the former Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland and also a former minister of aviation.
6. DJ Exclusive
The popular DJ, whose real name is Alakija Rotimi, is a nephew of Nigeria’s richest woman, Madam Folorunsho Alakija. She is also one of the top oil bloc owners in Nigeria.
The musician’s father John Edozien is the chairman of a number of Nigerian companies, including Jenkyns Consult Nigeria Limited and Mercedes Benz Automobile Services Limited. He is also the Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
The singer is the son of politician Ademola Adeleke, a senator who recently contested the Osun state governorship election. B-Red is also a cousin of Nigerian top singer, Davido.
9. DJ Caise
He is the grandson of Deinde Fernandez, a Nigerian billionaire, business magnate, and diplomat, a Pan-African leader and permanent representative of the Central African Republic to the United Nations.