Most of the time when you hear musicians you always think that’s their path in life and should concentrate on that. Music generates money and musicians have exposure to venture into different fields.
Which with their popularity will definitely produce money. And it’s not wise to let opportunities go. In future, they may end up quitting music and their business will still help them maintain their lifestyle.
Here are top African musicians who have ventured into business.
Apart from being known as the music bigwig of East Africa. Diamond, real name Nassib Abdul is also a business mogul. He is the CEO of Wasafi media, ZoomEXtra, and Cheka Tu
.He also has a partnership with Wasafibet, a betting company launched in December 2021.
The Bongo musician unveiled his groundnut business on his Instagram handle four years ago, and he says it is one of his most profitable ventures.
The Tanzanian artist launched his new product Diamond Karanga which retails across East Africa.
2face, whose real name is Innocent Ujah Idibia, quickly rose to fame and almost immediately became an entrepreneur. He is a businessman who invested in real estate properties all over Lagos and owns the popular club Rumours, which branches in nearly every part of Lagos. His recent investment is investing in an agro-allied business.
Yemi Alade ventured into the fashion world in 2015, launching her Jewelry line .
The Yemi Alade Collection – a collection of an exclusive range of exotic costume jewelry inspired by her career and personality. Her price range for her jewelry is between N5000 to N30,000.
Tanzanian superstar Juma Jux is another bongo musician who is making it big in the business industry.
He finally launched his most loved clothing brand African Boy. The clothing brand boasts of success in the major cities in the East, West, and Central Africa.
Wahu and Nameless
They are commonly known as the Mathenges. The lovely couple has been in the music scene for over a decade and have now diversified.
Nameless and Wahu in 2021 launched their own clothing line, N-ZONE, which Kenyans have fully embraced. Wahu is in the beauty industry and owns a salon called Afro Siri. Nameless is an architecture by profession.
Tanzanian musician Harmonize, real name Rajab Abdul Kahali is the newest celebrity making a business move.
Two days ago, harmonize unveiled his first line of cigarettes, known as Tembo cigarettes, to the public.
His real name is brian ombima. King kaka has always talked about his most significant milestones, and apart from his music, he is a boss.
King kaka is the CEO of the Kaka empire, which has signed many Kenyan artists. He is also an influencer and ambassador of huge brands like Remy Martin, and his latest signing is from Sportsbet.io, a betting company using cryptocurrency.
Nandy is a female Tanzanian musician who is very famous. She has won best female In the All Africa Music Award.
Her real name is Faustina Charles Mfinanga, and she is the owner of Nandy Bridal.
Rayvanny’s first venture into business caught the attention of his boss, who publically applauded him for making the big-money move.
Rayvanny launched his classy hotel in Tanzania. The hotel is so classy that it will be able to hold high-profile personalities in Tanzania and all over.
It is never wise to waste time if you have the opportunity and resources. If you have a business idea invest in it.