By Jonathan Baguma
Forbes, the world’s most credible auditing entity on May 4th released a list of Africa’s richest artists. however,to the surprise of many, the 10 man list did not feature any of our darling local artists!
it should be noted that Ugandan artists are well known for their showy lifestyles as well as bragging around, trying to paint a picture of how rich they are regardless of their less bank balance.
The ratings from the Forbes list goes ahead to indicate that the Nigerians as well as South African artistes are way bigger than most other artistes on the continent when it comes to issues of bank balance and assets.
The list put Senegal’s Akon in number one,South Africa’s Black Coffee in number two,Hugh Masekela in number three and Nigerian producer Don Jazzy in number four. Wizkid, the most trending artist on the continent was however put in number seven on the list followed by Davido as well as Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie.