Do you know who are on the list top 10 richest Fuji musicians of Nigeria? How did they achieve this fame? And what do we know about these people? Learn more here!
Nigerian music arena has been packed with the westernised artists. They seem to be willing to step away from the traditional beats and adopt the newest trends and styles brought in by the Western culture.
No wonder, so many of the traditional beats disappeared under such pressure. However, one particular style did not vanish. This technique is known as Fuji.
This genre is associated with the idea of waking Muslims up before the dawn for a morning prayer. Later though it became more than that and started serving the entertainment and not only spiritual needs. Besides, not only it did not disappear but also prominent artists specialised in it keep writing music and making a lot of money out of all the music production and concerts.
Therefore, new wealthy artists emerge in this area. From the 1980s till present day new generations come on stage to demonstrate their gift not letting this style of music dissolve in the massive amount of other styles dominating the scene.
Thus, the beat goes on. And given popularity and talent of Fuji artists, we believe you need to know the names of the richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria. So, we have crafted an extensive list for your information.
A list of richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria
K1 De Ultimate
This man is among the richest fuji musicians in Nigeria for many reasons. First of all, Wasiu Ayinde Anifowose has been on the stage for years now. However, time cuts no ice here. He is still full of energy and keeps on going.
Some believe that this man is now the leading artists in the niche. We cannot call him the father of this genre; however, he is one of those who transfers this style to the big arena and not only playing it in private.
Among other of his achievements are fifty albums. Not all of them are studio albums, though. He is still packed with ideas and willing to outdo himself. He is a friend of several influential politicians of Nigeria, which is also beneficial to his career. They make other people notice him. The net worth of this man used to be N750 million; however, this number has grown recently.
All in all, K1 De Ultimate is one of the leading artists who keep this style alive and going.
With his net worth close to N455 million, this man is another celebrity of the Fuji style. We know him as the new generation of the genre as well as one of the top richest fuji musicians in Nigeria. His talent and passion about what he is doing give him away.
Thanks to his versatility, he is the one who combined the pop art with the Fuji style and made it closer to regular people like you and me.
This young man is the owner of the “Wasbar” records as well an author of an album called “My World” which is loved by both Fuji and hip hop fans.
This musician owns at least N500 million which makes him number three on our list of the richest fuji musician in Nigeria.
His name is often involved in various conflicts and scandals with his rivals. However, this does not change the fact that he has great taste in music. He started performing in this style in the 1990s and still got it. One of the latest appearances of the artist was on the coronation of Olubadan in Ibadan. This proves our point about him still having it!
With his network slightly more than 450N million, this man is a real find for the Fuji music in Nigeria. He was raised as a man with engineering mentality. However, given the artistic nature deep inside of him, he did not let his talent dissolve even while studying at the Polytechnic Institute.
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His name was once in the scandal centred around him being called the “King of music.” His rivals did not feel like he deserved that title so instead of simply letting him get the title they started a real scandal.
Nevertheless, his image was not damaged in any way. All the controversies are in the past now. Today this prosperous man is still on stage and is still writing the music which makes him of the happiest as well as richest fuji musicians in Nigeria.
This popular musician is known for his deep thoughts and outstanding lyrics. He is in this style for a reason which is to let the world stop and think about the different philosophical question he is raising.
Despite he got really famous recently as the news broke, he became a Christian. So, now is the time for him to change all of his lyrics and introduce the listeners to the new concepts he believes in. Let’s see what this will turn out to be for this artist.
Also known as Sule Adekule Alao is a man of fortune. Most of it he made thanks to the Fuji music and his incredible potential he has in this area. Thus, as his fans call him, KS 1 the Pride truly is the person who brought this style of music into the public and made it somewhat equally popular as the pop music. His net worth is around N300 million, and he is not going to stop here.
Though not too long in this niche, he has already performed with the prominent artists of Nigeria and is willing to perform more. Open to new opportunities and close to the philosophy of the young generation, this man will definitely have his word in the history of Fuji music in Nigeria.
Under this stage name goes Taiye Akande Adebisi, who made his way in the industry and became number seven on our list of the richest fuji musicians in Nigeria. He is mainly popular in Oyo state given that that’s his home of residence.
Nevertheless, he is willing to expand his area of influence, and thus he is now performing for different audiences in Lagos.
He used to be backed up by his brother. But given the death of the latter, he is now doing it all alone. He is not afraid of the popularity his rivals have. The man is sure that his talent will still keep him famous despite having no connections with the political forces or having no personal record studi
Shina Akani was known under his stage name as Scorpido is another great and really talented Fuji musician. Unlike his rivals, he refrains from any conflicts. So, you won’t see his name involved in the conflicts.
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Thanks to his real gift in music, he is well-loved not only in Nigeria but also abroad. That’s why he spends much time performing at different concerts, not in the country. His music is also meaningful and has a great beat.
This man is mostly known for being a Christian, by far one of the most popular ones in a genre like this. They say that he specialises in converting Christian songs and hymns into the Fuji beats. What a challenge it must be to be the minority in a Muslim-dominated industry area!
However, he made it as a successful artist and still is willing to achieve more by creating great tracks with lyrics that matter.
Last but not least, Cardozo made it to our list of the richest fuji musicians in Nigeria. He is mainly performing in Lagos. However, he is now shifting beyond his normal borders.
He has been on stage since the 1990s and keeps surprising his fans with new ideas and brilliant concerts he gives.
As you can see, there are many artists specialized in Fuji music in Nigeria. They are quite popular and attract much attention of the publicity. We hope to see new faces on this list soon, as the music keeps developing and new artists still emerge. Follow this famous artist on the social media to be the first to learn about their upcoming concerts and album releases.