10 Best and Richest Musicians from Ghana in 2020.
Richest Musicians from Ghana: Do you want to know who the richest musicians in Ghana are? Then this article is for you. I will talk about the 10 best and richest Ghanaian musicians who have made a name for themselves in the music industry.
The following are the list of the richest musicians from Ghana in no particular order:
Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong popularly known as Becca was born on the 15th of August, 1984. She is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actor. She began capturing the hearts of her fans since 2007. She has since released three studio albums and won multiple music awards.
Becca rose to the firm over the years and with that, her wealth grew significantly, making her one of the richest musicians in the Ghana music industry. While she does enjoy having a luxurious lifestyle, she also gives back to the people. She also has an organization that focuses on raising funds to help Ghanaian children living with HIV/AIDS.
9. Okyeame Kwame
Kwame Nsiah Apau popularly known as Okyeame Kwame was born on the 17th of April, 1976. He is a Ghanaian rapper, songwriter, creative director, and entrepreneur. He has been into music since 1997. Then, he was part of a duo called Akyeame with Daniel Kofi Amoateng. However, he made his decision to go solo in 2004, which seems to have been a bold step for him.
Other than earning money from his music, he also has a variety of enterprises. He is the owner of a record label named One Mic Entertainment, he is the co-owner of Firm Bridges Communications and a partner in Horseman Shoes.
Kwame is an ambassador for several brands, including GT Bank, MTN Group, and Coca-Cola.
This is a Ghanaian hip-hop/hiplife group made up of two music artistes, Rashid Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem. The two have known each other their whole lives, as they are cousins. Hakeem is the CEO of the group, and Mugeez is the lead singer. Before their popularity, they performed under the name Camp Yard.
In the course of time, R2Bees have become quite popular in Ghana and beyond. They have collaborated with many big names in the music industry, their latest collab being with Nigeria’s own Wizkid. R2Bees’ music has brought them immense fame, and wealth.
Nii Addo Quaynor, popularly known as Tinny was born on 19th January 1982. He has been in the business since he was a child; in fact, he started performing at the age of 12. At the time, he was a member of a duo called Nature and Agony, but in the long run, he decided to go solo and he became more successful as a solo artist.
Despite being one of the richest musicians in Ghana, he seems to be very down-to-earth. From what we could gather from his social media, it looks like he loves his family and fans very much, and he finds true joy in what he does.
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore, popularly known as D-Black was born on 12th January 1986. He grew up in a family of people involved in hip-hop, so it is not surprising he turned out to be a hip-hop artist. Since he was a teenager, he began recording music and in recent years, he became one of the most successful musicians in Ghana.
Currently, D-Black is not only a music artist but also the founder and CEO of Black Avenue Musik, an independent record label. Among some of the artists signed to the label are Dahlin Gage, Sefa, DJ Breezy, Wisa Greid, Nina Richie, Ronny Turn Me Up, and Kobla Jnr.
5. Fuse ODG
Nana Richard Abiona, popularly known as Fuse ODG was born on 2nd December 1988. He is of Ghanaian-English origin; he was born in London but grew up in Ghana, studied in England, and returned to Ghana to pursue his career.
He became involved in the music industry in 2011 and within this short period of time, he has collaborated with big names in the game, such as Major Lazer, Shatta Wale, Sean Paul, etc. He became successful very quickly and he shows no sign of stopping.
Emmanuel Andrews Samini, popularly known as Samini was born on 22nd December 1981. He was into music since 1999. However, before he rose to fame, he was a member of a church choir. He became a professional musician in 1999 and released his debut album in 2004.
Over time, he has successfully released six albums and established his own record label called Samini Music. Samini has shared the stage with Jay-Z, Akon, Sean Paul, Shaggy, and other numerous artists in the hip-hop industry.
Livingstone Etse Satekla, popularly known as Stonebwoy was born on 5th March 1988. Recently, he has been a very versatile artist. Back in the high school days, Stonebwoy decided to enroll himself in a rap battle. It was a popular competition that was named ‘Kasahara Level’. He performed alongside Dr. Cryme.
His achievements also include an award at the BET, where he won the best musician, and that time he could have easily been in the Forbes richest musicians in Ghana. The very first recording deal that he had signed was with Samini’s music record.
Stonebwoy recorded his first single which was named ‘Climax’; this was before he created his very own record label.
2. Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., popularly known as Shatta Wale was born on 17th October 1984. He has achieved a lot over the years. He is currently one of the richest musicians in Ghana. He has made his wealth from his music, as well as from his own record label, Shatta Movement Records.
He began his career back in 2004 as Bandana, but something made him change his name to Shatta Wale in 2013. All things considered, it seems to have been a great career move, as he has received more recognition under the new name than he ever had before.
Recently, he is a very successful and powerful figure in the Ghana music industry, and he is the face of several companies, including Guinness, Kasapreko, Rush, and Boss Baker.
Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie was born on 10th July 1985. He is one of the most recognizable musicians from Ghana. He began his music career in 2005 and has since become one of the most influential artistes in Ghana.
Through the years, he has released multiple singles and albums and has received numerous awards for his performances.
In addition to his music career, Sarkodie is also a businessman with his own line of clothing and accessories, and an ambassador for big brands such as Samsung and Tigo Telecommunications Ghana.
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