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Don Jazzy & Akon Top Richest African Artists, Musicians In 2013 – Forbes Magazine

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Sept 2nd, 2013 – Don Jazzy & Akon Top Richest African Artists, Musicians In 2013 – Forbes Report

Mavin Boss Don Jazzy seems to be doing well after his split with D’banj, his ex Mohit business partner.

According to the latest report by Forbes magazine and Channel O music station, Akon is the richest African artist in 2013 followed by Nigerian music producer Don Jazzy.

Check out the rest of the list below.

Top 10 Richest African Artists In 2013

(1) Akon – the founder of Konvict Music, He’s Senegalese-American
(2) Don Jazzy – He is the best African and Nigerian music producer.
DJ is the founder of Mavin records and an ambassador to Loyal Milk, MTN and Samsung.

He has produced songs for Kanye West, D’banj, Beyonce and many others

(3)P-Square ranked best African music group. Featured on Forbes Magazine for Africa twice, sold out concert, presidential guest in at least 5 African countries, they fly a private jet.
(4) D’banj
(5) Wizkid
(6) 2face Idibia
(7) Anselmo Ralph aka Angola Prince
(8) Sarkodie – Ghanian rapper
(9) Ice Prince – BET Award winning artist
(10) Banky W – Co-founder of Empire Music Records, EME.

Don Jazzy is doing very well to have followed Akon in this latest ranking.

Congrats to all of them



  1. don jazzy fan

    September 2, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Oh my, this is nice.
    this is a wake up call for Dbanj


    September 2, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    How is Wizkid richer than Banky W??????????????????

  3. ifeanyi

    September 2, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    i dont believe wizkid is richer than banky w

  4. Noble

    September 2, 2013 at 5:51 PM

    Mr. Poster, hw can Wizkid be richer than Banky W, 2face Idibia and others… Hmmm plz check ur post and repost again cz He z nt even richer than Davido though Hlhe z very rich but nt 2 d level u r placin him… Tnx

  5. chima

    September 2, 2013 at 5:55 PM

    wow so wizkid is nw richer dan wanky hmmm….is gud shall 2 more dan ur boos.

  6. aremu m d

    September 2, 2013 at 6:48 PM

    HOw can wizkid b richer dan 2face ..a whole 2baba Of nigeria…competiting with d’banj..

  7. Dan Yola

    September 2, 2013 at 7:04 PM

    U wey get mouth tok, hav u chek dia bank account ?

  8. Prisella

    September 2, 2013 at 7:26 PM

    Congrats 2 dem al…So wia z Tonto Dikeh bin placed na? Lolz

  9. Oluwadamilare

    September 2, 2013 at 7:56 PM

    Hw is dat possible, that Wizkid is richer than banky w, Banky w is the Godfather of Wizkid so it can be possible oooooooooooooo

  10. Ozone Baba

    September 2, 2013 at 9:02 PM

    wizkid may b richer dan Banky w bcos he is makin money directly for himself. he is not sharin his miney with Banky w anymore. He made so much money from many endosement dis year alone, nd nt to talk of d money he made from shows. so it is possible he is richer dan his former boss.

  11. amingo

    September 2, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    Omo carry eye for dere jooo 2 me none is richer dan 2 baba among dem all,talkless of wizkid abi wetin u call am?1 love to my main man 2 f ace

  12. i knw all

    September 2, 2013 at 11:05 PM

    oya! quick! quick! mak we begin comot our own list, cos dis 1 na #NaijaGists dre own…4 mi own list na tonto dy top o! lwkmd

  13. Emrys

    September 3, 2013 at 12:35 AM

    Mehnnnn dis is bushhh how wizkid go get money pass banky is not posSible and it can never possible 4dis world,abeg who ever post dis mess shuld repost it coz dis1 na fake!!!Don jazzy u still remain my oga

  14. desphobia

    September 3, 2013 at 4:20 AM

    we are talking about cash and asset u are talking about 2face, ur popularity or how long is not a yardstick for success or wealth.

  15. Arabmoney

    September 3, 2013 at 7:54 AM

    Crab list lol,wizpikin richer than 2 baba? Lol its just like comparing sleep to death,go and audit 2baba and see what the young man has done for him self,I guess I need to bring up my own list,bank w and wizzpikin put together self no near 2baba the father,but I don’t knw about Dbanj and Don Baba j.

    • Felix

      September 3, 2013 at 8:32 AM

      You guys should understand how Forbes rate individual before making ur comment!For 2013 in perspective and not their worth for their entire career….We need more mature guys here…..

  16. adebabs

    September 3, 2013 at 9:04 AM

    Mr felix,u av said it all.d ranking is just 4 2013 only not dere wort .

  17. lol

    September 3, 2013 at 9:22 AM


  18. Season

    September 4, 2013 at 12:48 AM

    Tah, wizzy neva near Davido, tlk of banky, den even 2face, ehe, wizkid of yestaday, e no fit reach dat level

  19. Season

    September 4, 2013 at 12:50 AM

    Wizzy neva near davido, tk more of banky, xo tey even 2face 2, na wizard ? Person of yestaday

  20. Eclat Total Girl

    September 8, 2013 at 1:53 PM

    Thumbs up Don Jazzy, we are so proud of you. congrats y’all, more grease to your elbow

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