Top 9 Naija Musicians From Wealthy Homes
In this world, some people will never suffer even if they choose never to work a day in their life. This is because they were born with silver spoons. Now, let me break it down for you, it means someone in their lineage already paid the dues. Either their father, or grandfather, or great grandfather, or their father’s mother already did the dirty job. So I’m going to give you at least top 9 Naija musicians from wealthy homes. Artist whose background made it easy to make to the lime light in a big way.
I wasn’t born with a silver spoon, I am not even sure if it’s a stainless spoon or rubber spoon. Whatever sha! One thing I know for sure is that if I was born with a silver spoon, I will be farther than where I am now. Now let’s be sincere, there are a lot of people out there who has what it takes to make it but are struggling because there’s no one to help them.
For this music artist below, if they weren’t born financially secured, would they be here? For me I think some of these Naija musicians from wealthy homes might still be rolling the streets trying to sell their shit alongside people way better than them. Tell me, don’t you think there are guys out there who are super dope but are not heard because there’s no one to help or push them forward a little?
Meet these musicians below:
In no particular order;
popularly known by the stage name Davido is son to Chief Deji Adeleke. A Nigerian business magnate, while his mother, the late Dr. Vero Adeleke, was a university lecturer. Davido was born in Alanta Georgia November 21st 1992. He also has a degree in Music from Babcock University Nigeria and has done well for himself. No doubt though that his parents contributed to his great start. He is also popularly know with the slang ‘Omo Baba Olowo’.
This breath taking gentleman popularly known as Lynxxx is formerly known as Chukie Edozien. He has a degree in Business, Economics and Marketing from the University of Hull in United Kingdom. His dad was the former Governor of defunct Bendel State and the first Deputy Governor of Delta state, Chief John Edozien. Lynxxx was born into a family of six, the last child and only son. You can say all his wishes are certainties, being a celebrity is just an addition. He is the originator of Jollof Musik.
Oh! Beautiful Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola populary known as DJ Cuppy is daughter of Nigerian Billonaire Femi Otedola. She is a graduate of Kings College London with a BSC in Economics and a Masters in Music from New York University. She’s been featured in Forbes, Vogue and Financial Times. She’s a daddy’s girl and he’s always got her back.
.Naetochukwu Chikwe popularly known as Naeto C is from Owerri in Imo state. Born to former Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, Doctor Mrs. Kema Chikwe and Chief Herbert Chikwe. He has a BSC in Biology from George Washington University and an MSC in Energy Studies from Dundee in Scotland. He is also a poet and a spoken word artist. His family also gave him everything he needed for his development as a musician.
Tallaman whose actual name is Prince Adeyemi Adetona is a very talented musician. This handsome young man is actually a real prince. His father is Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, a traditional ruler in Oyo State and pretender to the throne of its historic empire. Tillaman has a strong financial protection, music is just fun for him I guess.
6. Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu
Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu also known as Ozzy Bosco or wonderkid is a prominent Nigerian music prodigy. He won kids Got Talent at age 4 and thereafter, his fame grew. His mother is Elizabeth Nonye Mojekwu, a popular business woman who deals in real estate and who is well-known in society. With the strong financial support from home, he was able to emerge this strong at a tender age.
The popular DJ Xclusive is also known Rotimi Alakija, a British Nigerian disc jockey, record producer and recording artist. Rotimi Alakija was born in the UK to Nigerian parents. He has a degree in Physics and Computer Science at Reading University. He also studied Financial Computing at Brunel University. He is the nephew to Nigerian business mogul, Folorunsho Alakija.
Our popular, adorable Tiwa Savage is also known as Tiwatope Savage Balogun. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Kent and attended Berklee College of Music where she got a degree in professional music. Her family migrated to London when she was 11 years old. She has done backup vocals for a lot of foreign artists. Although nothing is said of her parents occupation, she has more opportunities than most local artists had.
Olubankole Wellington is popularly known with his stage name Banky W. He was born in the US but was brought back to Lagos at the age of 5. He returned to New York after secondary school where he obtained a degree in Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Banky did not quit music while studying. He even participated in Albany Idol and won it. He is certainly one of those Naija musicians from wealthy homes.