After Nigeria, South Africa is undeniably the next best scene in the Music industry in Africa. This era has certainly paved way for most artistes, enabling them to have their breakthrough in the music industry. Today, let me take this chance to let you in on 10 musicians in South Africa whose money do the talking;
He is an independent rap artist in SA whose music has received tremendous love in this era. He owns a record label known as Family Tree. Cassper has been able to land a number of major brand deals such as MTN and Vodka. His networth is estimated to be around $3 million.
This is a South African duo consisting of Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe. Previously, they started off as 3 but the late Tebogo Madingoane passed on in 2004. Despite having major challenges in their music career, the duo has beat all odds and they keep on producing one hit song after another, say Khona. The duo has won a good number of awards such as the Best Duo Award in the MTV Africa Music Awards of 2014 and a similar award in the South African Music Award. Their networth is at $20 million.
BLACK COFFEE- Nkosinathi Maphumulo
He is a producer and a DJ who owns a record label known as Soulistic Music. He is so talented in what he does that he has been able to do a number of collaborations with international artistes such as Alicia Keys and Drake. His net worth is at $2 million.
AKA – Kiernan Jarryd Forbes
He began his solo journey as a rapper in 2011 where he released his solo album which has been making headlines ever since. Prior to that, he was part of a rap group called Entity. He has also been able to land major endorsement deals that have made his pocket even heavier. AKA’s net worth is $11.4 million.
OSKIDO – Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa
He is the founder of a record label known as Kalawa Jazmee Records. Alongside being a recording artist, Oskido is also a producer. He also owns a number of businesses. His net worth is at $2 million. read more on oskido’s net wort here
REBECCA MALOPE – Batsogile Lovederia Malope
Gospel music was her calling. She has been in this field for 30 years. She is one of the best selling artistes in SA, having sold over 10 million albums in SA. Alongside her music she also gets to hold a TV show. Her net worth is $5 million.
He us one of the most popular artistes in South Africa. Apart from being a pop singer, he is an actor as well as a TV presenter. He has released 30 albums in total. Steve’s net worth is said to be around $20 million.
This is a hip hop group in Cape Town. They own a recording label known as Zef. Their huge presence and publicity on youtube has made them lots of money. Their net worth is about R56 million.
DJ EUPHONIK – Themba Mbongeni Nkosi
Apart from being a DJ, he is also a radio presenter, a music producer and an investor in real estate. He is well travelled and his net worth is around $2.5 million.
PROTOCULTURE – Nate Raubenheimer
He is a renowned South African DJ and musician. He is one of the richest DJs in SA, having released a good number of albums and mixtapes.