Fuji music is highly entertaining, and means a lot to the Yoruba people of Nigeria. There are so many Fuji artist in Nigeria today, and this talents are doing the Yoruba tribe proud both Locally and Internationally. Many people want to know who the richest Fuji Stars in Nigeria are, and here is a carefully compiled top 10 list that would give you just that.
In this post KikioTolu team is going to give you the up-to-date 2018 list of the top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria.
Fuji music is a very popular music genre in Nigeria, and today it is mostly listened to the the southwestern region of the country. This list is to help those who have been in search of information on who is the richest Fuji musician in the country.
Brief History of Fuji Music In Nigeria: An introduction to Fuji Music
Before we go into the list of the Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria today, let’s briefly give you the history of Fuji Music in the country, and why it is loved by so many Nigerians.
Fuji is a popular musical genre in Nigeria at the moment and this genre is even being mixed with pop culture in recent times. This musical genre arose from the improvisational Ajisari/Were music tradition, which is a kind of music performed to wake Muslims before dawn during the Ramadan fasting season. This musical form “Were music/Ajisari” was made popular by Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister.
After gaining popularity in Lagos state Nigeria Fuji music began to evolve and varying styles were born. Among all the new forms and styles Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister is the creator of Fuji music. The name of the new music style was chosen in a rather funny way.
I have been caught up in arguments on the richest Fuji Musician, some argue that Pasuma is the richest, some wonder who is richer between pasuma and Saheed Osupa. Well this prolonged argument fueled the need for research on the topic and so we have carefully compiled this list of the top 10 richest fuji musicians in Nigeria this year 2018.
On what parameters was this KikioTolu list of the top 10 richest fuji musicians 2018 in Nigeria compiled?
When compiling this list of the top 10 richest fuji musicians in Nigeria this 2018 we at KikioTolu used the basic set parameters to decide those who made this top ten list. It is also important to know that unlike the advanced nations of the world it is difficult for us to know the actual net worth of a musician in Nigeria. The parameters used by include;
- Media reports
- Sales on iTunes
- Income from shows and tours
- Endorsement deals
- Artist having his/her own label or signed to a label
List Of The Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria 2018 plus Their Net Worth’s
Below is the carefully researched list;
- Ayinde Wasiu Mashal – Net Worth | N750 Million
- Abass Akande Obesere – Net Worth | N500 Million
- Pasuma Wonder – Net Worth | N455 Milllion
- Saheed Osupa – Net Worth | N450 Million
- Adewale Ayuba – Net Worth | N400 Million
- Sule Alao Malaika – Net Worth | N300 Million
- Shefiu Alao – Net Worth | N200 Million
- Muri Thunder – Net Worth | N100 Million
- Taiye Currency – Net Worth | N85 Million
- Remi Aluko – Net Worth | N55 Million
From the above list we can see that Ayinde Marshal is currently the richest Fuji musician in Nigeria this year 2018. He is also popularly known as Kwam 1 and Obaluaye of Fuji and was born on 3rd of March, 1957 in Lagos Island.
The talking point of this list as to be in the ranking of Pasuma, Osupa and Obesere. Abass Akande Obesere takes the number two spot on this list based on his current confirmed net worth (though it is argued by many that he worths more than that figure).
There you have it on this post “Top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria 2018 and their net worth.” I hope you found this article helpful.
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