Many performers, especially the indigenous Fuji Musicians, have prospered as music continues to be a lucrative profession in Nigeria.
We have the whole list of Nigeria’s ten wealthiest and most successful Fuji singers. They’re there;
1. Ayinde Wasiu Mashal (K1 De Ultimate) – N750 Million
Wasiu Ayinde is the richest Fuji musician in Nigeria; he has been in the profession for a long time and his style of music is well-liked by well-intentioned Fuji fans.
Some say he is now the genre’s most prominent artist. He cannot be referred to be the “Father of the Genre.” He is, nevertheless, one of the few who can take this manner from the private to the public arena.
He has friends with various powerful politicians in Nigeria, which helps him advance in his job. This man’s net worth was formerly estimated to be N750 million, but it has since increased.
2. Alabi Pasuma – N555 Million
This man is another well-known figure among Nigeria’s top ten richest Fuji musicians. Pasuma music is regarded as the genre’s new generation. His talent and enthusiasm for what he does provide him with the motivation to keep going.
He is the one who blended pop art and the Fuji style, bringing it closer to ordinary people like you and me, thanks to his versatility.
Pasuma is the owner of “Wasbar” recordings and the author of the album “My World,” which is well-liked by Fuji and hip-hop fans alike.
3. Abass Akande Obesere – N500 Million
Abass Akande Obesere comes in third on our list. He has a net worth of more than 500 million naia. His name is frequently linked to different disputes and scandals involving his opponents. This does not negate the fact that he has excellent musical taste.
Obesere began performing in this style in the 1990s and has maintained his popularity. One of the artist’s most notable appearances was at Olubadan’s coronation in Ibadan.
4. Saheed Osupa – N450 Million
Saidi Osupa is a real find for Fuji music in Nigeria, with a net worth of somewhat more than 450N million. He was brought up with an engineering mindset. He did not, however, let his skill fade away while studying at the Polytechnic, owing to his strong artistic nature.
His name was once linked to a controversy about him being dubbed “King of Music.” His opponents did not believe he earned the championship, so instead of simply allowing him to win, they created a major scandal.
Nevertheless, his image was not damaged in any way. All the controversies are in the past now. Today this prosperous man is still on stage and is still writing the music which makes him one of the happiest as well as richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria.
5. Adewale Ayuba – N400 Million
This well-known singer is noted for his profound views and excellent lyrics. He writes in this approach to make people think about the various philosophical issues he addresses.
He became a Christian, which may explain why his songs have changed to teach listeners to the new ideals he believes in. Let’s see what this artist has in store for us in the future.
6. Sule Alao Malaika – N300 Million
Sule Adekule Alao, or Sule Adekule Alao, is a man of fortune. Fuji music and his enormous potential in this sector were responsible for the most of his earnings.
As a result, KS 1 the Pride, as he is affectionately known by his followers, is credited with introducing this genre of music to the general public and making it as popular as pop music. His net wealth is estimated to be approximately N300 million, and he has no intention of stopping there.
Malaika has only been in this genre for a short time, but he has already played with some of Nigeria’s most well-known artists and is eager to work with others. This man will undoubtedly have his say in the future, as he is open to new prospects and sympathetic to the ideology of the younger generation.
7. Shefiu Alao – N200 Million
Omo Oko is his stage name, and he is well-known among his followers. He resides in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. Alao has won numerous prestigious accolades for his innovative work.
The artist’s musical journey began in 1982. He got into contact with the Fuji genre by coincidence, but it became his artistic expertise as a result.
Shefiu Alao began performing on the streets without relying on large fees, and now he is obscenely wealthy. Today, he expresses his gratitude to God for the outcome. Alao’s art is well-known not just in Nigeria but even internationally. This well-known performer was honoured in Ghana and Austria.
8. Muri Thunder – N100 Million
Muritala Ademola Salaudeen is his full name. When he was in high school, he became interested in music. Over time, the passion for this activity supplanted education.
The musician refuses to school in order to focus on his career. Because of this decision, his parents were shocked and threatened to disown their son.
Nothing, however, stood in his way of fulfilling his objectives. Muri moved out of his parents’ house when he was young and lived with an aunt who supported him in all of his endeavours.
Mosbelatan Music Label secured a contract with him in 1999. OPTIMISM, the first studio album, was released to the general audience.
9. Taiye Currency – N85 Million
Taiye Akande Adebisi is the stage name of Taiye Akande Adebisi, a Nigerian musician who rose through the ranks to become the ninth richest Fuji musician in the country. He is most well-known in Oyo State, where he was born and raised.
Nonetheless, he has shown a willingness to broaden his sphere of influence, and he now works with a variety of audiences in Lagos.
He used to have his brother by his side. However, with the latter’s death, he is now on his own. He is unconcerned with his opponents’ popularity.
Despite having no political connections or a personal recording studio, the man is confident that his talent will keep him famous.
10. Remi Aluko – N55 Million
Igwe1 is his stage name, and he is well-known among his admirers. He began learning music at a very young age. The artist frequently employs quick rhythms and unusual vocabulary to pique the interest of young listeners.
He has extensive studio and theatre performance experience. Aluko’s fame continues to rise at a breakneck pace.
Rumors concerning the artist’s blindness have shook the media for a long period. He was thought to have been involved in a Blackberry phone heist and had lost his sight as a result of hand-to-hand battle.
Remi wasn’t blind at first, but it became clear over time that he wasn’t. He only had to deal with the glaucoma infection in his eye.