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  • Elton John has sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six-decade career in music
  • Elton John is commonly nicknamed the “Rocket Man” after his 1972 hit single of the same name
  • Elton John has released 31 albums since 1969
  • Elton John is an HIV/AIDS charity fundraiser and has been involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s
  • Elton John has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100 



  • Bad Bunny’s real name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio
  • Bad Bunny chose his stage name after sharing an online picture of himself as a child wearing a bunny suit and having a grumpy expression on his face
  • Bad Bunny’s music is defined as Latin trap and reggaeton
  • Bad Bunny rose to popularity in 2016 with his song “Diles”
  • Bad Bunny has starred in movies such as Bullet Train, F9, American Sole and more 




    • Although he is professionally known as Lil Baby, his real name is Dominique Armani Jones 
    • Lil Baby rose to mainstream fame in 2017 following the release of his mixtape Perfect Timing
    • Lil Baby’s debut studio album, Harder Than Ever, spawned the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single “Yes Indeed”
    • Lil Baby dropped out of school when he was in the 9th grade 


  • Lil Baby is known for using his platform to fight for social change 




  • Lil Nas X played the trumpet while he was in junior school 
  • Lil Nas X dropped out of college to pursue his career in music 
  • Before becoming famous, Lil Nas X created a Nicki Minaj stan account on Twitter 
  • Lil Nas X was born in Atlanta, Georgia 
  • Lil Nas X first achieved viral popularity thanks to TikTok 



  • Burna Boy’s music genre includes Afrobeats, Pop, Dancehall and Nigerian Street music 
  • Burna Boy’s hit song ‘Last Last’ off his album ‘Love Damini’ has been certified platinum in the UK
  • Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ was revealed to have sold over 600,000 units in the UK alone  
  • Burna Boy will be the first African ever artist to headline London Stadium in 2023 
  • Burna Boy is signed to Atlantic Records 



  • Ciara has admitted that she has a fear of horses 
  • Ciara is a sports investor 
  • Ciara says that it was Michael Jackson who inspired her to pursue a career in music 
  • Ciara admits that she falls asleep and wakes up to ESPN everyday 
  • Ciara is from Atlanta, Georgia 



  • Kendrick Lamar is known for his progressive musical styles and socially conscious songwriting
  • Kendrick Lamar is often considered one of the most influential hip hop artists of his generation
  • Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for eight 2023 Grammy Awards 
  • Kendrick Lamar’s album “DAMN” is the fastest selling record of 2017 
  • Kendrick Lamar’s album ‘DAMN’ was the first hip-hop album to win the Pulitzer Prize



  • Beyonce is married to rapper Jay-Z and has three children, daughter Blue Ivy Carter and twins, Rumi and Sir Carter
  • Beyonce has sold over 250 million records worldwide as a solo artist
  • While a part of world’s best-selling female group of all time, Destiny’s Child, Beyonce sold over selling over 100 million records worldwide
  • Beyonce possesses a three-octave mezzo-soprano vocal range
  • Beyonce’s first role in a movie was for the musical Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)



  • Although he is professionally known by his stage name Rema, his real name is Divine Ikubor
  • Rema’s stage name is an abbreviation for “Redefining Everything Music Around”
  • Rema is a Nigerian rapper, musician and performing artist
  • Rema rose to stardom with the release of the song “Dumebi”.
  • Rema signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records in 2019 




  • Although he is professionally known as Oxlade, his real name is Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman
  • Oxlade is a Nigerian singer and songwriter signed to Troniq Music, Epic Records in France, and Fuenlabrada Records in the UK
  • Oxlade rose to prominence with the release of the song “Away”, which appeared on Rolling Stone’s 50 best songs of 2020
  • Oxlade’s music genre includes Afro Beats, Pop, Afropop and Nigerian RNB 
  • Oxlade is the recipient of the Headies Award for Best Vocal Performance (Male) 



  • Ari Lennox’s real name is Courtney Shanade Salter 
  • Ari Lennox began gaining recognition after the release of her first EP Pho
  • Ari Lennox got her stage name from Mary Lennox, the little girl in the film adaptation of The Secret Garden.
  • Ari Lennox performed at the 2022 Soul Train Awards 
  • Ari Lennox has been described as a forthright lyricist and understated vocalist 



  • Nicki Minaj’s real name is Onika Tanya Maraj
  • Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, and songwriter
  • Nicki Minaj first gained recognition after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009 
  • Nicki Minaj is known for her musical versatility, animated flow in her rapping, alter egos and accents 
  • Nicki Minaj is  the first female rapper to earn ten Top 10 hits on US Pop Radio.




  • Phantom Steeze’s real name is Glen Mpho Makwala
  • Phantom Steeze is a dancer and rapper born and bred in Tembisa 
  • Phantom Steeze’s career spans over a decade long 
  • Phantom Steeze has over 7.6K monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • Phantom Steeze has worked with South African artists such as Costa Titch, Sizwe Alakine and Kwesta 




  • Although she is famously known by her stage name, Cardi B’s real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar Cephus 
  • Cardi B first gained popularity as an influencer on Vine and Instagram
  • Cardi B has two children with Husband Offset 
  • Cardi B has a face tattoo of her son’s name “Wave” 
  • Cardi B has won a total of 9 Grammy Awards throughout her career 





  • Although he is professionally known as Benny Blanco, his real name is Benjamin Joseph Levin
  • Benny Blanco is a five-time BMI Songwriter of the Year award winner
  • Benny Blanco has 18.4M monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • Benny Blanco used to pretend to be Jay-Z’s lawyer 
  • Benny Blanco is a producer and songwriter who has worked with Artists such as Rihanna, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeren and Kanye West 



  • Growing up, Harry Styles used to be in a band called ‘White Eskimo’ 
  • Harry Styles considers Shania Twain to be one of his biggest influences
  • Harry Styles has appeared in an episode of iCarly 
  • Harry Styles had his first kiss when he was just 11 years old 
  • Harry Styles wrote “Falling” in just a shower towel with Fine Line songwriter and producer Kid Harpoon in only 20 minutes

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