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  • Burna Boy rose to stardom in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E.
  • Burna Boy’s latest album ‘Love, Damini’ became the highest charting Nigerian album in history 
  • Burna Boy is known as the African Giant 
  • Burna Boy’s electric sound is a fusion of dancehall, reggae, Afrobeat, and pop
  • Bose Ogulu, known as ‘Mama Burna’, is Burna Boy’s mom and manager 



  • Although he is famously known by his stage name Travis Scott, the American rapper’s real name is Jacques Bermon Webster II
  • Travis Scott’s stage name is the namesake of a favourite uncle combined with the first name of one of his inspirations, Kid Cudi
  • Travis Scott began producing and releasing beats via Myspace at 16
  • Travis Scott dropped out of the University of Texas without his parents knowing and moved to Los Angeles to make music
  • Travis Scott released his debut mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May of 2013.



    • Fivio Foreign is signed to fellow New York rapper Mase’s RichFish Records and Columbia Records
    • Fivio Foreign started out primarily contributing featured verses to other rapper’s songs but rose to prominence in 2019 with his single “Big Drip”
    • Fivio Foreign’s single ‘’Big Drip’’ spawned a remix with rappers Lil Baby and Quavo
    • ‘B.I.B.L.E’ an acronym for ‘Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth’  is the debut studio album by American rapper Fivio Foreign.


  • Fivio Foreign is  poised for stardom with his flamboyant dance moves, rugged delivery, and penchant for creating bangers




  • Shekhinah is a Pop/R&B vocalist and songwriter born in Durban, South Africa
  • Shekhinah had been singing and performing in musicals for many years throughout her childhood and early teens
  • Shekhinah walked off with the Best Pop Album award for her second album, Trouble in Paradise, at the 2022 South African Music Awards 
  • Shekhinah was the Cover Star for Glamour’s August 2022 issue 
  • Shekhinah is signed to Sony Music Entertainment



  • Although professionally known as Central Cee, the British rapper’s real name is Oakley Neil H T Caesar-Su 
  • Central Cee rose to prominence  in 2020 with the release of his singles “Day in the Life” and “Loading”
  • Central Cee has 22.2M monthly Spotify listeners 
  • Central Cee started recording his music when he was 14 years old 
  • Central Cee attributes his success to his community, as he is heavily inspired by its rich culture and history



  • Clean Bandit is an English electronic music group, formed in Cambridge in 2008
  • Clean Bandit has had four number 1 hits and ten top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart
  • Clean Bandit started as a traditional string quartet.
  • The Bassist of Clean Bandit, Jack Patterson, directs all the band’s music videos.

  • Clean Bandit was formed while all of the band members were studying at Cambridge University




  • Although famously known as Nasty C, the South African rapper, songwriter and record producer’s real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo
  • Nasty C started rapping at the age of 9 
  • Nasty C’s older brother, music producer Siyabonga Ngcobo, influenced him to start rapping and producing music 
  • Nasty C  is the first South African rapper to be awarded the YouTube Silver Play button
  • Nasty C recently collaborated with one of his South African icons, AKA, on a single titled ‘Lemonade’ which is currently the biggest hit charting in South Africa 



  • Growing up, Harry Styles was in a band called ‘White Eskimo’
  • Harry Styles has hosted  “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden’’
  • Harry Styles has over 40 tattoos, including a matching one with Ed Sheeran
  • Harry Styles listened to music from The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, and Norah Jones when he was growing up. 
  • In 2017, Harry Styles made his big-screen debut in “Dunkirk,” a war drama. 






    • Drake’s zodiac sign is Scorpio.
    • To date, Drake claims his biggest influences are Jay Z, Aaliyah, and Lil Wayne. 
    • Drake is currently the artist who has held the most number one rap singles, with 12 record-breaking songs under his belt.
    • Drake has also written many songs for other artists, namely, Jamie Foxx, Alicia Keys, and Rita Ora. 
    • Drake voiced a mammoth in the film Ice Age: Continental Drift





  • Cassper Nyovest’s real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo 
  • Cassper Nyovest is regarded as one of the most successful artists in South Africa
  • Don Billiato is an alcoholic luxury drink owned by Cassper Nyovest. 
  • Cassper Nyovest is gearing up to go against South African rapper Priddy Ugly in the much anticipated upcoming Celeb City boxing match 
  • Cassper Nyovest recently broke his long silence with a brand new song titled “4 Steps Back” in response to South African rapper Big Zulu’s previously released diss track titled ‘’150 Bars’’




  • Tyga signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records in 2008
  • ‘’Tyga’’ is a backronym for Thank you God always
  • Tyga is of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent
  • Tyga’s cousin, Travis McCoy is the lead vocalist of the group Gym Class Heroes 
  • Tyga grew up listening to Fabolous, Lil Wayne, Cam’ron and Eminem among many others



  • Megan Thee Stallion was born Megan Jovon Ruth Pete
  • Megan Thee Stallion first garnered attention when videos of her freestyling became popular on social media platforms such as Instagram
  • In Houston, Texas, May 2nd is ‘Megan Thee Stallion Day.’
  • In 2021, Megan Thee Stallion received her bachelor’s degree in health administration from Texas Southern University.
  • Megan Thee Stallion is set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ alongside American rapper Kendrick Lamar in October 2022 




  • DJ Black Coffee’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo
  • Black Coffee started DJ-ing at about the age of 17
  • Black Coffee was inducted in the “Guinness Book of World Records” when he did a non-stop 60-hour DJ set at a charity event in 2010
  • Black Coffee established his own record label Soulistic Music
  • Black Coffee received the International Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th South African Music Awards 




  • Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is known professionally as Lady Gaga
  • Lady Gaga’s stage name was inspired by the Queen song, Radio Ga Ga
  • Lady Gaga is known for her image reinventions and musical versatility
  • Lady Gaga  began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays
  • Lady Gaga started playing the piano at the age of 4 and began writing songs at the age of 13




  • Dj Khaled’s full name is Khaled Mohammed Khaled
  • Dj Khaled is an American DJ, record executive, author and record producer
  • Dj Khaled  first gained recognition as a radio host in the 1990s on the radio station 99 Jamz
  • DJ Khaled toiled as a disc jockey for years before he became an immensely successful, larger-than-life figure in rap music.
  • Dj Khaled’s most recently released album ‘’God Did’’ is the longest of his last five albums, clocking nearly an hour in length with 18 tracks 




  • Inkabi Nation is comprised of Big Zulu, Mduduzi Ncube, Lwah Ndlunkulu, Siya Ntuli and Xowla
  • In 2019, Big Zulu founded the record label Inkabi Records.
  •  The “Inkabi” as the name for the record label stems from Big Zulu’s affiliation with the Inkabi rap genre
  • Inkabi Record Label recently came together to release a highly anticipated twelve-track project 
  • Inkabi Nation’s latest album is a combination of hip hop, amapiano and afro-house records



  • Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Beyoncé rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time
  • Beyonce Wrote her hit single ‘Crazy In Love’ In Two Hours 
  • In 2020, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter became the only solo artist besides Mariah Carey to have hit No. 1 in four different decades
  • Beyoncé  opened the 2022 Academy Awards by Performing the King Richard standout track “Be Alive.”

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