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  • BTS is also known as the Bangtan Boys
  • BTS is a Korean phrase that means ‘bulletproof boy scouts’
  • The BTS fandom is called ARMY, which stands for  ‘Adorable Representative MC for Youth.’ 
  • Before joining BTS, band member Suga was an underground rapper with the stage name ‘Gloss.’ 
  • BTS produces their own music 



  • Pierre David Guetta is a French DJ and music producer 
  • David Guetta has over 10 million albums and 65 million singles sales globally
  • David Guetta has more than 10 billion streams
  • David Guetta was voted the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll in 2020 and 2021 
  • David Guetta’s Ushuaia Ibiza closing party Livestream is the most watched TikTok LIVE by a DJ



  • Major Lazer is an American electronic dance music DJ trio
  • Major Lazer includes record producer Diplo, and DJs Walshy Fire and Ape Drums.
  • Major Lazer originates from Kingston, Jamaica
  • Major Lazer was founded in 2008 by Diplo 
  • Major Lazer has 19M monthly listeners.



  • Costa Titch started off in a dance group called ‘New Age Steez’ 
  • Costa Titch was backup dancer to Cassper Nyovest 
  • Costa Titch’s real name is Costa Tsobanoglou 
  • Costa Titch currently has 5 albums out including an EP titled Wonderland
  • Costa’s breakout single ‘Nkalakatha ft Riky Rick and AKA reached more than 900k views on Youtube in just 6 month 



  • Jack Harlow worked at a Chick-fil-A before he began to rap professionally 
  • Jack Harlow first opened for Vince Staples in Louisville
  • Jack Harlow Became famous with his 2020 single, “What’s Poppin”
  • Jack Harlow was included on XXL magazine’s “2020 Freshman Class”
  • Jack Harlow’s “First Class”, became his second number-one





  • Burna Boy is the very first Nigerian solo artist to win a Grammy
  • Burna Boy’s album ‘LIFE’ sold more than 500,000 copies in a day
  • A comic book inspired Burna Boy’s stage name
  • Burna Boy got his first tattoo when he was a teenager
  • Burna Boy’s grandfather worked closely with one of Africa’s biggest musicians Fela Kuti



  • Selena Gomez began her acting career on the children’s television series Barney & Friends
  • Selena Gomez rose to prominence as a teenager when starring as Alex Russo on the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place
  • Selena Gomez is named after the famous Mexican-American singer-songwriter Selena
  • Selena Gomez became the youngest ambassador to UNICEF in 2009 at the age of 17
  • Selena Gomez became the first person to hit one hundred million followers on Instagram 



  • Nasty C has a tattoo of a foot on his stomach (from when he was “pregnant” with his album :’Strings and Bling’) 
  • Nasty C’s first rap name was “Man J” 
  • Nasty C has opened for American rapper Future 
  • Nasty C is learning to play the piano 
  • In high school Nasty C dropped an EP titled ‘LAME’ 



  • Chris Brown was 13 years old when he was discovered in a Gas Station 
  • When Chris Brown was 15 years old, he was offered a recording contract by L.A Reid’s Def Jam but rejected it and chose to work with Jive Records instead
  • Once Chris Brown was signed by Jive Records, he decided to drop out of school so he could pursue his career in music.
  • Chris Brown has starred in a couple of movies including Stop the Yard, Takers and This Christmas as well as television series such as The O.C and an episode of Sesame Street!
  • Chris Brown is trained in martial arts 



  • Drake’s father, Dennis Graham, was a drummer for the Rock and Roll star Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Drake dropped out of school and decided to pursue his acting career. 
  • Drake made history at the Billboard Music Awards when he won 13 awards in one night 
  • Drake set a record for the most American Music Award nominations in October 2016.
  • Drake is a die-hard Harry Potter fan.




  • Harry Styles’s musical career began in 2010 as a solo contestant on the British music competition series The X Factor.
  • Growing up, Harry Styles was in a band called White Eskimo
  • Harry Styles has a matching tattoo with Ed Sheeren 
  • Harry Styles starred in Olivia Wilde’s movie Don’t Worry Darling
  • Harry Styles wrote, “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart” for Ariana Grande’s 2014 album, My Everything.



  • Although she is popularly known as Uncle Waffles, the South African female DJ’s real name is Lungelihle Zwane
  • From a young age, Uncle Waffles  loved singing and dancing along to her favourite songs on the radio
  • Uncle Waffles gained popularity after she posted a video of herself dancing and DJing in front of a hyped-up crowd. 
  • Uncle Waffles is an advocate for mental health
  • Uncle Waffles was raised in Eswatini by her grandmother 



  • Although she is famously known by her stage name ‘Nicki Minaj’, her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj
  • Nicki Minaj is known for her musical versatility, sharp lyrics, animated flow in her rapping, alter egos and accents
  • Nicki Minaj Wrote Her First Rap When She Was 12
  • Before Nicki Minaj became a rapper, she was fired from her waitressing job 
  • Nicki Minaj’s parents are both Gospel singers 



  • Although she is famously known by her stage name ‘Sha Sha’, the Zimbabwean singer’s real name is Charmaine Shamiso Mapimbiro
  • Sha Sha is referred to as The Queen of Amapiano by her fans 
  • Sha Sha’s career began in 2011, at the age of 19 and later was discovered by Audius Mtawarira
  • Sha Sha got her major musical break when she got introduced to DJ Maphorisa by her cab driver and  started recording professionally in 2017
  • Sha Sha has 283.2K monthly listeners 



  • In 2020, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter became the only solo artist besides Mariah Carey to have hit No. 1 in four different decades.
  • Four is Beyoncé’s favourite number 
  • A major part of Beyoncé’s vocal training included running a mile while singing.
  • Beyoncé adopted an alter ego, Sasha Fierce, to overcome stage fright.
  •  Beyoncé was the first solo artist to have six consecutive albums hit and debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.


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