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Bruno Mars real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez, a far stretch from his moniker, ‘Bruno Mars’.


He received the nickname that he now uses as his stage name ‘Bruno Mars’ from his dad after the professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino.


At the tender age of only four years old, Bruno Mars became an Elvis impersonator.


Not only does Bruno Mars sing, but he also plays the drums, keyboard, bass and guitar!


Bruno Mars is of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent.




Anderson. Paak used to work on a marijuana farm before becoming the star that he is today.


Anderson. Paak performed six songs on Dr Dre’s 2015 album ‘Compton’.


Anderson. Paak was the drummer for the American Idol contestant Haley Reinhart.


Anderson. Paak’s son is named Soul Rasheed.


Anderson. Paak’s track ‘The Bird’ was featured on Beyonce’s ‘Hot Sauce’ playlist, revealing that she is a fan of the young artist.





A-Reece was first signed by P Raw to Raw X at the age of 16 before he joined Ambitious Entertainment.


The rapper was signed to Ambitious Entertainment in 2015 which he left in 2017 without his music to start afresh because he did not agree with the terms of their contract.


He says that his name comes from his interest in astronomy and his star sign which is Aries.


A-Reece grew up in Pretoria with his parents and two brothers but his Father was barely at home.


 He says that he had Khuli Chana open for him at his first show at the age of 16.




Courtnae Paul’s favourite songs to dance to range all the way from Lauryn-hill to Wiz Kid.


Some of Courtnae Paul’s favourite dancers are Neguin, Narumi, Logistix and Kid David.


Courtnae Paul first got into dancing when she joined a church dance group at the age of 11.


She practices all kinds of dance but specifically break dancing, afro and kizoma.



Manu WorldStar is 23-years-old and grew up in Johannesburg 


He is a South African-born Congolese hip hop artist.


He featured on Vuzu‘s reality TV show, ‘The Hustle’ season 2.


Manu WorlStar is signed to Sony Music.


He has 13 number #1 spot and counting for hit single Nalingi, on key radio & TV charts in territories such as the UK, Nigeria, Botswana, Zambia and South Africa.




Intaba YaseDubai has signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment. 


Intaba YaseDuba began his music career back in high school when he was in Grade 9. 


Intaba YaseDubai’s describes his name as an experience he wants his listeners to have.


Amabunjwa was the first record label Intaba YaseDubai was signed under by ‘Maskandi’ artist Phumlani Imfezemnyama Khumalo’s. 


He was not always adored by fans, his stage performances were either cut short or he would get kicked off stage because the audience would not respond to his sound. 



Yung Bleu’s real name is Jeremy Biddle. He is an Alabama native who was born there in 1994.


His musical influences are Tupac Shakur, Boosie Badazz and Lauryn Hill. Also, the songs of Luther Vandross inspired him to start making music. 


In 2013 Yung Bleu released his first mixtape, called “Hello World”.


Yung Bleu is also known as Bleu Vandross, named after R&B legend Luther Vandross.


He is best known for his 2020 single “You’re Mines Still”, which peaked at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100.




Chris Brown created an OnlyFans. He posted a tweet last year in November sharing the link to his new account.


Chris Brown was banned from the UK, following his infamous assault on Rihanna in 2009. However, the ban has been lifted as of 2020.


Chris Brown owns 14 Burger King restaurants. A successful Burger King franchisee must have a net worth of at least $1.5 million and have $500,000 in liquid assets.


Chris Brown was discovered in a petrol station when he was 13-years-old. 


Chris Brown used to go by the stage name C-Syzle before he became famous.




Chlöe Bailey co-writes all of Chloe x Halle’s songs with Halle. She co-produced the majority of songs on Ungodly Hour and The Kids Are Alright.


Beyoncé refers to Chlöe and Haley as her “family”. She signed the girls to her label, Parkwood, after their YouTube cover of ‘Pretty Hurts’ went viral in 2013. 


Chlöe Bailey played a young version of Beyoncé in The Fighting Temptations.


Chlöe Bailey is the actress who plays Jazlyn “Jazz” Foster in Grown-ish. Jazz is a track athlete with big dreams who becomes close friends with Zoey (Yara Shahidi).


According to various reports, Chlöe Bailey has a net worth of roughly $2,000,000. Net worths are often a guessing game though, so take this with a pinch of salt.




Ed Sheeran gives his guitars names. They’re called Lloyd, Felix, Cyril and Nigel!


He loves playing with LEGO. He even wrote a song called LEGO House!


Ed Sheeran’s favourite song from his album X is  Thinking Out Loud. 


Prince Charles is the first celebrity Ed Sheeran ever met.


Ed Sheeran ‘s favourite food is biscuits, Oreos.



Billie Eilish made history as the second-youngest artist in history to win the top four awards: Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Album of the Year.


In February 2021, Billie released her first official documentary film, Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry on Apple TV+. 


The singer might be known for her iconic green locks however, her natural hair colour is blonde.


Billie Eilish is the youngest female artist ever to have a number 1 album in the UK.


Billie Eilish has been writing music since she was 11 years old.




At the 2020 Grammy awards, Lil Nas X wore a fuchsia-coloured custom-made Versace suit which took 700 hours to construct.


Lil Nas X’s real name is Montero Lamar Hill. Hill’s stage Name “Lil Nas X” was a tribute to rapper “Nas.


Lil Nas X became the record holder for having a song remain at number one for 15 weeks as an openly gay artist, beating Elton John’s hit “Candle in the wind.


In 2019, on the last day of Pride Month in the USA, Lil Nas X came out publicly as being gay by asking his followers to listen carefully to his latest single “c7osure”.


On January 5, 2021, Lil Nas X released a children’s book called C is for Country. It ranked at number 8 for children’s books worldwide on this day.






Before becoming famous Kali Uchis was a poet and she played the saxophone in a jazz band in high school.


Kali Uchis did mixed media collaging art and video editing/directing for work in her late teens.


Kali Uchis has procured features for Vogue, FADER Magazine, Billboard, and others.


Kali Uchis was born in Virginia, raised in Colombia, and later resided in Los Angeles, California.


Kali Uchis released a song inspired by Billie Holiday over a Ralfi Pagan instrumental that premiered on Billboard in November of 2014.





SZA has worked with big names in the industry, including Beyoncé, Solange Knowles as well as Nicki Minaj and Maroon 5.


SZA’s record label TDE held her album Ctrl back in before it was released in June 2017. 


SZA dropped a mini-documentary in response to the long road leading up to the release of her first album Ctrl titled, Where The Hell Have You Been: Road to Ctrl. 


SZA’s Grammy-nominated album, Ctrl, was inspired by the singer’s own view of having no control in her life.


SZA’s musical influences are Meelah, Björk, Ella Fitzgerald, Jamiroquai and Lauryn Hill. She also draws inspiration from non-musical creatives like Spike Lee.




Moozlie was born Nomuzi Mabena on the 22nd of September 1992!


She’s passionate about protecting the rights of women and children in SA.


Brenda Fassie is her ultimate role model. She has always loved her since she was a little girl.


Moozlie’s motto for life is tattooed on her collarbone  ‘Where there’s life, there’s hope’ printed in Latin under her clavicle.


She grew up in Rynfield, Benoni, a small suburb in the East Rand. She was raised by her mom and dad and she also has an older sister.




Kid X is 31 years old. He was born on 13th October 1988 in Caracara, but he grew up in Cullinan, Pretoria.


He has loved Kwaito his entire life, but he fell in love with hip-hop music ten years ago after listening to Eminem’s biopic 8 Mile.


He was inspired to sign up in CashTime Family by his friend Smashes. He left the recording label in 2014. 


The value of this musician’s lyrics is estimated to be R10,000 per feature. 


Kid X won four titles from the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards because of the song Caracara with most gifted male duo, hip-hop artist, and video of the year. 




Her real name is Belcalis Almanzar.


In 2018, she revealed she once got butt injections in someone’s basement for $800.


In 2021, Cardi B teamed up with doll brand Real Women Are to launch her very own limited-edition Cardi B doll.


Cardi B is from The Bronx which is a borough in New York.


Cardi B is of mixed nationality. Her parents are from two different countries in the Caribbean. Her mother is from Trinidad while her dad is Dominican.



Lizzo is the singer’s nickname; her real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson.


Yep! Lizzo got together with the legendary Prince back in 2014 for his album ‘Plectrumelectrum’, featuring on his song ‘Boytrouble’. 


Lizzo took to the red carpet at the BRIT Awards 2020 dressed as a Hershey’s chocolate bar. 


Lizzo voiced Lydia in the 2019 film UglyDolls, and also had a role in the Jennifer Lopez flick Hustlers.


She took home three GRAMMY Awards in 2020.




Marshmello’s real name is Christopher Comstock.


Christopher Comstock’s career actually didn’t start with Marshmello, but under his other alias, Dotcom.


Marshmello decided to move to Los Angeles, where he pursued his music career.


In 2017, it was announced that Marshmello had become one of the highest-paid DJs in the world.’

Marshmello donated half a million dollars to the KIND Foundation (Kids In Need Defense).





Nick, Kevin, and Joe donate 10% of their earnings to charity. 


Nick Jonas, the youngest of the three brothers has performed in several Broadway plays. 


Joe Jonas once guest judged on American Idol.


Nick created his own band called Nick Jonas and the Administration. 


The brothers are the youngest band yet to be on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.

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