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The estimated net worth of Nomfundo Moh as of 2021 is $35,000 – $1.5 million. 


In 2020, Nomfundo Moh recorded her first afro-pop single titled Lilizela, produced by award-winning producer Naxion-cross.


Named Nomfundo by her parents, her name means “mama wemfundo – mother of education”. 


After graduating in 2017, Nomfundo Moh got accepted to the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN).


Nomfundo Moh’s afro-pop heroes include Ami Faku, Amanda Black, and Mthundzi.





At 6, Ami Faku began singing in a house church her dad pastored. As a result, her influences have been the church, reggae music, and hip hop.


Ami Faku’s breakthrough in the music industry was in 2017 when she competed in The Voice SA. Despite not winning, she signed to Vth Season.


Ami Faku’s song “Into Ingawe”, certified 3x platinum, was produced by Sun-El Musician’s award-winning producer.


During the 2020 African Muzik Magazine Awards, Ami Faku was nominated for Best Female Southern Africa and Best Newcomer.


In 2020, Deezer named Ami Faku, the most-streamed female artist in South Africa.





Sha Sha began a career performing AmaPiano in 2011 and was later discovered by Audius Mtawarira.


In 2019, Sha Sha’s debut EP, Blossom, was released by Blaq Boy Music. She won the BET Award for Best New International Act.


Having joined the choir as a child, Sha Sha later took piano and vocal lessons.


Sha Sha’s friend helped get her music played on Zimbabwe’s biggest radio station as a teenager.


Sha Sha’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $700 000 – $10 million.




Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Michael Clifford were school chums before stumbling into music careers in 2011. 


Their acoustic cover of Chris Brown and Justin Bieber’s “Next 2 You” has earned 1.1 million views on YouTube since July 2011.


The boys performed popular songs on Luke’s YouTube channel before forming the band.


The boys’ biggest musical influences are Blink 182, All Time Low, Ed Sheeran, and Boys Like Girls.


The band has a record label called ‘Hi Or Hey Records in partnership with Capitol Records.





MaWhoo’s best impact outside the music industry is against gender-based violence. She is a voice of hope to many. 


MaWhoo has over 1 Million views for her 2019 single “Umshado”. As a result, it received massive exposure across all media platforms.


MaWhoo recorded and took a song to a local radio station in Eshowe, KZN. However, they refused because they felt she was too young.


MaWhoo continued to study for a degree at UNISA while modelling. 


MaWhoo’s latest song was produced by DJ Maphorisa, who has previously worked with Wizkid and Nasty C.






Master Kg was born on January 31, 1996, in Tzaneen, Limpopo.


Master Kg’s birth name is Kgaogelo Moagi.


He is also known as the pioneer of “Bolobedu” dance.


Master Kg began playing with beats a thirteen on a computer his late uncle gave him.


Thanks to the success of the Jerusalema anthem, Master Kg signed with Warner Music Group’s Elektra France.




Jesse Clegg’s music reached an international audience in 2014. He performed 32 shows in 31 cities across the United States and Canada in seven weeks.


Jesse Clegg has also played many high-profile showcase festivals in the US, such as the CMJ Music Marathon New Music Seminar. 


Jesse Clegg performed on the main stage of the Isle of Wight Festival on 14 June 2014.


Jesse Clegg released six Top 10 singles and toured extensively in South Africa.


Jesse Clegg was invited to play Radio City Music Hall for the annual Mandela Day Concert in New York as an ambassador for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.





Summer Walker’s following on Instagram is a significant asset for her. She has more than 4,3 million followers.


Amy Winehouse is one of  Summer Walker’s earliest musical inspirations.


 Apple Music named Summer Walker as its newest Up Next artist in 2019.


 Summer Walker’s “Girls Need Love” got a melodic verse added by Drake in its remix.


Summer Walker’s net worth is estimated to be $100,000,00.




Kent Jones originally signed with Cool & Dre’s label Epidemic Records. 


He signed a joint venture deal with DJ Khaled’s We the Best Music Group and Epic Records in 2015.


As a child, he participated in a church choir and learned to play the drums from his aunt. Later, he learned to play the Hammond organ and piano.


Daryl Kent Jones is an American rapper and record producer.


 Among his best-known songs is “Don’t Mind,” which peaked at #8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.





Major Steeze is a South African Hip-Hop and RnB duo consisting of brothers Sihle and Sandile Mabena. 


Formerly a trio, they rebranded themselves as a brother duo after Major became a lawyer.


The duo DM’d Cassper Nyovest their song on Instagram, and he jumped on it for free. He also shot a music video for them sponsored by his companies, Root of Fame and Billiato.


The challenge of the song is now sitting on 14 million views on Tik Tok. #AsbongeChallenge.


Major Steeze shared on their Instagram post that they watched the Casper Nyovest at one of his fill-ups, and now they get to share the stage with him.





Cassper Nyovest dropped out of school in 2006 at the age of 16 to pursue hip hop.


Cassper Nyovest started as Jabba’s (HHP) hypeman, which gained him lots of exposure as an artist.


 Cassper Nyovest was one of the first South African artists to fill the Dome with 20,000.


Cassper Nyovest’s Orlando Stadium concert drew 40,000. Cassper’s FNB Stadium concert attracted 68,000 fans, further cementing his influence.


In 2015, Cassper Nyovest partnered with AG Mobile to release an inspired and partly designed phone named AG Hashtag.





Dj Stokie wants Mzansi musicians to work together to export Yanos worldwide.


He has worked with Kabza De Small, Daliwonga, and Nia Pearl. The star released two albums titled My Journey and Amapiano Movement (Vol. 1). 


He started his career performing at local bars in the early 2000s.


In 2006, he won a feature program on the Joburg-based youth radio station YFM called the Mad Half Hour.


His net worth is estimated at $200,000 from his DJ and record producer work.




As well as being a poet, Moya rides Amapiano instruments and has clever lyrics that tell stories.


Among the biggest Amapiano hits of 2019 were ‘Yelele’, ‘Hamba Nga two’, and ‘Friends With Benefits.’ The most popular song from these few was Friends With Benefits. 


On the song Tester, he collaborates with acts including Kabza De Small, Sha Sha and even King Monada himself.


Daliwonga was born in Diepkloof, Soweto.


In 2019, he dropped hit after hit under Maphorisa’s Blaqboy Records.





Ckay rose to fame after his single ‘Love Nwantiti’ went viral on Tiktok.


Ckay signed with a record label called Chocolate City after moving. Then, in 2015, he began actively making music.


Ckay’s real name is Chukwuka Ekweani & his zodiac sign is Cancer.


Ckay graduated high school at a private school in his hometown.


Ckay became interested in writing songs and making music when he was a teenager. Then he moved to Lagos to pursue a career in music.






Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, aka Joeboy, is a Nigerian from the Yoruba tribe.


Joeboy’s father played church keyboard, and his brother sang in the choir.


Joeboy studied Human Resources at the famous University of Lagos.


His musical career began when he was 17.


Mr Eazi first discovered Joeboy after his cover of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You got extensive listenership worldwide.





Kuami Eugene attended Salvation Army Senior High School and furthered his education at Ghana Telecom University. 


Despite Kuami’s family and school authorities’ knowledge, he spent most of his school time in the recording studio.


Lynx Entertainment signed him, and his first single, Angela, gained over 1 million views on YouTube.


Kuami Eugene has won 17 awards since 2018.


The rapper was the guest at Sarkodie’s Rapperholic concert on December 25. Amsterdam’s My Festival also saw him in action.



Tems studied Economics at the University of Johannesburg.


Alicia Keys and Beyonce Knowles inspired Tems. Beyonce’s Destiny Child group sparked her love of music.


Tems was nominated for Best Alternative Song and Best Female Vocal Performance at the 2019 Headies.


Tems was named the new ‘Africa Rising Artist’ on Apple Music in November of 2020.


Tems and Wizkid were the first Nigerians to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2021 with their hit song “Essence”.







Ed Sheeran isn’t the only musical member of his family! Matthew Sheeran, his brother, is a classical musician.


Ed Sheeran slept on streets, on trains and on the sofas of his friends after struggling to pay his rent. He even slept outside Buckingham Palace.


 A-Team was inspired by a woman Ed Sheeran met at a homeless shelter. 


If Ed could trade places with someone, it would be a cat. Not just that. He thinks his spirit animal is a midget kitty.


Ed might be the most tattooed celebrity out there with 60 to 100 tattoos. He has ketchup bottles, a cup of tea, a penguin, Puss in Boots, to name a few.





Juice WRLD first song, “Forever”, was recorded on his cell phone and released on Soundcloud. 


Juice WRLD performed at a Chicago rec centre in 2017 for primarily friends and family. His first paying gig earned him just $100.


Juice WRLD was named Billboard’s top new R&B/hip-hop artist in 2018 and won the Top New Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019.


Juice WRLD album “Fighting Demons” made the Billboard 200 chart after his death.


Juice WRLD learned how to play the keyboard by watching YouTube videos.




6LACK was born on 24 June 1992 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.


6LACK is estimated to have a net worth of about $2 million.


Way back when 6LACK was just a young’un, he participated in battle rap challenges that earned him quite the crown.


6LACK revealed he was involved in a car accident some time ago. He woke up as the car spun into a ditch but was amazingly unscathed.


The bear on his album cover Free 6LACK is a real live bear.




At 17, Cole stood outside Jay-Z’s studio with a ready-made CD for a few hours in the pouring rain. When Jay-Z came out, he abruptly threw Cole’s tape back. 


 In 2013, J. Cole did a tour for $1 admission. Cole released a sneaky tweet revealing each venue’s location a few hours before each show.


Cole originally had the rap names Blaza and Therapist.


 Cole was born on 28th January 1985 in Frankfurt, Germany, where his dad was based in the US Army.


Cole started rhyming when he was 12 and took it seriously three years later when he hooked up with a local rap group called Bomm Sheltuh.






Makhadzi’s real name is Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona. On 30 June 1996 in a small village called Ha-musina in a small town in Limpopo.


Makhadzi matriculated at Mukula Integrated School. She continued her studies and obtained her Public Relations Degree.


Makhadzi is currently studying drama because she wants to be an actress, so she accepted the role on Muvhango.


Makhadzi first got recognised when she released her hit song Matorokisi, which because a big song.


Makhadzi started her career when she was 12 years old, where she used to sing at taxi ranks, and people donated coins to watch her perform.  


DJ Maphorisa’s real name is Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe. 


Without actually meeting with Drake, Dj Maphorisa used his contacts with Wizkid to co-produce the hit song ‘One Dance’.


DJ Maphorisa also produced the song  ‘Suited’ by Shekhinah.


DJ Maphorisa’s mother was involved in the ministry and so he grew up listening to gospel music.



Tyler ICU is the man behind Cassper Nyovest’s famous hip hop song ‘Good For That’.


Tyler ICU’s hit song with Maphorisa titled ‘Banyana’ amassed over 1.4 million views on YouTube after two months of its release.


Tyler ICU’s real name is Austin Baloyi.


Tyler ICU started exploring with beats when he was 10-years old from the influence of Dr Dre. 



Mpura’s real name is Mongezi Stuurman.


Mpura was close friends with Mr JazziQ as they were in the same high school together.


Mpura was born and raised in Alexander. 


Mpura has worked with some of the amapiano stars including Mr JazziQ, DJ Maphorisa Kabza De Small, Busta 929, Lady Du, DBN Gogo and more.


Mpura was in a fatal car crash together with Killer Kau, and Khanya Hadebe, where they lost their lives, and they were reported to have passed away on the 9th of August 2021. 




Madumane has received at least 100 million views on YouTube alone for music released by DJ Maphorisa.


Madumane owns a fleet of cars, including; Mercedes Benz G 63 and many houses.


DJ Maphorisa is the name of a South African AMAPiano music producer, while Madumane is the name of the singer rather than the producer.


DJ Maphorisa and Madumane are both the same person but play different roles. The first is known for song production, whereas the second is known for rapping or singing.


Madumane was born on 15 November 1987 making him a Scorpio.


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