Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side apart from music

Making money off music is one thing, making money from your side hustles drives a whole new meaning to content, and here are the Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side apart from music.

While some of the artists on this list still make millions of money from music and some already closed that chapter in their life, they all have one thing in common, side hustles that are very important to them and don’t have anything to do with being famous.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side apart from music

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side apart from music

Timz

Headies Rookie of the year award recipient, Bad Boy Timz, took to his social media to drop a pic of himself at His day job.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Timz

The Have fun crooner is spotted wearing a hard hat, while standing in front of what looked to be some heavy machinery at a construction site.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Timz

The picture drew a lot of attention with more than a few people shocked, while some showed their respect for his hardwork, others would rather have him in the studio dropping new songs

Davido

Davido has been an in-demand artiste for years in the music scene as well as being the son of one of the richest men in Nigeria.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Davido

However, despite coming from money and making money off of music, the singer, label boss, and father of three have on several occasions ventured into other businesses.

In 2018, Davido took to social media to announce a new business venture. Sharing a photo of himself posing next to a sports racing car, he revealed that was his new side hustle.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Davido

This is is coming after a clothing line announcement back in 2015.Nothing from this front in years though.

Harrysong

Being the most sought-after act at some point in one’s career definitely comes with some good paycheck and this we want to assume Harry put into good use.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Harrysong

While dealing with the fact that his career is not as illuminating as it was once, the singer recently revealed he has a side hustle; farming.

Yemi Alade

Mama Africa herself! In 2015, Yemi announced her jewelry line, which was a collection of an exclusive range of jewelry inspired by the singer’s career and personality.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Yemi Alade

In 2016, one of her pieces was worn by U.S singer, Trey Songz. She shared a photo online and wrote;

”When this humble and man @treysongz wore THE KINGPIN NECKLACE FROM my collection TheYemiAladeJewelryCollection….”

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Yemi Alade

As at the time of this article, we are unsure if Miss Alade is still pursuing that line of business.

Pepenazi

Yes I know, not many of you remember him, but yes, he is still an artist and still very much not staying idle.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music

Pepenazi

The singer like some of his colleagues also has a side and his is shoe production.

Early this year, he announced the birth of his new business ”Pepenazi Shoes” and has continued to share updates on his Instagram.

illbliss

During my previous interview with him on Buzz’r TV , IllBliss told me (off camera) that he regards himself as an investor.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
iLLBliss
He claims music does not pay the bills. Prodded on what his side ,IllBliss said he’s an investor and has a couple of Uber cars. Cool one
2Baba

Iconic Nigerian artiste 2Baba sure is one businessman. Since hitting the spotlight well over 20 years ago, his knack for business has continued to grow.

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2Baba

He ventured into the real estate business and is also a club owner.

According to reports, he owns the clubs ”Rumours” located in Ikeja and Festac Town.

DBanj

The Koko Master might be struggling musically but his bank account keeps getting on the rise.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
D’banj

D’Banj has leveraged the ‘Koko’ brand to come up with successful ventures like the Koko Garri, Koko water etc.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
D’Banj

The success of his business can also be attributed to his huge endorsement deals with power brands like the Bank of Industry.

has always been a businessman, Before the music, he used to sell gold and other stuffs in Ghana and organize campus rave parties.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music

Before the fame, he and his business partner ran a now defunct phone trading company which got about $30,000 from investors.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music

He quit the business due to co-founder issues. He currently owns phonetradr, another phone trading and repair startup which he runs in partnership with Airtel Nigeria.

Eldee The Don

Eldee is a long time Nigerian rapper who relocated to faraway United States for greener pastures, his side is Playdata.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Eldee

Play data is a an online technology that keeps track of the amount of times a particular song is played on radio.

Top 10 Nigerian artistes who have side hustle apart from music
Eldee

This helps artistes and radio advertiser to track revenues, Playdata is also the source of some of the data used in charts on popular Nigerian music sites

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