If you love music and have an undying passion for it, you probably know that careers in music are mostly underrated. However, the stories of the richest musicians in Ghana are definitely going to make you pick up a musical instrument and hit the studios very soon. Read on to find out more about your favourite musicians in Ghana. Find out who is the richest musician in Ghana right now!
Without further ado... here you go! The richest musician in Ghana list:
- Full Name: Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong
- Date Of Birth: 15 August 1984
- Record Label: Sony Music Records / Waner Music Norway / EKB Records
Becca also known as Rebecca Acheampong is recognized as the first girl of the Hare family. She was born at Tema in Ghana on 15th August 1984. She has made it to the top 10 among the richest musicians in Ghana 2018. Becca is currently signed by the KB Record label and has a total of three studio albums.
Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong, also known as Becca has managed to reach among the top on the list of successful and wealthy Ghanaian musicians. Currently, Becca has signed an endorsement deal with the EKB record label. She had collaborated with various Ghanaian musicians, including several global muscicians. Her excellent performance around the world has earned her lots of awards and nominations.
- Full Name: Owuso Addo
- Date Of Birth: 10 July 1988
- Record Label: SarkCess Music / Nedjon Media / Duncwills Entertainment
Michael Owusu Addo who AKA Sardokie was the second Ghanaian musician in the year 2017. A student of Tema Methodist High School, where he received his secondary education. He moved to IPMC shortly and graduated in Graphic Design. He is also regarded as one of the hottest musicians in Ghana and beyond. At the BET awards he won the best international act award in Africa.
Sardokie is among the richest musicians in Ghana whose core focus is on rapping and recording tracks. He has placed his music genre as Hiplife and Hip-hop. He has worked with very popular musicians such as Fuse ODG, Ace Hood, Ice Prince, Jazzi, R2Bees, DJ Mensah Kwaw Kese, Shatta Wale and more.
3. Okeyame Kwame
- Full Name: Kwame Nsiah Apau
- Date Of Birth: April 17, 1976
- Record Label: Owusek Productions / One Mic Entertainment
Okeyame Kwame, born on 17th April 1986, is a prominent Ghanaian musician and is definitely among the richest musicians in Ghana. He is among the indigenous of Nsuta. Kwame is a very talented musician who is known for combining a lot of different techniques based on songwriting, directorship and of course singing.
Kwame is a very successful entrepreneur; this success is basically derived from the music itself because it is the primary source of his income. Kwame was a student of the Anglican Senior High School which is a Kumasi based secondary school. Later Kwame got his tertiary education at the Kwame Nkrumah University. During his studies, Kwame focused all his effort on leaning classical guitar. He graduated with a degree in Linguistics. He has also won several awards and recognitions.
- Full Name: Rasheed Mugeez and Faisal Hakeem
- Record Label: R2Bees Entertainment
R2Bees is among the very best of the Ghanaian hip-hop stars. He is considered as a blessing to the Ghana music industry. Faisal Hakeem and Rasheed Mugeez are the two young talents in R2Bees. They have been very much appreciated for their impressive talents which have greatly uplifted the Ghana music scene. Both Faisal and Rasheed have been involved in a mutual partnership.
The bond between the two basically has stood strong as they are always together, they have shared the same primary school as well. In secondary school, both of the rappers were able to take a step forward as partners. The school made them official representatives during inter-school shows and programmes because of the immense talent that they harnessed within them. Slowly and slowly they gained popularity.
- Full Name: Nii Addo Quaynor
- Date Of Birth: 19 January 1982
- Record Label: Kankpe Records
Tinny was born in 19th January 1982. He is among the very popular Ghanaian rappers. His songs are played just about everywhere in Ghana including in shows, events, television as well as the radio. Tinny has swiftly dropped five albums since he entered the scene which was in 1994. He has also won a number of awards performing within Ghana and other international events as well. He was the brand ambassador for Glo Ghana in the year 2009 and has also campaigned for Cadbury as well.
Tinny also known as Nii Addo Quaynor is a pure Ghanaian rapper and the CEO of Kankpe Records. He has several records with several Ghanaian superstars like Shatta Wale, Trigmatic, Kwabena, Hammer of the last two and many more. Tinny is among the best and wealthiest musicians in Ghana and has earned his way to the list of top ten richest musicians in Ghana.
- Full Name: Desmond Kwesi Blackmore
- Date Of Birth: 12 January 1986
- Record Label: Black Avenue Music
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore was born in born 12 January 1986. He is popularly known as Damian-Black and is among the very hard working musicians based in Ghana. Influenced by his parents who were also hip-hoppers, he started recording music such as rhymes before he stepped into his teenage years.
Not very long ago it was found out that D-Black had signed a deal that was worth $150,000 and you bet he is one of the richest musician in Ghana 2018. His tracks are hits in Ghana and he has therefore managed to get a spot as a wealthy and hardworking musician.
7. Fuse ODG
- Full Name: Nana Richard Abiona
- Date Of Birth: 2 December 1988
- Record Label: 3 Beat Records
Richard Abiona who is also known as Fuse ODG finished his schooling at Archbishop Lanfranc School which is located in Croydon. He was born and raised in London. He has a record label with 3beat and he has made a great impact on the Ghanaian music scene. Just like the other popular Ghanaian musicians Fuse ODG has also performed with several local and international musicians.
Among the musicians he has collaborated with include, Wyclef Jean, Elephant Man, Shatta Wale, Wande Coal, Itz Tiffany, Sean Paul, Sardokie and Major Lazer as well.
The British Ghanaian musician made several hit songs, such as Azonto and Antenna which gave him immense fame and fortune. Born on the 2nd of December, 1988 in England, Richard’s life had taken a steep turn towards glory as he has become among the wealthiest musicians in Ghana.
8. Shatta Wale
- Full Name: Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr.
- Date Of Birth: 17 October 1984
- Record Label: Nedjon Media / SM 4 LYF Records
Born on 17th October 1984, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Junior is popularly known as Shatta Wale. He is a reggae-dancehall musician plus a Ghanaian based producer. Shatta Wale has gained a lot of popularity, thanks to his popular hit, Dancehall King. The song also led him to win the title of Artiste of the year in the year 2014, during the Ghana music awards.
Shatta Wale has also set an example for other musicians in Ghana. He has been featured in a movie titled, Never Say Never where he has showcased his many talents as well.
- Full Name: Livingstone Etse Satekla
- Date Of Birth: 5 March 1988
- Record Label: VP Records
Livingstone Etse Satekla who popularly known as Stonebwoy was born on the 5th of March 1988 in Ghana, precisely Ashaiman. Of late, he has become a versatile artist r. He has a very different story though. Back in the high school days Stonebwoy decided to enrol himself in a rap battle.
It was a popular competition that was named ‘Kasahare Level’. He performed alongside Dr Cryme. His achievements also include an award at the BET, there he won the best musician and that time he could have easily been in the Forbes richest musicians in Ghana. The very first recording deal that he signed was with Samini music record. Stonebwoy recorded his first single which was named ‘Climax’; this was before he found his very own record label.
- Full Name: Emmanuel Andrews Samini
- Date Of Birth: 22 December 1981
- Record Label: Samini Musics / K Chero Records
Emmanuel Andrews Samini used to sing in the church before the release of his music albums which have been a success in the music scene. The first single he dropped was named ‘Linda’; it has been a sure success in Ghana.
After this , he was eventually featured in a number of singles by various talented artists. He has won a number of awards such as African Artiste of the Year 2008, Best African Act in the year 2006. Currently, his prospects do not seem that great when it comes to music, but high hopes everywhere for his comeback.