Hausa musicians have had a long and illustrious career in the music industry. The legendary arewa music, in which most of them major, is responsible for their prominence in Kannywood. With the hausa tribe being the country’s most populous, it’s safe to say that many of these musicians will make it big in the music industry. This is because their songs are overwhleming.
TOP 10 RICHEST HAUSA MUSICIAN IN NIGERIA (2022)
Here is the list of the top most popular and richest musical artists from the Hausa tribe in Nigeria this 2022:
JUDE ABAGA (M.I)
Jude Abaga is without a doubt Nigeria’s wealthiest Hausa musician. M.I. Jude Abaga, a prominent rapper, singer, performer, and songwriter from the northern portion of the country, is a well-known rapper, singer, performer, and composer.
This Nigerian musician is a well-known Hausa Hip Hop talent who is well-known both in Nigeria and overseas. When it comes to the musician’s money, he has put a lot of effort into the music industry, and it has rewarded him well.
Glo Nigeria, a leading telecommunications operator, has secured an agreement with the singer. M.I Abaga’s current net worth is estimated to be $8 million, making him one of Nigeria’s wealthiest Hausa musicians.
PANSHAK ZAMANI (ICE PRINCE)
Ice Prince is another hausa musician that is well-known. In 2009, Panshak Zamani embarked on a journey into the Hausa music business. The vocalist is now well-known in the industry.
Looking at Ice Prince’s net worth, it’s clear that the musician has worked hard to earn his place on this list.
The seasoned artist is one of Nigeria’s most lavish and convincing hip hop musicians. Ice Prince’s net worth is now estimated to be $4.5 million.
MUSA AKILAH (MORELL)
Musa Akilah, well known by his stage name Morell, is another wealthy Hausa performer. He is a well-known professional vocalist from the Nigerian state of Bauchi. The artist, who is said to be the richest in the area, has a sizable collection of recordings.
The musician has a distinct RNB sound that has led to him sharing the stage with worldwide hip-hop musicians such as Sean Kingston and Kanye West.
Morell is a Nordan Ortty-endorsed musician. The musician has a net worth of $4 million, according to sources. As a result, the artist is now ranked third among the top ten richest Hausa musicians.
JESSE ABAGA (JESSE JAGZ)
Jesse Jagz, whose full name is Jesse Garba Abaga, is a prominent hausa musician in Arewa. M.I. Abaga, a well-known rapper in the industry, is his brother.
Jesse is a poet, a rapper, and a record producer. Chocolate City, a record company, has signed him. In 2010, the musician released his debut studio collection, ‘Jag of All Tradez,’ after joining the label.
Jesse Jagz is one of the most captivating hip hop and reggae rappers in the country right now. He ranks as one of the wealthiest hausa artists in the country, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 million.
MOHAMMED ADAMU (MAGNITO)
Mohammed Usman Adamu, a rising Hausa singer known by his stage name Magnito, is a prominent artist from the Hausa tribe.
The musical artist is from the Idoma tribe of Benue state, and was born on September 15th. He was born and spent his early years in Abuja, where he received his elementary education.
Later, he attended the University of Jos and earned a degree in business administration. Magnito is one of the wealthiest Hausa singers in Arewa, Nigeria, with a net worth of $500,000 USD.
HARUNA ABDULLAHI (DJ AB)
Haruna Abdullahi, better known as DJ AB, is a Kaduna-born rapper. He is a producer, rapper, and vocalist from Kaduna, Nigeria, who was born on the 28th of December, 1993.
The artist is signed to the ‘YaranNorthSide Entertainment Company’ and owns the YNS Studios Audio/Visual Studio in Kaduna. There’s little doubt that DJ AB isn’t one of the country’s most lavish Hausa musicians. He earns this spot on the list with a net worth of $100,000 dollars.
BUBA BARNABAS LUKA (CLASSIQ)
Classiq is a talented rapper from Bauchi, Nigeria’s northern state. He was born on September 21, 1991, and belongs to the Hausa tribe. The performer is a rapper as well as a hip-hop musician.
He is presently signed to Arewa Mafia and Up North Records, a Chocolate City Music subsidiary. When it comes to Classiq’s fortune, his net worth is estimated to be approximately $60,000, which is around 20–30 million Naira.
SIMON BULUS (DR. SMITH)
Simon Bulus’ stage name is Dr. Smith, and he is well-known for it. The indigene from the plateau is a talented Arewa musician.
Dr. Smith is a hip-hop musician, rapper, and Unity FM 93.3 Jos On Air Personality (OAP). To name a few, the artist has shared the stage alongside M.I, Ice Prince, Mode9, Pheroceous, Jessy Jags, Nice, Nigger Raw, 2face, Style – Plus, Psquare, and Jeremiah Gyang.
Dr. Smith has a net worth of $40,000 dollars and is considered one of Nigeria’s wealthiest Hausa musicians.
BAWA, LORD (KHEENGZ)
Lord Bawa, better known by his stage name Kheengz or YFK, was born in January 1992. The rapper is a graduate of ABU Zaria, where he majored in civil engineering before switching to music.
Kheengz has a great level of musical ability, which has kept him at the top of the profession. The performer’s net worth is believed to be $30,000 dollars.
Another wealthy Arewa musician is Luka Bulus Madaki.
BOC Madaki is a rapper from Bauchi State who goes by the stage name BOC Madaki. On the 22nd of September, he was born. BOC enrolled at the Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic in Bauchi State to pursue a National Diploma in Agriculture Technology, but withdrew out for unknown reasons. He then continued his education at the School of Environmental Studies, where he received a first-class National Diploma between 2012 and 2013.
The artist was nominated for Arewa Best Rap Artiste of the Year at the City People Music Awards.
That is the opinion of Nigeria’s top 10 richest Hausa musicians. These artists are among the region’s wealthiest members of the kannywood business. They are, by far, the wealthiest arewa entertainers in the entire northern area.