Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria 2017 {Updated List} Here is the recently updated list of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017. This list does not cover all the singers in Nigeria but is based on those who sing the Fuji genre. Before we go into the full list of the top 10 richest Fuji musician in Nigeria for the year 2017 we are going to take a brief look at the history of Fuji music in the country. History And Origin Of Fuji Music In Nigeria Till date most Nigerians are not aware of the rich origin of the popular Fuji music. This widely accepted genre of music originated in the 1960's from the "Were music/Ajisari". The Were music/Ajisari was an Islamic type of music played by the Muslim children in the southern part of Nigeria to wake the faithful for fasting during Ramadan period. Due to Fuji being an offspring of the Ajisari Islamic music we can still see the connection of Fuji music with Muslim songs in Nigeria till date. Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister is regarded as the creator of Fuji music. The name, "Fuji," was conceived in a rather funny and unusual way. According to the creator of the genre, Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: "I came up with it when I saw a poster at an airport, advertising the Mount Fuji, which is the highest peak in Japan." The genre of Music which originated in Lagos State, Nigeria is predominantly played in the Southwestern part of the country and is not popular in other regions. Fuji music has seen great improvement over the years and is now seen as a popular and lucrative genre in Nigeria. Below Is The List Of The Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians In Nigeria 2017 This list of the top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria 2017 is not meant to be used as a platform to promote a particular Fuji musician. This post is aimed to simply help those who are looking to get information on the richest musicians in the Fuji genre. 10. Remi Aluko: Net Worth - 55 Million Naira We mentioned earlier that Fuji music is associated with Islam but this has not stopped Christians from venturing into this unique style of music. Remi Aluko is a Christian and is also known as Ajala by many of his followers. He is doing well in the Fuji music industry and takes the number 10 spot on this 2017 list of top 10 richest Fuji artists in Nigeria. 9. Taiye Currency: Net Worth - 85 Million Naira Taking the number 9 spot of this top 10 list of the richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017 is popular Ibadan singer Taiye Currency. This is the top act in Oyo State who have consistently produced top Fuji music for over a decade. 8. Muri Thunder: Net Worth - 100 Million Naira This is a real example of someone who rose from grass to grace. Muri Thunder grew up in the Ajegunle Slums of Lagos State but worked his way to the top with some quality Fuji music. His songs appeal to the much older audience of this musical genre as Muri Thunder works are similar to that of Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. 7. Shefiu Alao: Net Worth - 200 Million Naira When we talk about Fuji music in Ogun State, Nigeria we can't but mention Shefiu Alao. This top Fuji artist has his musical palace located in Abeokuta. 6. Sule Alao Malaika: Net Worth - 300 Million Naira Malaika is a really popular Fuji musician who has traveled to numerous countries in the world to perform the genre of music. He deserves this spot on KikioTolu list of the top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017. 5. Adewale Ayuba: Net Worth - 400 Million Naira This is a very popular name in the Fuji music industry which am sure you must have come across. He is a unique Fuji musician and among the first set of musicians to be signed as a Glo Ambassador. 4. Saheed Osupa: Net Worth - 450 Million Naira When you take a look at the net worth of Saheed Osupa you are sure to realise that this Fuji musician has really made it big in the industry. Since he began his career in the year 1983 he has released over 20 albums and remains the only Nigerian musician to have released a four in one album. 3. Pasuma Wonder: Net Worth - 455 Milllion Naira Taking the third spot on this updated list of the top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017 is Alhaji Pasuma Wonder. His "Orobokibo" album brought him into limelight and he has since then gone on to release hit tracks and hold successful tours across the globe. 2. Abass Akande Obesere: Net Worth - 500 Million Naira Abass Obesere started his musical career as early as his primary school days, this has helped him to build a strong reputation in the Fuji music industry. He takes the second spot on this 2017 list of the top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria. He doesn't only make his money from Fuji music but also from his businesses spread across the country. 1. Ayinde Wasiu Mashal: Net Worth - 750 Million Naira Ayinde Wasiu Mashal takes the top spot on this Kikiotolu ranking of the top 10 richest Fuji musicians in Nigeria for the year 2017 and it is well deserved. Ayide Wasiu who is also known as Kwam 1 has released over 50 albums in his highly decorated career. He has amassed both wealth and fame with a net worth of over N750 million.  Watch The Full Video Below

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