African Luxury Magazine loves D’banj!
D’banj (aka Koko Master) is one of the most successful African artists of all time! Born Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, on 9/6/1980, the Nigerian superstar grew up to become one of the best Nigerian singer-songwriters, harmonica players and businessmen. One of his most well-known hits is ‘Oliver Twist’, which became an international sensation and placed very high in various charts all over the world!
He has won a wide variety of music awards, such as the ‘Best African Act’ at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2007, ‘Artist of the Year’ at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, ‘Best International Act: Africa’ at the 2011 BET Awards and ‘Best-selling African Artist’ at the 2014 World Music Awards!
He is the first African artist that got signed to Kanye West’s music label, ‘GOOD’ and owns multiple koko lounges, which are high-end clubs in Nigeria. He’s also invested in various other prospects, such as Koko water.
He was paid $1 million in order to star in his own reality show, ‘Koko mansion’, and is currently among the richest men in Africa.
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