The American Music industry is blessed with so many talented black artists, no doubt, the growth and importation of African Music Worldwide is synonymous with Nigeria. However, in this article, I will be sharing with you several famous black musicians who are Nigerians of descent and origin.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Hollywood actor. He was born on October 1, 1962, in Lagos State to Nigerian parents from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He has featured in several hit movies such as Hotel Rwandan, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and many TV series: 24, Lost, Law & Order, Criminal Minds amongst others. WALE US Rapper Wale, real name Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, was born to Nigerian parents both from Yoruba tribe, Ogun State, but grew up in the USA. Reuben Abati Reuben Abati was
Famous celebrities you never knew were Nigerians - Nigerians are known to travel far and wide. They not only survive in whichever country they find themselves, but become successful and among the best in their fields. In the entertainment industry today, there are several famous blacks that are excellent in their arts. The most popular among them is Chiwetel Ejiofor who starred in ’12 Years A Slave’, ‘Half of A Yellow Sun,’ ‘Deadly Voyage‘, ‘Secret In Their Eyes,’ among others. Chiwetel was born
Obama took to his Twitter page today to unveil his songs of the year. From the list, the former president has a diversified taste. “From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year. If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick.” Sixth on the 35-song list is Burna Boy’s Anybody, 26th is Rema’s Iron Man, and Wale's On Chill. Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September
These are the celebrities from Ogun State. 1. Hakeem Kae-Kazim Hollywood actor. He was born on October 1, 1962, in Lagos State to Nigerian parents from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He has featured in several hit movies such as Hotel Rwandan, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and many TV series: 24, Lost, Law & Order, Criminal Minds amongst others. 2. WALE US Rapper Wale, real name Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, was born to Nigerian parents both from Yoruba tribe, Ogun State, but g
Nigerians square measure proverbial to travel so much and wide. They not solely survive in whichever country they realize themselves however become winning world-famous celebrities within the long haul. Here square measure prime American velebrities you me'er knew incorporates a Nigerian Origin. 1. Wale: (Born, twenty-one September 1984) Olubowale Victor Akintimehin Popularly referred to as Wale was born to Yoruba folks from Ogun State, Rapper Wale grew up within the USA. 2. Muhammedan Kae-Kazim Hakeem Kae-
1. Zain Ejiofor Asher Zain Ejiofor Asher is an ace news anchor at CNN International. Zain is also the younger sister of Hollywood actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor. She bagged a degree in French and Spanish at Oxford University and is also a graduate of Journalism. Before joining CNN in February 2013, she worked as a full-time reporter for Money. She was also a TV reporter at News 12 Brooklyn. 2. Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo Carmen was born in 1973 in London. The actress started her acting career as a teenager and was bo
The entertainment industry Today, have wide array of several black people, that are excellent in their arts. Though many have seen this set of actor's and Actresses as black Americans but the facts remains, some of these actors are Nigerians by decent. The most popular among them is chiwetel Ejiofort who have acted many Nigerian movies and featured in Hollywood too, some of movies are '12 Years A Slave', 'Half Of A Yellow Sun', 'Secret in Their Eyes' among others. Chiwetel was born and bred in the U.K by hi
1.Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, is a British rapper, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. 2. Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, known professionally as Seal, is a British musician, singer, and songwriter. 3. Helen Folasade Adu CBE known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade is a Nigerian-British singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of of her eponymous band. 4. Wale (rapper) Northwest, Washington, D.C., U.S. Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born S
Wale: American Rapper Blames His Nigerian Parents For His Current Life; Says They Were Never Impress
American rapper, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale, has shared that, his Nigerian parents never liked him becoming a musician. Wale, who now believes Nigerian parents are the toughest, shared that when he began his career as a rapper and got signed by record label, Interscope, in 2008, which is said to have been a $1.3 million deal, his parent, however, were not impressed.
1. Wale wale Born as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin to Yoruba parents from Ogun State, Rapper Wale grew up in the USA. He is as popular in the states as he is in his home country and has done music collaborations with singers like Wizkid and Olamide. The Maybach Music superstar, Wale, last visited his motherland in February 2016. 2. Hakeem Kae-Kazim hakim Hollywood actor, Kazeem was born in Lagos State and is a native of Ogun State. He has featured in several hit movies such as ‘Hotel Rwandan,’ ‘X-Men O
the entertainment industry today there are several famous blacks that are excellent in their arts. People sometimes assume they are black Americans, or from other parts of Africa, but the facts remains, some of these actors are Nigerians by decent. These Nigerian celebrities are highly successful and influential. So after a careful research and study I present to you 6 World famous celebrities you never knew were Nigerians. 1. Wale Born as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin to Yoruba parents from Ogun state, Wale
Wale who goes by the real name Olubowale Victor Akintimehin was born on September 21, 1984 which makes him 36 years old today. He is an American rapper and producer born to Nigerian immigrant parents in Washington, DC. Wale rose to recognition in 2006 with his debut song "Dig Dug (Shake It)". He signed to Ronson's label, Allido Records, in 2007 where he released the song called "Ridin' in That Black Joint". Wale went on to sign with Interscope Records for a Whooping sum of $1.3 million in 2008 and in 2009 released
Nigerians have been breaking boundaries in various locations in the world where they find themselves. Some of the celebrities you cheer on-screen are Nigerians, but many aren't even aware of this. Let's take a look at some of them. 1. Wale Although it is not so difficult for some people to tell that Wale is a Nigerian, the pronunciation of his name differs from the typical Yoruba pronunciation. Olubowale Victor Akintimehin was born to Yoruba parents hailing from Ogun State. He was raised in the United States.
It is known that Nigerians travel extensively. They not only live in any country they find themselves in, they become successful celebrities world-famous in the long run. In today's entertainment industry, there are many famous blacks who are excellent in their arts. Sometimes people assume they are black Americans, or from other parts of Africa, but the fact remains, some of these actors and musicians are Nigerians with distinction. 1. Wale Rapper Wale was born as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin to Yoruba's parents
Cheque super boy secretly accepted to have a remix with Davido on his song "Zoom" Davido joins hands with Wale for a remix on zoom. David Adeleke is a Nigerian singer ,songwriter and record producer. He was born on 21 November,1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. He is professionally known as Davido,OBO or baddest. He is a hit maker and also a philanthropist who helps rise upcoming artist In several parts of the world. He is the boss of DMW record labels with amazing musicians like Mayorkun, perruzzi,Dremo etc. He had
Nigerians are known for travelling wide and far across the globe. They do not only travel to survive, they ensure they dominate and come out best in whichever country they find themselves. Restricting to the contemporary Entertainment industry in World, Nigerians who people assume are black-americans have had a reputable niche that can be reckeoned with. See 5 World Famous Celebrities that are actually Nigerians; 1. Wale Born as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin on September 21, 1984, he is popularly known as Wale
Wale Olubowale Victor Akintimehin to Yoruba parents from Ogun State. He grew up in the USA and is as popular in the states as he is in his home country and has done music collaborations with singers like Wizkid and Olamide. Hakeem Kae-Kazim Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a well-known Hollywood actor who was born in Lagos state, Nigeria. He has featured in some popular Hollywood movies like Hotel Rwanda, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Pirates of the Caribbean, At World’s End and some Nollywood movies including Black Gold: