Nigerian Artists who are from Royal families
Mp3bullet.ng presents Nigerian Artists who are from Royal families.
There are many Nigerian celebrities especially Artists who originated from royal families and are going against the generally popular norms of royalty by going into the entertainment industry.
Below is a list of Nigerian artists who were born into royalty.
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King Sunny Ade
Regarded as one of the most influential musicians of his time, the Juju music Icon, King Sunny Adé was born to a Nigerian royal family in Ondo, earning him the royal title of an ‘Omoba’ of the Yoruba people.
He has been active in music for over 60 years, which means he started his career at of 13… All hail the Omoba. The musician has 2 Grammy nominations making him the first African to be nominated twice for a Grammy.
Omawumi was born on April 13, 1982, to a father with an Itshekiri chiefdom title. The singer has been involved in the music industry for more than 10 years and counting.
She’s also ventured into acting with a minor role in the 2009 edition of the V-Monolugues, a play that reflects the negative issues affecting women in Nigeria, Inale, a Hollywood/Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo She also starred in the musical play Olurombi.
She’s starred in Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa and Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold (2013) alongside Majid Michel and Ice Prince.
Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, and graphic designer who gained widespread attention after he released his 2015 hit single “Sade”.
Quite a number of people are not aware that the award-winning singer is a member of the royal Kosoko family of Lagos, the same family as the Nollywood actor, Prince Jide Kosoko.
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It’s not every day you see the son of HRH Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo serenade an audience but this is no ordinary prince. Prince Adetona Adeyemi, popularly known as the singer, Tillaman is truly a 1st class Prince.
Even though he has every reason not to work, the talented singer is into music and bagged himself an award in 2013 for “Best Come Artist for 2012” at the PRODIGIE Awards.
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