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Rema, Master KG make ‘Forbes Africa Under 30’ List

Nigerian singer, Rema and his South African star, Master KG have been included in the 2021 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list.


Forbes Africa announced the release of the list via their Instagram page on Tuesday, the 1st of June 2021. This is the seventh edition of the series and it’s titled “A New Covid-Induced Agenda for Social Change“. The criteria for getting on this year’s list, therefore, was being young innovators and risk-takers in a pandemic year. They wrote on the post;


Members of this year’s list of under 30s have one thing in common: A NEW COVID-INDUCED AGENDA FOR SOCIAL CHANGE. So what would a historic pandemic year throw up? ground-breaking entrepreneurs and thinkers. Our 2021 class of under 30s are just that: influential creatives, imaginative business owners, innovative techies, and gifted sports stars. Celebrating seven years of the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list, these achievers prove that now more than ever, they are crucial to The African Growth Story.

Rema and Master KG have been one of the brightest lights in their field during the last year; the former having dropped countless hits like “Woman”, “Bounce” and lots more while the latter had the global hit song, “Jerusalema“.

Other African musicians that have featured on the previous Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list include; Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Mr Eazi, Sho Madjozi, and Nasty C.


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