Top 10 Richest Musicians In Zambia In 2023
One of the industries with the highest salaries is music. Although the pay varies by nation and musical genre, musicians are typically well compensated.
In this post, we’ve created a list of Zambia’s top 10 wealthiest musicians.
1. Macky 2 – K1 million
Mulaza Kaira is a rapper, singer, and producer who also goes by the monikers Macky II, Macky 2, MK, Dj Bugar, and Flava Boy.
He gained notoriety after competing in the ninth season of Big Brother Africa, where he finished third.
With a net worth of K 1 million, Macky 2 is the richest artist in Zambia. Five studio albums have been released by him so far in his career.
2. Kayombo – K700,000
With a net worth of K700,000, Kayombo, popularly known as King Kayo, is the second-richest artist in Zambia. Kayombo has a lot of assets, including his ultra-modern Kayo Lodges, which bring in over $100,000 every month for the singer.
In the city of Lusaka, Kayombo also runs a variety of import and export outlets and shops. In addition to owning a fleet of vehicles, Kayombo converted his Range Rover into a taxi in 2013.
3. Slapdee – K500,000
Mwila Musonda, better known by his stage name Slapdee, is a pioneering hip-hop and rap artist from Zambia.
When he released “Asembe Isebenza” in 2006, his musical career officially began.
Asembe Isebenza, So Che, Black na White, Real Story, The Business, and Black na White 2 are among Slapdee’s six studio albums (BW2). The Zambian record company XYZ Entertainments has signed Slapdee.
4. OC Osilliation -K 400,000
Siame O’Brien is a music artist and producer from Lusaka, Zambia, better known by his stage name OC Osilliatio or OC.
Obama Records and Entertainment, a recording studio that has released four studio albums, is also run by him as CEO. The top-charting songs that OC has recorded are “Folo Folo,” “Wangu ni Wangu,” “Wacha Wachema,” “Rafiki,” and “Stay Forever.”
5. Chef 187 -K380,000
Kondwani Kaira, best known by his stage name Chef 187, is a hip-hop artist from Zambia who was previously an ambassador for Proflight and Infinix. He is signed to Alpha Entertainments Music. a youthful sibling of Macky 2.
6. Mampi -K250,000
Mampi is a pop and R&B singer from Zambia. She overcame challenging beginnings in her life to make a name for herself in the music industry.
The wealthiest female musician in Zambia is Mampi.
7. Organized Family -K220,000
One of the talented musical groups to come out of Zambia is Organized Family. Two siblings with dreadlocks make up the group.
8. B’Flow -K220,000
Byrne Mumba The originator of the Music For Change Initiative, Kasoka Bwembya, well known by his stage name B Flow, is a Zambian dancehall and hip hop artist, media personality, social commentator, and justice activist. He also serves as the current Chair of the Zambia Association of Musicians’ HIV/AIDS and Social Commentary (HASC) committee (ZAM).
9. Chanda Mbao -K200,000
His musical career got off to a great start in Spain, where he also recorded his first mix tape, first professional studio session, and first live performance.
Chanda Mbao has had a job outside of music since 2011 when he began working in investment banking and private equity. 2014 saw him return to Zambia, where he began working in corporate strategy. He just established his own investing business with an emphasis on investments in real estate, agriculture, and energy.
10. Cleo Ice Queen – K200,000
Hip-hop recording artist Cleo Ice Queen, a broadcaster for radio and television, was born in Zambia. She has served as a brand ambassador for Proflight Zambia and Maximum Diva Woman Condom. She is best known for her role in Big Brother Africa (The Chase), for which she won the AFRIMMA Award for Best Female in Southern Africa in 2013 and 2015, as well as the SunFm Kwacha Music Awards for Best Female in 2017.