Mr Eazi, DJ Cuppy & Patoranking Make 2020 Forbes Africa 30Under30 List

Sensational music acts, DJ Cuppy, Mr Eazi, and Patoranking have made it to the 2020 Forbes Africa 30Under30 list.

According to Forbes Africa which is celebrating 6 years of the FORBES AFRICA 30 Under 30 list, the selected men and women have forged ahead with credible, creative and profound strategies to shape the future. They are the continent’s revolutionary thinkers revitalizing ideas and industries with fresh business models and innovative leadership. Over 3,000 nominations were sent in for list but only 30 names were selected.

DJ Cuppy, Mr Eazi, and Patoranking made the list but they were not the only Nigerians on the list as Tracy Batta, Olajumoke Oduwole, Swanky Jerry, Davies Okeowo, Mariam Gwadabe, and Asisat Oshoala made the list.

See the full list below:

  1. Bako Ambianda, 29, Cameroon
  2. Gift Sukez, 27, Malawi
  3. Thobo Khathola, 28, Botswana
  4. Tony Mautsu, 27, Botswana
  5. Uzair Essack, 27, South Africa
  6. Baraka Daniel Kiranga, 29, Tanzania
  7. Newman Tshepo Ramatokwane, 29, Botswana
  8. Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, 24, Uganda
  9. Lloyd Harris, 23, South Africa
  10. DJ Cuppy, 27, Nigeria
  11. Mr Eazi, 28, Nigeria
  12. Wisdom Mawuli Parku, 26, Ghana
  13. Ogutu Okudo, 28, Kenya
  14. Patoranking, 29, Nigeria
  15. Tracy Batta, 29, Nigeria
  16. Olajumoke Oduwole , 29, Nigeria
  17. Paul Makaya, 26, Zimbabwe
  18. Anwar Bougroug, 29, Morocco
  19. Pieter-Steph du Toit, 27,
  20. Swanky Jerry, 28, Nigeria
  21. Nijel Amos, 26, Botswana
  22. Davies Okeowo, 29, Nigeria
  23. Maryam Gwadabe, 29, Nigeria
  24. Director Kit, 29, South Africa
  25. Sasha Vybz, 28, Uganda
  26. Lewis Appiagyei, 16, Ghana
  27. Hadeel Osman, 29, Sudan
  28. O’Plérou Grebet, 22, Ivory Coast
  29. Asisat Oshoala, 25, Nigeria
  30. Scilla Owusu, 23, Ghana