Popular disk jockey, Florence Otedola aka Dj Cuppy has topped Forbes’ 30 under 30 list for 2020 along with Mr Eazi, Patoranking and others.
Every year, Forbes Africa releases a list of top 30 under 30 young Africans who are doing amazing things for themselves and for their community.
This year wasn’t any different and the publication released names of 30 Africans sourced from four categories featuring 30 in each: Business, Technology, Creatives and Sports.
Nigeria makes up the majority of honorees in the list, shedding light on the entrepreneurial and can-do spirit of the young people in the country.
South Africa and Botswana had four of their young entrepreneurs on the list. Ghana had three young people while Uganda had two of its young entrepreneurs on the list.
Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Sudan and Ivory had one young entrepreneur making the list.
DJ Cuppy, Mr Eazi, and Patoranking were among the nine Nigerians to feature on the list for 2020.
Other Nigerians to make the list were Tracy Batta, CEO of Smoothie Express, Olajumoke Oduwole, CEO of KJK Communications, Swanky Jerry of Swanky Signatures, Daves Okeowo, Maryam Gwadabe, and Nigerian female footballer, Asisat Oshoala.