The Nigerian entertainment industry is waxing stronger everyday with notable faces making waves.
Nigerians have been succeeding in the Entertainment industry. According to reports, they have even taken over Ghanaian screens and music and Ghanaian music is second to Nigerian music in their country.
Here are the top 10 Nigerian celebrities who are worshiped in Ghana:
Iyanya: MTN Project Fame West Africa first winner, Iyanya Mbuk is no doubt one of the reigning princes of Hip-hop music in the country at the moment. The singer has became more popular after he released his kukere single and his consequent songs didn’t disappoint at all. Thanks to Yvonne Nelson, his name has become a household name in Ghana. He recently headlined MTN’s Hitmaker TV series finale in Ghana.
M.I. : Jude Abaga, better known by stage name M.I, meaning Mr Incredible, is a Nigerian Hip hop Artist who has won several wwards including the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 and he was Nominated for BET 2010 Awards for the Best International Act Category. He calls himself ‘Chairman’. Any Ghanaian can boldly tell you M.I. is the king of rap in Africa.
Genevieve Nnaji: Nollywood superstar actress, Genevieve is talented and legendary, no doubt. Not only is she popular in Nigeria but also around the world. In Ghana, most people know her as ‘Sharon Stone’ because of a role she played in one of her early films. She is like a god in Ghana.
Ice Prince: Panshak Zamani, better known by his stage name Ice Prince, is a Nigerian Hip hop recording artist best known for winning the 2009 Hennessy Artistry as well as for his song ‘Oleku’. Since Oleku, anything Ice Prince drops is an automatic hit song in Ghana. His songs get played in every club and radio station.
Omotola: This actress also known as ‘omosexy’ has made her mark both in Nigeria and outside the country. She’s at the same status with Genevieve. She’s one of the most honored and highly-rated movie stars.
D’Banj: Even though his ratings are going down, his old songs were actually good. He’s still one of the most highly-rated Nigerian stars in Ghana.
Basket Mouth: Bright Okpocha, popularly known by his stage name, Basketmouth, is one of the most popular comedian from Nigeria. Basket Mouth stands out as one of the names to reackon with in the entertainment industry. He’s one of the most respected Nigerian comedian by Ghanaians.
Davido: This young man has earned the respect of Ghanaians with his non-stop rave songs since his ‘Dami Duro’ hit song.
P-Square: The musical duo, Paul and Peter Okoye popularly known as Psquare has been making hit songs back to back and they are highly-respected. They charged $300,000 to perform at a free concert in Ghana recently.
Wizkid: This Nigerian musician has earned himself a decent amount of respect in Ghana. He’s got more than 20 songs on heavy rotation in Ghana. Actually, there will be no party without Wizkid’s countless songs in Ghana right now.