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Davido, Wizkid and Other Nigerians Make Forbes List of Young African Creatives

Nigerian artiste, Davido has been identified as one of Forbes 15 Young African Creatives Rebranding Africa along with popular crooner, Wizkid. This exclusive list was published on Friday, August 28.

Other Nigerians included Lakin Ogunbawo, a talented photographer with works in British GQ and New York Times, and Amaka Osakwe (Maki Oh), who is making waves in the fashion industry, with clients like Michelle Obama, Solange Knowles and Lupita N’yongo.

Compiled by Forbes lifestyle contributor, Declan Eytan, the feature comprised profiles of Africa’s brightest talents under the age of 35 in the fields of fashion, art, music and photography.

“They’re each part of the new movement that is rebranding Africa,” states Eytan.


Davido    Photo credit: Forbes

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Maki Oh  Photo credit: Forbes



Wizkid     Photo credit: Forbes


Lakin Ogunbawo   Photo credit: Bellanaija



You can view their interesting profiles on the official Forbes website.


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Ify Halim is a Writer and media enthusiast based in Lagos. She enjoys writing self-help/inspirational articles with published work in UYD Magazine, Edufrica, Our Stories Inc. and The Keele Concourse. She currently works at, Nigeria’s Information Portal. Follow her on Twitter @MissHalim or visit her online space at

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