There is no doubt that Africans have gone places both academically and entertainment wise. Some of the black people in the diaspora making waves are Nigerians.
African(Nigerians) artists are in one way or the other recognized by the World musicians for their best-shown talents and extraordinary performance.
Ghpage.com has lined up 12 foreign musicians you never think of as Africans or less Nigerian descent.
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Rotimi Akinosho was born in Maplewood, New Jersey, to Nigerian parents – his father an investment banker of Yoruba origin and his mother of Igbo origin, working for the government.
He attended Columbia High School, where he was a standout on both the Varsity basketball team and the honors choir. He continued his studies at Northwestern University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in Business in 2010.
#2. SADE ADU
The singer’s full name is Helen Folsade Adu, she was born on 16 January 1959 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Her middle Name, Folasade, means “honor confers a crown.”
Adu’s parents, Adebisi Adu, a Nigerian lecturer in economics of Yoruba background, and Anne Hayes, an English district nurse, met in London, married in 1995 and moved to Nigeria.
Her parents got separated. However, and Anne Hayes returned to England, taking four-year-old Sade and older brother Banji with her to live with their grandparents near Colchester, Essex.
When Sade was 11 years old, she moved to Holland-on-sea, Essex, to live with her mother.
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