BY Farida Dawkins, 1:00pm October 31, 2018,

5 African music stars with successful ‘backup’ careers


The music business is a saturated career field.  Many have dreams of showcasing their talent to the world and with that comes many perks as well as downsides.

One plus of being a top-earning singer is the financial reward.  Many things are at your disposal when you become part of a certain tax bracket and you basically want for nothing.

Many African parents want their children to earn degrees in fields that guarantee top bucks including engineering, law, medicine and banking.

The following African celebrities earned degrees in what many may regard as successful fields yet, they pursued music anyway.

Scroll through to learn about five African celebrities who would be successful in their respective fields even if they quit music:

Last Edited by:Nduta Waweru Updated: October 31, 2018


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