Not only are they treated with fear and joy in equal measure, these black icons are also hailed as modern gods on earth.
In their own unique way, they have achieved extraordinary feats to earn this status.
Some may argue that their fans possess the “celebrity worship syndrome”, an obsessive-addictive disorder where an individual becomes overly involved, completely obsessed and interested with the details of the personal life of a celebrity.
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Evidently, their fans, and in severe cases, “worshippers”, have been known to go to extreme lengths just to be a part of their icon’s lives.
Here are black iconic figures who are being worshipped as gods: