Nigerian disc jockey and producer & daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola – Dj Cuppy has taken to her social media page on Instagram to react as she tops Forbes’ 30 under 30 list for 2020 along with Mr Eazi, Patoranking and others.
April 3, 2020, Forbes released its tenth annual “30 Under 30” list.
Spread across categories like finance, tech, art, and sports, it features 30 young entrepreneurs in Africa who are innovating their respective industries.
With Nigeria topping the list, below are the young entrepreneurs who made the list.
Every year, Forbes Africa releases a list of top 30 under 30 young Africans who are doing amazing things for themselves and for their community.
This year wasn’t any different and the publication released names of 30 Africans sourced from four categories featuring 30 in each: Business, Technology, Creatives and Sports.
Nigeria makes up the majority of the honorees on the list, shedding light on the young people’s entrepreneurial and can-do spirit in the region.
South Africa and Botswana had four of their young entrepreneurs on the list. Ghana had three young people while Uganda had two of its young entrepreneurs on the list.
Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Sudan and Ivory had one young entrepreneur making the list.
DJ Cuppy, Mr Eazi, and Patoranking were among the nine Nigerians to feature on the list for 2020.
Other Nigerians to make the list were Tracy Batta, CEO of Smoothie Express, Olajumoke Oduwole, CEO of KJK Communications, Swanky Jerry of Swanky Signatures, Daves Okeowo, Maryam Gwadabe, and Nigerian female footballer, Asisat Oshoala.
Here is what DJ Cuppy said about the list on her IG