Top 5 most highly paid Zambian musicians Part – 1.
The Zambian music industry has always been competitive, and more especially these days, income is becoming harder and harder to find for most Zambian people, making it hard to find who are the most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today which means less shows for our musicians and less sales on their albums.
It’s due to these reasons we got compelled to know the top 5 most highly paid Zambian artist’s/musician today. Making a little money for most Zambian musicians and playing music on the side isn’t so hard, but it’s another way round if one wishes to turn a passion for music into a career.
5. MACKY 2
Umupondo the Kopala swag founder is number five on most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today. For every stage performance or a show where macky 2 his invited does not get less than 8000, which excludes the transportation and accommodation charges of 2500. Macky 2 is also one of the Zambian Artist’s having deals with coke cola and many other companies like MTN where he receives an amount which is no less than 150,000.
A Political carder for the Zambian patriotic front party (PF) and business man/Singer/Songwriter and car dealer for an American company Jordan Katembula, known as JK is Number four on most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today.
The car dealing company actually pays JK an estimated figure of k90, 000 per month and charges not less than k45, 000 for every stage appearance and any public show.
Not forgetting the hit campaign song “Dununa Reverse” which earned him about k800, 000, not forgetting endorsement deals with Zambia’s number network MTN Zambia and Airtel Zambia , including album shows where on his last album launch earned a good amount of k250, 000.
3. Slap Dee
Considered to be Zambia’s highly paid rapper and Number three on most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today. We rarely see the king of Zambian hip hop performing.
He accepts’s and gets paid no less than 12,000 for a show and also an ambassador for Proflight Airline Zambia Proflights Fares and Schedule paying him about 150,000 every after 4 months.
Also owns a recording studio label plus a clothing label Xyz Entertainment studios earning him about k4,500 per week.
Receives an estimated amount of about 350,000 from investors and old more than k40,000 at Hollywood city just for the tickets.
Not also forgetting his most recent endorsement with Itel mobile were slap dee is recieving an estimated figure of k25,000 per month.
2. The Organized Family
Number two on most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today. Organized Family make a good amount of not less than k15,000 for a show.
And stage performance, excluding accommodation plus transportation charges charged separately amounting to about k3000.
Most shows done by the duo group are foreign where they make about k20,000, plus a huge sum of money received from Hakainde Hichilema during the campaign period.
And 600,00 from the United party for national development (UPND) . The group also has endorsements with Zambian communication networks like Zamtel and MTN Zambia were they receive at least a minimum of k150, 000 per month.
He wins on this list of most highly paid Zambian artist’s or musicians today because Roberto gets paid about k15,000 for a simple show and k25,000 for international shows after realizing Amarula plus k11,000 to cover his flight charges if it’s an international show.
One of Zambia’s top international artist loved in most African countries, including Nigeria, Ghana and Namibia where he was paid 250,000 for his guest appearance at the Namibian awards show.
And YouTube paid him an estimated k180,200 after Amarula hit a thousand views on YouTube and including endorsements paying him about k350,000 per year.
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