7 Nigerian Entertainers Building Successful Careers On Social Media
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7 Nigerian Entertainers Building Successful Careers On Social Media

Oyekunle Idowu

Without debate, it's obvious that the use of social media is very important in this era.

Apparently, social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and the likes have made it easier to connect with a large number audience across the globe.

However, as an entertainer or entrepreneur, it is always smart not to build your entire career on a social media platform which might pack up someday. That being said, these are a few Nigerian entertainers who are successfully building their career on social media:

1. Lasisi Elenu

Just like Brother Shaggi, Lasisi Elenuun is one of the biggest Instagram comedians in Nigeria.

He is popularly known for his constant use of the BIG MOUTH filter on Snapchat. Many of us find him funny for the big mouth he uses while doing his funny rants.

2. Naira Marley

The ‘Soapy’ crooner, Naira Marley, is massively accepted by the street.

Many controversies that rocked his music career this year started from Instagram. No doubt, Instagram has been good to this entertainer.

At the moment, his Instagram page is one of the most active celebrities pages, with also a lot of fan pages and parody accounts. He is also a Twitter favourite, with almost all his tweets going viral as they attract lots at comments and replies from his fans and followers.

3. Tunde Ednut

The musician turns Instagram blogger has made himself a force to reckon with on Instagram, posting many random contents to entertain fans.

The truth is, Instagram has kept Tunde Ednut‘s hope of being a star alive after the death of his music career.

4. Zlatan Ibile

Zlatan Ibile popularly known as Zlatan came into the limelight last year and has since continued to be relevant with the help of Instagram. The Zanku master personally has a strategic and creative way on how to gain attention.

He is fond of doing Instagram Challenge among his fans. He gathered so many fans over the years from challenges like #FotifoyinChallege, #BottleCap“, #RedCupAndPapperFlipping and now #Bolanle.

5. Ikorodu Boiz

This kids are wonderful and are superb in terms of creativity, they’ve done so many mimics of celebrities which earned them fame and thousands of followers.

Davido himself was amazed when he watched one of the mimics they did for him. The "30 Billion Gang" boss wasted no time in announcing a million naira giveaway for them.

They might be getting shows and event to attend but nevertheless Instagram will still be forever their pillar.

6. Poco Lee

Poco Lee whose real name is Iwe Pascal, a Nigerian sensational dancer, hype man and MC, became known for his fun-to-watch Zanku dance moves which earned him lots of followers on Instagram and also kick-started his career in dancing.

Top artistes like 2baba, Burna Boy, Olamide, and many other big acts are now employing his dance service in their music videos.

7. Janemena

Janemena is popularly known as the Nigerian Instagram Twerk Queen with over a million followers on Instagram.

She is followed on her Instagram page by a lot of celebrities, her page is really active and is filled with lots of adverts from clients.

Janemena also runs a business on Instagram, where she sells some girly stuff. She gained the majority of her followers through her twerk videos.

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