Some Nigerian youths believes that being a cult member is a requirement for fame, riches or to attain a certain level in the society.
It is so unfortunate that even people who are supposed to be people’s mentor or role model in Nigeria are now the ones promoting cultism among our youths.
Numerous Nigerian musicians today are into cultism. Some of these singers joined the cult groups when they were in school, some who are educated you joined before becoming famous.
In today’s article, We will be looking at top 10 Nigerian musicians who belongs to secret cults.
Davido whose real name is Davido Adeleke Adedeji is a Nigerian award winning musician.
Fame found Davido after he released his evergreen hit song ‘Dami Duro‘ in 2022 and ever since then, he has been making waves in the entertainment industry.
Davido created his own record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) and he has signed numerous artistes over the years. The likes of Mayorkun, Peruzzi, Mr May D and many more.
Davido is a very proud member of the Black Axe Confraternity. Davido always display his cult groups signs on the internet. The ‘Stand Strong‘ crooner even made a customized diamond chain with the number 7 which is a symbol of the confraternity he belongs to.
2. Burna Boy
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy is a talented and Grammy Award winning Nigerian singer. He broke into limelight after his debut track titled ‘Like To Party‘ which was released in 2012 went viral and gain massive airplays.
Since 2012, Burna Boy has risen to be one of the most popular, influential and wealthiest music star in Nigeria with numerous awards in his name.
The self acclaimed ‘African Giant’ has identified himself publicly as a member of Black Axe cult group. The ‘Last Last‘ crooner often displays his cult group mode of greetings in some of his music videos.
Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is an Afrobeat Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. He rose to limelight after releasing his hit album ‘Super Star‘ in 2011.
Wizkid was born and brought up in Surulere, a neighborhood occupied by thugs, miscreants and hooligans. We can actually say that it was the area that made Wizkid to be exposed to cultism.
Wizkid is a member of the Supreme Eiye Confraternity and he is occasionally sighted clawing with members of other cult groups and he sometimes put on their outfits.
4. Kizz Daniel
Oluwatobiloba Daniel professionally known as Kizz Daniel is a Nigerian singer, composer and producer. He came to limelight after his debut track ‘Woju’, Buga and his recently released track, Cough (Odo).
The former G Worldwide signee established his own record label, Flyboi Entertainment. Kizz Daniel is a member of the Buccaneers Confraternity as he always put on yellow outfits which is the dress code of his cult group.
Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as Portable is a Nigerian street pop singer, songwriter and a Zeh Nation Boss.
He rose to stardom in 2021 after his song song ‘Zazoo Zeh’ ft. Olamide and Poco Lee went viral and top chart across all streaming platforms.
Portable in an interview revealed that he is not a newbie in the music game, saying that he has been doing music for over 10 years before he finally found breakthrough last year.
The Zazoo Zeh crooner is a member of the Supreme Eiye Confraternity and according to him, he was initiated into the cult by his former record label boss, Mr. Yusuf Ijaomode.
6. Naira Marley
Adeshina Fashola, professionally known as Naira Marley, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and Marlian Music Records boss.
He was born in the South Western part of Nigeria which is known to be Yoruba, and he was raised in England.
Naira Marley later came back to Nigeria in 2016 to pursue his music career. Fortune smiled on him after he was featured on a song titled ‘Issa Goal’ and since then, he has been dropping hits.
Naira Marley is a member of the Supreme Eiye Confraternity. He is always seen communicating with his record label signees with the cult slangs and always displaying their handshakes.
7. Zlatan Ibile
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael known professionally as Zlatan Ibile is renowned Nigerian rapper, songwriter and Zanku Records CEO.
He found fame in 2019 when he released his hit song titled Zanku (Legwork) which was widely accepted across the nation and beyond.
Zlatan is a member of the Black Axe Confraternity and the singer always celebrate the date the confraternity was established. (July 7th)
Adedeji Olamide popularly know as Baddo Sneh is a famous Nigerian rapper who is also one of the heavyweight musician in Nigeria and Africa. He records most of his songs using Yoruba dialect and English.
He released his first album titled “Rhapsody” in the year 2022 and went further to start his record label, YBNL (Yahoo Boy No Laptop).
Olamide was born in Bariga, a slump area of Lagos state. Growing up in Bariga, Olamide, at his early age was exposed to cultism.
The YBNL boss who often refers to himself as the ‘baddest boy ever liveth’ is a cultist and also a member of the Bucanneer Confraternity.
The rapper can be glimpsed showing off his yellow beret which is a sign of the Buccaneers.
9ice whose real name is Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande is a veteran Nigerian musician and songwriter known for his vital use of the Yoruba language, proverbs in his songs.
The ‘Gongo Aso‘ crooner was born into a polygamous home in Ogbomoso, Osun State. His father married 5 wives and has 9 children. He grew up in Shomolu, a rough area know for cult activities and gangsterism.
9ice is a cultist and he is a member of the Eiye Confraternity also known as Association Of Airlords. Today, he has obtained an higher rank in the group making him one of the most influential members of the cult group.
10. Banky W
Olubankole Wellington widely known as Banky W is a veteran Nigerian music star, songwriter, actor, and a politician.
Banky W dominated the airwaves in the early 2000’s releasing hit songs like My Regrets, Omoge You Too Much, Feeling It, Better For You, Tanker, All For U and many more.
Banky W belongs to the Supreme Eiye Confraternity. This is established on the fact that he puts on caps and berets which mainly come within the colours of this confraternity.
That is all about Nigerian musicians who are cultists.
Kindly note that this article is not factual but based on their dressing styles