The entertainment industry is wide and artists are blurring the line between one sub-sector and the other. The industry already gained attraction within and beyond Africa and some artist are already extending their skills to other sector of the industry to keep them relevant and maintain their limelight.
Below are five Nigerian artists who are in more than one sub-sector of the entertainment industry:
1. Banky W
Nigeria singer, Olubankole Wellington, known as Banky W is a singer, rapper and actor, he debuted into the Nigerian entertainment industry as a singer with the release of the single ‘Ebute Meta’.
While enjoying success as a musician, Banky W attended an eight week New York Film School film making course. And upon graduating appeared on three movie scene.
In 2016, Banky W acted in Nigerian romantic comedy film, The Wedding Party.
2. Peter ‘Psquare’ Okoye
Peter is one-half of the singing estranged duo, P-square.
Aside singing, Peter created and produces the reality TV show, Dance with Peter.
3. Ty Bello
Ty Bello is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and photographer.
The singer began her music career as part of the music group, Kush. And they released the popular single ‘Lets Live Together’.
As a solo artist Ty Bello’s singles include: Greenland, Ekundayo, This Man, Freedom and, Funmise.
Ty Bello is also a celebrated photographer with her clients including the Emir of Kano.
One of the most successful and popular indigenous rappers out there, the “Fada Fada” singer made his debut in the above-mentioned anticipated movie, “Lion Heart.”
For his acting debut, Phyno plays Onyeka Onwenu‘s on-screen son.
The “Lafiaji” rapper made his major acting debut in the upcoming Nollywood movie “June,” which stars him alongside Uche Jombo, Michelle Dede and Chinyere Winfred.