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Top 10 Most Fashionable Artists in Africa

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Written by Abraham Odhiambo

Are you looking for the most fashionable artist in Africa? Well, look no further because that’s what we will be talking about today.

Fashion and music have gone hand in hand for years. If you want to keep your audience entertained as an artist, you have to hit all the right notes on and off stage. Well, this is something that African artists have really mastered and that’s why you’ll see them bless your timeline with stylish jeans, suits, trainers, ties and hats. From the likes of Burna Boy and Wizkid to the likes of Tiwa Savage and Diamond Platnumz, read on to find out who is the most fashionable artist in Africa.

10. Juma Jux 

Juma Jux is one of the most fashionable artists in East Africa. The Bongo Flava star has an eclectic assemblage of apparel and bears a knack for style. Jux also has very dope hairstyles and has many girls crushing on him. The seasoned singer is the founder and owner of ‘African Boy’ fashion brand which Vera Sidika once paid homage to.

Juma Jux

Juma Jux. Photo/ Kenyan Moves.

9. Fally Ipupa

From the most classic to the most daring style, Fally Ipupa is a Congolese fashion icon. His style is unique, trendy and attractive to the eyes, something that most women and men cannot seem to get their eyes off.

8. Angelique Kidjo 

Another key personality that cannot be ignored when talking about the most fashionable artist in Africa is Angelique Kidjo. She might be 63 now but fashion is that one thing that she hasn’t forgotten about. Time Magazine referred to the five-time Grammy-winning songstress as ‘Africa’s premier diva” in 2007. No matter which part of Africa you are from, Angelique Kidjo will always make you feel represented by her Ankara cloth, jewelry, beads and headgears.

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo. Photo/ The Guardian Nigeria.

7. Tiwa Savage 

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most talented female musicians, Tiwa Savage is also an icon in the fashion world. She is beautiful and to add to it, she knows how to dress. At any given time, you’ll catch Tiwa rocking the most stylish designer clothes.

6. Kizz Daniel

When it comes to Afro beats, Kizz Daniel is a name that stands out. Apart from his lyrical prowess, the Nigerian artist is also well recognized for his style of fashion. He always kills the swag with his stylish attire, which includes designer clothes and shoes.

5. Diamond Platnumz 

Arguably Tanzania’s most finest artist, Diamond Platnumz is one of the most fashionable artists in Africa. He is known for his bold fashion choices and is often a standout in any crowd. Diamond’s style features designer clothes, colourful prints and custom-made hats.

Diamond Platnumz

Diamond Platnumz. Photo/ The Guardian Nigeria.

4. Yemi Alade 

Well, you can’t talk about fashion and music and fail to mention Yemi Alade. At any point, the Nigeria star is wearing whatever she wants and always looks good in it.

3. Davido

One of Nigeria’s biggest stars, Davido obviously makes it to the debate of who is the most fashionable artist in Africa. The 30-year-old is renowned for his amazing fashion, which ranges from casual to formal, depending on the occasion.


Davido. Photo/ Daily Post Nigeria.

2. Burna Boy

Arguably the best African artist right now, Burna Boy is also among the most stylish musicians in Africa. The “Ye” hit maker has earned the nickname “The African Giant” due to his fashion style and music. He often wears vibrant colours and his outfit includes designer pants, fitted shirts and colourful shoes.

1. Wizkid

Nigerian sensation and self-acclaimed “Starboy” Wizkid takes the crown of the most fashionable artist in Africa. The 33-year-old has a stylish sense of fashion and is often seeing wearing custom designer pieces that go hand in hand with his swagger. He is also a fan of jewellery, which is why you’ll see him wearing gold and diamond necklaces to add glamour to his outfit.


Wizkid. Photo/ Leadership News.

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Who Is the Best Dressed Man in Africa?

From his note-worthy outfits on the biggest reality show in Africa (Big Brother Naija) to winning best dressed at events, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu looks good in every attire and serves up endless fashion inspiration. He is the best dressed man in Africa.

Who Is the Most Fashionable Musician in Nigeria?

As your expectations have been transcribed just with the reality, Wizkid is the number one well-dressed musician in Nigeria.

Who Is Africa’s Biggest Artist?

  • Davido
  • Wizkid
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Burna Boy
  • Diamond Platnumz
  • 2Face Idiba
  • Fally Ipupa
  • Sarkodie
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Abraham Odhiambo

Abraham Odhiambo is a writer with interests in nature, travel, African safari and sports. I'm pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Communication at Egerton University.

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