SA rappers are some of the most business minded players in the game. Covid has further pushed most of them out of their comfort zone and gotten them to diversify their interests and explore other ventures outside music. Below is a list of 5 SA Most Entrepreneurial Rappers who own businesses are constantly making business moves.
Not only is Tebogo Thekisho most popularly known as ProVerb one of the best rappers in the country, he co-owns a television production company “SIC Entertainment – which produces among others: SA Idols, Miss South Africa Pageants and Wedding Bashers. Proverb also manages a property portfolio which spans across Johannesburg, Ballito and Cape Town.
Cassper Nyovest owns Family Tree Records. He also has investments in property with a growing interest in commercial property an area exposed to him by mentor, Dr Keith Bothongo who owns Bothongo Group.Word on the street is that Mufasa is now a partner in Drip Footwear.
Siya Metane, well-known in the music industry as Slikour is the founder of OnLife Networks which owns SlikourOnLife, a prominent hip hop news platform. His business also has an agency arm.
Outside of making music, AKA owns his own posh restaurant in Durban called Cuba BLK. The rapper has over the years launched BEAM Group, Has a partnership with Cruz Vodka and more!
Not only is Riky Rick a rapper but he is the founder of Cotton Records and Cotton Fest which does eventing and merchandise. He also recently invested in popular male grooming business, Legends Barbershop