Nigerian stars DJ Cuppy, SwankyJerry, Mr Eazi, Asisat Oshoala, others make Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list

Nigerian fashion stylist, Jeremiah Ogbodo Also Know as SwankyJerry is on the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30, 2020 class featuring 30 young entrepreneurs, leaders and changemakers across Africa.

To celebrate their sixth anniversary, Forbes Africa curated a 30 under 30 list that comprises of talented Africans who have made an impact in different industries ranging from sports, entertainment, fashion, business and more.

The odds stacked against them are great, such as access to funding and institutional and historical inequalities that mean there’s probably very little family wealth or savings for the average young entrepreneur to draw on.

Among those featured on this year’s list are nine of our very own Nigerian trailblazers. They include DJ Cuppy, Eazi, Patoranking, Tracy Batta, Olajumoke Oduwole, Swanky Jerry, Davies Okeowo, Maryam Gwadabe, Asisat Oshoala.