Five Nigerian Artists with master’s and honorary doctorate degrees

Notable Nigerian music stars who are also Academic Gurus

Five Nigerian Artists with master's and honorary doctorate degrees
Five Nigerian Artists with master’s and honorary doctorate degrees


Many Nigerians live in the shades of believing that music superstars are just set of lazy and immoral individuals with no academic pathway at all, well it might interest you to note that in Nigeria we have lots of music stars who are master’s degree holder and honorary doctorate degree.

1. Naeto C

Naetochukwu chikwe popularly known as Naeto c ( born 17th December 1982 ). The Ten over Ten Hitmaker, A renowned Nigerian singer rapper and record producer is among the academic gurus of in the music industry who did not only acquire a university degree. But also bagged an MSc degree in energy studies at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

2. L.A.X

Damilola Afolabi ( born April 10th 1993 ) known professionally as L.A.X bagged a master’s degree in innovation management from the University of Manchester, London, United Kingdom, in 2014.

3. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Tope ( born February 5th 1980 ).
she bagged an honorary degree from her alma mater, the University of Kent. After which she was decorated as a doctor of music for her contributions towards spreading afrobeats.

4. DJ Cuppy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola ( born 11th November 1992 ) is The freshest on the list, DJ Cuppy gained admission to the prestigious University of Oxford for another degree 2021 where the billionaire daughter eventually bagged a master’s degree from the institution in March 2023.

5. Eldee

Lanre Dabiri ( born May 23rd 1977 ) is former rapper famously known as Eldee The Don, who is now based abroad. Eldee has a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

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