Who is your favourite African musician? Do you like them enough to follow them on Twitter? Well, according to a recent Spinlet Index conducted by Tech Cabal, North African musicians are getting a lot of love on Twitter. The African musician with the most Twitter followers is Egyptian pop star Amr Diab, who has over 3.5 million followers with the numbers growing daily.
Egyptian artistes are at the top four positions on the index. Pop singer, Hamza Namira is in second place with 3.19 million Twitter followers; artist and producer, Hassan EL Shafei is in third position with over 1.89 million followers, and Sherine Ahmed Abdel Wahhab rounds up the Egptian sweep with over 1.84 million Twitter followers.
Musicians from Sub-Saharan Africa enter the list at number 6 with Nigeria’s own Wizkid taking the spot with 1.54 million Twitter followers. Davido and Dbanj also make the top ten at numbers 7 and 9 respectively.
Which African musicians do you follow on Twitter? Who is most likely to serve a regular dose of interesting tweets?