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'Dangote is the richest black man, not Kanye West' - DJ Cuppy

January 17th 2022, 9:28:40 am

According to Forbes, Dangote is worth $13.5B.

American rapper Kanye West, DJ Cuppy and billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote [Instagram/KanyeGoatWest] [Instagram/CuppyMusic] [Instagram/DangoteFanpage]

Nigerian popular disc jockey, Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy has made a case for her godfather and billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote.

In a tweet shared via her Twitter page on Sunday, January 16, 2022, the billionaire heiress refuted the claims by American rapper, Kanye West that he is the richest black man alive.

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"Random, I know… I am a HUGE @KanyeWest fan However with ALL due respect, I feel the need to remind him that he is not the “richest black man” -it is in fact my Godfather @AlikoDangote. Just clearing the air with #Facts," she tweeted.

Cuppy's tweet may be connected to the rapper's recent declarations that he is the richest black man in the world.

However, Forbes, a business magazine debunked Kanye's claims in 2021.

According to Forbes, as of 2021, Dangote is the richest black man in the world with a net worth of $13.5B.

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