- Rising Nigerian singer Shallipopi discusses the extraordinary profitability of the music business, equating music money to the abundance found in ritual practices.
- In a podcast interview, Shallipopi responds to questions about balancing income, family demands, and personal savings.
- Shallipopi asserts that the financial returns from his music are so substantial that he doesn’t worry about running out of funds, even with generous contributions to family and friends.
- Shallipopi expresses a laid-back attitude, stating that he gives to family without hesitation, confident that the money from his music will continue flowing, even if he stops singing.
In a interview on the Zero Conditions podcast, Nigerian singer Shallipopi shared intriguing insights into the highly lucrative nature of the music industry, likening the returns to that of ritual practices.
The artist, known for the hit single ‘Elon Musk,’ shed light on how the abundance of music money has transformed his financial situation
The podcast host delved into Shallipopi’s financial management, questioning how he navigates the delicate balance between supporting family members, saving for himself, and setting boundaries amid the demands from friends and relatives.
“How do you find a balance between giving to family members, saving for yourself and knowing when to draw the line?” the show host asked.
Responding to the question, Shallipopi expressed the profound profitability of the music industry, asserting that his financial resources seem inexhaustible despite generous contributions to family and friends.
He disclosed that he only fully grasped the extent of music’s profitability this year, propelled by the success of his recent chart-topping singles.
“You will never understand music money. Music money is like ritual, there’s too much money in music that you cannot understand at all. Even if you’re a artiste that came out in one month and your song is just big, no worry.
Me now, I no dey balance anything; if my family request, I dey give because I know that, the music will not stop. Even if I stop singing, the music I’ve dropped will continue giving me money,” he concluded.