Kenya's award-winning HipHop group Camp Mulla has been named in the Forbes Top 13 African Celebrities to Watch in 2013. The recently published list by Zimbabwean TV personality / producer and entrepreneur Farai Gundan comprises of personalities from different genres of entertainment including Sudanese supermodel Ajak Deng, South Africa's comedian Trevor Noah and DJ Sbu.
Gundan describes the group as follows, "The five-member, award-winning group is considered one of the most exciting hip hop groups in Kenya. After winning several awards locally, Camp Mulla became the first Kenyan and East African artists to be nominated at the 2012 BET Awards for the “Best International Act – Africa” category”."
Here is the complete list of Thirteen African Celebrities to Watch this year:
- Camp Mulla, Hip Hop Group, Kenya
- Ahmen Soultan, Recording Artist, Morocco
- David Oyelowo, Actor, Nigeria
- Sarkodie & R2Bees, Recording Artists, Ghana
- Trevor Noah, Comedian, South Africa
- Ajak Deng, Supermodel, Sudan
- Mataano (fashion line twin sisters Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim), Ethiopia
- Serge Ibaka, NBA basketball player, Republic of Congo
- Julius Onah, Film-maker, Nigeria
- Mark Tonderai Hodges, Film-maker, Zimbabwe
- DJ Sbu, DJ, Recording Artist, Social Entrepreneur, South Africa
- Kudzanai Chiurai, Artist, Painter, Zimbabwe
- Bonang Matheba, Media Personality, South Africa