Nigerian and Ghanaian musicians are diversifying their portfolio and investing their Naira and Cedis in tangible businesses that should sustain them long after music is gone. P-Square revealed last year in an exclusive interview I had with them on their USA tour that they invested their monies in real estate. D’Banj has Koko water, garri, mobile, clothing label and now we can add Ghana’s R2Bees to the mix who are owners of Ghana’s Barcardis Nite Club.
Check out an excerpt of the story below:
“Did you ever know that one of the biggest nite clubs in Ghana is owned by R2Bees who are based in Tema.
On English Premiere league or foreign soccer days, R2Bees and its fans always hang out there to watch the matches on giant screens. After the game, the DJ blasts good music which turns the place into a dance club.
Their lounge has collection of LCD flat-screen televisions displaying music videos or soccer matches, pool tables, leather wraparound sofas, PlayStation 2 and Xbox systems and private wait service. But that’s not all, their dance floor can hold up to a number of 1000.
The restaurant is tucked away in another corner which is opened to the public everyday and they serve all kinds of food. . .”
Ghanamusic.com has the full story.
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