Crown Uzama, better known by his stage name Shallipopi, is a highly popular Nigerian Street Pop Singer and rapper. Hailing from the distinguished Evian family Lineage, which he claims are the kingmakers in Benin City, Shallipopi’s music journey commenced during his early teenage days.
With his exceptional musical talent, he quickly gained a massive following on Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms, where he regularly shared his freestyles and song covers.
If you would like to know more about Shallipopi, including his current net worth, then this article is a must-read for you.
Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Shallipopi was born on April 12th, 2000, and is originally from Edo State, a western region of Nigeria. Shallipopi spent his childhood in the historic city of Benin, where he was raised by his parents who are traditional worshippers. Shallipopi’s father’s name is Mr. Uzama, and his mother’s name is Mrs. A. Uzama. He also has an immediate younger brother who is also a rapper and singer known as Zerrydl (or Zerry d Legendary).
In 2022, driven by his love for music, he left his hometown and moved to Lagos, the land of opportunities, to pursue his dream of becoming a successful musician. His hard work and determination paid off when he released his hit single “Elon Musk,” which quickly gained popularity among music lovers.
However, his joy was short-lived as he soon faced a legal battle over copyright infringement. The beat used in the song was not his, and he was forced to remove the track from all platforms.
Determined not to let this setback discourage him, he went back to the studio and reworked the song, making it better than ever.
Despite the challenge, he remained loyal to his fans, whom he affectionately referred to as “Plutomanian Citizens”.
Shallipopi Net Worth
As per reliable online sources, Shallipopi’s estimated net worth is $200,000 (200 million naira) in 2024.
It is noteworthy that his income streams are diverse, and he earns a significant portion from charging $10,000 per show, as well as from music streams, endorsement deals, social media, and his YouTube channel.
The combination of all these factors is what puts his net worth at $200,000 (200 million naira).
Considering his rising fame and success in the music industry, his net worth may continue to soar in the coming years.
Shallipopi Music Career
Shallipopi started his musical journey long before he gained fame in the year 2023. He began by creating and sharing covers of popular songs and freestyles of his performances on different social media platforms. Over time, he has garnered a significant following on social media, which has helped him to establish his music career.
He has built a sizable fanbase on Instagram and TikTok, where he regularly posts his songs and engages with his fans.
However, Shallipopi became a household name in Nigeria after his street pop song “Elon Musk” went viral in the country. The song talks about the illegal activities of “Internet Fraudsters” while conveying indirect messages relating to the act. On the 30th of June, 2023, Shallipopi released the remix of “Elon Musk,” featuring popular Afrobeat sensations Fireboy DML and Zlatan Ibile, which further cemented his position as a rising star in the Nigerian music industry.
On the 7th of July 2023, Shallipopi, a rising music star, dropped another sensational single titled “Ex Convict”. The song’s lyrics referred to his prior arrest by the EFCC, a government anti-corruption agency. The track quickly gained massive popularity on social media and became a club favorite.
Just four days later, on the 11th of July 2023, Shallipopi released his highly anticipated debut studio EP titled “Planet Pluto”. The EP featured a mix of different genres, showcasing Shallipopi’s versatility as an artist. Fans and critics alike praised the EP for its unique sound and catchy beats.
In October 2023, Shallipopi made another major career move by announcing the launch of his very own record label, “Plutomania Records”. The label was born out of Shallipopi’s desire to support and promote new talent in the music industry. He introduced two promising acts to the label – his brother, “Zerrydl” and “Tega Boy DC”.
A month later, in November 2023, Shallipopi dropped his highly anticipated debut studio album, “Presido La Pluto”, which translates to “Pluto Presido”. The album featured a collection of tracks that showcased Shallipopi’s unique style and musical talent.