Kenyan socialite, Huddah Monroe rubbishes 2020 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list that was released some days ago.
Forbes is a global media company which focus on business, investing, technology,
entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
The magazine is known for publishing list of top entrepreneurs who are doing well for
themselves on a yearly basis and released the list for Africa 30 under 30 list some days ago.
Nigeria dominated the list with four creatives working in or closely with the
music industry, while South Africa, Ghana, and Uganda are represented by one each.
However, Huddah Monroe who was not pleased with the list called out the
company noting that the list were not compiled based on hard-work but was
done based connections.
Huddah Monroe noted that she has always dreamt of being on the Forbes list until she
saw the names for this year as she added that it’s better she set goals for herself and achieve it.
She added that one will end up crying if there aim on life is ending up the list.
See her post below:
The 2020 30 under 30 Forbes list had talented singers and entrepreneur like
Nigeria’s Mr Eazi, Patoranking, Swanky Jerry and DJ Cuppy.
Also on the list was South Africa’s Director Kit, whose real name Keitumetse Qhali,
Sasha Vybz from Uganda as well as Ghanaian director, Scilla Owusu who has
worked with the likes of Davido and Burna Boy.