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Most Influential Icons In Contemporary African Pop Culture | Africa.com

Most Influential Icons In Contemporary African Pop Culture | Africa.com Africa’s influential icons are growing in influence globally as the world is taking notice of the continent’s originality and cool factor.

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The movers and shakers from the continent are not only influential icons through philanthropic ventures, but also through a multitude of breakthroughs in business and lifestyle by flying the flag high for the continent.

Below is a list of some of the Africa’s influential icons.

Bozoma Saint John

Ghanaian-American, Bozoma Saint John, has made significant strides in the marketing industry, particularly in music and entertainment, having led PepsiCo’s music festival-based marketing as Head of the Music and Entertainment Marketing and turned Apple Music into a brand that people love and identify with.

Her work in music marketing and global consumer marketing has earned her being named as one of the top women in music by Billboard, 100 Most Creative People by Fast Company, and Adweek’s Most Exciting Personalities in Advertising. She is now Uber’s Chief Brand Officer and one of the most Africa’s influential icons.

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