Fela Kuti, Obama, N’golo Kanté make Diddy’s list of top 100 Black Influential people


Hip hop mogul, Diddy has just released a list of influencers he labeled the “Black 100.” Though he’s yet to explain what the list is all about as or the criteria for the list as some of the entrants aren’t even Black like CNN host Anderson Cooper, Post Malone, Ali Wong, and Mark Wahlberg to name a few.

Diddy’s list is fairly America-centric, but a few outsiders are prominent of the list such as; Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti, N’Golo Kante a footballer playing for Chelsea in London, and Maluma, a reggaeton star based out of Colombia.

See the full list below:

JAY Z, Beyonce, Issa Rae, Rihanna, Susan Moore, Carl Lamarre, Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Coogler, Taraji P. Henson, Donald Glover, Melody Chiu, Shelly Fariello, Teyana Taylor, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Skepta, Tiffany Haddish, Edward Barsamian, Oprah, Stormzy, Virgil Abloh, Fela Kuti, Michelle Obama, Migos, Jon Platt, Cassie, Dev Hynes, Andre Leon Talley, J Prince, Cardi B, Mav Carter, Don Lemon, Anderson Cooper, Serena Williams, Elon Musk, Yo Gotti, Rich Dennis, Amanda Seales, Kelly Rowland, Ted Sarandos, Gucci Mane, Tracee Ellis Ross, H.E.R., Adwoa Aboah, Lupita Nyong’o, Lebron James, Zendaya, French Montana, Kerry James Marshall, Gabrielle Union, D Wade, Maluma, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Emory Jones, Quincy Brown Combs, Misty Copeland, N’golo Kanté, Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, Drake, Damson Idris, Ali Wong, Bad Bunny, DJ Khaled, Pat McGrath, Machine Gun Kelly, Charles Blow, Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle, Zoe Kravitz, Travis Scott, Naomi Campbell, Snoop Dogg, Karena Evans, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Kendrick Lamar, Gina Rodriguez, 6lack, Karol G, Duckie Thot, Angela Rye, Lakeith Stanfield, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kevin Hart, Rick Ross, Lil Kim, Laurieann Gibson, Nicki Minaj, Steve Stoute, Solange, Prentice Penny, Erykah Badu, ASAP Rocky, Post Malone, Khloe Kardashian, Doc C, Kristen Crawley, Big Freedia, Mark Wahlberg, Janelle Monáe, Nas, Anthony Anderson, Faith Evans, Mary J Blige.
It’s on the way. Thanks for the inspiration.

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