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P. Diddy Names Fela Kuti, Obama, N’golo Kanté Among Top 100 Black Influential People

By Akinwale Akinyoade
25 September 2018   |   7:21 am
One of the most successful music moguls in the world, P. Diddy recently released a list of influencers he labelled the "Black 100." Although he is yet to explain what the list is all about or the criteria for the list as some of the entrants aren't even Black like CNN host Anderson Cooper, Post…

One of the most successful music moguls in the world, P. Diddy recently released a list of influencers he labelled the “Black 100.”

Although he is yet to explain what the list is all about 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.

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Diddy’s list is fairly America-centric, with a few outsiders on 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.

UNITED KINGDOM – JANUARY 01: BRIXTON ACADEMY Photo of Fela KUTI, Fela Kuti live at The Academy, Brixton, London 1983 (Photo by David Corio/Redferns)

See the full list below: