Top 10 Best Rappers in Africa

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The Africa entertainment industry has grown massively over the years.

Africa songs are now played around the world courtesy of some of the Rappers on this list.

The Rappers on this list sell out events and arenas around the world.

No doubt Africa Rapper are making Africab songs to be popular around the world.

Today we are going to take a look at some of the top 10 best Rapper in African that are making Africa Rap and music interested

Top 10 Best Rapper in Africa

1.M I Abaga

M I Abaga is also know as Jude “M.I” Abaga is a rapper and record producer from Nigeria.

M I Abaga breakout to fame in 2006 after his song “Crowd Mentality" become popular in his hometown of Jos.

M.I Abaga’s passion for music started at an early stage in his life and as a result, the first instrument he fell in love with was a 7-key mini piano.

He drew his inspirations from Lauryn Hill and DMX at an early stage in his life. He signed his brother Jesse Jagz to his record label ‘Chocolate City’.

2. Sarkodie

Sarkodie is a Ghanaian rapper, recording artist and entrepreneur. He is often named as the greatest African rapper and in 2015 was ranked the 19th most Influential Ghanaian by e.tv Ghana.

He won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2012 BET Awards, and was nominated in the same category at the 2014 BET Awards.

Sarkodie has 79 awards and received nominations in so many other categories. His real name is Michael Owusu Addo.

3. AKA

AKA is a rapper and entrepreneur from South Africa.

He also goes by the name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes. In 2014 AKA signed a multi- album deal with Sony Music. He has also opened for Ed Sheeran and 2 Chainz on their South African tours.

AKA has released quite a number of albums, as a matter of fact, his 2015 album ‘Levels’ went Certified Gold.

Beside AKA being a decorated artist he is a father.

4.Olamide

Olamide Adedeji (born 15 March 1989), known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh , is a Nigerian hip hop, recording artist.

He records mostly in Yoruba , native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes.

YBNL , his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation. The album was supported by the singles "First of All", "Voice of the Street", "Stupid Love", and "Ilefo Illuminati". On 7 November 2013, he released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth.

The album's singles include " Durosoke " and "Yemi My Lover".

On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc .

Olamide has been nominated and won several music awards, including multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies Awards.

In 2014 Chiori Daniel Cole a rep of Achievas Entertainment Limited and Right Entertanment now known as TEC started the movement to see him hold his first ever concert , which is one of the biggest concerts OLIC (OLAMIDE LIVE IN CONCERT) he is the first person to sell out the Eko Convention Center four in the year 2014, 2015 ,2016 and 2018 , in 2017 he sold out the Teslim Balogun Stadium holding over 12000 persons. He has also sold out the Eventim Apollo of 5000 capacity .

He also sold out his Culture Tour alongside Phyno at the building six The O2 Arena in 2017

5 Nasty C

Nasty c real name Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo and is a South African rapper, record producer and songwriter.

Nasty C has a very unique rap style that separates him from other rappers.

In 2015, he became the youngest rapper to win at South African Hip Hop Awards for Best Freshman Prize.

He has also won many other awards including, Best International Act: Africa, Song of the Year, Best Hip Hop Album, Best Male Album, Best New Artist(BET Awards) from many other award ceremonies. it goes without saying that Nasty C is the best Rapper in Africa 2019.

6. Phyno

Phyno, a rapper from Nigeria is also a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

He started off as a producer in 2003 and he is well-known for rapping in the Igbo language. Igbo rap basically incorporates traditional Igbo music and African-American music. Phyno has been nominated for a couple of awards in Nigeria and beyond and has won a lot of music awards.

His real name is Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike.

7. Cassper Nyovest

Refiloe Maele Phoolo, popularly known as Cassper Nyovest is rapper and record producer from South Africa.

He rose to fame in 2013 with the song ‘Gusheshe’ and in 2014 with ‘Doc Shebeleza’ which both won awards. He has continued to make hits after hits since then including, ‘Ksazobalit’, ‘Baby girl’ and ‘Tito Mboweni’.

Cassper Nyovest became the first South African Musicians to fill up a stadium with 72,000 fans during his concert. Let’s face it, many African Musicians haven’t accomplished a goal like that yet.

8. Reminisce

Reminisce (Alaga Ibile) is from Ajilete, Yewa South LGA in Ogun state, the western part of Nigeria.

He was born on the 26th of January, in Kaduna state, (Northern Nigeria). In school, he listened to various genres of local and foreign music and performed in school activities. He developed his rapping skills by emulating rappers like Nas, Jay Z and Snoop Dogg .

He studied purchasing and supply at Kwara State Polytechnic.

9. Nadia Nakai

Nadia a.k.a Bragga is a South African rapper who was born in Zimbabwe.

She gained inspiration from Kenyan rapper, Nazizi, and that led her to release her single in 2013 “Like Me” which brought her fame. She has released 1 album and is yet to release another.

10. Falz

This is Nigeria’ rapper,whose popularity rose after making a Nigerian version of ‘This is America’ by Childish Gambino.

His style is Afro Hip-Hop: “with a Falz twist to it. It’s a lot of humor and traditional indigenous Nigerian sounds fused with contemporary sounds.”

His real name is Folarin Falana and is also an actor.

Falz says that his biggest achievement in his life to this day is AMVCA for Best Actor, with that said Falz is the most versatile rapper to feature on this list.