Best African Rappers: Ghana's Sarkodie drops further down the list
July. 13, 2020
Rap is currently one of the most sought after genres of music in Africa and the world at large. On the the African continent , there are a lot of rap artiste that their work is considered valuable. Here are the 10 best rappers in Africa at the moment;
1. Nasty C (South Africa)
Nsikayesizwe David Junior known professionally as Nasty C was born on 11 July 1997. His song 'Strings and Bling released in 2018 gave him his fame and first ever tour, The Ivyson Tour. He was the youngest recipient of an award at the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards.
2. Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Born as Rafiloe Maele Phoolo, he is regarded as one of the most successful musician in Africa currently. He established his own record label called The Family Tree Records. Nyovst rose to fame with the release of his debut album 'Tsholofelo".
3. Sarkodie (Ghana)
Born as Michael Owusu Addo, Sarkodie was once regarded the best rapper in Africa. Although he's certainly still the one of the best the continent can boast of. His contributions to the music industry in Ghana has been applauded by different organizations in time past. He became the first winner of BET's best international flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop award.
4. Falz (Nigeria)
Folarin Folana or Falz is rapper songwriter and actor from Nigeria. His career started in 2009, he has tasted success in recent years putting out numerous hit songs and albums.
5. M.I Abaga (Nigeria)
Jude Abaga known by his stage name M.I is rapper and songwriter from Nigeria. He was the former CEO of Chocolate city between 2015 and 2019.
6. Phyno (Nigeria)
Phyno has seen fame in recent years because of his unique approach to the music he makes. He is known for rapping in native Igbo language and has put out a lot of hit songs across nations.
7. AKA (South Africa)
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes is a rapper songwriter and producer from South Africa. He has put out some good albums and have sold out in millions.
8. M.anifest (Ghana)
Kwame Ametepee Tsikata is Ghanaian rapper singer and songwriter that won the award of the best rapper and Hip Hop song of the year 2017 at the Ghana music award.
9. Khaligraph Jones (Kenya)
He Is a wrapper and songwriter from Kenya. He is not so popular internationally but he is a gifted artiste with numerous awards in his home country of Kenya.
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