Nigerian best rap albums of All-time are picked and ranked based on commercial triumph, impact, and critical applaud.
however, this post will specifically highlight rap albums with impact and cultural remarks, it’s sad that rap album rarely impacts like they used to be.
The evolution of the Nigerian music industry has witnessed a coarse amount of standard rap albums over the past 2 decades, the metrics will be critically relying on the impacts of a rap album on the mainstream.
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What is a rap album? rap or rapping album is a body of work that thrives in talking delicately and rhythmically, often with a very multiplex rhythm even without tonal concerns.
Below are the Best Nigerian rap albums of all time
Mode 9 – Da Vinci Mode
Mode 9 is a Nigerian rapper, record producer, and songwriter, Da Vinci Mode is the fourth studio album by rapper Mode 9, released in 2010.
The 22 tracks album is considered the most lyrically rich rap album in Nigeria.
Da Grin – C.E.O
C.E.O an acronym for ‘Chief executive Omota’ is an album by Late Nigeria Rapper Da Grin a cultural-era-defined project.
M.I Abaga – MI 2: The Movie
This is the second studio album by highly acclaimed rapper M.I Abaga, it was released in 2010, one of the most relatable rap albums of all time.
Ice Prince – Everybody Loves Ice Prince
This is Ice Prince’s debut studio album and was released on October 9, 2011, under Chocolate City.
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It features guest artists including, Brymo, Wizkid, 2Baba, Jesse Jagz, M.I, Yung L, J-Milla, Wizboyy, Morell, Samklef, and Sean Tero.
M.I – Talk About It
This is M.I. Abaga’s debut studio album and was released in 2008, it features guest artists including Ice Prince, Jesse Jagz, Wizkid, Djinee, YQ, and more
Jesse Jagz – Jag of All Tradez
This is Jesse Jagz’s debut studio album and was released in 2010, under Chocolate City, It features guest artists including, Brymo, M.I Abaga, Wizkid, Ice Prince and more.
Olamide – Eyan Mayweather
Eyan Mayweather is the fifth studio album by rapper Olamide, released in 2015, the album highlighted Olamide‘s level of consistency in hip-hop.
Phyno – No Guts No Glory
This is Phyno’s debut studio album and was released on March 20, 2014, under Sputnet Records and Penthauze Music.
It features guest artists including P-Square, Omawumi, Olamide, Stormrex, Efa, Flavour N’abania, Runtown, Ice Prince, M.I, Mr Raw, Timaya and Illbliss.
Vector – Lafíaji
Vector is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter, he has released three studio albums, including State of Surprise and The Second Coming, Lafiaji is the third studio album by rapper Vector, which was released in 2016.
Lafiaji is renowned for his metaphors and wordplay.