Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

These are the top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far compiled by Mp3bulllet.

On the ranking of the top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far, the rap song is a genre of music that involves poetry and rhymes often said in a fast, slow, and stylish manner or tone.

The origin is dated back to the early 60s in the United States of America particularly among the ‘Blacks’.

Since then it has evolved and exported to virtually every country.

It is loved by millions who tune their radios, television, or purchase albums just to enjoy the pleasure this music genre produces.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nasty C

That’s where the African continent comes in, because every other endeavor, there are great and amazing rappers here in Africa.

This music genre came into Africa in the 80s and ever since it has produced talented rappers who have wowed the listeners with their unique rap qualities.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nasty C

Therefore, if you are asking and wanting to know the top rappers in Africa, this article will focus on the Top Ten Rappers in Africa.

So, sit, relax, and journey with us as we reveal to you the best rappers who are at the top of their game in Africa.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

Nasty C (South Africa)

Undoubtedly and unarguably, the young talented is the rave of the moment in South Africa and across Africa.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nasty C

Nasty C hails from South Africa and he is a rapper, a songwriter, and a record producer currently regarded as the best in Africa. He is popular and well known for the single hit song “Way it Goes”.

Nasty C was the youngest to receive an award (the Best Freshman Award) at the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nasty C

In addition to his music thrills, with hit singles like ‘Said’ among other hit songs, the released second studio album titled Strings & Bling, Nasty is regarded as the best in Africa.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nasty C

He has been consisting of his performance, dishing out his best to win the heart of his fans and indeed it has got him a lot of love and many international approvals.

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Second on our list is Refiloe Maele Phoolo, another talented South African-born rapper. He rose to stardom and came to the music limelight through the release of his debut album on July 18, 2014, titled Tsholofelo and he has since up his game, winning the heart of many fans across Africa.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Cassper Nyovest

Nyovest has been nominated and won many awards including the award of the best South African MC by MTVBase, Best New Comer, Album of the Year, Best Music Video, and Best Single.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Cassper Nyovest

He further released different debut albums.

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Micheal Owusu Addo known by the stage name is a Ghanaian rapper who has been in the music world for over a decade now, he graduated with a degree as a Graphic Designer.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

He is one of the most celebrated Ghanaian music artists.

came to the limelight and fame with the release of his first single, titled “Baby”. Outside of music, is the owner of a clothing line named ‘Sark by Yas’.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

has been nominated and has won several music awards among which is the for Best International Act: Africa.

is a great artist who has upped his game seeing him perform alongside international artists outside Ghana such as Miguel, Movado, Trey Songz, and Ludacris.

M.I Abaga (Nigeria)

Fifth on the list of best rappers in Africa is M.I (Mr. Incredible) Abaga dubbed the “Nigerian King of Rap” came to stardom in 2006 and he is notable for many hit songs including his debut album “Talk about it” (2008).

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
M.I Abaga

He is one of the most successful rappers to grace the African continent and he’s one time King of rap in Nigeria and Africa. He has previously been ranked the best African rapper on several occasions.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

The Nigerian hip-hop act has dropped several projects including King James, Show Me, Your Father, You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives, Acho Mi’Ya, and Everything I Have Seen.

M.I have a handful of award which includes Best Hip Hop and Best New Act at the MTV Africa Music Awards. He has toured Europe, America, and many countries in Africa.

Khaligraph Jones (Kenya)

Khaligraph Jones is the stage name of Brian Robert Ouko, the twenty-eight years old is vastly known for his hip-hop and rap music genre.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
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Khali graph became famous in the music industry in 2013 and since then he has been the fan-favorite, dishing the best from what he’s made of.

He was awarded the Best Rap Act at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Kaligraph Jones

His notable and best songs include Dedication, Ma Name Cash, Mariga Money, One Two Three, The Anthem, Yego, Faslane, Tattoo Kwa Thigh among others.

Nadia Nakai (South Africa)

The only female on the list is Nadia Nakai. She is a rare gem is a creative and rhythmic rapper who has captivated her fans with her creativity and swag.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nadia Nakai

She was motivated by another female rapper Nazizi (Kenya); she became popular and rose to stardom in 2013 with her song titled “ Me”.

Nadia is the first and only female rapper to win the Mixtape 101 competition on the e.tv Hip-Hop show.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nadia Nakai

She has dropped interesting and amazing single songs such as  Bragga, Naa Meaan, and the Man. In 2018.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Nadia Nakai

She has also done some collabos that have made her sing known outside the shores of South Africa and for her to make it this far shows that she is putting in all her effort.

Medikal

Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly known as Medikal, is a Ghanaian hip-hop musician born to Portia Lamptey and James Frimpong in Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Medikal

Samuel adopted the name Medikal because he was fascinated with rapping about doctors, surgeons, medical practitioners, and hospitals in general.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Medikal

He has made a name for himself in the music industry through hard work and numerous collaborations with successful artists.

Ladipoe (Nigeria)

Ladipo Eso popularly known as Ladipoe or Poe is a Nigerian musician, on 28 February 2017, Ladipoe signed a record deal with Mavin Records.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Ladipoe

He rose to prominence with the song “Feel Alright” where he got featured by SDC “Show Dem Camp”.

He also released a new single “Jaiye” in March 2019 before dropping the hit song, “Know You” featuring Nigerian Joromi singer, Simi.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Ladipoe

He is also a member of the Nigerian supergroup Collectiv3.

Manifest (Ghana)

Drawing the curtain on the list of Top Ten Rappers in Africa is M.Anifest, this talented rapper is a hot sought-after in the country and has gradually made his mark outside Ghana into other parts of the African continent.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
M.anifest.

He is a rapper, singer, and songwriter who came into the game in 2017 and since then has been in the spotlight.

Vector

Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, better known by his stage name Vector, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. He has released three studio albums, including the State of Surprise and The Second Coming (2012).

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
Vector

In anticipation of his second studio album, he released a mixtape titled Bar Racks.

“Lafiaji” was released in December 2016. He also released a mixtape in October 2018, “The Rap Dialogue” in an effort to keep the spirit of Nigerian hip-hop alive.

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far
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He is the voice behind a Sprite commercial that aired on radio stations across Nigeria since 2009.

He also had “the longest freestyle rap in Nigeria

 

 

 

 

Top 10 African rappers in 2021 so far

  • Nasty C
  • M.I
  •  Vector 
  • Kaligraph Jones
  • Ladipoe
  • Nadia Nakai
  • M.anifest
  • Casper Nyovest
  • Medikal

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