-List of Top African rappers 2019.
This Top 10 African Rappers List 2019 is chosen carefully based on their distinct delivery, achievement and fan based all over Africa and beyond.
Born in Johannesburg, Nasty C 22 years, gained public recognition after releasing a mixtape in 2015 called price city which was also followed by albums Bad Hair (2016) and Strings & Blings (2018). The indigenous South African rapper, song writer and music producer has recorded numerous achievements winning 5 out of 7 award nominations which included a BET nomination, with also a renowned tour IVYSON TOUR in 2018 . Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo popularly known as Nasty C is currently rated the best rapper in Africa.
2. M.I Abaga.
M.I Abaga is a Nigerian born rapper, also the CEO of Chocolate City who has been recognized for his talent and achievements as a rapper since 2006. M.I won Best Hip Hop and Best New Art at the 2009 MTV African Music Award, he was also nominated Best International Act at the 2010 BET AWARDS.
Coming to the fore front of the game was with the release of his first album Talk About it in 2008, followed by M.I 2 The Movie(2010), The Chairman (2014) and A Study of Self Worth Yxng Dxnzl, (2018) not living out his mixtapes. He has never disappointed his fans with his back to back delivery.
3. Cassper Nyovest
Cassper Nyovest is one of African’s renowned rappers with a large fan base in Africa and beyond, he has excelled as a rapper with collaboration featuring many top notch artist, he is still making hits and remains an icon in the rap music.
Born on the 28th of January, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes popularly known as AKA talent cannot be overemphasized, he has dropped a lot of songs and featured artist all over the globe, he became strongest in the game since 2012 with major awards and recognition i.e Best Male Artist of the year (South African Award 2012 & 2015), Urban Music Album (South African Music Award for Best Street 2015) Best Collaboration (MTV Africa Music Award 2015).
Since then AKA has remain vibrant and nonchalant with his music.
On the count five we have Sarkodie he is one of the fastest rappers in African. Real name Michael Owusu Addo is a Ghanian rapper, he is know for his punch lines word play, fast flow and unique bilingual raps.
Sarkordie’s distinct rap has earned him a special place in the heart of many including Vodafone Ghana Music Award were he was crowned Artist of the Decade also ranked by e.TV as the 19th most influential person in Ghana.
Sarkodie is extraordinary with his lines, he has featured quite a number of artists including Ace Hood, Shatta wale, Fuse ODG, Ice Prince etc, since breaking out with single Azonto he has remain on the playlist of many because of his delivery.
6. Ice Prince
Number six on top 10 African rappers list 2019 is Ice Prince Zamani, a Nigerian born rapper, who has gotten a lot of accolades for his flows and influence in the Nigerian hip hop industry and oversees, Ice Prince have dropped countless hits including Aboki, Oleku, Super star, and recently Feel Good, featuring the likes of Sarkodie, M.I abaga, Phyno.
Ice prince has gained international recognition for his hard work and talent wining awards ranging from MTV down to Headies Awards and several nomination.
Ice prince is the current CEO of Super Cool Cat (SCC) entertainment.
M.anifest known by birth name as, Kwame Ametepee Tsikata is a Hip Hop, Hiplife, Afro beat and RnB artist. At the Ghana Music award in 2017, he won double for the Best hip hop artist and Best rap song of the year. Manifest has been active in the music industry since 2005.
8. Kaligraph Jones
Khaligragh Jones is a Kenyan hip hop recording artist he is known for his stage presence, flows and punch lines, he started his music carrer at a tender age Khaligraph recorded his first song at the age of 13. Many have said his music career was influenced by his elder brother.
Khaligragh is bilingual and records in English and Swahili comfortably. He won the Channel O Emcee African competition at the age of 19 and in 2018 he also won the fifth edition of the an Annual African Muzik Magazine Awards 2018 (Afrimma) held in Dallas Texas.
He is one of the most celebrated rapper in Kenya.
Falz is known for his humanitarian rap since breaking in with hit songs Jamb Question and Karashika he has distinct and unique flows in his delivery, Falz stands on our number 9 count of best African rappers.
Mthembeni Ndevu known mostly as Emtee Da hustler is a South African rapper, he has won 7 major awards mostly South African indigenous awards. Emtee has been active and has been recognized since 2010 with his hit song Roll up and We Up which has earned him a place in the dream world of hip hop, Emtee was born in 1992.
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