Ever wondered who the top 5 best rappers in Africa 2021 are? Well, we got you covered.Hip Hop being the world’s most competitive genre, there is no doubt that Africa has its place in the Hip Hop community. The list features Sarkodie, Nasty C, Maifest, Khaligraph Jones, and M.I Abaga.
We have come up with a list of the top 5 best rappers in Africa 2021, rappers who set unprecedented records each passing year.
Below Are the Top 5 Best Rappers In Africa 2021
5. Khaligraph Jonez
This heavyweight Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones was the first rapper in his country to win international awards and recognition by the Hip Hop community.
Khaligraph Jones has an impeccable flow and delivery, with this, he has gained a huge following and is currently the best rapper in Kenya, making him one of the top 5 best rappers in Africa.
4. MI Abaga
This legend is a Nigerian rap guru and record producer. He rose to fame in 2006 after his song ‘Crowd Mentality’ became a massive hit in Africa.
M.I Abaga has won many local and international awards making him one of the hottest rappers to come from Nigeria.
He is often considered the ‘Father of Rap’ in his country, Nigeria, making him one of the top 5 best rappers in Africa.
3. Nasty C SA
This South African rapper is a record producer and a songwriter. Nasty C has a very unique rap style that separates him from his competitors.
In 2015, Nasty C became the youngest rapper to win at South Africa’s Hip Hop Awards for Best Freshman Prize.
He has won many enviable awards, both local and international. Nasty C is the best rapper in South Africa, making him one of the top 5 best rappers in Africa.
The only rapper in Africa to win a prestigious award with a diss song! Ghana’s M.Anifest is a ‘dangerous’ rapper to battle with.
M.Anifest has been active in the rap game for a decade and is currently signed to Singitdamnit Music.
M.Anifest has won numerous awards both local and international, making him one of the most awarded rappers on the continent, making him one of the top 5 best rappers in Africa.
1. Sarkodie (The Highest)
Africa’s most awarded rapper, best rapper of all time.
Sarkodie is the only rapper in Africa to make another rapper change his verse on his own song four times within a period of two years to match up with his.
Sarkodie has the most BET awards and nominations. He has been able to maintain his position as Africa’s Best Rapper for a decade with ease.
Sarkodie is recognized globally as Africa’s Best untouched Rapper and the only African to be part of the first 50 rappers in the world, making him one of the top 5 best rappers in Africa.