top 10 best rappers in africa in 2022

Top 10 Best Rappers In Africa In 2022

Africa has many famous rappers. They have established their names across the world with the help of their talent. In this article, we will talk about the top 10 best rappers in Africa in 2023. Some of the best rappers in Africa also earn a good amount of money with rapping. 

1. Nasty C

Nasty C is a South African rapper. He is one of the best rappers in Africa. He has won the L Best Freshman Award, Best New Artist Award, Best Male Album Award and  Best Hip Hop Album Award. The popular rapper has also won “The Headies Award’ for “African Artiste of the Year.”

2. Khaligraph Jones

Khaligraph Jones is a Kenyan rapper. He is the second-best rapper in Africa. He is famous for his hit singles “Mazishi” and “Yego”. Jones received the Best Rap Performance Award in 2018. African fans love his songs.

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3. Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest is a South African rapper. People often consider him one of the most successful artists in South Africa. He won the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2015 and 2016. Nyovest’s estimated net worth is around $8 Million. 

4. Sho Madjozi

Sho Madjozi is a famous South African rapper, singer and songwriter. She has won the BET Award for Best New International Act. Her famous songs are Kona, Idhom, Wakanda Forever and Di Hawks.

5. Sarkodie

Sarkodie is a famous Ghanaian rapper and songwriter. He has won various awards in his career, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He is considered one of the best rappers in Africa. 

6. AKA

AKA is a famous South African rapper. He is popular for his single “Victory Lap”. He has won the “Most Valuable Artist” award for his talent. He has also won the “South African Music Award” for Best Music Video. His famous songs are Be Careful What You Wish For, Touch my blood and Bhovamania.


FALZ is a Nigerian rapper and actor. He has won many awards, including the BET Awards, City People Entertainment Awards and Headies Awards. He is also one of the most popular rappers in Nigeria.


PHYNO is a famous Nigerian rapper. He is popular for rapping in the Igbo language. He won the Best Rap Single award in 2014. He has worked with various famous artists, including Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, Timaya, Flavour and Ruggedman.

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9. Nadia Nakai

Nadia Nakai is a famous South African rapper. She is also famous for her fashion. Nakai reportedly won the “Best Female Artist” award and the “Most Stylish Artist” award in 2020. Her popular songs are MoneyBack, Imma Boss, Amai, Kreature and 40 Bar.

10. M.anifest

M.anifest is a Ghanaian musician and rapper. M.anifest won the “Best Rapper” and “Hip-Hop song of the year” awards at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards. His famous songs are Makaa Maka, Sugar ft. Brymo and Be My Woman. 

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