African Hip-Hop Index

By subzzee subzzee
updated 4 days ago

A list of African hip-hop artists.

>> This list is far from complete, please feel free to contact me with anything you would like to see added.

  1. 2face Idibia

    Nigerian singer from Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, formerly of the Plantashun Boyz, rapping in English.

  2. 2 Shotz

    Nigerian rapper from Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria, based in Lagos, and rapping in English.

  3. 3

    3WR

    3WR

    South African crew from Johannesburg, Gauteng, 3WR (3rd World Riders) consists of Major Cone, Maradona and Blasphemy, rhyming in English.

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    4Fifth

    4Fifth

    Egyptian MC from Cairo, Egypt, now based in Fresno, California, United States, rapping in English.

  5. 5th Floor

    South African crew from Cape Town, with Camo, Tebz, Korianda, Fungus, Pronouns, Sniper, Kilogram, Pablo, Royal Son, So Swell and Son Of Soil.

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    9ice

    9ice

    Nigerian singer from Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria, born in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, rapping in English and Yoruba.

  7. 25toLyf

    Zimbabwean/Zambian crew from Harare, Zimbabwe and Lusaka, Zambia, with members SubZero, Snypa Kidd and DJ Peewee, rhyming in English.

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    37mph

    37mph

    South African DJ and producer from East London, Eastern Cape, based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

  9. 419 Squad

    Nigerian crew, based in London, England, consisting of JJC, S.O.Simple, Smokey and Masta Plan, rhyming in English and Yoruba.

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    985

    985

    South African crew from Diepkloof, Soweto, Gauteng, consisting of Drew, Gimboss and Junya Skillz, rapping in English and Vernacular.

  11. A.K.A (4)

    South African rapper from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, and member of Entity, and I.V League, rhyming in English.

  12. A.T. (2)

    Nigerian rapper from Lagos, Nigeria, who rhymes in English.

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    A-Rush

    A-Rush

    Egyptian MC from Cairo, Egypt, a member of Arabian Knightz, rhyming in English and Arabic.

  14. A Peace Of Ebony

    Zimbabwean crew from Harare, Zimbabwe, with members Qwela Tha Brainchild, Tony Chihota, Keith and Chiwoniso, rapping in Shona and English.

  15. Abass Abass

    Senegalese MC from Dakar, Senegal, now based in Sarcelles, Paris, France, rapping in French and Wolof.

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    Abdus

    Abdus

    South African MC from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, rapping in Zulu.

  17. Abiku (2)

    South African producer from Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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    Adamis

    Adamis

    South African MC from Johannesburg, Gauteng, specializing in battle raps, and rhyming in English.

  19. Afande Sele

    Tanzanian rapper from Morogoro, Tanzania, a bongo flava artist, rhyming in Swahili.

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    Afrock

    Afrock

    Tunisian duo from Tunis, Tunisia, consisting of Da Sole and WMD, performing in English, French and Arabic.

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    Akim

    Akim

    Zimbabwean MC from Harare, Zimbabwe, Akim the Funk Buddha is a member of Zimbabwe Legit, rapping in English and Shona.

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    Akon

    Akon

    Senegalese/American rapper and singer, born in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised between Dakar, Senegal and Jersey City, New Jersey, performing in English.

  23. Akwadaa Nyame

    Ghanaian rapper from Kumasi, Ghana, raised in the Bronx, New York, and member of the Vicious Black Squad, rapping in Twi, English and Pidgen.

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    Akyeame

    Akyeame

    Ghanaian duo from Kumasi, Ghana, consisting of Okyeame Quame and Okyeame Quophi, hiplife artists, performing in Twi.

  25. Alias (28)

    Batswana producer from Gaborone, Botswana, based in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa and part of Inspiration.