African Hip-Hop Index

By subzzee subzzee
updated 2 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. 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.

  2. 27

    Akyeame

    Akyeame

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

  3. Alias (28)

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

  4. 29

    Al Kani

    Al Kani

    Zambian rapper from the east side of Lusaka, Zambia, rhyming in English.

  5. Aladjiman

    Senegalese MC from Dakar, Senegal, and member of Daara J, rapping in French, English and Wolof.

  6. Alfaress

    Moroccan rapper from Rabat, also known as Colonel and rapping in Moroccan Darija.

  7. 32

    Alif

    Alif

    Senegalese crew from Dakar, Senegal, with members Myriam, Oumy and Ndiaya, rapping in French and Wolof.

  8. Ali Jezz

    Togolese rapper from Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo, rhyming in Ewe and French.

  9. Alligatah MC

    South African MC from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, one half of the crew Liquid KZN, rhyming in English and Zulu.

  10. 35

    Ameen

    Ameen

    South African DJ, producer and musician from Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

  11. Aminofice

    Moroccan rapper from Salé, a member of pioneering group [Invalid Artist], performing with lyrics in Moroccan Darija.

  12. Amkoullel

    Malian rapper from Bamako, Mali, rhyming in French and Bambara.

  13. 38

    Amu

    Amu

    South African MC from Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Amu AKA Amunishn, is a member of Township Frekwentsi, and he raps in English

  14. Angel ICE (3)

    Cape Verdean MC from Coculi, Ribeira Grande, St. Antao, Cape Verde, based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, member of Cabo Funk Alliance, raps in Kriolu and Dutch.

  15. aNon (16)

    South African MC from Queenstown, Eastern Cape, a member of Kuti Kult, and based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, rhyming in English.

  16. The Anvils

    South African duo from Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, MC's N'Veigh and Blaklez, rhyming in English.

  17. Apollo Diablo

    Batswana MC from Francistown, North East, moved to Jwaneng, South Central, Botswana, of 5th Generation and Uncanny Sessmen, raps in English and Kalanga.

  18. Appietus

    Ghanaian producer from Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana. also a renowned audio engineer.

  19. AQ & Thir[13]teen

    South African duo from Pretoria, Gauteng, of Abdul Qadir (of BA4ZA) and Thir[13]teen, both producers rapping in English.

  20. Arabian Knightz

    Egyptian crew from Cairo, Egypt, consisting of A-Rush, Hossam el Hossainy, E Money and Sphinx, rapping in English and Arabic.

  21. Archetypes

    South African crew from Gugulethu, Cape Town, Western Cape, with members Hyphen, Otis Larynx and TOP, rhyming in Xhosa and English.

  22. Archrival (2)

    South African MC and producer from Kempton Park, Gauteng, an East Rand township of Johannesburg, member of Sake Of Skill, rapping in English.

  23. Arsenic (5)

    South African producer from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, member of Writers Block, and part of the production crew [Invalid Artist].

  24. Art Melody

    Burkinabé MC from Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso, rapping in French and Dioula.

  25. Artquake (2)

    Nigerian duo from Ilorin, Kwara State and Akure, Ondo State, South Western part of Nigeria, consisting of ADX and Ice-K, rapping in English and Yoruba.