African Hip-Hop Index

By subzzee subzzee
updated about 1 month 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. Tony Nobody

    Cameroonian rapper from Douala, Littoral, former member of pioneering group Bantu Posi, rapping in French.

  2. 602

    TOP (2)

    TOP (2)

    South African MC from Gugulethu, Cape Town, Western Cape, member of the Archetypes, rhyming in Xhosa and in English.

  3. 603



    South African producer and mixing engineer from Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

  4. Tuboy Tulz

    South African rapper from Nigel, Gauteng, and raised in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape and Cape Town, Western Cape, a member of Massive Ten, rapping in English.

  5. Tuks Senganga

    South African rapper from Mafikeng, North West, South Africa, rapping in Tswana.

  6. 606



    South African MC from Johannesburg, Gauteng. Born in Tanzania, and a member of P.E.R.M and the head of [Invalid Artist], rhyming in English.

  7. Tumi & The Volume

    South African band from Johannesburg, Gauteng. Members: Tumi (mc), Tiago (guitar), Paulo (drums), Dave (bass) and Kyle (violin).

  8. 608

    Tribo Sul

    Tribo Sul

    Angolan trio from Luanda, Angola, exiled in Cape Town, South Africa, MC's L.K. Checcovara, First Page and DJ Cavera C, rapping in Portuguese and English.

  9. 609



    South African MC from Claremont, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, and Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, living in East London, and rhyming in English.

  10. Tykoon Suit

    South African group from Cape Town, Western Cape, with members Digger Barnes aka Neon Don, Bang Bang and DJ Benny Wong, rhyming in English.

  11. 611

    Uno (11)

    Uno (11)

    South African MC from Gugulethu, Cape Town, Western Cape, and a member of [Invalid Artist], rhyming in Xhosa and English.

  12. V.I.P. (8)

    Ghanaian hip-life crew from Nima, Accra, Ghana. Vision In Progress, consists of Lazzy, Promzy and Prodigal, rapping in English, Pidgin and Twi.

  13. Vernon Visqus

    South African MC from Cape Town, Western Cape, born in Soweto, Gauteng, a member of Self Contained, and the Writers Block crew, rhyming in English.

  14. 614

    Wa Bmg 44

    Wa Bmg 44

    Senegalese crew from Thiaroye, near Dakar, Senegal. Members are Matador, Nigga Ceddo and Fatim, rapping in Wolof and French.

  15. 615

    WAGA 3000

    WAGA 3000

    Burkinabé duo from Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso, made up of Art Melody and Joey le Soldat, rapping in French.

  16. 616



    Senegalese duo from Thiraroye, Dakar, Senegal, with members Eyewitness and Waterflow, rhyming in French and Wolof.

  17. Wagosi Wa Kaya

    Tanzanian bongo flava duo, consisting of rappers Mkoloni and Dr. John, from Tanga, Tanzania. Rapping in Sambaa and Swahili.

  18. Wale Oyejide

    Nigerian producer from Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Also known as Science Fiction, based in Philadelphia, PA / U.S.A.

  19. Wanlov The Kubolor

    Ghanaian MC, born in Romania, and raised in Cape Coast and Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. Wanlov the Kubolor raps and sings in Twi, English and Pidgen.

  20. Watkin Tudor Jones

    South African MC from Johannesburg, Gauteng. Waddy Jones AKA Yang Weapon, Max Normal or Totally Rad, rhymes in English and Afrikaans.

  21. 621



    Kenyan MC and producer from Nairobi, Kenya, based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Rhyming in both English and Swahili.

  22. Wax Lyrical

    South African producer from Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, based in Pretoria, Gauteng.

  23. Weird M.C.

    Nigerian female MC/producer from Lagos, born in England, a native of Ogun State, and rhymes in English and Yoruba.

  24. White Nite

    South African DJ/producer from Cape Town, Western Cape, and a member of Etc.

  25. WitchcrAft (12)

    South African group from Yeoville, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, with Kanif and Shorty Skills performing with lyrics in English.