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. Would Sha3b

    Moroccan MC from Rabat, also known as Sharman, performing with lyrics in Moroccan Darija Arabic dialect.

  2. Wrecked Cru

    South African crew from Galeshewe, Kimberley, Northern Cape, comprised of Bafsy, Impo'S and Proph, rhyming in Afrikaans, English and Setswana.

  3. Writers Block

    South African crew from Cape Town, Western Cape. Members: KONFAB, X-24th Letter, Metabolism, Vernon Viscus, Big Dre, Arsenic, Saturn and Coco.

  4. X-24th Letter

    South African MC/producer from Cape Town, Western Cape, member of Writers Block and Metaphyzical Misfits. Rhymes in English.

  5. 630

    X-Amount

    X-Amount

    South African MC from Johannesburg, Gauteng. Raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and member of the crew Cashless Society. Rhymes in English.

  6. X.O. Senavoe

    Ghanaian-Nigerian rapper from Accra, Ghana, born in California/U.S.A. and raised in Grand Rapids, MI/U.S.A., based in Accra and performing with lyrics in English.

  7. 632

    X Plastaz

    X Plastaz

    Tanzanian hip-hop crew from Arusha, Tanzania, consisting of Faza Nelly, Gsan, Ziggy-Lah, Maasai singer Merege, Diney and Steve, Rapping in Swahili.

  8. 633

    Xuman

    Xuman

    Senegalese MC from Dakar, Senegal. Xuman AKA Gunman Xuman is a member of Pee Froiss, and rhymes in Wolof & French.

  9. 634

    Yacine

    Yacine

    Algerian MC and producer from Algiers, Algeria, a member of MBS (Micro Brise le Silence), rapping in Arabic (Algerian Dialect) and French.

  10. 635

    Ya Kid K

    Ya Kid K

    Congolese-Belgian female MC from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, based out of Belgium, a member of Technotronic, and rapping in English.

  11. 636

    Yaa Pono

    Yaa Pono

    Ghanaian rapper from Tema, Greater Accra Region, performing with lyrics in Akan.

  12. 637

    Yasser

    Yasser

    Egyptian MC from Cairo, Egypt, Yasser AKA Afret El Kalam, is a member of Wighit Nazar and Asfalt, and he rhymes in Arabic.

  13. 638

    Yat Fu

    Yat Fu

    Senegalese crew of MC's: Jojo, Gofu and Deno, from the SICAP and Dieppel suburbs of Dakar, Senegal. Rapping in Wolof and French.

  14. 639

    Yeleen

    Yeleen

    Burkinabé crew from Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso, consisting of Smarty and Mandoue, rapping in Bambara and French.

  15. Yolandi Visser

    South African female MC, from Cape Town, Western Cape. Rapping in English and Afrikaans.

  16. Young Nations

    South African MC from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Born in London, England, and raised in Los Angeles, California. Rapping in English and Zulu.

  17. Youngsta CPT

    South African rapper from Cape Town who grew up in Wittebome, Western Cape on the Cape Flats, performing with lyrics in English and Afrikaans.

  18. Yugen Blakrok

    South African female MC from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape and based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, performing with lyrics in English.

  19. 644

    Yung D

    Yung D

    Angolan rapper from Luanda, Angola, who rhymes in both English and Portuguese.

  20. Yzmen Temple

    South African MC from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and member of Liquid KZN, rapping in English and Zulu.

  21. Zanka Flow

    Moroccan rap duo from Tangier, comprised of Muslim and L3arbé, performing with lyrics in Moroccan Darija Arabic dialect.

  22. Zapp Mallet

    Ghanaian producer and sound engineer from Accra, largely considered one of the better Sound Engineers in the country.

  23. 648

    Zeus (9)

    Zeus (9)

    Batswana MC from Gaborone, South East, Botswana. Rhyming in both Tswana and English.

  24. Zimbabwe Legit

    Zimbabwean duo, consisting of MC's Akim and Dumi Right from Harare, Zimbabwe. Now based in the United States, rhyming in English and Shona.

  25. 650

    Zola (3)

    Zola (3)

    South African rapper from Zola, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, mostly a kwaito performer, rapping in Vernacular.