Have you ever wondered who is the best rapper in Africa in 2020?

Hip-hop being one of the most competitive genre in the world there is no doubt that Africa has its place in the Hip-hop community.

Sho Madjozi comes in at number ten, she is regarded as one of the best rappers in Africa. She incorporates Tsonga through her music.

At number nine there is Kwesta who is signed to his own independent media company Rap Lyf with Co-founder Kid X.


At number eight there is Ycee, from Nigeria. He gained popularity after his single ‘Condo’ which featured Patoranking.

Anifest comes in at number seven. He is from Ghana and he won Best Rapper and Song of Year 2017 at Ghana Awards.

Coming in at number six is M.I Abaga who is from Nigeria. He won Best Hip-hop and Best New Act at 2009 Mtv Africa Music Awards.

At number five is South African rapper AKA. He rose to fame after his single ‘Victory Lap’Lap’ which was released from his debut album Alter Ego in 2011.

At number four Sarkodie who hails from Ghana. He has won many accolades including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Artiste of the Decade.

South African rapper Nasty C comes in at number three. He was the youngest recipient for an award at the 2015 South African Hip-hop Awards namely the Best Freshman Award.

Cassper Nyovest is regarded as one of the most successful rappers in South Africa. He rose to fame after his debut studio album ‘Tsholofelo’, thus he is placed at number two.

Khaligraph Jones leads at number one as the best rapper in Africa. He is from Kenya and he won the Kenyan Edition of the Channel O Emcee Africa Competition at the age of 19.