Meet Olamide & Other Top 20 Influential African Rappers

This list was compiled by OkayAfrica on hip-hop’s 50th anniversary to celebrate recent generation of rappers who have successfully pushed the boundaries and left their mark on the landscape of African hip-hop โ™ฅ๏ธ

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20 Influential African Rappers!
1. Sarkodie ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ (Ghana)
2. Nasty C ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (South Africa)
3. Blaqbonez ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (Nigeria)
4. Nadia Nakai ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (Zimbabwe/South Africa)
5. Khaligraph Jones ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช (Kenya)
6. Fik Fameica ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (Uganda)
7. Jovi ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ (Cameroon)
8. Rosa Ree ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ (Tanzania)
9. M.I Abaga ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (Nigeria)
10. Didi B ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (Cรดte d’Ivoire)
11. M.anifest ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ (Ghana)
12. AKA ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (South Africa)
13. Bill Nass ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ (Tanzania)
14. Sho Madjozi ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (South Africa)
15. Olamide ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (Nigeria)
16. Cassper Nyovest ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (South Africa)
17. Femi One ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช (Kenya)
18. Innossโ€™B ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ (Congo)
19. Octopizzo ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช (Kenya)
20. Bomb$hell Grenade ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ (Zambia)