Top 10 Nigerian Rappers


There are many hip-hop artists in Nigeria today, and many of them are very successful in their respective genres. To compose, write, and produce songs, you must put in a lot of effort. Despite the numerous obstacles, these individuals are able to make an impact and create sensational, awe-inspiring, and highly entertaining hip-hop songs.


He is a well-known rapper in Nigeria. He is more commonly known as Badoo. Olamide Adedeji is his full name. Olamide is without a doubt Nigeria’s best rapper.

He was born on March 15th, 1989. This means he is currently 28 years old. MTV Base recently named Olamide the Hottest Rapper of 2015. In Nigeria, he has a sizable fan base. He recently released his debut album, Eyan Maywhether. The album is still popular today.


M.I. Abaga, the second-best rapper in Nigeria, comes in second. His fans also commonly refer to him as Chairman. Without a doubt, he is gifted. He also has a way with words, which allows him to compose great raps that have taken the Nigerian music industry by storm.

He has a unique ability to manipulate words, which is always evident in his compositions. Almost always, M.I. comes up with new slangs, which people pick up on and turn into national anthems.

He is currently regarded as one of Nigeria’s most respected rappers. Chairman was given to M.I. after releasing a new album titled Chairman in 2015. This album was a smash hit, and it is still making waves in Nigeria and beyond.


Phyno Obaga is his full name. He is regarded as Nigeria’s third-best rapper. Before becoming a rapper, he worked as a producer. Phyno is undeniably popular, and he is from the country’s east. He is undeniably capable of rapping, and he has one of Nigeria’s largest fan bases. He not only raps, but he also sings very well.


He is a newcomer to the rap scene. His works, however, are already making waves. The caliber of his work leads one to believe he has been around for a very long time. Many people compare him to Da Grin.

such as Olamide, raps in the Yoruba language. Aside from his numerous singles, he has also collaborated with a slew of other rappers over the years. Chinko Ekun, Ola Dips, CDQ, Lil Kesh, and others are among them.

He is a dedicated rapper, and it shows in his work. Baba Hafusa is his third album, and it was a huge success. This album spent several weeks on the iTunes chart. He recently recorded a song with the Internal star WALE.


Illbiss deserves to be ranked fifth among Nigerian rappers. His works are impressive, and his fans adore them. One of the things that make his fans want more of his raps is his flow. Three of his albums are currently available, and his hit singles have been on everyone’s lips since their release.


In the Nigerian rap industry, this is a household name. He may not be as well-known as Olamide, but he has established himself as a great rapper with good lyrics . Aside from being a rapper, he is also a comedian, which adds to his fan base.

Falz is known for posting hilarious Instagram videos that make people laugh out loud. Some of his fans believe he should abandon rapping and pursue a career in comedy. Regardless, he is a top-tier and highly talented Nigerian rapper who deserves to be ranked sixth.


He usually refers to himself as King of the South. If one looks at his work, one can see that he is striving to become the King of the South in the rap industry. This rapper is well-known for his dedication. He is from Delta State in Nigeria, specifically Warri City.

Since 2010, Yung6ix has worked in the music industry. Oleku Remix was his first popular release. The song received a high rating in the industry.

He had released several singles over the years. He has also released an album. Blessing is the title of one of his very hot singles. In the aforementioned album, he featured Oritse Femi. This added to the song’s appeal.


He is known in Nigeria as a representative of the American Jayz. This is because his voice is similar to that of the American rapper. He is undeniably respectable, and he has collaborated with a slew of other Nigerian rappers.


Jesse deserves to be ranked ninth among the best rappers in Nigeria. In reality, he is M.I. Abaga’s younger brother. They collaborated to create Chocolate City, which is now one of Nigeria’s most powerful and largest labels. Jesse had previously left the label, but he later returned.

He has released a slew of tracks over the years, making him a favorite among rap fans both in Nigeria and abroad. Jesses had appeared on several of his brother’s tracks. He also appeared in Ice Prince’s songs. He is a reggae sensation singer who appears to be on the rise in the coming years.


He is currently ranked as the tenth best rap artist in Nigeria. Ten Over Ten was one song that made him think. Almost every Nigerian was singing the song, and it had almost become a national anthem. He is a happily married man with two children.

He has not been known to release another song since the song mentioned above. Some speculate that he is putting together hits. His fans are keeping their fingers crossed that his anticipated songs will be released soon.


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