Hottest Nigerian Hip Hop Artistes

Hip hop has come a long way in Nigeria dating back to the 90’s, it has gone from capturing a few audiences to a whole lot. Moving from the old style of hip hop the new millennium saw hip hop evolve in Nigeria with game changers like Eldee, Naeto C, MI and even Psquare.

Recently Nigerian Hip hop industry has witnessed a wave of new hip hop artistes who have revolutionalized the game with indigenous rap. This style is the use of indigenous languages to communicate through hip hop. The late Da green started it and other artistes like Olamide and Phyno took over from him.

We’ve seen rappers spring up over the years some have struggled to remain consistent while other have fizzled out completely. Today I’m going to give you a list of rappers that bring smiles to the faces of hip hop lovers in Nigeria at the moment. In no particular order below are hip hop artistes who are on top of their game.



Call him a local rapper, Reminisce is a talented rapper who can kill it in both Yoruba and English. His punchlines are precise and unforced making him a true lyricist



Olamide is one artiste that has stayed on top of the game for a while, the criticism he gets only makes him stronger.  Baddo as he is called effortlessly wows fans with his lyrics and flows no wonder he has stayed in the game so long.



The bahd guy’s flows, punch lines, energy, lyrics has goten the ladies to rap along to his flows. This talented artist is on top of his game with several dope track as well as features.



Ycee may be new but he’s got the good stuff, his lyrical deterity is obvious when he spits his lyrics. He’s got the attitude and talent to make it far in  Nigerian hip hop



Phyno is an indigenous rapper that has got the charisma the flow, the attitude and the bars to please fans. His song Fada Fada was named song of the year in 2016 at the Headies award.



The CEO of chocolate city is one rapper that has been able to stay relevant over the years, he may drop off the radar sometimes but be sure he will always return with a bang.

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