Best South African Rappers

The Top Ten

1 AKA

The best I've ever known in the rap industry and in the world

Aka is the best rapper

He is lyrically good and entertaining, ain't childish to respond to every diss track against him.

South African Kendrick Lamar the next alive Tupac he is probably the best

35 Comments
2 HHP

He was the outlier, the best, the paver

May his soul Rest In Peace

Hands down! Most influential rapper we've ever had

I disagree with this rapper's concept of music for me he sucks

3 Comments
3 NASTY C

Nasty C is the legend

He's International BABY

Best in SA for me

Nasty c is the legend already

88 Comments
4 Khuli Chana

Khuli is the best

King of motswako should be number 1

5 Cassper Nyovest

Cassper is t the guy that can make sense to the industry AKA is more a singer

Best

He is the best rapper...compare his music to other rappers and compare his Music downloads with other rappers...clearly Cassper nyovest deserves to be number 1

He's the best

53 Comments
6 A-Reece

He is the south african drake version

Young maverick

Best Rapper in the history of rappers in the world
The best to ever do it
Large loyal fan base
Real coolest boy in Africa
THEBOYDOINGTHINGS

Best rapper in Africa...I compare him with j.cole

58 Comments
7 Ben Sharpa

Can't believe he's gone. RIP legend

Best of the best

Ey Ben who are you again

8 Hymphatic Thabs

The Most Underrated Real MC to come outta Lesotho.

9 iFani

By the 13 year old boy

Best xhosa rapper of all time

Hayi ba ya kudelela number 6

10 Proverb

Best narrative rapper ever in SA

Best Rapper since 2005

Fact: Proverb is the best lyricist in Africa

Laugh out loud l-tido is an american trapped in south-africa, if you really want to hear rap listen to heartbeat by proverb

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The Contenders

11 Pitch Black Afro
12 K.O.

He is the best and has stayed relevant to more than 10 years

He is the best

K,O. His the best rapper on my opinion,why I'M saying that it's because he can mix language in one vers at the same time

Ko is one of the best mcs in south africa

18 Comments
13 Kwesta

Kwesta deserves the throne

He suppose to be number 1

Da king of African rap.. Bow down

He is my best

14 Comments
14 Hishaam

One the best lyricists in the country

15 YoungstaCPT

Hands down my favourite, followed by Shane Eagle. I'm all for the truth he speaks in his music. He doesn't hide anything away and tells it like it is. I've been listening to him since the age of 14 (now 18) and he has influenced my life, for real. Although his music is for a certain group of people, he's moulded me into the person I am, alongside my family of course. I'm glad I listen to him! He deserves to be praised more in this industry. He does a lot for the Cape and although I don't live that side, I still relate to his music as a Joburger and a young girl who's just trying to make a name for myself in the world. With his music, I motivate myself to do what I want and push myself harder, for myself and for my race, to show them that anything u put your mind and effort to is Possible, like Youngsta CPT showed me. I'm no longer afraid to really show who I am, what I'm all about, and he's really made me into a tougher young lady who's not afraid to be and do Me, and for that I thank ...more

Should be on top of the list

Reppin his people, speaking his truth, 100% real and raw. One of the very best in Africa if not South Africa.

The best in South Africa supposed to be number 1

13 Comments
16 L-Tido

Dude is best can;t b compared with proverb

17 Emtee

To me he is the best rapper in SA

He deserves to be number 1 he keeps it 100

He's a hustler

He's music is relatable
He brought an unexpected sound in the game
To me he deserves to be in the top5 maybe not number1 but he should be in the top5

5 Comments
18 Maggz

Maggz is de best must get reward

good

19 Shane eagle

He should be in top 3

This guy is blessed lyrically

Best

He should be number 3

5 Comments
20 Okmalumkoolkat

Mangethe the beast! Number One!

Come on guys with his lines. this guy is the best
no other rapper can do what he can do

Number one rapper

He deserve to be at top 5

3 Comments
21 Pro Kid

Legend lives. Rip, Pro

Yessses the compiler of this list is not okay.. yini iAmnesia? Come on... the PRO STAYS ON TOP...
Or else "nizoHead-a amaBullet ay'2 nishaye umhlaba ngeChest trap"

BEST RAPPER TO BE ALIVE

22 Da Les

He good

He is simply the best

23 Zakwe

Yes Zakwe is the best I agree

Zakwe deserve top 5

Zakwe should surely be on the top 5

Zakwe should be on top 5

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24 Kid Tini

Kid tini is the best in the game but people are not aware of him maybe because he is still new and he deserves to be on top 3

I HAVE FOLLOWED KIDTINIS CAREER FOR SOME TIME NOW...AND THE KID GOT BARS! HE DESERVES TO BE IN THE TOP 5...HE IS A GREAT WORDSMITH AND IS ADMIRED BY THE GREATS.
HE MAKES MUSIC THAT SPEAKS TO THE HEART.HE IS REAL IN WHATEVER HE DOES.

25 Maggs

I think maggs deserves to be the top 5

26 Reason

Lyrically.. Reason is the best rapper in S.A. Then comes Tumi and Proverb

Yoh this list is probably done by someone who thinks 20 is 8 and 1 is 4

27 Blaklez
28 Ma-E

Ganda u the best

UMa-E usevibini...he is the best

Ma e is best rapper.by osh

29 Sanele
30 Yanga

AkA's click,he should be in Top 5

31 The Big Hash
32 Areese

He is the outlaw and does not give a f about the dump system

Everyone loves him!
Why not Indicate him as the best rapper

He is the best

33 Anatii

I guess this makes anatii our most underrated rapper? he is a class act that should be in the top five

34 Yolandi Visser

Best ever.

35 Kid X

Da best in the game

The pass and special hit maker should be in the top 10...by the 13 year old boy

I don't know what to say shame. Please do us a favour neh and hire me to make a list. because this one clearly shows you aren't serious about your job hit me up on luthandosbulumk on Facebook and luthandosbulumk@gmail.com.

36 Gingerbread Man
37 Chankura
38 Lucasraps

He's more like nasty C and I could be his back up dancer dou


I love his music

39 Kidio

Kidio! the very best dude eKapa... Boy, I salute you. You the best...Vura

40 Chad Da Don
41 Stoan
42 Stilo Magolide

Stilo 22 you must think that this is you Day Off

43 Soska
44 K-Solo
45 Young Mecca
46 Godda

A guy from UMzimkhulu
He has no match on this game he's coming soon.

47 Red Button
48 Zulu Boy

I am Malawian but can assure you Zulu boy and HHP are the best rappers in your country

49 AB Crazy

By far is the best in home (Bush) the best in Mpumalamga and surely the best in SA before you argue listen to his song Sorry whenever I play it in my car everyone asks for a repeat... Should be ┬╣st and aka a deserves to be last

Most underrated rapper in SA

50 Psyfo
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