Nigeria’s Fastest Rappers: Top 10 Best (2023)

Its no surprise that artist that raps well and fast in Nigeria have made a name in the hip hop industry and also in Africa. One thing that makes this musicians stand out is the fact that their punch lines are unique especially those that rap in Igbo and Yoruba languages.


We have taken our time to list those Nigerian artist that raps fast. Believe you me these top 10 are the best in what they do and in fact they are even rich, winning awards and nominations on a yearly basis.

Here are Nigeria’s fastest rappers currently this 2023

1. Phyno Fyno

Phyno tops the list as the fastest igbo rapper in Nigeria. He mixes both English and Igbo in a unique way that beats other top rappers in the country. Although, Phyno comes from a humble background, the talented artiste has partnered with the likes of Olamide, Flavour, recently with Wande coal. His songs has been nominated times without numbers and he has won series of awards to show that he is the king of the rap game.

2. Olamide Badoo

Just like Phyno, Olamide is also one of Nigeria’s fastest rappers. His talent in the music industry has seen his fan base grow over the years. He is the richest rapper in Nigeria today and one of the fastest Yoruba rappers in the country. He has sang songs that has topped billboards and seen him won series of awards. Olamide is the owner of popular music record label, YBNL. He has also raised other upcoming young rappers in the country.

3. Falz the bad guy

Currently sitting at number three on the list is Falz popularly known as the bad guy. You might disagree but Falz has proven that rapping is so easy that his punch lines are not in this world. Although, you hear him rapping more in his natural dialect, he still raps fluently in English. Some years ago, he was among the upcoming musicians in the country but today he is extremely popular.

4. Ice Prince Zamani

If you ask who raps more fluently between Ice Prince and M.I Abaga, we won’t be able to answer that as both artist have taken the rap game to extra heights. There was a certain time Ice Prince was second but with the advent of Olamide and Phyno Fyno, he has been pushed to fourth. Although, he is still a relevant singer in the entertainment industry.

5. M.I Abaga

When M.I was still in form, other rap artist could not match him in terms of speed and yet still rapping in English fluently. If you want to know how fast M.I is, I suggest you watch his rap battle with other artist on YouTube and you will know that M.I is a in a world of his own. He has often being compared to the likes of Jay z, twista, Eminem etc. His best songs is a mixture of rap and blues and he is a popular musician in the country.

6. Vector

Whilst you won’t hear the name of VEC, is because other younger artist have taken over. During the time of rugged man, mode nine, and other old rap artist, vector was a force to recon with and also one of Nigeria’s fastest rappers in his time.

7. Reminisce

Another Nigeria’s best and hottest rappers in the country is Reminisce. He raps mostly in Yoruba and is very fast. He style of music is different from the rest. People see reminisce as the fastest Yoruba rapper just like Da-grin, Olamide and SarIki.


Ladipoe ranks among Nigeria’s fastest rappers since his emergence into the music industry. He is currently signed to one of the top music record labels in the country, Mavin Records. He has featured in Cypher and has good rap punch lines that are clear and audible.

9. Illblis

Oga Boss as he is fondly called is a talented Nigerian rapper. Although of Igbo descent, he raps in English fluently. He is respected as one of the top dogs in the music industry and the eight fastest rapper in Nigeria today.

10. Jesse Jagz

M.I younger brother Jesse Jagz is also on Nigeria’s fastest rappers list as his speed also is alarming. Just like his brother, his unique punch lines has seen him appear on our rankings.

11. Muna

Whilst there are other fastest female rappers in Nigeria, Muna stands above the rest as she is still relevant in the music industry. She was also the former most beautiful girl in Nigeria, but entered the music industry because of her talent and love for music.

That’s our list of top 10 Nigeria fastest rappers 2023, do you think these artist merit it or did we miss anyone, lets hear your comments below.

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Chizoba Ikenwa

Chizoba is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the founder of Nigerian Infopedia. He is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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