Top 5 Best Rappers in Nigeria 2019

We know that there are talented artist in the country today who are good in rapping. These celebrities are known to be the best rappers in Nigeria and we have listed top 5 popular one’s that are reigning in today’s music industry.


Below are the most highly rated top 5 best rappers in Nigeria 2019:

1. Olamide

He is popularly known as Baddo. Olamide Adedeji was born in 1989. He is currently the best rapper in Nigeria today and has one of the most popular record labels in Nigeria, YBNL record. He raps most often in Yoruba language and is one of the popular artist in the music industry.

His first album was titled Rapsodi which he released in 2011 while in 2012, he released another album which was a hit. Olamide has taken the rap game to the next level blending hip hop and R&B together. He has featured the likes of Phyno (best igbo rapper in Nigeria currently), Davido, Falz, Tiwa Savage etc.

2. Phyno

Real name is Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson. He is of Igbo origin and is highly rated as one the best rappers in Nigeria in current times. He broke into limelight in 2014 when he released his first ever album titled “no guts no glory”.

He is widely regarded as Ezege by most of his Igbo folks and is known to be among the most talented rap artist in the music industry. He has featured popular Nigerian musicians like Mr. Raw, Runtown, Flavour and some of his hit tracks include Fada Fada, connect, etc.


3. Ice Prince

Born in NigerState in 1986 with real name, Panshak Zamani. Ice Prince is one of Nigeria’s talented young rapper. This popular Nigerian hip hop artist took the music industry by storm when he released his hit single “oleku”. He was formerly with the Ecomog squad, a group which he formed with a few friends before they split and he later joined Chocolate city that featured top Nigerian rappers like M.I, Jesse Jagz, etc. He is an artist known to rap in Hausa language.

4. M.I

President of Choc city, M.I real name is Jude Abaga. He was born in 1981 to a pastor. He has two brothers namely Jesse Jagz and Jason Abaga. One thing people love about M.I is the way he flows when rapping. He speaks English fluentype and his punch lines are rare. He won best rapper of the year 2014 aND has released about 4 albums to his credit.

5. Reminisce

Last on our list of highly rated rappers in Nigeria 2018 is Reminisce who has been in the limelight since 2012. His full names are Remilekun Abdul kaleidoscope Safari.  He is also one of the best Yoruba rappers along side Olamide Baddo. He has also featured other popular Nigerian musicians and rappers and has about 4 albums to his credit.

The above are the best 5 in the music business when it comes to rapping. What’s your take on our top 5 best Nigerian rappers this 2019.

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I am simply known as Ikenwa Chizoba, a seasoned blogger and the Founder of Nigerian Infopedia. A very simple person who loves writing, reading and research.

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