African hip hop
Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence. In 1985 hip hop reached Senegal, a French-speaking country in West Africa. Some of the first Senega...
Algerian hip hop
Algerian hip hop music, as a genre, includes the hip hop music of both native Algerians and Algerians abroad. Algerians living abroad have contributed much to this genre, especially in France, where t...
Ivorian hip hop
Ivoirian hip hop is a major part of the popular music of Côte d'Ivoire, and has been fused with many of the country's native styles, such as zouglou.
Hip hop became a mainstream part of Ivoirian m...
Gambian hip hop
The Gambian hip hop scene is a relatively new scene in African hip hop which mainly consists of young rappers primarily inspired by American hip hop and Senegalese hip hop.
Hip hop in the Gambia s...
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Kenyan hip hop
Kenyan hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music originating from Kenya. It is commonly a combination of Swahili and English (Kenya's official languages) as well as Sheng and various tribal languages. Af...
Moroccan hip hop
Moroccan rap music is a Moroccan musical style related to rap and hip hop culture. It nevertheless stand out from the American Hip hop music or the French rap by its locality, by its proximity of Moro...
Nigerien hip hop
Rap Nigerien is a hip hop music style that first appeared in Niamey, Niger at the end of 1998.
Rap Nigerien is a mélange of different languages spoken in Niger. Sampled music is often mellow, and ...
Senegalese hip hop
Senegalese hip hop began to emerge in the early 1980s. When hip hop first hit the scene in Africa, it went from merely being a fad, to a more social and political movement. Amongst the most influentia...
Tanzanian hip hop
The widest form of Tanzanian Hip-hop music is known as Bongo Flava. Bongo Flava encompasses a large variety of different sounds, but it is particularly known for heavy synth riffs and an incorporation...
Togolese hip hop
Togo has a very diverse and rich traditional music and dance. This is reflected in Togo's regional hip hop scene.
Togolese hip hop has started with the group "Black Syndicate" composed of O. Below...
Zimbabwean hip hop
Zimbabwean hip hop emerged to significance in the early 1990s.
There are many Zimbabwean Hip hop acts around the world that enjoy varying degrees of commercial success. The majority of them are he...
Kwaito
Kwaito is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 1990s. It is a variant of house music featuring the use of African sounds and samples. Typically at a slower tempo range ...
Bacious Clay
Bacious Clay, better known as B.Clay, is a singer, songwriter, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur Born in Ghana to Nigerian parents, B.Clay got his nickname given to him by his childhood friend...
Locnville
Locnville (sometimes abridge as LCNVL) is a South African electro hop music duo. Identical twin brothers Andrew and Brian Chaplin formed Locnville in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2009. The twins are si...
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Pitch Black Afro
Pitch Black Afro (Thulani Ngcobo) is a South African Kwaito/Hip Hop MC from the Johannesburg township of Soweto. He found rapping a successful way to control his stutter, and commonly wears an Afro wi...
Diamondog
Diamantino Edgar Capacassa Feijó (born, August 23, 1980), better known as Diamondog is an Angolan rapper, currently living in Berlin. He is known for making political and Conscious Hip Hop. Diamondo...