In Nigeria today, the likes of Olamide, Phyno, M.I, e.t.c are just a few of these fast rappers in Nigeria who have dominated Africa with their songs, topping billboard charts on a regular basis. Although there are upcoming ones, we would list the fastest Nigerian rappers who are popular and are considered hottest in the Nigerian music industry.
Below are the top 10 best and fastest rappers in Nigeria today in 2020.
Olamide Baddo is the current YBNL record label boss. He is among the fastest Yoruba rappers in Nigeria currently. He has won many rap battles and his albums and songs are among the popular music we have in Nigeria. All Olamide songs are mostly rapped in Yoruba with a blend of Pidgin English. He is also one of Nigeria’s richest rappers.
Olamide Adedeji is his full name as his biography suggests and he was born December 15, 1989 in Bariga area of Lagos State. He had his university education at the prestigious Tai Solarin University of Education, where he majored in Mass Communication.
Olamide has been ranked among the best musicians in the country and one of the richest hip-hop artists in the musical industry. His first single, ‘Eni Duro’ made him famous and he released it in 2010. Later in 2011, he then released his first ever album titled ‘Rapsodi’.
Over the years this talented rapper has featured other top Nigerian artistses like Phyno, Wizkid, ID Cabasa, Dbanj and others. His success in the industry has seen him gain a lot of endorsements from multi-national companies and they are worth millions of naira.
Some awards Olamide has been nominated for include: Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Single, MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 “Best Hip Hop” and so many others.
2. M.I Abaga
M.I Abaga is currently the best Nigerian fastest rapper who knows how to carefully manipulate words without hitch. He can even produce slangs as he sings. Although he has been out of the lime-light for a while, the chocolate city singer is still making waves in the Nigerian music industry.
He has featured the likes of other top artists and upcoming rappers in Nigeria in most of his music. Some of them are Flavour N’bania, Djinee, Don Jazzy, and a host of others. M.I a.ka, Mr Incredible has won a total number of 18 global awards and has been nominated 22 times.
M.I, aside from being a talented African rapper has other roles he plays such as being a proficient instrumentalist, a seasoned music producer and a songwriter. His rapping techniques are often compared to the likes of Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, and even Kanye West.
Phyno fyno is a Nigerian producer who later turned out to be the best Igbo rapper we have in Nigeria. He overtook the likes of Nigg* raw to attain this position.
He hails from the Southeastern part of Nigeria. He and Olamide are seen as the kings of the rap game. Apart from rapping, Phyno also sings which makes him the third fastest rapper in Nigeria 2020.
There has always been a debate as to Phyno vs Olamide who is the richest and who raps better. Olamide’s net worth was estimated around $10 million as of 2018, while Phyno fyno net worth is estimated at $8 million which makes Olamide richer rapper than him.
When it comes to speed in the rap game, Reminisce stands out. He has been compared to the likes of Da-grin (late) and has won the minds of many through his style of rap music.
Some see him as the fastest Yourba rapper in Nigeria but what we know is that he is among the best and hottest rappers in we have in Nigeria currently.
Mostly called Oga Boss, Illbliss kind of flow is a mixture of Igbo and English. Although his rap flow isn’t as prevalent as that of Phyno, he is still respected as one of the finest artist in the country.
This is because his punch lines is second to none. He also contributed immensely to Hip pop in Africa at large. He is the fifth fastest rappers in Nigeria currently this 2020.
Falz the bad guy as he is fondly called is a Nigerian rapper whose method of flow is somewhat different from others. This is because he is a comedian apart from singing.
His father is one of the most popular lawyers we have in Nigeria but he opted to do music rather than law. Falz released a song “This is Nigeria” which sparked a lot of controversy among muslims in the country. His lyrics potrayed the situations of the country at large.
He has left the list of upcoming rappers and joined the list of the top richest rappers in Nigeria currently.
7. Ice Prince
Ice prince Zamani is another top fastest rapper in Nigeria who has made name in the entertainment industry. Honestly, i don’t know who I would choose as to who is the fastest rapper among M.I and Ice prince. If you listen to their rap lines, you would appreciate these two artistes.
They are both signed under chocolate city and have a similar pattern of rap flow. His Oleku track and other music he sang proves that Ice prince is one the hottest and fastest rapper we have in Nigeria.
They say VEC sounds like Jayz. He has proven to be one of the most respected Nigerian rapper everyone would love to work with.
Vector is also on this list because during his time, he won rap battles in Nigeria and even abroad.
9. Jesse Jagz
Jesse Jagz is the younger brother to M.I Abaga. Just like his elder brother, he is also one of the hottest and fastest rapper in Nigeria presently.
If you listen to Jesse Jagz punch lines you would see that he deserves his place on the list because of his speed.
10. Muna and Sasha P
Much is not heard of sasha p, who was one time the top fastest female rapper in Nigeria before she was toppled by Muna, an ex-beauty queen of Nigeria. Both Muna and Sasha P has proven that what a man can do, a woman can do better in the Nigerian Hip-hop industry.
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