Top 10 Best Rappers In Nigeria And Their Net Worth
As fans of true hip hop, we carried out a survey to look beyond the depth of the Nigerian music industry, hitting the nail on the rap world and bringing to your doorstep the top best Nigerian rappers till date.
In our breakdown, we examined the contents of their lyrics, symbolic depth of their rhyme schemes, and how effective they can deliver by following every string of the beat with punch lines that keeps lingering in the ears of their listeners.
Today in our spell out, we bring to you the top famous rapper that has gained recognition through her blazing lyrics commercially and globally.
Who is the best rapper in Nigeria?
Onome Onokohwomo (born 8 July 1989), better known by his stage name Yung6ix, is a Nigerian rapper and hip-hop recording artist.
Onokohwomo was born and raised in Warri, Delta State. He grew up as the oldest child in a family of five, and took a strong interest in music at a young age. While a student at FGC Warri, he engaged himself in rap battles
The self-acclaimed king of the south spits blazing punch lines as he trills his fans all the way after any drop of track. His use of metaphor is often admirable and excellent you could remember some of his amazing songs like Respect you mister, I am more than incredible I an the best two. Only yung6ix drops these dope lines.
Naeto C, whose real name is Naetochukwu Chikwe, is a Nigerian recording artist, Afrobeat musician, rapper, and record producer. He was born in Houston, Texas to Doctor Mrs. Kema Chikwe and Chief Herbert Chikwe, whom are of Nigerian origin. Naeto C’s first single from his album titled, “You Know My P”, “Sitting on Top” is a phenomenal piece of work, with a delightful video to go with it. The song sat on the charts from Soundcity to MTV Base for weeks. He also shot a video for his next single “You Know My P”. As a producer alongside his newly discovered production team “ET-Quake” (Consisting of TY Mix and VC Perez), Naeto was able to display his production skills working with Storm artists like Sasha, Dare Art-Alade, GT the Guitarman, Disconnect, Saro-Wiwa and Nkiru. You can join me to say he has a lot of content and he delivers well.
With this, he crop up to our 7th best rapper alive
Nigeria’s indigenous singer, rapper and songwriter was born on the 26th of January, in Kaduna state in Northern Nigeria.he spits his rapping skills in his local dialect, he is known by his traditional title (Alaga Ibile) which is a Nigerian household name, a musical icon amongst today’s youth, and an internationally recognized artiste. Reminisce is a versatile (singer, rapper and a song writer) Nigerian artiste from Ajilete, Yewa South LGA in Ogun state, western part of Nigeria.
With over half a million copies sold in Nigeria in just 2 weeks and the album claiming the number one spot in iTunes for more than a week – The Baba Hafusa album is already arguably as one of the most successful hip hop albums in Nigerian till date.
Wanna know why he graces the number 8 position on our chat? listen to a track on Olamide Baddo’s album titled Hustle Loyalty and Respect, he was featured by Olamide, believe it or not, Reminisce.
Reminisce is a well-loved Brand Ambassador for SAMSUNG and ORIJIN, a popular herb and liquor cocktail produced by Diageo plc in Africa .
Ice Prince (Panshak Zamani) was born to Mr. and Mrs.Nasara Zamani in Minna, Niger State and moved to Jos two years later. .
The stylish rapper started performance and rap while in secondary school, (Science Tutorial College, Jos). In 2002, he got together with a couple of his friends and formed a group called the Ecomog Squad. They had a few performances as a group and split a year later.
In 2004, he hooked up with M.I, Jesse Jagz, Ruby, Lindsey, Eve, Taz and together they became what is now ‘Loopy’.
You stand not to be corrected if you call him the most commercial bankable rapper right now
Defiantly, he springs up on our 7th most talented rapper alive
Ice Price’s current networth stands at $4.35 million
A graduate of political science from Lagos State University, Ọ̀jọ́, Ruggedman started exploring music in 1999. He produced his own songs and released two tracks in 1999, both which were well-played on radio. Ruggedman launched himself into the music industry in 1999, eventually becoming the most featured rapper in Nigeria.
Anchored the MTN Project Fame Official Press Media Launch in 2008 and 2009.
Ruggedman also owns a clothing line called “20th Sept” Wear, named after his birthday.
Ruggedman was recently made a United Nations Peace Ambassador
Ruggedy baba introduced a new era of rap into the rap world and his is spotted on our countdown as the 6th most successful rapper alive
Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson (born 9 October 1986), better known by his stage name Phyno, is a Nigerian igbo rap and hip hop recording artist.[ He started his musical career as a producer in 2003. He is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language. His debut studio album, No Guts No Glory, was released in 2014. It produced the singles “Ghost Mode”, “Man of the Year”, “Parcel” and “O Set”. As a producer, he has worked with artists such as Timaya, Flavour, Ruggedman, Bracket, J Martins and Mr Raw.
Phyno’s current net worth stands at $3.6 million.
Phyno is an amazing rapper that even non-igbo speakers enjoy every bit of his lines.
Proudly called Olamide Baddo! is number 3 on the list of the best rapper in Nigeria, the shakiti bobo hit maker continue to keep his amazing punch lines lingering on everyone’s ears as he drops every single hit, it is no more news that he is getting closer to the rap throne and his stock has risen so high.
In 2015 he won the award for the Hottest Artiste in Nigeria by MTVBase Africa, and despite the beef with Don Jazzy at the 2015 Headies award which saw both artiste throwing shades at each other even though the beef was quickly resolved by the Richest black man in the World (Aliko Dangote) Olamide’s fans still got love for him.
He is also a wise business man with eyes in real estates, hospitality business and upstream sector of oil and gas. The YBNL boss has achieved a lot since the inception of this music career, releasing albums back to back non-stop he is truly a force to reckon with. Kudos to him.
Olamide’s current net worth stands at 12.5million dollars.
Vector is currently one of the top acts in the Naija rap game. Also known to be a poet, songwriter and producer, his rap style has been compared to that of American rapper Jay Z. He is the voice behind the 2009 Sprite radio commercial.
There was once beef between him indigenous rapper Reminisce. Vector dissed him on Sauce Kid’s Kid’s Kitchen Street’ in response, Reminisce dissed Vector on a track titled ‘ATA’. On on 30 December, 2013, the two came together and put their differences aside. Reminisce recently featured on Vector’s ‘King kong’ remix.
He is definitely a gifted rapper who wordplay his limitless.
He graces the number 3 spot on the countdown of the best rapper in Nigeria.
Babatunde Olusegun Adewale, popularly known by his stage name Modenine, is a Nigerian rapper. As a seven time The Headies Lyricist on the Roll winner, he is the most decorated artist by the magazine
Born: June 14, 1975 (age 40), London, United Kingdom
Record label: Redeye Muzik
Genres: Rapping, Hip hop music
Albums: Above Ground Level, Pentium IX The Mixtape, The Paradigm Shift, E’ Pluribus Unum
Modo has stayed true I the game of hip hop and has been able to cut beyond the boundaries. He is lyrically heavy and ready to excite his fans any day
1:MI (Mr Incredible)
Jude Abaga (born 4 October 1971), better known by stage name LEO’, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist and the current CEO of the Chocolate City Music. He has won several awards including the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009. He was nominated in the Best International Act category at the BET Awards 2010. He rose to prominence in 2006 when his song “Crowd Mentality” became popular in his hometown of Jos. On 11 December 2008, M.I released his critically acclaimed debut album, Talk About It.
MI is undoubtedly the king of rap music, he is small in stature but mighty in lyrical content. He is the best rapper in Nigeria sitting on the throne with no intention of losing it anytime soon.
MI has won 16 awards and 19 nominations till date. MI’s current netwoth stands at $6 million