Hip hop reached Senegal in 1985. Since then it has gained in popularity in the African continent.
Here are the 10 Best African Rappers as of 2016. These rappers have fans all over Africa and the world.
10) Khaligraph Jones (Kenyan)
Versatile Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones is known for his stage presence, distinct flow, delivery and punch lines. He made his debut in 2004 when he was 14 years old, and has been entertaining his fans since then. His music is heavily influenced by day-to-day occurrences, reggae music and social issues.
9) AKA (South African)
South African rapper AKA has opened for Kanye West, Snoop Lion, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar in their South African tours. He won Best Street Urban Music Album and Male Artist of the Year awards at the 18th South African Music Awards, the South African equivalent to the Grammys.