How hip hop came to Africa?

Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread African American influence. In 1985 hip hop reached Senegal, a French-speaking country in West Africa. Some of the first Senegalese rappers were M.C.

How did African influence create hip hop?

The richness of African American and diasporic cultures, the mix of vocal techniques and storytelling traditions from those cultures, and the fluidity and ease with which DJs moved among musical styles all combined to launch a new form of expression for young men and women in New York City in the 1970s, which became …

Who is the best hip hop musician in Africa?

If you are a fan, these are the best African rappers to listen to right now.

  1. Nasty C. Nasty C at the GQ Man of the Year. …
  2. Khaligraph Jones. Khaligraph Jones from Kenya. …
  3. Cassper Nyovest. Cassper Nyovest during the official South African Premiere of Disney’s The Lion King. …
  4. Sho Madjozi. …
  5. Sarkodie. …
  6. AKA. …
  7. Falz. …
  8. Phyno.

Who is the best African rapper of all time?

Best African Rappers

  1. 1 Sarkodie. Yes this guy is the best rapper on the continent. …
  2. 2 M.I. …
  3. 3 AKA. …
  4. 4 HHP. …
  5. 5 Naeto C. …
  6. 6 Modenine. …
  7. 7 Ice Prince. …
  8. 8 Khuli Chana.
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