10 Most Gifted Nigerian Rappers Of 2014

10 Most Gifted Nigerian Rappers Of 2014

Rap in Nigeria has come a long way from the days where no one even thought about giving it a chance, much less becoming a relevant genre in the Nigerian Music Industry.

Today, Rap/hiphop is now becoming a mainstream genre accepted among the people in Nigeria. There is now evidence that a good rapper who raps in English or his/her local dialect (or both) can be successful in the Nigerian Music industry, which wasn’t the case years ago.

According to a popular music site 'notjustok.com', the 10 artistes mentioned below can be named as the most gifted rappers of 2014.

1. Phyno

Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson, known by his stage name Phyno, is a rapper and record producer. He is known for rapping in the Igbo language.

2. Olamide

Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide, is a hip hop recording artist. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue.

3. Reminisce

Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, known by his stage name Reminisce aka ALAGA IBILE, is a singer, rapper and song writer. He is one artist to find a balance rapping both in English and Yoruba.

4. Mojeed

Aristokrat Records rapper Mojeed is popularly known for his hit song “Jagaban” a single off his critically acclaimed mixtape.

5. Modenine

Babatunde Olusegun, better known as Mode 9 (Modenine), is another promising rapper and hip-hop artiste.

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6. Jesse Jagz

Jesse Garba Abaga, better known as Jesse Jagz, is a hip-hop artist, rapper, singer, producer and songwriter.

7. Ice Prince

Panshak Zamani, better known by his stage name Ice Prince, is a rapper, hip-hop recording artist and actor.


Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, popularly known by his stage name Illbliss is a hip-hop recording artist, stage performer, business man and owner of the managing outfit The Gorretii Company.

9. Falz

Folarin Falana, is a rapper and also the son of renowned lawyer, Femi Falana. He is also known as Falz the Bahd Guy. He runs a self-owned independent record label, Bahd Guys Records.

10. Yung6ix

Onome Onokohwomo, better known by his stage name Yung6ix, is a rapper and hip-hop recording artist.

Source: Legit.ng

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