Most people think of AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, KO, Kwesta, and other male performers when they hear the words "South African hip-hop." Female rappers in South Africa, on the other hand, have long been at the top of their game.The South African female rap scene has been gently growing, with new names hitting the radios every now and then, thanks to social media and digital music distribution, which provide a level playing field for all artists.
South African female rappers are extremely gifted, with some even outperforming their male counterparts on the mic.These South African female rappers are diverse, with some spitting straight bars over 90s rhythms and others mostly using trap and Afro beats nowadays.The variety displayed by some of these female rappers demonstrates that this genre of music is accessible to people of all genders.Male rappers are the most well-known names in Hip Hop South Africa, however popularity does not reflect a large talent gap.
1. Nadia Nakai.
Nadia is one of Africa's top female rappers.She is a 29-year-old woman.She co-hosts the popular MTV Base Hip Hop show, Yo!, in addition to rapping. MTV Raps is a music video produced by MTV.She is one of the most well-known female artists in South Africa, with a reputation for excellent delivery and production.
2. Fifi Cooper.
She's most prominent for her 2015 hit song "Kisses," which she co-wrote with Ab Crazy, and she has since published two albums, the most recent of which is titled "Take Me Back." Fifi has a distinct style and is able to jump between languages with ease.
Rouge, originally from Pretoria, is a 28-year-old South African rap queen, novelist, and television host. She has received multiple accolades, including the 2017 South African Hip Hop Awards' Best Female Artist.
4. Gigi Lamayne.
The Lenasia, South Africa-born rapper is 27 years old. Gigi used to be signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment, and her most recent album, VI, was released in 2018. On the other hand, on July 26th, she released the EP Job Woods. In a song, Gigi Lamayne's flow is epic, and she alternates between several flows at times.
The 31-year-old woman has worked as an actress, a TV personality, a model, a businesswoman, and, most recently, a rapper. She is a Universal Music Group artist. Her smash hit "Wuz Dat?" demonstrated that she can surely flow with the best.
6. Yugen Blakrok.
Yugen Blakrok is most known for her contribution to the Black Panther soundtrack, which included Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, SZA, Future, and Jay Rock, among others. She was also included in the song "Opps," which also featured Kendrick Lamar. Yugen has a fluid flow that works well with any beat.
Nomuzi Mabena, better known by her stage name Moozlie, is a Benoni-based rapper and TV host. Nomuzi Mabena Music, the rapper's own label, is home to the 26-year-old rapper. Her most recent album, ‘Victory,' was released on September 7th, 2018.
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