Rapping requires a lot of practice time as well as the skill to choose the appropriate words. Rapping is now widely acknowledged as a form of art, unlike in the past when it was associated with defiance of moral authority. The majority of young people enjoy rap music and look up to the rappers they consider to be the best in the industry. Among the innumerable South African superstars, who are the top ten wealthiest rappers? To find out, keep reading.
The music of South Africa has a particular traditional flavor. As a result of globalisation, urbanisation, and cultural engagement, European hip hop music has merged with local South African melody to produce rap music with a distinct identity. The majority of rappers deal with societal issues such as HIV/AIDS, violence, and politics. Rap is a prominent genre in South Africa, as proven by the country's top 10 wealthiest rappers.
5. Khuli Chana.
He raps in several languages and hopes to become South Africa's wealthiest rapper in the near future. Motswakoriginator was released in 2009, Planet of The Have Nots was released in 2012, and Motswakoriginator was released in 2019. His net worth is unclear, however it is thought to be in the range of $100,000 to $1 million dollars.
4. Nasty C
Nasty C is one of the wealthiest celebrities in South Africa. Bad Hair (released in 2016), Strings and Bling (released in 2018), and Zulu Zulu Man with some Power (released in 2019) are his three studio albums (released in 2020). This multi-talented young man has received these accolades. The net worth of Nasty C is estimated to be approximately $250,000. This stems from his music production and rapping enterprises.
3. Cassper Nyovest.
In 2013, he won four awards at the South African Hip Hop Awards. His albums have been well-received thus far. In addition to the profits from his studio recordings, he has gained a fortune from winning these awards:
Cassper is one of the wealthiest South African hip hop performers, having gained wealth by rapping, producing, winning awards, and endorsing major businesses. Cassper Nyovest has an estimated net worth of $800,000.
In August 2019, he disclosed that he was working on his fifth album, which he described as "the peak of his career." He also stated that 1 billion South African Hip Hop traits would be incorporated.
For his rap recordings, he has received numerous awards, including:
AKA is one of the wealthiest rappers in South Africa. AKA's net worth is reported to be in the millions of dollars.
1. Die Antwoord
Based on their songs, Die Antwoord's net worth is estimated to be $10 million for both Ninja and Visser. Forbes named Die Antwoord one of Africa's wealthiest rappers in 2018. The band's overall net worth is $3.5 million.
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