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Who is the best rapper in Africa 2021 ?

Hip-hop in Africa has gain global recognition now than never before. Some of the best rappers in Africa are also global icons. Whether you are a fan of rap music or not, you will definitely fall in love with a punchline at a point in time. rap music is so full of controversies and competition so much that every artiste in the genre will tell you he/she is the best.

In this article, we will be bringing to you the best rapper in Africa and the list of top 10 rappers as well

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Best Rapper in Africa

Sarkodie

According to Hip-hop Africa, Sarkodie is the best rapper in Africa. The celebrated rapper is also listed among the top 100 rappers in the world. He was announced the very first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.

Sarkodie is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance. Sarkodie has released 5 studio albums(Mary and Alpha not counted) and several hit singles.

Sarkodie often raps in his native language Twi and is considered a “multifaceted rapper” due to the various musical styles he possesses. He is one of the most awarded musicians on the continent with  received 92 awards from 165 nominations,

2. Nasty C

Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo known professionally as Nasty C, is a South African rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He was the youngest recipient for an award at the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards, namely the Best Freshman Award.

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3rd Best rapper in Africa.

Falz

Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and actor. He began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called “The School Boys” with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009. Falz became more well-known after his song “Marry Me” featuring vocals from Poe and Yemi Alade.In June 2016, Falz was voted the winner of the “Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act” category at the 2016 BET Awards

Khuli Chana

Khulan Morule known by his stage name Khuli Chana, is a South African Motswako rapper.

Khuli Chana rose to fame after releasing his major successful album Motswakoriginator, which infuses both the Setswana and English languages. Motswako is a mixture of both languages and the sound and style of music originates from Mahikeng, a small town in the North West Province.

He has shared a stage with US rapper Drake, as an opening act.

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Cassper Nyovest

Refiloe Maele Phoolo professionally known as Cassper Nyovest, is a South African rapper, dancer, songwriter, entrepreneur and record producer.

Nyovest rose to fame with the release of his debut studio album, Tsholofelo (2014) which produced the successful singles “Gusheshe” and “Doc Shebeleza”.

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 His first set of awards was in 2013 when he won four awards at the second edition of the South Africa Hip Hop Awards. On 13 April, he received a nomination at the 12th Headies Award in Nigeria in the category of Best African Artiste alongside Nasty C, Sarkodie from Ghana, Kenyan group Sauti Sol, and Tanzanian singer Vanessa Mdee.

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Olamide

Olamide Adedeji known professionally as Olamide is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. 

He was the first-ever Nigerian artist to seal a deal with Ciroc. And has sold out several theaters in Nigeria. In 2017 he sold out the Eventim Apollo of 5000 capacity, He also sold out his Culture Tour alongside Phyno at the building six in The O2 Arena.

In 2015, he won the Best Street-Hop artist, Best Rap artist of the year and, the Artist of the year at the Headies.

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M.I. Abaga

Jude Abaga known as M.I Abaga, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He was CEO of Chocolate City from June 2015 to 2019.  He won Best Hip Hop and Best New Act at the 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards and was nominated in the Best International Act category at the BET Awards 2010. He rose to prominence in 2006 when his song “Crowd Mentality” became popular in his hometown of Jos

AKA

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known professionally as AKA, is a South African rapper, songwriter, record producer, singer, and entrepreneur. Forbes gained significance after releasing his single “Victory Lap” which was released from his debut album, Alter Ego. He was nominated for the BET best international act in 2014.

M.anifest

He won Best Rapper and Hip-Hop song of the year at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards. Kwame Ametepee Tsikata known by his stage name M.anifest is a rapper from Ghana.

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 In 2012, BBC’s arts program The Strand tipped him as one of four acts to look out for in 2012. In 2015 M.anifest’s single “Someway bi” earned him a third-place honor in the International Songwriters Competition (ISC).

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Frank Opperman is a renowned South African actor and a musician. He has starred in several movies through out career. Frank was born on 8th June, 1960.

Keep reading to find more information about Frank Opperman net worgth and biography

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Biography

After attending numerous schools across South Africa in Worcester, Benoni, Hermanus and Middelburg, and finally matriculated from Silverton High School in Pretoria in 1978.

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He started studying law in 1979 at the University of Pretoria but soon lost interest and joined the South African Defence Force in 1980, where he played in an army marching band. Upon leaving the service, he dated a female drama student and became interested in acting as a career option.

He subsequently obtained a three-year national diploma in acting at the Pretoria Technicon and received the Pretoria Trust Award for best student.

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The following two years he worked for PACT (Performing Arts Council Transvaal) and acted in productions such as Spring awakening and Caspar in my tuin.

He also acted alongside fellow South African actor Arnold Vosloo in a full-length feature film called Boetie gaan border toe, but gained popularity in an Afrikaans sitcom called Orkney Snork Nie, created by Willie Esterhuizen, playing the character named Ouboet van Tonder.

In the 1990s he starred in a South African television drama series The Big Time as Chris Karedes, a Cypriot emigrant. The series received numerous SABC Artes awards.

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In 2010 he played the title role in the SABC2 sitcom Die Uwe Pottie Potgieter. In 2014 he landed a starring role in the kykNET anthology drama series Pandjieswinkelstories.

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In 2018, Frank participated in Dancing with the Stars South Africa alongside professional dancer Jeanné Swart.

Frank Opperman Net Worth

Frank Opperman net worth is reported at $84 million according to briefly.co.za. He became co-owner of a Jazz club called Bassline in Johannesburg. He also released a rock album called Serial Boyfriend.

Frank participated in various projects, amongst others Gauteng-Aleng, a sitcom where he worked once again alongside Willie Esterhuizen. He also appeared in Dryfsand, an Afrikaans television drama written by P.G. du Plessis.  After twelve years he returned to the theatre, starring in Die Uwe Pottie Potgieter, a one-man show written for him by Dana Snyman.

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What is Sandra Prinsloo net worth?

Sandra Prinsloo  Sandra Prinzlow, is a South African actress best known internationally for her role as Kate Thompson in the 1980 film The Gods Must Be Crazy. Prinsloo has also appeared in numerous South African television, film, and stage productions.

In this article we will be bringing to you Sandra Prinsloo net worth.

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Early life and career

Prinsloo graduated from the Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool and then completed her B.A. honours in drama at the University of Pretoria. Soon after, she became a member of the Performing Arts Council Transvaal acting company.  

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“One night we were performing and it was as if something absolutely magical happened. It was as if a golden net was cast down. Everything was magical that evening and everybody felt it in the cast … It was something enchanting that happens in the exchange of the energy between the audience and the actors”.

Prinsloo has said that after that night, she realised that acting was her calling.

In addition to her well-known role in The Gods Must Be Crazy, Prinsloo has had major roles in Target of an Assassin (1979), Quest for Love (1988), Die Prins van Pretoria (1992), Soweto Green (1995), ‘n Paw Paw Vir My Darling (2015), Twee Grade van Moord (2016).

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Prinsloo was in the original cast of Egoli: Place of Gold, South Africa’s first soap opera. For many years, she hosted her own talk show, RaakPraat met Sandra, on South Africa television.

Sandra Prinsloo Net Worth

Sandra Prinsloo net worth is $10 million. Prinsloo was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naledi Theatre Awards The awards are offered annually by the Naledi Theatre Awards Committee.

Prinsloo was the recipient of a national order by the South African government, the Order of Ikhamanga in silver, for those whose outstanding work has benefited South Africa.

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Among the numerous movies she has starred includes;

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  • The Seagull (Die Seemeeu) (2019)
  • Twee Grade van Moord (2016)
  • n Paw-Paw vir My Darling (2015)
  • Soweto Green (1995)
  • The Prince of Pretoria (1993)
  • In the Name of Blood (1990)

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Simoné Pretorius is a South African film, television, and theatre actor, who is known for portraying Irma Humpel in the 2016 Afrikaans biographical film Vir die voëls, for which she gained prominence and international recognition.

Keep reading as we unveil to you Simoné Nortmann net worth and biography

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Early life

Born on 18 May 1990 in Pretoria, South Africa, Nortmann hails from Afrikaans descent and is currently living in Johannesburg with her husband, Andries Levi Pretorius, an entrepreneur and accountant. Both her parents served in the South African Air Force. Her father, Hannes Nortmann, served in the South African Border War and was awarded the Honoris Crux Award for bravery in 1988.

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 Nortmann is the only child of her parents who got divorced when she was age four. Her mother, Tinkie Nortmann, noticed her daughter’s passion for acting when she one day climbed on top of KFC’s counter and started performing for the patrons.

Nortmann was a natural leader and achiever in her school years, serving as Headgirl in Primary School as well as her High School, Hs Centurion, and passing matric with seven distinctions. She went on to earn a BDram degree in Theatre Studies from Stellenbosch University in 2012

Career

After ending her contract at 7de Laan in 2015, Nortmann attended a three-week acting workshop lead by Academy Award nominee and Broadway regular, Diane Venora, in California.

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 Shortly after returning to South Africa she landed her first film role as the lead, Irma Humpel, in Huisgenoot Magazine’s award-winning biopic, “Vir die Voëls” (2016) for which she received her first international nod by winning Best Actress at Tallgrass International Film Festival in 2017,  where she was also invited to form part of the Female Filmmaker’s panel discussion which was ordained after Rose McGowan cancelled her film debut at the festival after Harvey Weinstein case resurfaced.

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 Nortmann also won Best Actress for the same film at local Huisgenoot Tempo Awards in 2017. She subsequently went on to star in South African box office hits and international film festival winning films “Vuil Wasgoed” (2017), “Stroomop” (2018), and “Wonderlus” (2018).

Simoné Nortmann Net Worth

Simoné Nortmann net worth is $5 million. Nortmann started her own acting workshop in 2017 called Art of Acting South Africa.

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she revealed that she was engaged to her partner, Andries Levi Pretorius, an accountant and entrepreneur, whom she has known since 2011. The two got engaged on 20 October 2018 and got married the following year on 23 February 2019.

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