The Hip hop game in South Africa has gotten bigger over time, as it has seen a lot of Hip hop artist rise under the genre. The Hip hop genre has now been more recognized on an international level.
The rap scene has seen more and more MC’s get in the game while also collaborating with other artists from different genres and dominating the music charts. The genre few years ago would have been categorized as an underground scene in SA, but this days the game is gaining more momentum.
The hip hop scene saw talented artists like Nasty C get signed by an international record label which means more brands are buying into the music scene in SA. The hip hop scene has also seen a lot of collaborations from both budding artists and top artists.
The new year has seen a couple of major releases from hip hop artistes that have gone to top charts and received a lot of streams from streaming platforms.
The purpose of this article is to curate the best songs you may want to download and add to your playlist, we will not be adding download links because we cannot verify the the download/stream legality, find out how to download South African music here.
In no particular order, here are 15 of the best South African Hip Hop songs released from January till April;
1. Cassper Nyovest Ft. Tweezy – Amademoni
2. Costa Titch Ft. Boity Thulo – Thembi
3. Blaklez – Lepara
4. Skhanda World Ft. Zingah, Mariechan, K.O, Tellaman and Loki – Killa Combo
5. Zingah Ft. K.O – Lead The Way
6. Nelz Ft. Moozlie and PhreshClique – Hola Heita Hater
7. PH Raw X Ft. Riky Rick – Caught Up
8. The Big Hash – Amnesia
9. YoungstaCPT – Own 2020
1o. Cassper Nyovest – Good for That
11. Nasty C – There They Go
12. J Molley and KashCPT – Narco
13. Kid X – Kikilikiki
14. A-Reece – In His Image
15. DJ Slique – Fresh Take
The above list comprises of hip hop songs from top South African hip hop artists that have taken over the airwaves in 2020 from January to April. They have gotten a lot of positive reviews online and we thought to recommend them for your listening pleasures