Below is the Top five (5) Young and Upcoming Yoruba Rappers in Nigeria:
The following is a list of notable upcoming rap music artists from Nigeria, that raps and sing in Yoruba language.
“Davolee” born Shokoya Oluwasegunfunmi but became household figure with Davolee, He is a 24 years old creative Nigerian Rapper, Singer and Songwriter. Davolee is an indigene of Ogun State but was born and brought up in Isolo, a locale in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He came into existence in the music industry after ‘Olamide‘ the owner of “YBNL Nation“, saw his freestyle on Instagram and signed him to his record label. Davolee who later released a smash hit rap single titled “Festival Bar”. Davolee is no more with YBNL.
Recently, Davolee dissed notable Nigerian rap legends “M.I Abaga, A.Q, Falz, Ycee, Dremo & Blaqbonez” claiming he is the best indigenous rapper in Nigeria.
May 14, 2020 – Davolee joins forces with Masterkraft and Jaido P to show he is the “G.O” when it comes to Rap. On “G.O” Davolee declared himself the General Overseer who is better than all your OGs and handle the Rap affairs when it comes to dropping Bars.
LilFrosh is an Instagram rap freestyle sensation who was recently signed to AMW/DMW record affliate which is owned by “Davido”
His rap style is indigenous and heavily laced with the Yoruba language and is known to be the originator of the slangs ‘Sonto Polio’ and ‘Firi Yahoo’. He has released so many freestyle rap skit on Instagram.
His recent hit songs are “50 50”, “Kolere Body featuring Mayorkun”
“Mohbad” whose real name is ‘Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba’ is a talented and fast rising Nigerian rapper born on September 17, 1996. He was born and brought up in Lagos.
Mohbad started up with dishing out freestyles on Instagram which was well appreciated by his fans who kept on asking more.
Mohbad was signed to “Marlian Music” a record label owned by “Naira Marley“, his recent hit song is “Koma Jensu” featuring his boss Naira Marley.
4. PICAZO RHAP
Picazo Rhap whose birth name is “Omogbolahan Sodiq Ilabode” is a 22 years old Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter. He invaded the industry with series of freestyles on Instagram, involving in competitions which got him a YBNL boss, Olamide call up to be part of the team.
He started his music career at a very early stage of his life, he was always doing covers to popular songs uploading them on Instagram and YouTube, in turn gathering his own fan base.
Picazo Rhap has released wonderful songs such as “Macaroni, Pray for me & Beholder”
Olaonipekun Olatubosun a.k.a TROD is one of the promising yet another local (Ibile) rapper in Nigeria music industry whose aim is to complete the unfinished late rapper legend “Dagrin” (his older brother’s) project.
Trod was born in Ogun State, Nigeria where he lived most his childhood. Trod the young chap is a kid brother to the late king of Yoruba rap ‘Dagrin‘.
- Bonus Upcoming Rapper:-
“Kabex” His real name is Abdul Kabir Olakunde, a 22 years old fast rising Nigerian indigenous rapper who invaded the industry rapping in his local Yoruba lingual. He graduated from the department of Political Science in University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Nigeria.
Self-acclaimed best indigenous rapper ‘Kabex‘ who recently released a whole track specifically to diss ‘Davolee’ and he titled this one “Whack G.O“.
This is coming few days after Davolee drops a new jam titled “G.O” featuring Masterkraft and Jaido P.
Kabex perceived Davolee’s new song to be a diss track and he wasted no time to storm the Studio to reply him.
Kabex hit singles are “Destruction & Yeye Daughter”
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