Top 10 Richest Rappers In South Africa 2021


The Top 10 Richest Rappers In South Africa is topped by AKA. AKA has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

There has been a growing trend of rappers in Africa. These rappers are breaking barriers with their craft and challenging the so-called originators of the genre.

In South Africa, there are some powerhouses when it comes to rap. These rappers have monetized their craft and are making a living from what they do.

1. AKA – $12 million.


AKA was born Kiernan Jarryd Forbes on January 28, 1988, in Cape Town, South Africa. He is the richest rapper by far in South Africa.

2. Die Antwoord – $11 million.

Die Antwoord is a hip-hop duo that was established in 2008. The group is made up of Ninja and Yolandi Visser. They are one of the richest music groups in Africa.

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3. Cassper Nyovest – $3 million.

Cassper Nyovest was born Refiloe Maele Phoolo on  December 16, 1990, in Mahikeng, South Africa. 

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4. Nasty C – $2 million.

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Nasty C became famous after the release of his song Way It Go which features Youngsta and Tumi. He was born Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo on February 11, 1997, in Diepmeadow, South Africa.

5. Da L.E.S – $2 million.

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Leslie Jonathan Mampe, Jr. alias Da L.E.S is a hip-hop artist who has released several albums. The single Heaven that was released in 2013 was among his best-performing releases.

6. Khuli Chana – $1 million.

Khuli Chana has an estimated net worth that ranged between $100,000 and $1 million.

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7. K.O – $1 million.

K.O K.O is a Johannesburg-born rapper whose official name is Ntokozo Mdluli.


8. JR – $1 million.

JR was born Tabure Thabo Bogopa Junior. He is a famous and award-winning rapper who won R1 million on Tropica Island.


9. HHP – $1 million.

HHP was a South African Motswako rapper who performed in several languages, mostly in Setswana. He died on October 24, 2018, in Mahikeng, South Africa.


10. Jack Parow – $1 million.

Zander Tyler, better known under his stage name Jack Parow, is a South African rapper.

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By Joseph Dumolga


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