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2017 saw some of Africa’s biggest hip hop stars cross over into international stardom. With musicians like Davido, WizKid, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale, and Patoranking, to name a few, Afro-Hip Hop is being watched on a world stage. Dawning the hottest fashion trends like Gucci & Louis Vuitton , driving Rolls Royce and Fiat, African artists have become major players lyrically and financially, gaining a multitude of new fans and gaining respect from fellow A-list acts like Drake, Rihanna, French Montana, and Ed Sheeran. But the question remains, who will lead the music charts as we usher in a new year of music and new faces?

With insufficient and wildly scattered data for African artists the Afrozons team have created a list of musicians you should look out for this year. The list is comprised of musicians who have maintained a dominant presence on radio and television in Africa, the UK , and in the US. Give us your feedback today!!!

  1. Wizkid
  2. Tiwa Savage
  3. Davido
  4. Seyi Shay
  5. Patoranking
  6. Sauti Sol
  7. Burna Boy
  8. Tunji Ige
  9. Kiss Daniels
  10. Jidenna

Honorable mention: Di’ja