Richest Hip Hop Musicians in Nigeria: The Top 10

MI-Richest HipHop MusicianThis post is about the Top 10 Richest Hip Hop Musicians in Nigeria and not all genres kind of songs heard all over Nigeria. First of all, for clarity Hip Hop needs to be defined/explained.

What is Hip Hop?
According to googles definition, Hip Hop is a style of music featuring rap.

Going by the definition above we will attempt to list out the top 10 Richest Hip Hop Musicians in Nigeria based on several factors like endorsements, fan base, assets and album sales without stating their financial worth as it cannot be determined by anyone except for the Hip Hop Artistes themselves.


Mr. Incredible tops the list of richest hip hop musicians in Nigeria for obvious reasons. He is widely regarded as the most successful rap artiste ever in Africa with his smooth lyrics that almost anyone who understands english can relate with and is the current chairman of Chocolate City Records.

M.I has some endorsements to his name most recognised being the ambassador with telecoms giant, Globacom worth millions of naira.


Phyno takes the second spot. Making a name for himself in the rap game, Phyno raps in his local dialect (Igbo) and even those that do not understand Igbo feels his flow. His uniqueness makes him stand out from other artiste. With his trademark hairstyle Phyno also has some endorsements to his name and right now Phyno is the artiste everyone wants to feature on their songs.

Ice Prince

IcePrince “Panshak” Zamani started under the wings of the richest hip hop musician in Nigeria talking about M.I. Ice Prince is now a well known house hold name releasing hits after hits, Ice Prince is one of Nigeria’s A list Hip Hop Artiste.

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Popularly known for his smash hit song with Brymo “Oleku” that shoot Ice Prince to stardom, Ice Prince is an ambassador to some known brands in Nigeria worth millions of Naira.

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