Check out the current ranking of the best dancehall artists in Africa presently. Dancehall is a superb type of music that originated from Jamaica but has become a very widespread affair. It is being enjoyed in different parts of the world, and Africa is not an exception. Below are the top 5 best dancehall artiste in Africa and where they are originate.
Shatta Wale, is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artist. He claims he is the African dancehall King. His best-known song "Dancehall King", led him to win the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
2. Stonebwoy in Ghana
Stonebwoy is a Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and reggae singer. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group. He won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2015 BET Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2015 Ghana Music Awards.
3. Patoranking in Nigeria
Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. The artiste once said in 2020 that he once got inspiration for song on a football pitch while playing football.
4. Samini in Ghana
Emmanuel Andrews Sammini, known by his stage name Samini, is a Ghanaian Reggae and Dance hall recording artiste from Wa, Ghana. His genre of music is a melodious mixture of high life, dance hall, reggae and hip-hop.
5. Wizkid in Nigeria
Wizkid also known as Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. One of Africa's biggest artists, Wizkid is the most decorated Nigerian artist ever, and one of the most revolutionary dancehall artists of the modern era.
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