Every year the music industry is hit by a fresh new wave of new talents that burst out of the blue into the limelight, capturing our attention with their incredible music talent.

Deepmusik.com stumbled on a tweet by Fast-emerging pan-African hip-hop entertainment brand, HiphopAfriQ, who have recently put together and released a list of ten of such new African hip-hop artistes whose music is making waves as at late 2016 and this year 2017.

The following were shortlisted in the HiphopAfriQ TOP 10 NewHiphop Acts 2017 based on how their music is transcendent and has gotten people bobbing their heads, tweeting the lyrics or losing themselves on the dance floor.

Strongman (Ghana)
• Nasty C (South Africa)
• Kwesta (South Africa)
Flowking Stone (Ghana)
• A-Reece (South Africa)
• King Kaka (Kenya)
• Frank Casino (South Africa)
• Eva Alordiah (Nigeria)
• Falz (Nigeria)
• Sampa The Great (Zambia)