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Takura shortlisted for Top 10 African Rappers

Local rapper Takura has been listed among Africa’s top 10 rappers for 2016 by a South African magazine, SA Hip-hop Mag, with AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Sarkodie.

The Zino Irema hit maker is on number 7, one spot after the Ngud hit maker Kwesta who is on number 6.

South African hip-hop mag is an online publication that pushes hip-hop in Africa.

The website, www.sahiphopmag.co.za described Takura as “a musician who has been in the game for a while, only in 2016 when he decided to go solo and launch his career as a rap artist. The rapper quickly became the most talked about Zimbabwean rap artist and his impact is undeniable”

The same magazine, last year shortlisted Stunner and Cal_vin among the top 20 African rappers, placing Stunner on number 15 whilst the Luveve boy Cal_vin wrapped up the list.

Meanwhile Takura will headline a show this Saturday at Club 1+1, wrapping up his two month long tour which saw him perform in Gweru, Bulawayo, Mutare, Cyprus, Bindura and Masvingo.

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Check the full list below

  1. MHD
  2. Phyno
  3. Sarkodie
  4. AKA
  5. Casspper Nyovest
  6. Kwesta
  7. Takura
  8. LayLizzy
  9. Nasty C
  10. Emtee



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