The hip hop scene has got thousands of upcoming artists on the come up, hoping to make it to the limelight and  hence putting in a lot of effort. On that note, we deem it essential to put our radar on the top 5 who has got some buzz and below, they are listed in no particular order.

Bktherula:  A rap artist who recorded her first song at the age of 9 on a tape recorder. Bktherula is a 21-year-old rapper from Atlanta, Georgia (born August 30, 2002). She is known for her unique sound, which combines elements of trap, pop, and R&B. With her music is often characterised as being personal and introspective, on several occasion - she has been praised for her honest lyrics and powerful vocals. 

Her  debut album, Love Santana was released in 2020 and was a critical and commercial success which helped to solidify her status as one of the most exciting new rappers in the game. In the same year, her song "Tweakin' Together" went viral on social media platform TikTok. The year 2022 saw her blessing her fans with the release of  her second album, LVL5 PT. 1. The album was met with even more critical acclaim than her debut, and it further cemented her place as a rising star in the hip hop world.


Real Boston Richey: He is currently signed to American rapper Future's record label Freebandz, and is noted for his usage of Michigan-style hip-hop production. Real Boston Richey (born Jalen Taheen Foster, February 4, 1997, in Tallahassee, Florida) is a 20-year-old rapper from Boston, Massachusetts. He is known for his witty lyrics and his catchy hooks. Inspired to rap by suggestion from his close friends and after the passing of his cousin in 2021. In March 2022, he released his single "Keep Dissing" which saw a lot of success. In August 2022, American rapper Future appeared on his single "Bullseye 2" and gifted Richey a chain after getting him signed to his Freebandz record label. Also in August 2022, he released a 17-track mixtape titled Public Housing. In October 2022, American rapper Lil Durk appeared on his single "Keep Dissing 2" and its subsequent music video. His music is often lighthearted and fun, but he also has a knack for tackling serious topics like social justice and mental health.



Ndot Spinalot: Ndot Spinalot is a 22-year-old rapper from the Bronx, New York. He is known for his energetic performances and his clever wordplay. His music is often braggadocious and self-assured, but he also has a heart of gold.


Dudeylo: Dudeylo is a 20-year-old rapper from Harlem, New York. Known for his smooth vocals and his introspective lyrics. Often delivering personal and vulnerable messages in his songs, and this has gotten his fans doffing their hats to him for his honesty and his ability to connect with his listeners. With a style characterised by a mix of hip hop, trap, and R&B. Influenced by  great minds like J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Frank Ocean. He is known for his personal lyrics, which often deal with topics such as love, loss, and self-reflection. With the release of his debut album, "Underground", in 2021 which was met with critical acclaim and was praised for its honest lyrics and production. He has since released several singles, including "No Help", "No Respect", and "SPIKE LEE".



Lola Brooke: Lola Brooke is a 20-year-old rapper from Brooklyn, New York. And has made a name for herself with her playful personality and her catchy hooks. Her music is often fun and carefree, but she also has a knack for speaking her mind and challenging the status quo. Her style being a mix of hip hop, trap, and R&B and is influenced by artists such as Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, and Nicki Minaj. She is known for her braggadocious lyrics, which often deal with topics such as her confidence, her sexuality, and her come-up.

Her debut single, "Don't Play with It", was released in 2021. The song went viral on social media and helped to launch her career. She has since released several more singles, including "So DISRESPECTFUL", "Blick Blick", and "Flexin".



These are just a few of the many upcoming rap artists who are making waves in the music industry. I'm excited to see what they accomplish in the years to come.