2017 has been a very competitive year for Zambian HipHop, the Genre and Music in General keeps on Getting Better. Struck with Both Controversial and Incredible songs, HipHop heads have witnessed a lot in the Zed HipHop circles this year. We therefore bring to you the Best 10 HipHop songs of 2017.
NB** This List has been Compiled in Conjunction with ZNBC’s HipHop eardrum Show Hosted by Sanga Tembo on Radio 4.
Top 10 Extra: E-jay- “Zed Rap High School”
Emerging HipHop lyricist “E-Jay” brought Zambian HipHop to a standstill with this Creative Song. The rapper displays his “Story Telling” prowess as he narrates a very catchy Zed Rap High School situation.
- Willz ft Bobby East & Mic Burner – Bwetu Bwetu (Prod. Magician)
After Leaving Phat Jam records, Willz aka Mr. Nyopole Proves he can still make outstanding music without Skillz on the Beat. “Bwetu Bwetu” is a super cool Trap HipHop song and definitely one of the Most Impactful songs this year.
- Tiye-P ft Dope G “Ndefisosika”
It’s with no doubt that “Tiye-P” aka “Mwana Wa Nyirenda” has been on top of his game this year. Taken from his critically acclaimed HipHop album, “Ndefisosika” showcases optimum Creativity by Both rappers.
- LJ Mojo- “Moko Moko”
The Silver Road Records signed artiste “Lj Mojo” cannot miss on this List. His Controversial HipHop song called “Moko Moko” has been the most trending song this year.
- Dj Mzenga Man ft Macky 2, Tommy D, Willz & Tiye-P- All Eyez on Me (remix)
The Big Boss “Dj Mzenga Man” has maintained his Loyalty to HipHop with a Number of Classic releases with his signatory this year. However, “All Eyez On Me remix” has been the most impactful song by the Super Producer.
- Slapdee– Vagwada
HipHop Mogul Slapdee has had a very successful year with the Release of arguably Best Selling “BW2”.album “Vagwada” is a heavy HipHop song with Slapdee spiting his finest Punchlines and metaphors.
- Chef 187– Good Teacher Bad Kasukulu
Chef 187 has continued to be an outstanding Rapper especially with the Release of his “Amnesia” album. His ability to Blend and stay Relevant will forever make him a Top Notch rapper. GTBK is one of the Best Songs by the rapper off the album. Both the concept and the Lyrics make this Tonny Breezy produced Trap song a straight classic.
- Stevo– Push
The rap Guru has continued to release good music and this Hustle Inspired theme is another excellent effort by the Rapper. The song is also backed by an Exceptional music video.
- KB ft Neo, Macky 2, Four 4 & Crisis- My Diary Part 4
Killer Beats’s Epic “My Diary” Series has kept fans in intense anticipation this year. Despite releasing both part 4 and part 5. “My Diary Part 4” has been the Most Impactful this year.
- Mag 44 ft Pompi, TIM & Tio – Sux (Remix)
This is the Best Collaboration from the Zambian CHH camp this year. Each rapper on the song brought fire to the “Sux Challenge” and of course “Tio” did wonders too with the Singing.
- Alpha Romeo ft F-Jay– “Greatest Song”
Alpha Romeo released this single off his 2016 album “Nothing Has Changed” as a free download single this year and hence it fits on this list. “Greatest Song” as the title entails is rich in lyrical content and as usual the K-amy rapper spits some real life relatable facts on this year. RnB sensation “F-Jay” offers the song the vibe it needs as KB handles the production.