Top 10 Best Selling SA Hip Hop Albums

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South African Hip Hop has come a long way to be one of the most influential music genres in the country.

In this digital world it is refreshing to see that fans of Hip Hop still buy albums by the boatloads and perhaps the CD isn’t dying just yet.

Here are the: Top 10 Best Selling SA Hip Hop Albums

10) K.O – Skhanda Republic (2014) Gold

Skhanda Republic is the debut studio album by South African hip hop artist K.O. The album had hits like Caracara FT Kid X as well Son Of A Gun to name a few.

09) Cassper Nyovest – Thutho (2017) Platinum

Thuto is the third studio album by South African recording artist and record producer Cassper Nyovest.

08) Kwesta – DaKAR II (2016) Platinum

DaKAR II is the third studio album by South African hip hop recording artist and poet Kwesta. It is a two disc album that has smash hits like Ngud FT Caspper Nyovest and Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe FT Thabsie

07) Riky Rick – Family Values (2015) Platinum

Family Values is the debut studio album by South African rapper, writer, composer and record producer Riky Rick.

06) Emtee – Avery (2015) Platinum

Avery is the debut studio album by South African hip hop recording artist Emtee. The albums features hits like Roll Up and Pearl Thusi.

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05) AKA – Levels (2014) Platinum

Levels is the second studio album by South African rapper AKA. The album had hits like Jealousy and Congratulate.

04) Skwatta Kamp – Mkhukhu Funkshen (2003) Platinum

Mkhukhu Funkshen is the second studio album by South African hip hop group Skwatta Kamp. This album was the first to gain such success commercially and is the oldest album to gain platinum certification on this list.

03) Cassper Nyovest – Refiloe (2015) Double Platinum

Refiloe is the second studio album by South African recording artist and record producer Cassper Nyovest. The album was released at his Fill Up The Dome concert whereby purchasing a ticket resulting in receiving the album. This resulted in sales of over 20,000 copies sold on its first day.

02) Pitch Black Afro – Styling Gel (2004) Double Platinum

Styling Gel is the debut studio album by South African Kwaito/Hip Hop MC Pitch Black Afro. For over a decade this was the biggest selling Hip Hop album.

01) Cassper Nyovest – Tsholofelo (2014) Triple Platinum

Tsholofelo is the debut studio album by South African recording artist and record producer Cassper Nyovest. This was enough to dethrone Pitch Black Afro –Styling Gel and then some. When taking into account digital sales via iTunes the album is certified 8x platinum.it is refreshing to see that fans of Hip Hop still buy albums by the boatloads and perhaps the CD isn’t dying just yet.

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