On This Our 2019 edition of Top Earning South African Rappers this year features South African artists who have been cashing in millions and getting those brand ambassador positions because it’s not just from album sales that artists derive their true wealth but from endorsement agreements that give the 7 numbers that make a enormous difference (if you know what I mean).

We’ve compiled a list of Top Earning South African Rappers This year, who received brand endorsement deals, rumored to be worth millions in 2019 that they’re still milking.


Cassper Nyovest Real name Refiloe Maele Phoolo is likely to have the largest Endorsemnt agreement right now as he is a R25 million R25 million Samsung brand ambassador agreement to join forces with the tech pioneer. Also currently, Casper Nyovest is a brand ambassador to Nike, Ciroc and most recently Nescafe.

  • 2: NASTY C

Known by his stage name Nasty C, Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo Better signed an endorsement agreement with AXE earlier this year. He’s also Puma’s brand ambassador.

  • 3: AKA

Capetown born rapper AKA true name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes Although nominated in the BET every year without winning any, he is also one of the large earners in the SA Hip Hop sector.

He is a Reebok and Cruz Vodka brand ambassador, and AKA also has a Turkish Airlines approval agreement. If his Huawei agreement, which was rumored to be 7 figures, did not fall through, the rapper could have secured the bag enormously.


For many tears, Khuli Chana’s true name Khulane Morule was raping. With two Motswakoriginator studio albums published in 2009 and Lost in Time published in 2012.

For someone else, the police mistook him and shot his vehicle severely a few years ago and the case was resolved at an estimated R2.5 million ($173,843). Before becoming a solo artist, Khuli Chana used to be in the Morafe band.

  • 5: K.O

Before releasing the song Skhanda Republic which made him famous, Ntokozo Mdluli was better known by his stage name K.O. He was in the rap unit Teargas. He’s accumulated wealth from his job.

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