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The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake  

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If you're a fan of Drake, here is a list of rappers who make similar music. Known for his catchy hooks and smooth beats, Drake is considered one of the best new school rappers. Who are other famous rappers like Drake?

Blending R&B and hip-hop, Drake's record label, OVO Sound, features many popular rap artists who make music like Drake, including Majid Jordan, Roy Woods, and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Other similar artists include dvsn, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Nav, and J. Cole.

Vote up the best hip-hop artists like Drake, and add any similar rappers who are missing from the list.

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cole first received ...more
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ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is a member of the hip ...more
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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Houston, Texas. In 2012, Scott signed to Epic Records before ...more
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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. Big Sean signed with Kanye West's GOOD Music in 2007, Def Jam Recordings in 2008, ...more
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PARTYNEXTDOOR is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jahron Anthony Brathwaite, better known under the stage name PartyNextDoor, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer from Mississauga, Ontario, who is signed to Drake's OVO Sound ...more
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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Abel Tesfaye, known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian PBR&B singer, songwriter, recording artist, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to ...more
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Bryson Tiller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Bryson Djuan Tiller (born January 2, 1993), is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. Tiller initially gained notable recognition following the release of his debut single, ...more
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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. He first gained major recognition in ...more
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Tory Lanez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Daystar Peterson (born July 27, 1992), better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper and singer. He received major recognition from the mixtape Lost Cause (2014) and the ...more
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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Christopher Breaux, better known by his stage name Frank Ocean, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. Ocean started his career as a ghostwriter for artists such as Justin Bieber, Damienn ...more
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SZA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Solana Rowe, better known by her stage name SZA, is an American singer-songwriter. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey. In October 2012, Rowe ...more
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Jeremih is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jeremih Felton, who performs under the mononym Jeremih, is an American recording artist and producer signed to Def Jam. Jeremih's debut single, "Birthday Sex", peaked at number four on ...more
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Ty Dolla $ign is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Tyrone William Griffin Jr. (born April 13, 1985), known professionally as Ty Dolla Sign (stylized as Ty Dolla $ign or Ty$), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. He ...more
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Jhené Aiko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo, better known as Jhené Aiko or simply Jhené, is an American singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she began her career appearing ...more
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6lack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Ricardo Valdez Valentine (born June 24, 1992), better known by his stage name 6lack (stylized as 6LACK and pronounced "black”), is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper from Atlanta, ...more
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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
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Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash ...more
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Majid Jordan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Majid Jordan
Majid Jordan is a Canadian record producing and performing duo consisted of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman. They are signed to OVO Sound, a record label co-founded by rapper Drake, and ...more
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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan ...more
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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. After moving to Brooklyn, New York, with aspirations of ...more
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Rayne Storm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
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A. Ladson (born December 7 1983), better known by his stage name Rayne Storm, is an American rapper and producer from Harlem, New York. He initially gained attention in 2006 with the release of ...more
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Nav is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Navraj Singh Goraya, better known by his stage name Nav, is a Canadian hip hop recording artist and record producer from Rexdale, Ontario, Canada.
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Rae Sremmurd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Rae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo, composed of two brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy from Atlanta, Georgia. They are perhaps best known for their single "No Type", which charted ...more
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Roy Woods is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Denzel Spencer (born April 18, 1996), better known by his stage name Roy Woods (stylized as Roy Wood$), is a Canadian rapper, singer and songwriter from Brampton, Ontario. He is signed to OVO ...more
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dvsn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Dvsn (stylized as dvsn and pronounced "division") is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85. The duo is signed to OVO Sound. On May 5, 2017, dvsn released ...more
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ILoveMakonnen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Makonnen Sheran, better known by his stage name iLoveMakonnen, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He rose to prominence in 2014 after Drake remixed his song