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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 (born January 28, 1985) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born on a military base in Germany but raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cole ...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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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.He has won three Grammy Awards, eight Billboard ...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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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson (born March 25, 1988), known professionally as Big Sean, (stylized as BIG SEAN), is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Sean signed with Kanye West's GOOD ...more
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Bryson Tiller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Bryson Tiller
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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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
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Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. His career began in ...more
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6LACK is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Frank Ocean (born Christopher Edwin Cooksey on October 28, 1987; later Christopher Edwin Breaux) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and photographer. Ocean began his ...more
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SZA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
SZA
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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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (; often stylized as KiD CuDi), is an American singer, rapper, record producer and actor from ...more
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Jhené Aiko is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Jeremih is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Jeremy P. Felton (born July 17, 1987), better known by his stage name Jeremih (pronunciation: , jeh-ruh-MY), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. In 2009, he signed a ...more
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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Robyn Rihanna Fenty ( ree-AN-ə; born February 20, 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer, actress and philanthropist. She is known for ...more
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Ty Dolla $ign is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Majid Jordan is listed (or ranked) 19 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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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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Rae Sremmurd is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Nav is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers To Listen To If You Like Drake
Navraj Singh Goraya (born November 3, 1989), better known by his stage name Nav (stylized as NAV or ΠΔV), is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Indian Punjabi descent. ...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