The Best Rappers From Atlanta

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Only famous hip hop artists who were born in or started their careers in Atlanta, Georgia..

From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from Atlanta. Including both solo artists, like Ludacris and 21 Savage, and hip hop groups, like Migos and Outkast, this list of the most popular Atlanta rappers features rap artists who were born or raised in the Georgia capital. Known for their Dirty South style of hip hop, these famous Atlanta rappers also popularized other rap subgenres, like crunk and trap. Who are the top Atlanta rappers of all-time?

Vote up the best hip hop artists from Atlanta, which includes female artists and underground rappers.

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  • Outkast
    2,324 votes

    This Grammy-winning duo, consisting of Big Boi and André 3000, revolutionized the sound of Southern hip-hop with their experimental approach to production and lyrical content. Known for their eclectic mix of funk, soul, and rap influences, they've become one of the most successful and respected groups in hip-hop history. Hailing from East Point, Georgia, their impact on Atlanta's music scene is undeniable and has paved the way for countless artists who've followed in their footsteps.

  • André 3000
    2,637 votes

    Known for his innovative and genre-blending style, this artist has consistently pushed the boundaries of hip-hop throughout his career as half of the legendary duo Outkast. His intricate wordplay, unique delivery, and ability to tackle complex subject matter has earned him a place among rap's elite. As an Atlanta native, he's played a crucial role in putting the city on the map as a hub for groundbreaking music and continues to influence future generations of artists.

  • Future
    2,645 votes

    This prolific artist has made waves in both the trap music scene and mainstream pop culture with his distinctive melodic flow and introspective lyrics. As a key figure in popularizing Atlanta's trap sound on a global scale, he's released multiple chart-topping albums and collaborated with some of the biggest names in music. His influence can be heard across the industry today as his autotune-laced vocals continue to inspire up-and-coming artists.

  • Young Thug
    2,666 votes

    With a penchant for pushing boundaries through his fashion choices and vocal experimentation, this Atlanta-born artist has carved out a unique space within modern hip-hop. His unpredictable flows and distinct voice have made him one of the most sought-after collaborators in recent years. As a trailblazer for individuality within the genre, he's opened doors for other unconventional artists looking to make their mark.

  • 21 Savage
    2,443 votes

    Originally hailing from the UK but raised in Atlanta, this artist has made a name for himself with his gritty storytelling and dark, atmospheric beats. His unapologetic approach to lyricism and authentic street tales have resonated with fans around the world. As a prominent figure in the city's hip-hop scene, he's helped maintain Atlanta's reputation as a breeding ground for innovative talent.

  • Migos
    2,202 votes

    This dynamic trio, consisting of Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff, has taken the rap world by storm with their infectious ad-libs and triplet flow that has become synonymous with modern trap music. As pioneers of the "dab" dance craze and originators of countless slang terms, they've left an indelible mark on popular culture. Hailing from Lawrenceville, Georgia, they continue to represent Atlanta's influence on the global music scene.