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The Best Rappers From Atlanta  

Ranker Hip Hop
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List Rules Only rappers born or raised 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, and add any other ATL rappers if they're missing from this list. 

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Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Jeffrey Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is known for the single "Stoner", as well as his collaborations with fellow ...more
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André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
André Lauren Benjamin, better known by his stage name André 3000, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being ...more
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Future is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper, singer, and record producer from the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. After releasing a series of ...more
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Outkast is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Outkast was an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big ...more
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21 Savage is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), known professionally as 21 Savage, is an American rapper known for his mixtapes The Slaughter Tape (2015) and Slaughter King (2015) and his EPs ...more
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Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Radric Delantic Davis, better known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is an American rapper. He debuted in 2005 with Trap House, Trap-A-Thon, and Back to the Trap House in 2007. In 2009, his second ...more
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Playboi Carti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Jordan Terrell Carter (born September 13, 1996), better known by his stage name Playboi Carti, is an American rapper and model from Atlanta, Georgia. A former member of underground Atlanta label ...more
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Lil Baby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Dominique Jones (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his songs "Freestyle", "Yes ...more
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Gunna is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Sergio Giavanni Kitchens (born June 14, 1993), known by his stage name Gunna, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his song "Drip Too Hard" in collaboration with
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T.I. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage name T.I., is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He signed his first major label record deal in 1999, with Arista Records ...more
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Offset is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Kiari Kendrell Cephus (born December 14, 1991), better known by his stage name Offset, is an American hip hop recording artist from Lawrenceville, Georgia. He is best known as a member of the ...more
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Migos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Migos is an American hip hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The group consists of Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset. Members Quavo and Takeoff are uncle and nephew; Offset is Quavo's cousin and also ...more
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2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Tauheed Epps (born September 12, 1977), known professionally as 2 Chainz (formerly Tity Boi), is an American rapper. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, he initially gained recognition for ...more
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Quavo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Quavious Keyate Marshall (born April 2, 1991), better known by his stage name Quavo, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as a member of the rap trio ...more
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Takeoff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff, is an American rapper and hip hop artist. He is best known as a member of the hip hop and trap music trio Migos, alongside his family ...more
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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the ...more
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Big Boi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Antwan André Patton, better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor, best known for being a member of American hip hop duo OutKast ...more
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Rae Sremmurd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
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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Young Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Jay Wayne Jenkins, better known by his stage name Young Jeezy or simply Jeezy, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the de facto leader of Southern hip hop group ...more
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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella ...more
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Rich the Kid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Dimitri Leslie Roger, better known by his stage name Rich the Kid, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
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TLC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
TLC is an American girl group whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop, pop, funk and new jack swing. TLC originally comprised singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, rapper Lisa "Left ...more
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Mike Will Made It is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Michael Len Williams II, professionally known as Mike Will Made It or simply Mike Will, is an American music producer and rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for producing trap beats ...more
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B.o.B is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Decatur, Georgia. In 2006, B.o.B was discovered by Brian ...more
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6lack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers From Atlanta
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