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Who Is the Best Rapper Under 25 Right Now?

Updated January 25, 2021 104.1k votes 11.1k voters 68.1k views50 items

List RulesOnly rappers who are 24 years old or younger.

Rappers under 25 years old are quite easy to come by. As with many singers and musicians, age is strictly a number—as some of today's top rappers are well under the age of 25. Whether they've just released a hot new mixtape, got started on SoundCloud, or have been in the game for a couple years now, the top rappers under 25 are gaining serious amounts of fans. Not only that, but they're releasing albums and touring the world all before their mid twenties. Haters can say what they will about hip hop music; these young rappers have made great strides in their industry and have all made names for themselves in some way or another. Of all these sensations, however, who do you think is the best rapper under 25?

Of course, great young rappers are really nothing new. Think about 2pac. He released multiple hit albums and became an icon before his untimely death at just 25 years old. In today's hip-hop scene, the best rappers under 25 include the likes of Post Malone, Kodak Black, Joey Badass, and Trippie Redd—just to name a few. And we can't forget the young ladies in the industry, including hit female artists like Rico Nasty and Kodie Shane. Then you have the more controversial rappers under 25: Lil Xan, Lil Pump, and quite a few other lil rappers. In short, hip hop doesn't care about age—as you'll clearly see below. What other rappers younger than 25 can you think of?

Check out the list of rappers under 25 below and vote up the artists you think have the most talent. You may be surprised to find some of your favorites are so young.  

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  • Polo G1
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    Polo G

    Age: 22
    Taurus Tremani Bartlett (born January 6, 1999), better known as Polo G, is an American rapper...  more
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  • Roddy Ricch2
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    Rodrick Moore (born October 22, 1998), known professionally as Roddy Ricch is an American...  more
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  • Lil Tjay3
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    Lil Tjay

    Age: 19
    Tione Merritt (born April 30, 2001), better known by his stage name Lil Tjay, is an American...  more
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  • Ski Mask The Slump God4
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    Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne (born April 18, 1996), known professionally as Ski Mask the Slump...  more
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  • YNW Melly5
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    YNW Melly

    Age: 21
    Jamell Maurice Demons (born May 1, 1999), known professionally as YNW Melly, is an American...  more
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    Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, professionally known as the Kid Laroi, is an Australian...  more
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  • Kodak Black8
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    Bill K. Kapri (born June 11, 1997), born Dieuson Octave and better known by his stage name...  more
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  • Trippie Redd9
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    Michael Lamar White IV (born June 18, 1999), known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an...  more
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  • Lil Skies10
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    Lil Skies

    Age: 22
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    Lil Mosey

    Age: 19
    Lathan Moses Echols (born January 25, 2002), known professionally as Lil Mosey, is an American...  more
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    Jordan Terrell Carter (born September 13, 1996), better known by his stage name Playboi Carti,...  more
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    Lil Yachty

    Age: 23
    Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an...  more
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  • Cordae14
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    Cordae

    Age: 23
    Cordae Amari Dunston (born August 26, 1997), known professionally as YBN Cordae, is an...  more
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  • Lil Tecca15
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    Lil Tecca

    Age: 18
    Tyler-Justin Anthony Sharpe (born August 26, 2002), known professionally as Lil Tecca, is an...  more
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    YBN Nahmir

    Age: 21
    Nick Simmons (born December 18, 1999), known professionally as YBN Nahmir, is an American...  more
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  • Jack Harlow17
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    Jack Harlow (born March 13, 1998) is an American rapper from Louisville. He released his first...  more
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  • Blueface18
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    Blueface

    Age: 24
    Jonathan Porter (born January 20, 1997), known professionally as Blueface Bleedem or simply...  more
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  • Sheff G19
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    Sheff G

    Age: 22
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  • Lil Nas X20
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    Lil Nas X

    Age: 21
    Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known professionally as Lil Nas X, is an American...  more
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  • Jaden Smith21
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    Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter,...  more
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  • Lil Keed22
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    Lil Keed

    Age: 22
    Raqhid Jevon Render (born March 16, 1998), known professionally as Lil Keed, is an American...  more
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  • Lil Pump23
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    Lil Pump

    Age: 20
    Gazzy Garcia (born August 17, 2000), known professionally as Lil Pump, is an American rapper...  more
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  • 6ix9ine24
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    6ix9ine

    Age: 24
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    Flo Milli

    Age: 21
    Tamia Monique Carter (born January 9, 2000), known professionally as Flo Milli, is an American...  more
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