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The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked 

Coley Reed
Updated May 1, 2020 108.5k votes 27k voters 261.8k views 26 items

List Rules Only female rappers releasing new music in 2019. No girl groups.

UPDATE: Check out the Best Female Rappers of 2020!

With Cardi B winning the Grammy for Best Rap Album, female rappers continue to dominate hip hop. Here are the best female rappers of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere.

Only including artists releasing the best new rap hits, this list of current female rap artists features young, new artists breaking out of the underground, like Doja Cat and Tierra Whack, to famous rappers, like Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma. Who are the top female rappers right now? Which woman had the hottest mixtape this year?

Vote up the most talented women in hip hop, and add any other popular rap artists if they deserve to be on this list.

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Lisa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Lalisa Manoban (born Pranpriya Manoban on March 27, 1997), better known by the mononym Lisa, is a Thai rapper, singer and dancer based in South Korea as a member of the South Korean girl group ...more

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The Best Outfits Worn By Blackpink's Lisa #14 of 141 The Best KPop Singers of All Time #64 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time

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Jennie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Jennie Kim (born January 16, 1996), professionally known by the mononym Jennie, is a Korean singer based in South Korea and a member of the K-pop girl group Blackpink, under YG Entertainment. In ...more

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#23 of 141 The Best KPop Singers of All Time #13 of 177 The Best K-pop Dancers of All Timelisted on The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

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Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj (), is a Trinidad and Tobago-born rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in Saint James, Port of ...more

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The Best Nicki Minaj Songs #103 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #60 of 218 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

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Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and media personality. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, she first ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Cardi B #6 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #1,730 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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Megan Thee Stallion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Megan Thee Stallion (born February 15, 1995) is an American hip-hop recording artist who is recognized for the singles "No Heart Remake," "Cypher Verse," and ...more

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#83 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #65 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #90 of 214 The Best New School Rappers

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Doja Cat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Amala Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995), known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer currently based in Los Angeles. On August 10, ...more

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#35 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #139 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #110 of 214 The Best New School Rappers

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Saweetie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Diamonté Harper (born July 2, 1993), known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper and songwriter from Hayward, California. After the release of her debut single, "Icy ...more

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#49 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists #16 of 27 The Best New Rappers Of 2019, Ranked #77 of 100 The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist. She embarked on her music career with ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Missy Elliott #312 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #89 of 218 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

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Young M.A is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Katorah Marrero, better known by her stage name Young M.A, is an American rapper and entrepreneur. She first gained notoriety with the release of the now triple-platinum 2016 hit single ...more

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#64 of 145 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #20 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #85 of 214 The Best New School Rappers

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City Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
City Girls is an American hip hop duo from Miami, Florida, composed of members Yung Miami (born Caresha Romeka Brownlee on February 11, 1994 in Miami), and JT (born Jatavia Shakara Johnson on ...more
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Lizzo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Melissa Jefferson (born April 27, 1988), better known by her stage name Lizzo, is an American alternative hip hop artist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a founding member of indie hip ...more

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The Best Lizzo Songs, Ranked #9 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #722 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time

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Rico Nasty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly (born May 7, 1997), known professionally as Rico Nasty, is an American rapper and record producer. Originating her career from Maryland, Kelly and was exposed to rap ...more

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#49 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #86 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #92 of 214 The Best New School Rappers

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Kash Doll is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Arkeisha Knight (born March 14, 1992), better known by the stage name Kash Doll, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan.

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#25 of 43 Rappers with the Cleanest Image, Ranked #85 of 108 The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked #12 of 32 The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked

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Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea (born 7 June 1990), is an Australian rapper. Born in Sydney and raised in Mullumbimby, she moved to the United States at the age of ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Iggy Azalea #25 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #1,193 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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cupcakKe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Elizabeth Eden Harris (born May 31, 1997), known professionally as Cupcakke (often stylized as cupcakKe), is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. Harris began her career as a rapper by ...more

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#2,004 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #80 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #15 of 26 The Best Rappers Named After Foods

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Asian Doll is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Asian Doll (born December 7, 1997) is a rapper notable for her 2016 mixtape "Drippin In Glo." She later released another album called Project Princess Vol. 1 in September 2016.

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#91 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #50 of 62 The Best Rappers Who Started On SoundCloud #51 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists

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Tierra Whack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Tierra Whack (born August 11, 1995) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a teenager, she performed as Dizzle Dizz and reverted back to her ...more

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#125 of 214 The Best New School Rappers #39 of 50 Who Is the Best Rapper Under 25 Right Now? #116 of 119 Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked

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Stefflon Don is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Stephanie Victoria Allen (born 14 December 1991), better known by her stage name Stefflon Don, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. She first appeared in the song "London" by ...more

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#76 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #83 of 85 The Best Rappers Of 2018, Ranked #88 of 94 The Most Influential Women of 2019

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Remy Ma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Reminisce Mackie (née Smith; May 30, 1980), known professionally as Remy Ma, is an American rapper. She was initially discovered by Big Pun, and came to prominence for her work as a ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Remy Ma #1,898 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timelisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

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Noname is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Fatimah Nyeema Warner (born September 18, 1991), better known by her stage name Noname, is an American rapper and poet. Warner is from the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, where ...more

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Maliibu Miitch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Maliibu Miitch (born March 4, 1991) is an American rapper who is part of the urban pop duo Mallibu N Helene. She and Helene signed with Island Records to record their debut album.
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Cuban Doll is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Aaliyah Keef (born May 12, 1998), better known as Cuban Doll, is an American rapper from Dallas, Texas. She is best known for her songs "Bankrupt" and "Let It Blow." Having ...more

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Bhad Bhabie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Danielle Bregoli Peskowitz (born March 26, 2003), also known by her stage name Bhad Bhabie, is an American rapper and social media personality. She became known for the viral video meme and ...more

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#32 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #2,040 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #122 of 145 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers

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Princess Nokia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Destiny Nicole Frasqueri (born June 14, 1992), better known by her stage name Princess Nokia (formerly Wavy Spice and Destiny) is an American rapper of Afro-Puerto Rican and Taíno ...more
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Kodie Shane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Kodie Shane (born October 28, 1998) is a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia and only female member of the group The Sailing Team who became known for her spotlight verse on their single "All ...more

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#58 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #104 of 145 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #187 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time