27.4k voters

The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

Updated May 1, 2020 143.7k votes 27.4k voters 269.2k views26 items

List RulesOnly 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.

  • 1
    Lalisa Manoban (born Pranpriya Manoban on March 27, 1997), better known by the mononym Lisa,...  more

    More Lisa 

    The Best Outfits Worn By Blackpink's Lisa#2 of 65 The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked

  • 2
    Jennie Kim (born January 16, 1996), professionally known by the mononym Jennie, is a Korean...  more
  • 3
    Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj (), is a...  more

    More Nicki Minaj 

    The Best Nicki Minaj Songs#264 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities In The World

  • 4
    Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American...  more

    More Cardi B 

    The Best Songs Feat. Cardi B#306 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

  • 5
    Megan Jovon Ruth Pete (born February 15, 1995), known professionally as Megan Thee Stallion...  more

    More Megan Thee Stallion 

    #283 of 298 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2021, Ranked#41 of 65 The Best Rappers Who Started On SoundCloud

  • 6
    Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995), known professionally as Doja Cat, is an...  more

    More Doja Cat 

    #51 of 101 The Best Current Female Singers#8 of 32 The Best New Female Artists

  • 7
    Diamonté Harper (born July 2, 1993), known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper...  more

    More Saweetie 

    #179 of 183 The Best Hot Ones Guests Ever#47 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists

  • 8
    Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter,...  more

    More Missy Elliott 

    The Best Songs Feat. Missy Elliott#60 of 198 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

  • 9
    City Girls is an American hip hop duo from Miami, Florida, composed of members Yung Miami...  more
  • 10
    Melissa Jefferson (born April 27, 1988), better known by her stage name Lizzo, is an American...  more

    More Lizzo 

    The Best Lizzo Songs, Ranked#23 of 126 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

  • 11
    Katorah Marrero, better known by her stage name Young M.A, is an American rapper and...  more

    More Young M.A 

    #5 of 37 The Best Rappers with Young in Their Names, Ranked#72 of 100 The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

  • 12
    Arkeisha Knight (born March 14, 1992), better known by the stage name Kash Doll, is an...  more
  • 13
    Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly (born May 7, 1997), known professionally as Rico Nasty, is an...  more

    More Rico Nasty 

    #86 of 88 Rappers Who Put on the Greatest Live Shows, Ranked#40 of 43 The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop

  • 14
    Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea (born 7 June 1990), is an...  more

    More Iggy Azalea 

    The Best Songs Feat. Iggy Azalea#155 of 272 The Sexiest Musical Artists of All Time

  • 15
    Elizabeth Eden Harris (born May 31, 1997), known professionally as Cupcakke (often stylized as...  more


    #14 of 26 The Best Rappers Named After Foods#40 of 67 The Most Underrated Artists Of 2019, Ranked

  • 16
    Asian Doll (born December 7, 1997) is a rapper notable for her 2016 mixtape "Drippin In Glo."...  more

    More Asian Doll 

    #45 of 50 Who Is the Best Rapper Under 25 Right Now?#25 of 27 The Best New Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

  • 17
    Tierra Whack (born August 11, 1995) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from North...  more

    More Tierra Whack 

    #133 of 191 The Best New School Rappers#82 of 119 Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked

  • 18
    Stephanie Victoria Allen (born 14 December 1991), better known by her stage name Stefflon Don,...  more

    More Stefflon Don 

    #88 of 94 The Most Influential Women of 2019#64 of 233 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time

  • 19
    Reminisce Mackie (née Smith; May 30, 1980), known professionally as Remy Ma, is an American...  more

    More Remy Ma 

    The Best Songs Feat. Remy Ma#15 of 70 The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

  • 20
    Danielle Bregoli Peskowitz (born March 26, 2003), also known by her stage name Bhad Bhabie, is...  more

    More Bhad Bhabie 

    #117 of 142 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers#1821 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • 21
    Fatimah Nyeema Warner (born September 18, 1991), better known by her stage name Noname, is an...  more
  • 22
    Maliibu Miitch (born March 4, 1991) is an American rapper who is part of the urban pop duo...  more
  • 23
    Aaliyah Keef (born May 12, 1998), better known as Cuban Doll, is an American rapper from...  more

    More Cuban Doll 

    #103 of 113 The Funniest Rappers of All Time#31 of 43 Rappers with the Cleanest Image, Ranked

  • 24
    Destiny Nicole Frasqueri (born June 14, 1992), better known by her stage name Princess Nokia...  more
  • 25
    Kodie Shane (born October 28, 1998) is a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia and only female member...  more