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The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

Updated May 1, 2020 151.1k votes 27.4k voters 268.4k 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.

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