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The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked 

Coley Reed
Updated February 3, 2020 105.8k votes 26.5k voters 254.1k 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 hot, new music in 2019, 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 March 27, 1997), professionally known by the mononym Lisa, is a Thai singer based in South Korea and a member of the K-pop girl group BlackPink, under YG Entertainment.

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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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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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#65 of 218 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years #275 of 274 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World The Best Songs Ft. Nicki Minaj

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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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#399 of 453 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years #73 of 119 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like The Best Songs Feat. Cardi B

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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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#363 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #51 of 61 The Best Rappers Who Started On SoundCloud

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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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#30 of 60 The Best New Female Artists #454 of 470 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With #37 of 74 Who Are the Best Singers Under 25 Right Now?

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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 7 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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#144 of 218 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years #53 of 119 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like The Best Songs Feat. Missy Elliott

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Saweetie is listed (or ranked) 8 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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#287 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #44 of 52 The Best Emo Rap Artists #16 of 27 The Best New Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

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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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#68 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #27 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #68 of 99 The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

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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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#49 of 54 Musicians Who Will Explode In 2020 #8 of 34 The Best New Female Artists Of 2019, Ranked

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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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#9 of 119 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like #19 of 94 The Most Influential Women of 2019 The Best Lizzo Songs, Ranked

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Kash Doll is listed (or ranked) 12 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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#34 of 43 Rappers with the Cleanest Image, Ranked #64 of 70 The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked #8 of 30 The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked

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Rico Nasty is listed (or ranked) 13 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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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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#95 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #106 of 464 The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers The Best Songs Feat. Iggy Azalea

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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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#1,980 of 2,175 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #11 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 61 The Best Rappers Who Started On SoundCloud #47 of 52 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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#443 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #27 of 45 Who Is the Best Rapper Under 25 Right Now?

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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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#65 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #22 of 79 Female Celebrities You'd Want to Be Your BFF

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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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#194 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #320 of 359 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time The Best Songs Feat. Remy Ma

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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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#23 of 74 The Best Chicago Rappers #4 of 44 The Best Rappers On NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, Ranked #33 of 63 The Most Underrated Artists Of 2019, Ranked

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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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#421 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #104 of 111 The Funniest Rappers of All Time

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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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#33 of 60 The Best New Female Artists #325 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #2,173 of 2,175 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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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 60 The Best New Female Artists #109 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers