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The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked 

Kareem Gantt
Updated February 29, 2020 819 votes 87 voters 1k views 30 items

List Rules Only current female rappers releasing new music in 2020

Here are the best female rappers of 2020. This list of good female rappers in 2020 features the hottest female rappers right now, like Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, and new female rappers, like cupcakKe and Tommy Genesis. Even some female rappers from the '90s and 2000s, like Lil' Kim and Missy Elliot, will put out some of the top female rap songs of 2020.

Who are the top female rappers today? Which of the best female rappers now do you think will put out the biggest female rap hit of 2020? 

Vote up the best 2020 female rappers below, and be sure to add any female hip hop artists you think we may have missed. For last year's list, check out Best Female Rappers 2019.

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Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Megan Thee Stallion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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) 3 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Saweetie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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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Lizzo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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City Girls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Kash Doll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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 #12 of 26 The Best Female Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

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Rico Nasty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Young M.A is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Tay Money is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Tay Money (born April 6, 1993) is an American rapper based out of Dallas, Texas.
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Becky G is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Rebbeca Marie Gomez (born March 2, 1997), better known by her stage name Becky G, is an American singer and actress. Gomez first gained recognition in 2011 when she began posting videos of ...more

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Princess Nokia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Cuban Doll is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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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Tierra Whack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Noname is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Trina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1974), better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper. She first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio ...more

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#339 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #13 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time #80 of 82 Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1974 or 1975), known professionally as Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she ...more

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Bhad Bhabie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Remy Ma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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Snow Tha Product is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Claudia Alexandra Feliciano, better known by her stage name Snow Tha Product, is an American rapper of Mexican descent and singer, signed to Atlantic Records. Snow is mostly known for her ...more

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Angel Haze is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Raeen Roes Wilson, better known by their stage name Angel Haze, is an American rapper and singer, born in Detroit, Michigan, who grew up in the Greater Apostolic Faith. In 2012, Haze released ...more

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cupcakKe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
cupcakKe
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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Asian Doll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Rappers Of 2020, 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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