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The Best Rappers From Florida 

Ranker Hip Hop
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Updated May 13, 2020 91.1k votes 12.9k voters 204.3k views 51 items

List Rules Only famous hip hop artists who were born in or started their careers in Florida.

Update: Dive into the best new hip hop with our list of 2020's top rap songs.

Florida may be the one state that has it all – oranges, a mostly tropical climate, Disneyworld, the Everglades, the weirdest news in all of America, and… a thriving hip hop scene. Who knew? Yes, the Sunshine State brings a lot to the American cultural table, especially in terms of hip hop. Rick Ross, Luther Campbell, Pitbull and Plies all hail from Florida, and there are scores of other rappers we’ve uncovered that are either influential to rap as a whole or still very much at the at the top of their game.

Take a look at this list of rappers from Florida and vote for your favorite Florida rappers!

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XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known by his stage name XXXTentacion, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Plantation, Florida, Onfroy spent most of his childhood in ...more

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Kodak Black is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Bill K. Kapri (born June 11, 1997), born Dieuson Octave and better known by his stage name Kodak Black, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is noted for his singles ...more

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#52 of 56 The Best New Male Artists #20 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rapperslisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

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Ski Mask The Slump God ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne (born April 18, 1996), known professionally as Ski Mask the Slump God (formerly stylized as $ki Mask "The Slump God"), is an American rapper and songwriter. ...more

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#6 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #723 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #56 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time

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Denzel Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Denzel Rae Don Curry (born February 16, 1995) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Raised in Carol City, Florida, Curry started rapping while in sixth grade and began working on his ...more

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#13 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #34 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #13 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists

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GlokkNine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Bobby Shmurda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Ackquille Jean Pollard (born August 4, 1994), known professionally as Bobby Shmurda, is an American rapper. He signed a deal with Epic Records after his track "Hot N*gga" peaked at ...more

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#36 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #668 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #134 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time

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YNW Melly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Jamell Maurice Demons (born May 1, 1999), known professionally as YNW Melly, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Gifford, Florida. He is best known for his single "Murder on ...more

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#70 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #118 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #29 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists

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Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), known professionally as Rick Ross, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and record executive.After releasing his debut single, ...more

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T-Pain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Faheem Rasheed Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was ...more

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Smokepurpp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Omar Pineiro (born May 15, 1997), known professionally as Smokepurpp, is an American rapper from Miami, Florida. Pineiro found success on the audio distribution platform SoundCloud in 2017 after ...more

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#52 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #634 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #287 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time

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Wifisfuneral is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Isaiah Rivera (born March 20, 1997), better known by his stage name Wifisfuneral, is an American hip hop recording artist. He is best known for his breakthrough mixtapes, "Black Heart ...more
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Rod Wave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Rodarius Marcell Green (born August 27, 1999), better known as Rod Wave, is an American rapper from St. Petersburg, Florida. He is best known for his songs "Heart 4 Sale" and
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Lil Pump is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Gazzy Garcia (born August 17, 2000), known professionally as Lil Pump, is an American rapper and songwriter. He began uploading songs to music sharing website SoundCloud in 2016, gaining almost ...more

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Plies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Algernod Lanier Washington (born July 1, 1976), better known by his stage name Plies, is an American hip hop recording artist. He is the founder of Big Gates Records. Born in Fort Myers, ...more

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#285 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #55 of 66 The Top Rappers from Miami #38 of 102 The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes

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Pouya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Jackboy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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DJ Khaled is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Khaled Mohamed Khaled (born November 26, 1975), better known as DJ Khaled, is an American DJ, record executive, songwriter, record producer and media personality. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, ...more

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Ace Hood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Antoine McColister (born May 11, 1988), better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was ...more

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The Best Ace Hood Songs #95 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #664 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Jayo Sama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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KiD TRUNKS is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Robb Bank$ is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Blew up in the underground off of Calendars in 2012. Founder of Smart Stunnas and a member of XXXTENTACION and Ski Mask the Slump God's group, Members Only.

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Trick Daddy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Maurice Samuel Young (born September 27, 1973), better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is an American rapper from Miami's Liberty City.

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Soldier Kidd is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Julio Foolio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
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Flo Rida is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers From Florida
Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida ( floh RY-də), is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Carol City, Florida. His 2007 breakout single ...more

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