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If you're wondering who made the beats for some of the biggest 2018 rap songs, check out this list of the top hip hop producers right now. Featuring rappers who produce their own music, underground producers who are quickly gaining clout, and even popular EDM artists, the hottest rap producers today deserve recognition for their chart-topping songs. 

The top 10 hip hop producers in 2018 include Tay Keith, Cardo, Murda Beatz, Nineteen85, and Drake's "In My Feelings" producer TrapMoneyBenny. Other good famous rap producers include TM88, D. A. Damon, Boi-1da, and Louis Bell.

Vote up the best rap music producers right now, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.   

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305 69
Metro Boomin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
TylerPlocher added

2
256 116
Murda Beatz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Nice for What" (Drake)

"Fefe" (6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj)

"I Do" (Cardi B, SZA)

3
286 139
Tay Keith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Tay Keith

"Look Alive" (BlocBoy JB, Drake)

"Nonstop" (Drake)

"Sicko Mode" (Travis Scott)

4
263 139
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

ye (Kanye West)

DAYTONA (Pusha T)

Kids See Ghosts (Kanye West, Kid Cudi)

5
190 93
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

KOD (J. Cole)

"Hurt Feelings" (Mac Miller)

"Zendaya" (Cozz, J. Cole)

6
178 87
Mike Will Made It is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"King's Dead" (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake)

Edgewood (Trouble)

7
132 81
Wheezy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Wheezy

"White Sand" (Migos, Travis Scott, Big Sean, Ty Dolla Sign)

"MLK" (Young Thug, Trouble, Shad da God)

"Yes Indeed" (Lil Baby, Drake)

8
123 76
TM88 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
TM88

"Mood" (Lil Uzi Vert)

"Goin' Down!" (XXXTentacion)

"Holyfield" (Wiz Khalifa)

9
140 91
Mira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Mira

"F*ck Love" (XXXTentacion)

"All Girls Are the Same" (Juice WRLD)

"Lucid Dreams" (Juice WRLD)

10
80 44
Zaytoven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
rosemary-hallett added Zaytoven

11
126 88
Tyler, the Creator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Okra" (Tyler, the Creator)

"My Forte" ($ilkmoney)

"435" (Tyler, the Creator)

12
117 86
John Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
John Cunningham

"Sad!" (XXXTentacion)

"Moonlight" (XXXTentacion)

"Changes" (XXXTentacion)

13
85 61
Boi-1da is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Be Careful" (Cardi B)

"Power" (Royce da 5'9")

"8 Out of 10" (Drake)

14
91 70
Cardo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Cardo

"God's Plan" (Drake)

"Open It Up" (Migos)

"Big Shot" (Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott)

15
87 68
D. A. Doman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
D. A. Doman

"Taste" (Tyga, Offset)

"Zeze" (Kodak Black, Travis Scott, Offset)

"Dip" (Tyga, Nicki Minaj)

16
51 36
Sounwave is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
rosemary-hallett added

Produced good kid mAAd city, black panther album, Damn and Section 80(and more).

17
26 11
Ronny J is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
cloutmoney added Ronny J

18
64 59
Honorable C.N.O.T.E. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Honorable C.N.O.T.E.

"Solitaire" (Gucci Mane, Migos, Lil Yachty)

"Supastars" (Migos)

"Dark Knight Dunmo" (Trippie Redd, Travis Scott)

19
77 73
6ix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
6ix

"Overnight" (Logic)

"44 More" (Logic)

"Wassup" (Logic, Big Sean)

20
54 50
T-Minus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
T-Minus

"Kevin's Heart" (J. Cole)

"Proud" (2 Chainz, YG, Offset)

"Early Morning Trappin'" (Rich the Kid, Trippie Redd)

21
62 59
No I.D. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Emotionless" (Drake)

"Survival" (Drake)

22
50 47
Teddy Walton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
Teddy Walton

"King's Dead" (Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake)

"Spoil My Night" (Swae Lee)

"Keyz 2 the City 2" (Nipsey Hussle, TeeFlii)

23
67 66
Noah

"Don't Matter to Me" (Drake, Michael Jackson)

"Peak" (Drake)

"Summer Games" (Drake)

24
65 65
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Welcome to the Party" (French Montana, Lil Pump, Zhavia Ward)

"Worry No More" (Lil Yachty, Santigold)

"Look Back" (DRAM)

25
46 48
Earl Sweatshirt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
ADarkGodHeart added

"Grief"
"Mantra"
"Quest/Power"
"Trustfall" (Denmark Vessey)