Hip-Hop The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked  

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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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350 83
Metro Boomin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
TylerPlocher added
2
281 136
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
313 161
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
300 156
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
217 105
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
201 97
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
172 103
Mira is listed (or ranked) 7 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)

8
142 86
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
101 55
Zaytoven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
rosemary-hallett added Zaytoven
10
147 95
Wheezy is listed (or ranked) 10 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)

11
136 100
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
97 68
Boi-1da is listed (or ranked) 12 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)

13
128 99
John Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
John Cunningham

"Sad!" (XXXTentacion)

"Moonlight" (XXXTentacion)

"Changes" (XXXTentacion)

14
41 19
Ronny J is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
cloutmoney added Ronny J
15
100 78
Cardo is listed (or ranked) 15 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)

16
99 78
D. A. Doman is listed (or ranked) 16 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)

17
77 65
Honorable C.N.O.T.E. is listed (or ranked) 17 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)

18
55 44
Sounwave is listed (or ranked) 18 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).

19
89 80
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
65 55
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
30 22
Young Chop is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
ItsTenacious added
22
74 73
Noah

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

"Peak" (Drake)

"Summer Games" (Drake)

23
73 72
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 23 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)

24
54 52
Teddy Walton is listed (or ranked) 24 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)

25
64 64
No I.D. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Emotionless" (Drake)

"Survival" (Drake)