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

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Wheezy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

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

"Yes Indeed" (Lil Baby, Drake)

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Tay Keith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Look Alive" (BlocBoy JB, Drake)

"Nonstop" (Drake)

"Sicko Mode" (Travis Scott)

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DJ Mustard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Mira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"F*ck Love" (XXXTentacion)

"All Girls Are the Same" (Juice WRLD)

"Lucid Dreams" (Juice WRLD)

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Mike Will Made It is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

Edgewood (Trouble)

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

ye (Kanye West)

DAYTONA (Pusha T)

Kids See Ghosts (Kanye West, Kid Cudi)

More Kanye West 

#615 of 770 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasuresfeaturing The Best Songs Feat. Kanye Westlisted on Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

KOD (J. Cole)

"Hurt Feelings" (Mac Miller)

"Zendaya" (Cozz, J. Cole)

More J. Cole 

#2,071 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #93 of 120 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Likefeaturing The Best Songs Feat. J. Cole

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Zaytoven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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TM88 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Mood" (Lil Uzi Vert)

"Goin' Down!" (XXXTentacion)

"Holyfield" (Wiz Khalifa)

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Kenny Beats is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Ronny J is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Tyler, the Creator is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Okra" (Tyler, the Creator)

"My Forte" ($ilkmoney)

"435" (Tyler, the Creator)

More Tyler, the Creator 

#767 of 1,057 The Best Singers of All Time #1,250 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timefeaturing The Best Tyler the Creator Songs, Ranked

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

"Taste" (Tyga, Offset)

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

"Dip" (Tyga, Nicki Minaj)

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Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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John Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Sad!" (XXXTentacion)

"Moonlight" (XXXTentacion)

"Changes" (XXXTentacion)

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Cardo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"God's Plan" (Drake)

"Open It Up" (Migos)

"Big Shot" (Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott)

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Boi-1da is listed (or ranked) 19 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)

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

"Kevin's Heart" (J. Cole)

"Proud" (2 Chainz, YG, Offset)

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

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Take a Daytrip is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Honorable C.N.O.T.E. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

"Supastars" (Migos)

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

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Noah "40" Sheb... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

"Peak" (Drake)

"Summer Games" (Drake)

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Sounwave is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Produced good kid mAAd city, black panther album, Damn and Section 80(and more).

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Pi’erre Bourne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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