Music

The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked  

Ranker Music
14.8k votes 2.3k voters 34.6k views 114 items

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.   

list ordered by
1
Metro Boomin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
TylerPlocher added
2
Tay Keith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Look Alive" (BlocBoy JB, Drake)

"Nonstop" (Drake)

"Sicko Mode" (Travis Scott)

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

"Nice for What" (Drake)

"Fefe" (6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj)

"I Do" (Cardi B, SZA)

4
Wheezy is listed (or ranked) 4 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)

5
Mike Will Made It is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

Edgewood (Trouble)

More Mike Will Made It

#31 of 200 The Best Rappers From Atlanta #58 of 111 The Best Musical Artists From Georgia

6
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 6 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

#277 of 2,186 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timefeaturing The Best Songs Feat. Kanye Westlisted on Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show

7
Mira is listed (or ranked) 7 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)

8
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 8 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

#2,070 of 2,186 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #12 of 508 The Greatest Rappers Of All Timefeaturing The Best Songs Feat. J. Cole

9
DJ Mustard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
10
Zaytoven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
rosemary-hallett added
11
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)

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

#7 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #1,248 of 2,186 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timefeaturing The Best Tyler the Creator Songs, Ranked

15
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)

16
Cardo is listed (or ranked) 16 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)

17
T-Minus is listed (or ranked) 17 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)

18
Boi-1da is listed (or ranked) 18 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)

19
John Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Sad!" (XXXTentacion)

"Moonlight" (XXXTentacion)

"Changes" (XXXTentacion)

20
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
21
Honorable C.N.O.T.E. is listed (or ranked) 21 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)

22
Take a Daytrip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
davidward0303 added
23
Sounwave is listed (or ranked) 23 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).

24
Noah "40" Sheb... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

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

"Peak" (Drake)

"Summer Games" (Drake)

25
Scott Storch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked