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The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked 

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Updated February 6, 2020 16.1k votes 2.5k voters 38.4k views 126 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.   

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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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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)

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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)

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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)

More Kanye West 

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Wheezy is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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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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)

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TM88 is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Zaytoven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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Tyler, the Creator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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DJ Mustard 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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John Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Sad!" (XXXTentacion)

"Moonlight" (XXXTentacion)

"Changes" (XXXTentacion)

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Kenny Beats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked
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D. A. Doman is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Boi-1da is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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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T-Minus is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Noah "40" Sheb... is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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)

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Diplo is listed (or ranked) 22 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)

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Sounwave is listed (or ranked) 23 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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6ix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

"Overnight" (Logic)

"44 More" (Logic)

"Wassup" (Logic, Big Sean)

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

"Reverse" (Vic Mensa, G-Eazy)

"Spotlight" (Lil Peep)

"Everyday" (Logic)

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