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The Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now, Ranked

Updated August 27, 2020 26.2k votes 3.2k voters 48.4k views129 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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  • 1
    Metro Boomin
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    429
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    Dr. Dre
    217
    52
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    DJ Mustard
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    Wheezy
    786
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    "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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    Kanye West
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    DAYTONA (Pusha T)

    Kids See Ghosts (Kanye West, Kid Cudi)

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  • 7
    Mike Will Made It

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

    Edgewood (Trouble)

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    Mira
    768
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    "F*ck Love" (XXXTentacion)

    "All Girls Are the Same" (Juice WRLD)

    "Lucid Dreams" (Juice WRLD)

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    Murda Beatz
    1,023
    524

    "Nice for What" (Drake)

    "Fefe" (6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj)

    "I Do" (Cardi B, SZA)

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    Tay Keith
    1,103
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    "Look Alive" (BlocBoy JB, Drake)

    "Nonstop" (Drake)

    "Sicko Mode" (Travis Scott)

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    Kenny Beats
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    J. Cole
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    KOD (J. Cole)

    "Hurt Feelings" (Mac Miller)

    "Zendaya" (Cozz, J. Cole)

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    TM88
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    "Mood" (Lil Uzi Vert)

    "Goin' Down!" (XXXTentacion)

    "Holyfield" (Wiz Khalifa)

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    The Alchemist
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    Madlib
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  • 17
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  • 18
    Tyler, the Creator

    "Okra" (Tyler, the Creator)

    "My Forte" ($ilkmoney)

    "435" (Tyler, the Creator)

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    Timbaland
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    Scott Storch
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    Boi-1da
    314
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    "Be Careful" (Cardi B)

    "Power" (Royce da 5'9")

    "8 Out of 10" (Drake)

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    Cardo
    313
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    "God's Plan" (Drake)

    "Open It Up" (Migos)

    "Big Shot" (Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott)

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    RZA
    62
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    T-Minus
    253
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    "Kevin's Heart" (J. Cole)

    "Proud" (2 Chainz, YG, Offset)

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

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    D. A. Doman

    "Taste" (Tyga, Offset)

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

    "Dip" (Tyga, Nicki Minaj)

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