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The Best New Rappers Of 2020, Ranked

Updated November 23, 2020 3.6k votes 390 voters 3k views24 items

List RulesOnly new hip hop artists who are just about to break out, or brand new rappers who have just exploded.

Update: Dive into the best new hip hop with our list of 2020's top rap songs.

Here are the best new rappers of 2020. This 2020 rappers list features the hottest new rappers right now, from who are about to break out in 2020, like 070 Shake and Don Toliver, or new rappers who have exploded to become some of the most famous rappers in 2020; top new rappers today, like Roddy Ricch and Smokepurpp, for example, are already considered to be among the top 100 rappers for many hip hop heads.  

Which good new 2020 rappers do you have on repeat? Which Soundcloud rappers do you repost the most?

Vote up the best new rappers of 2020 below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.

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    Bashar Barakah Jackson (July 20, 1999 – February 19, 2020), known professionally as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He was considered by many to be the face of Brooklyn...  more
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    Rodrick Moore (born October 22, 1998), known professionally as Roddy Ricch is an American rapper and producer from Compton, California. He is signed to Bird Vision Entertainment at the moment. In...  more
  • 3
    Bryson Lashun Potts (born November 1, 2002), better known as NLE Choppa (formerly known as YNR Choppa), is an American rapper and songwriter based in Memphis, Tennessee. He is best known for his 2019...  more
  • 4
    Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (born October 20, 1999), known professionally as YoungBoy Never Broke Again (or, simply, NBA YoungBoy), is an American rapper. He gained local attention and later widespread...  more
  • 5
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    38
    Jonathan Lyndale Kirk (born December 21, 1991), better known as DaBaby (formerly known as Baby Jesus), is an American rapper and songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is best known for his...  more
  • 6
    Jamell Maurice Demons (born May 1, 1999), known professionally as YNW Melly, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Gifford, Florida. He is best known for his single "Murder on My Mind"...  more
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    109
    Tyler-Justin Anthony Sharpe (born August 26, 2002), known professionally as Lil Tecca, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He gained recognition upon releasing his breakout single,...  more
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    Caleb Zackery Toliver (born 1994), known professionally as Don Toliver, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He released his first major label mixtape, Donny Womack, in August 2018....  more
  • 9
    27
    32

    24kGolden

  • 10
    79
    135

    Smokepurpp

    Omar Pineiro (born May 15, 1997), known professionally as Smokepurpp, is an American rapper from Miami, Florida. Pineiro found success on the audio distribution platform SoundCloud in 2017 after his...  more
  • 11
    45
    80

    Tokyo's Revenge

  • 12
    21
    44

    da nel

  • 13
    Danielle Balbuena, known professionally as 070 Shake, is an American singer and rapper from North Bergen, New Jersey. Shake's stage name is derived from her affiliation with the 070 music collective;...  more
  • 14
    Raqhid Jevon Render (born March 16, 1998), known professionally as Lil Keed, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is currently signed to Young Thug's YSL Records and 300 Entertainment. His song...  more
  • 15
    36
    90

    Flo Milli

  • 16
    31
    94

    Arizona Zervas

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    Genesis Yasmine Mohanraj, known by her stage name Tommy Genesis, is a Canadian rapper, model and visual artist. In 2016, "Dazed" magazine described her as "the internet's most rebellious underground...  more
  • 18
    24
    85

    DDG

    Darryl Granberry Jr., (born October 10, 1997), better known by his stage name DDG, is an American rapper, comedian, and YouTuber. He is best known for his songs "Arguments" and "Run It Up."...  more
  • 19
    21
    72

    Jasiah

  • 20
    17
    51

    KSI

  • 21
    Shauntrell Pender (born October 26, 1994), better known as Tokyo Jetz, is an American rapper from Jacksonville, Florida. She is best known for her songs "No Problem" and "Six Flags."...  more
  • 22
    Arizona Zervas (born April 19, 1995) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Hagerstown, Maryland. He is widely known for his song "Roxanne", which reached number four on the Billboard Hot...  more
  • 23
    5
    70

    Shygirl

  • 24
    5
    74

    Chinese Kitty

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List Rules: Only new hip hop artists who are just about to break out, or brand new rappers who have just exploded.