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The Best Rappers From Ohio 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated June 10, 2020 6k votes 1.3k voters 30.6k views 47 items

List Rules Rappers born or raised in Ohio.

From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from Ohio. Including both solo artists, like Kid Cudi and Trippie Redd, and hip hop groups, like Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, this list of the most popular Ohio rappers also features rap artists who were born or raised in the Buckeye State. Known for their style of Midwest hip hop, these famous Ohio rappers also also includes artists from Cleveland and Cincinnati. Who are the top Ohio rappers of all-time?

Vote up the best hip hop artists from Ohio, and add any other Ohio rappers if they're missing from this list. 

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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (; often stylized as KiD CuDi), is an American singer, rapper, record producer and actor from ...more

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Trippie Redd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Michael Lamar White IV (born June 18, 1999), known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. White is best known for his songs "Dark Knight Dummo" ...more

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Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Colson Baker (born April 22, 1990), known professionally as Machine Gun Kelly (abbreviated as MGK), is an American rapper and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. MGK embarked on a musical career as a ...more

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DaBaby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
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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 ...more

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American rap group. Consists of rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone. American West Coast rapper Eazy-E signed Bone ...more

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Krayzie Bone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Anthony Henderson (born June 17, 1973), better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, singer, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

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Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Shad Gregory Moss (born March 9, 1987), better known by his stage name Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow), is an American rapper, actor, television presenter, and broadcaster. As Lil' Bow Wow, he ...more

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Bizzy Bone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Bryon Anthony McCane II (born September 12, 1976), better known by his stage name Bizzy Bone, AKA Lil' Ripsta, is an American rapper, singer and the youngest member of the Cleveland rap group ...more

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Layzie Bone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Steven Howse (born September 23, 1974) is a rapper known primarily for being a member of the group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He has also gone by the names L-Burna and The #1 Assassin. He is the ...more

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Wish Bone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Wish Bone is an American rapper and member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
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Flesh-N-Bone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone (born June 10, 1973), is an American rapper known as a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He is the older brother of Layzie Bone, Stew ...more

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Tyler Joseph is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Tyler Robert Joseph is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Columbus, Ohio. He is the lead singer of Twenty One Pilots.

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King Chip is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
King Chip is a rapper.
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Stalley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Kyle Myricks (born October 30, 1982), better known by his stage name Stalley, is an American rapper from Massillon, Ohio.
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Toomb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
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Hi-Tek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Tony Cottrell, better known as Hi-Tek (born May 5, 1976), is an American rapper and record producer from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is best known for his work with Talib Kweli. His father is singer ...more

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Blueprint is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Albert Shepard, better known by his stage name Blueprint, is an American hip hop musician from Columbus, Ohio. He is a founder of Weightless Recordings.Blueprint is one half of the duo Soul ...more

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Illogic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Jawhar Glass, better known by his stage name Illogic, is an American indie hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio. He has collaborated with many artists—particularly Blueprint, who has produced ...more
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Mood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
MOOD is a hip hop group based in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, composed of rappers Main Flow, Donte, and record producer Jahson. They first came to prominence with the Hi-Tek produced single ...more
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Ray Cash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Wardell Raymond Cheeks (born 1980) better known by his stage name Ray Cash, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
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Issa Ali is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
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Ampichino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Anthony Hunt, better known by his stage name Ampichino, he is also in the regime also known as Amp, is an American rapper and producer from Akron, Ohio. His 2002 single "Do the Damn ...more
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J. Rawls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers From Ohio
Jason Rawls (born February 27, 1974), better known by his stage name J. Rawls, is an American hip hop musician, producer, disc jockey (DJ), educator, and speaker born in Columbus, Ohio. He is ...more