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The Best Rappers From Oregon 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated May 15, 2020 829 votes 318 voters 11.1k views 18 items

List Rules Only rappers born or raised in Oregon.

From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from Oregon. Including both solo artists, like Portland rappers Aminé and Illmaculate, and hip hop groups, like Debaser, this list of the most popular Oregon rappers features rap artists who were born or raised in the California city. Another famous Oregon rapper includes Bumblebee director Travis Knight, who used to rap under the name Chilly Tee. Who are the top Oregon rappers of all-time?

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

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Aminé is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Adam Aminé Daniel (born April 18, 1994) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his commercial debut single, "Caroline", which peaked at number 11 on ...more

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Cool Nutz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Cool Nutz
Terrance Scott, better known by his stage name Cool Nutz, is an American rapper, radio personality, entrepreneur, tour manager and record label owner.
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Illmaculate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Gregory Poe (born February 4, 1986), better known by his stage name Illmaculate (a.k.a. Illmac), is an American battle rapper and hip hop artist from St. Johns, Portland, Oregon. He attended ...more

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The Last Artful, Dodgr ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Alana Chenevert (born May 26, 1987), better known by her stage name The Last Artful, Dodgr, is an American hip hop recording artist from Portland, Oregon. She has been rapping and performing ...more
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The Dirtball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
The Dirtball
David Alexander (born in Crook County, Oregon), better known by his stage name The Dirtball is an American recording solo artist, a former member of hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings whom he ...more
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Ohmega Watts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Ohmega Watts
Ohmega Watts, real name Milton Campbell, is a hip hop producer and vocalist from Brooklyn, New York. He releases music under the name Ohmega Watts and as a part of the Lightheaded crew.
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Braille is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Bryan "Braille" Winchester is an American hip hop recording artist. He has been writing and recording hip-hop music since he was 13 years old. For a short time, Bryan and his family ...more
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Debaser is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Debaser
Debaser was a Canadian indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario. Vocalist Luke Higginson is also the younger brother of actress Torri Higginson. Drummer Bill Turnbull is also a noted commercial and ...more
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Sleep is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Sleep is a stoner doom metal band from San Jose, California. Active during the 1990s, Sleep earned critical and record label attention early in their career. Critic Eduardo Rivadavia describes ...more

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BSJ is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
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Josh Martinez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Matthew Edward Kimber (born August 6, 1977), better known by his stage name Josh Martinez, is a Canadian rapper, record producer and record label executive. In the early 2000s, Martinez started ...more
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Matisyahu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
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Matthew Paul Miller (born June 30, 1979), known by his Hebrew and stage name Matisyahu (; מתּתיהו, "Gift of Yahu", a Hebrew name of God), is an American Jewish reggae singer, rapper, ...more

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Cory Kendrix is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Cory Kendrix, also known by the stage name KNDRX, (born Cory Andrew Kennedy; July 24, 1988) is an Oregon-born independent rapper, emcee, singer/songwriter, music producer and hip hop artist ...more
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IAME is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Iame
Ryan McMahon, better known by his stage name Iame (often stylized as IAME or iAMe), is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and record executive from Portland, Oregon. He is a ...more
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TOPE is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
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Travis Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Travis Knight
Travis Andrew Knight (born September 13, 1973) is an American animator, film director, and producer, who has worked as the lead animator for stop-motion animation studio Laika, and directed the ...more
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Pete Miser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Pete Miser
Peter Aaron Ho (born February 3, 1971), known by the stage name Pete Miser, is an Asian-American Hip Hop rapper and producer living in New York City.
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Paul Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers From Oregon
Paul Wright is an American musician originally from Eugene, Oregon. His debut album, Fly Away, was recorded in Oregon with Christopher Stevens and released in 2003. He graduated from Northwest ...more