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The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked  

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List Rules Only rappers releasing new music in 2019.

Dropping the hottest new music, here are the best rappers of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. From rap greats, like Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar, to new artists, like A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Lil Baby, this list of current rappers are dominating the 2019 hip hop charts. Who are the top rappers in 2019?

Vote up the best rappers of 2019, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. 

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of the group D12, ...more
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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cole first received ...more
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Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, better known as Kendrick Lamar, is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California. In 2004, Lamar signed to Carson-based independent record label, Top ...more
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Logic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, known by his stage name Logic, is an American rapper. He was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He has amassed a large Internet following and is a member of ...more
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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Houston, Texas. In 2012, Scott signed to Epic Records before ...more
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Juice WRLD is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Jarad Higgins (born December 2, 1998), known professionally as Juice WRLD, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Calumet Park, Illinois. He is primarily known for his breakout hits, ...more
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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. He first gained major recognition in ...more
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Joyner Lucas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Joyner Lucas is an American rapper from Worcester, Massachusetts.
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Drake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Aubrey Drake Graham, who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks ...more
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21 Savage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), known professionally as 21 Savage, is an American rapper known for his mixtapes The Slaughter Tape (2015) and Slaughter King (2015) and his EPs ...more
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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Symere Woods (born July 31, 1994), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist. Based in Philadelphia, he gained recognition after releasing his debut single, ...more
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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American recording artist and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992, when he was discovered ...more
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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash ...more
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Artist Julius Dubose (born December 6, 1995), better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da Hoodie (or simply A Boogie), is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is signed to ...more
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Ski Mask The Slump God is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne, better known by his stage name Ski Mask the Slump God (or simply Ski Mask), is an American rapper from Broward County, Florida.
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J.I.D is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Destin Route (born October 31,1990), better known by his stage name J.I.D, is an American rapper and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed to J. Cole's Dreamville Records. His debut ...more
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DaBaby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Jonathan Kirk, known by his stage name DaBaby, is an American rapper from Charlotte, North Carolina. In early 2019 he signed with Interscope Records and released his debut studio album Baby on ...more
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Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Donald McKinley Glover, also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American actor, writer, comedian, rapper, singer, and producer. He first came to attention for his work with Derrick ...more
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NF is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Nathan John Feuerstein (born March 30, 1991), known by his stage name NF, is an American rapper, artist and songwriter, who has charted in both the Christian hip hop and mainstream hip hop ...more
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YBN Cordae is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Cordae Amari Dunston (born August 26, 1997), known professionally as YBN Cordae, is an American rapper, singer raised in Suitland, Maryland, Dunston began rapping at a young age under the stage ...more
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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella ...more
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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Robert Rihmeek Williams (born May 6, 1987), known professionally as Meek Mill, is an American rapper and activist. Raised in Philadelphia, he embarked on his music career as a battle rapper, and ...more
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Migos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Migos is an American hip hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The group consists of Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset. Members Quavo and Takeoff are uncle and nephew; Offset is Quavo's cousin and also ...more
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Denzel Curry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Denzel Rae Don Curry (born February 16, 1995) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Raised in Carol City, Florida, Curry started rapping while in sixth grade and began working on his ...more
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Lil Baby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Dominique Jones (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his songs "Freestyle", "Yes ...more