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The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked 

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List Rules Only rappers releasing new music in 2019.

Updated: check out our list of the top 50 hip hop artists of 2020!

Dropping the hottest new music, here are the best rappers of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. From new rappers, like Blueface and Lil Baby, to some of the best hip hop artists of the decade, like Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar, all rappers are welcome here as long as they're among the best modern rappers.

Featuring the most popular rappers right now, like Tyler, the Creator and Travis Scott, this list of good rappers dominated the 2019 hip hop charts. And, while many of the most famous rappers in this list are American rappers, some are Canadian, British, or even Indonesian.

Who are the top rappers of 2019? Which good female rappers belong in the top 10 rappers of 2019?

Vote up the best rappers of 2019 below, and if you need more good hip hop in your life, follow our Best New Rap 2020 playlist on Spotify!

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

Revenge of the Dreamers III (w/ Dreamville)

"The London" (w/ Young Thug and Travis Scott)

"Shea Butter Baby" (w/ Ari Lennox)

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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

"The London" (w/ Young Thug and J. Cole)

"Antisocial" (w/ Ed Sheeran)

"Highest in the Room"

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Lil Baby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

"Out the Mud" (w/ Future)

"Phone Down" (w/ Stefflon Don)

"Baby" (w/ Quality Control and DaBaby)

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DaBaby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Drake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Juice WRLD is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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YoungBoy Never Broke Aga... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Roddy Ricch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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NLE Choppa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
Luke Halstead added

Narco Choppa (w/ Icy Narco)

"Shotta Flow"

"Capo"

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#7 of 20 The Best New Rappers Of 2020, Ranked #15 of 26 The Best New Male Artists Of 2020, Ranked

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A Boogie wit da Hoodie ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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YNW Melly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Offset is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

Father of 4

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Ski Mask The Slump God ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Lil Tjay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked
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Migos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

"Pure Water" (w/ Mustard)

Control the Streets, Vol. 2

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked

"Be Like Me" (w/ Lil Pump)

"I Don't Even Know You Anymore" (w/ Netsky and Bazzi)

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Gunna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2019, Ranked