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The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked

Updated February 5, 2021 617.3k votes 42.3k voters 530.0k views148 items

List RulesOnly current rappers releasing new music in 2020

Dropping the hottest new music, here are the best rappers of 2020, ranked by fans everywhere. From new 2020 rappers, like young rising stars Roddy Ricch and Lil Nas X, to some of the best hip hop artists of the decade, like Eminem and Drake, all rappers are welcome here as long as they're among the best modern rappers releasing new music in 2020.

Featuring the most popular rappers right now, like Cardi B and Young Thug, this list of good rappers in 2020 is dominating 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 today? Which of the hottest rappers right now do you think is the best rapper in the world? Which good female rappers belong in the top 10 rappers of 2020?

Vote up the best rappers of 2020, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. 

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