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The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked 

Kareem Gantt
Updated March 24, 2020 24.8k votes 2.7k voters 26.4k views 70 items

List Rules Only 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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Roddy Ricch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Rodrick Moore (born October 22, 1998), known professionally as Roddy Ricch is an American rapper and producer from Compton, California. He is signed to Bird Vision Entertainment at the moment. ...more

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#329 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #17 of 174 Every Artist On The Coachella 2020 Lineup, Ranked #39 of 114 Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked

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DaBaby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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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#211 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #197 of 206 The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time The Best Songs on DaBaby's Album 'Kirk'

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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#19 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #8 of 53 The Best New Male Artists The Best Songs Ft. Lil Uzi Vert

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Lil Baby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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

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#45 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #4 of 188 The Best Rappers From Atlanta

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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Jacques Berman Webster II (born April 30, 1992), known professionally as Travis Scott, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Scott signed to Epic Records before ...more

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#33 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #683 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time The Best Travis Scott Songs

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YoungBoy Never Broke Aga... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (born October 20, 1999), known professionally as YoungBoy Never Broke Again (or, simply, NBA YoungBoy), is an American rapper. He gained local attention and later ...more

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#266 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #25 of 53 The Best New Male Artists #146 of 192 The Best Underground Rappers

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born on a military base in Germany but raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cole ...more

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#93 of 119 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like #262 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time The Best Songs Feat. J. Cole

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Drake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#88 of 119 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like #520 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time The Best Songs on Drake's Album More Life

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Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is regarded as one of the most skillful and successful hip hop artists of his ...more

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#264 of 274 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World #190 of 453 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years The Best Songs Ft. Kendrick Lamar

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, film ...more

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#140 of 453 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years #229 of 282 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today The Best Eminem Songs of All Time

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Polo G is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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Taurus Tremani Bartlett (born January 6, 1999), better known as Polo G, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his song "Pop Out" with Bronx rapper Lil ...more

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#72 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #199 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #5 of 45 Who Is the Best Rapper Under 25 Right Now?

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A Boogie wit da Hoodie ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#255 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #195 of 277 The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time

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21 Savage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#580 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #13 of 53 The Best New Male Artists The Best Songs Ft. 21 Savage

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YNW Melly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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Jamell Maurice Demons (born May 1, 1999), known professionally as YNW Melly, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Gifford, Florida. He is best known for his single "Murder on ...more

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#74 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #199 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #7 of 49 The Best Rappers From Florida

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Lil Tjay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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Tione Merritt (born April 30, 2001), better known by his stage name Lil Tjay, is an American rapper and songwriter from the Bronx, New York. He is best known for his singles "Resume" ...more

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#77 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #359 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #50 of 114 Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked

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Gunna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Sergio Giavanni Kitchens (born June 14, 1993), better known by his stage name Gunna, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his collaborations with rappers Lil Baby ...more

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#328 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #13 of 188 The Best Rappers From Atlanta The Best Songs on Gunna's Album 'Drip or Drown 2'

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NLE Choppa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#98 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #259 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time The Best Songs Feat. Post Malone

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Trippie Redd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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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#327 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #25 of 53 The Best New Male Artists The Best Songs on Trippie Redd's Album '!'

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. His career began in ...more

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#86 of 138 The Dopest Rappers of the '90s #49 of 204 The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time The Best Lil Wayne Songs of All Time

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Migos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, 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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#11 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #1,161 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time The Best Songs Ft. Migos

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Future is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper, singer, and record producer from the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. After releasing a series of ...more

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#1,936 of 2,175 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #1 of 188 The Best Rappers From Atlanta The Best Songs Ft. Future

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Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Jeffrey Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is known for the single "Stoner", as well as his collaborations with fellow ...more

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#16 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #312 of 529 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are The Best Songs Feat. Young Thug

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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
Robert Rihmeek Williams (born May 6, 1987), known professionally as Meek Mill, is an American rapper, songwriter, and activist. Raised in Philadelphia, he embarked on his music career as a ...more

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#45 of 98 The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes #35 of 42 Rappers with the Best Flow, Ranked The Best Meek Mill Albums, Ranked

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ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked
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Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is a member of the hip ...more

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#1 of 144 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #654 of 1,038 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time The Best Songs Ft. A$AP Rocky