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The Best Rappers Of 2020, Ranked

Updated February 5, 2021 579.5k votes 39.3k voters 488.4k 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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  • Lil Baby1
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  • Polo G2
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    Taurus Tremani Bartlett (born January 6, 1999), better known as Polo G, is an American rapper...  more
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  • Pop Smoke3
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    Bashar Barakah Jackson (July 20, 1999 – February 19, 2020), known professionally as Pop Smoke,...  more
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  • Lil Uzi Vert4
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    Symere Woods (born July 31, 1994), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip...  more
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  • Travis Scott5
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    Jacques Berman Webster II (born April 30, 1992), known professionally as Travis Scott, is an...  more
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  • DaBaby6
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    Jonathan Lyndale Kirk (born December 21, 1991), better known as DaBaby (formerly known as Baby...  more
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  • Roddy Ricch7
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    Rodrick Moore (born October 22, 1998), known professionally as Roddy Ricch is an American...  more
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  • Lil Tjay the King8
    Tione Merritt (born April 30, 2001), better known by his stage name Lil Tjay, is an American...  more
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  • Drake9
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    Aubrey Drake Graham, who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian singer, songwriter,...  more
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  • Kendrick Lamar10
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    Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, songwriter, and record...  more
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  • NLE Choppa11
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  • Eminem12
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    Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often...  more
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  • 21 Savage13
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    Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), known professionally as 21 Savage, is an...  more
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  • J. Cole14
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    Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and...  more
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  • A Boogie wit da Hoodie15
    Artist Julius Dubose (born December 6, 1995), better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da...  more
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  • Future16
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    Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper, singer,...  more
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  • YoungBoy Never Broke Again17
    Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (born October 20, 1999), known professionally as YoungBoy Never Broke...  more
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  • Ski Mask The Slump God18
    Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne (born April 18, 1996), known professionally as Ski Mask the Slump...  more
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  • YNW Melly19
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    Jamell Maurice Demons (born May 1, 1999), known professionally as YNW Melly, is an American...  more
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  • King Von20
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    King Von

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  • Young Thug21
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    Jeffrey Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from...  more
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  • Gunna22
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    Sergio Giavanni Kitchens (born June 14, 1993), better known by his stage name Gunna, is an...  more
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  • ASAP Rocky23
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    Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as...  more
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  • The Kid LAROI24
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  • Lil Durk25
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    Durk Derrick Banks, better known by his stage name Lil Durk is an American rapper from...  more
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