Rappers have always been at the forefront of pop culture since the '90s, but 2022 marks the biggest shift with dynamic female superstars Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, and Coi Leray. Goodbye Travis Scott...these ladies are ready to takeover!
That being said, many of today's hottest male hip hop artists also have new music up their sleeves, including 21 Savage, DaBaby, Lil Baby, Polo G, and the industry's most controversial, yet GOAT musical genius, Kanye West.
Which trending rappers are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best hip hop artists of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new rap songs here.