Rappers The Best Rappers From Staten Island  

Ranker Hip Hop
172 votes 37 voters 15 items

List Rules Only rappers born or raised in Staten Island, New York.

From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from Staten Island. Including both solo artists, like Method Man and RZA, and hip hop groups, like Wu-Tang Clan and Killarmy, this list of the most popular Staten Island rappers features rap artists who were born or raised in the NYC borough. Known for their style of East Coast hip hop, other famous Staten Island rappers include Raekwon, Shyheim, and Eamon. Who are the top Staten Island rappers of all-time?

Vote up the best hip hop artists from Staten Island, and add any other Staten Island rappers if they're missing from this list. 

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Wu-Tang Clan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group from Staten Island, New York City. Members include RZA, GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta
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Method Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Clifford Smith, better known by the stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He took his stage name from the 1979 film Method Man. He is perhaps best known as a ...more
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RZA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, MC, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter.
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Ghostface Killah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Dennis Coles, better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of ...more
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Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Corey Woods, better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... in 1995, and has since ...more
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Dom Pachino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Dom Pachino
Dom Pachino is a rapper of Puerto Rican descent. He is a member of the rap group Killarmy and also has a solo career. He is also known as P.R. Terrorist, but he has rarely used this name since ...more
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Killarmy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Killarmy is a hip hop group, also known through its affiliation with the Wu-Tang Clan It is one of the earliest and most successful of the many Wu-Tang affiliates along with Sunz of Man. It ...more
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Inspectah Deck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Jason Hunter, better known by his stage name Inspectah Deck, is an American rapper, producer, and member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has acquired critical praise for his intricate lyricism, and for ...more
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U-God is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Lamont Jody Hawkins, better known as U-God, is an American rapper and member of the hip hop collective, Wu-Tang Clan. He has been with the group since its inception, and is known for having a ...more
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Cappadonna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Darryl Hill best known by his stage name Cappadonna, is an American rapper and official member of the hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He is also a member of rap group Theodore Unit with ...more
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Shyheim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Shyheim is an American rapper and actor affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan. He was closely associated with a group called G.P. Wu and then began collaborating with Wu-Tang Records affiliated ...more
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Haas G is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Haas G
Haas G (born Carlos Evans, aka Fantom of the Beat) is a Staten Island-based hip hop musician. Haas G was part of the 1990s rap duo The U.M.C.'s, and as Carlos Evans, he is credited as producer ...more
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Streetlife is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Patrick Charles, better known by the stage name Streetlife, is a hip hop artist who is a close associate of the Wu-Tang Clan, particularly of Method Man. He was born in the Bronx, moved to ...more
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NYOIL is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
NYOIL is an American emcee from Staten Island, New York City. His name was formerly an acronym for New York's Original International Lover. He has been rapping since he was 12. In 1991, as Kool ...more
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Eamon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Staten Island
Eamon Jonathan Doyle, professionally known as Eamon, is an American R&B and hip hop singer-songwriter and harmonicist. He is known for his hit single, "Fuck It". Some of the songs ...more