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List Rules Artists from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin.

Midwest hip hop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good midwest rappers includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top midwest hip hop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Midwest hip hop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all midwest hip hop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest midwest hip hop bands of all time, since the most famous midwest hip hop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best midwest rap music.

You can click on the midwest hip hop band names to see more information about that particular notable midwest hip hop group. If they're near the top of the best midwest hip hop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top midwest hip hop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the midwest rappers' names themselves.

Artists on this list include Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco. Make sure to rock the vote by upvoting the greatest artists on this list (according to you). Always vote for things like Bone Thugs-N-Harmony or The Cool Kids if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in midwest rap music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new midwest hip hop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of midwest hip hop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into midwest rap music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good midwest hip hop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent midwest hip hop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best midwest hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest midwest hip hop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular midwest hip hop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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174 70
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Horrorcore

3
144 62
Twista is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Twista Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap

4
121 59
Common is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Common Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

5
108 53
Chance The Rapper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
MitchellBedows added Chance The Rapper Hip hop music

6
182 107
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Kanye West Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

7
120 64
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Big Sean Hip hop music

8
113 63
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Lupe Fiasco Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

9
111 62
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

10
101 56
D12 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
D12 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore

11
74 36
Obie Trice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Obie Trice Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

12
109 65
Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Machine Gun Kelly Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

13
91 53
Bizzy Bone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Bizzy Bone Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap

14
83 47
Proof is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Proof Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

15
88 56
Bad Meets Evil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Bad Meets Evil Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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70 47
Atmosphere is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Atmosphere Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Indie

17
59 41
J Dilla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
J Dilla Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul

18
83 65
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Nelly Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

19
66 50
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Danny Brown Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

20
60 45
Brother Ali is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Brother Ali Hip hop music, Rap music

21
51 39
Da Brat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Da Brat Hip hop music

22
68 56
B.o.B is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
MasonClark added B.o.B Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

23
39 28
Royce da 5'9
Royce da 5'9" Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

24
44 33
Chief Keef is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Chief Keef Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Gangsta rap

25
50 43
Crucial Conflict is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Crucial Conflict Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap

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47 43
Freddie Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Freddie Gibbs Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

27
44 40
Esham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Esham Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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34 30
Bone Brothers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Bone Brothers Urban contemporary, Pop music, Midwest hip hop

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30 26
Lil Durk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Lil Durk Hip hop music

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36 34
Black Milk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Black Milk Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

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40 39
Tech N9ne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Tech N9ne Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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24 28
St. Lunatics is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
St. Lunatics Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Contemporary R&B

33
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is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers

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27 33
The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
The Cool Kids Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

35
22 32
Midwest Mason is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
AvraMitra added Midwest Mason

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13 24
Hotstylz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Hotstylz Midwest hip hop, Snap music

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3 11
Ace Century is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Ace Goreé added Ace Century Hip Hop, Underground Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop

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10 21
Marcus-jamal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
marcushasanmusic added Marcus-jamal Rap - Marcus-Jamal is a fairly new artist who is releasing his fifth mixtape April first here on audiomack.com It is titled "unknown" all we know so far that it will be 16 tracks. He claims that this project will changed ...

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12 24
Guilty Simpson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Guilty Simpson Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop, Hip Hop

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6 16
Vino is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Alvino Vino Rogers added Vino All

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3 12
Goth Lad is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Ace Goreé added Goth Lad Hip Hop, Underground Hip Hop

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7 18
City Stylez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Djmc145 added City Stylez

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12 25
Poetic Hustla'z is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Poetic Hustla'z Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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8 26
Mekka Don is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers
Mekka Don Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

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6 28
Whyteboy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Midwestern Rappers