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Who Is The Most Famous Rapper In The World Right Now?

Updated October 26, 2020 401.5k votes 28.9k voters 346.0k views112 items

List RulesVote up the most famous rappers out right now, not just the best. No groups or duos. No dead rappers.

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Everyone has their own idea of the best rappers today, but that doesn't necessarily denote the most famous rapper in the world right now. Sure, the best rapper in the world could also be the most famous rapper, but this isn't always the case. While there's room for opinion, there are also plenty of qualifying factors to consider. For instance, how's their most recent album selling? How often are they in the news and media? How big is their fan base? Of course, you are the fan base. You're the reason why the media covers them. So, who is the most famous rapper out right now according to you fans?

When it comes to the most popular rappers, Kanye West is certainly going to find himself toward the top of the list. However, plenty of current hip-hop artists and top new school rappers who may not have his credentials could still be considered just as famous. How about Lil Uzi Vert? He is definitely one of the celebrity rappers. Some American rappers, like Childish Gambino, were celebrities before their music careers. He starred on the popular TV series Community. Is it his TV and movie stardom that puts him in the spotlight? As you can see, choosing the most famous rappers today isn't going to be easy, but that's where you fans come in. 

Check out the list of famous rappers below and vote up the artists you think have the most fame right now. 

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  • Eminem1
    15,257
    9,805

    Eminem

    1972

    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Buchanan County, United States of America, United States, with Territories

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  • Drake2
    9,636
    5,967

    Drake

    October 24th, 1986

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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  • Kendrick Lamar3
    8,564
    6,354

    Kendrick Lamar

    1987-06-17

    BirthplaceCompton, California

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  • Travis Scott4
    8,230
    5,106

    Travis Scott

    Aril 30, 1992

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

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  • 果汁WRLD5
    7,752
    3,803

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  • Snoop Dogg6
    7,806
    5,859

    Snoop Dogg

    1971-10-20

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, United States of America

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  • Post Malone7
    7,140
    4,947

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  • Lil Uzi Vert8
    5,154
    3,900

    Lil Uzi Vert

    July 31, 1994

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Lil Wayne9
    5,533
    4,506

    Lil Wayne

    1982-09-27

    BirthplaceHollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • J. Cole10
    5,783
    4,367

    J. Cole

    January 28, 1985

    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

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  • 50 Cent11
    4,872
    4,377

    50 Cent

    1975-07-06

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • Dr. Dre12
    5,266
    4,734

    Dr. Dre

    1965-02-18

    BirthplaceCompton, California, USA

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  • Kanye West13
    5,785
    4,761

    Kanye West

    1977-06-08

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

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  • Jay-Z14
    3,996
    3,223

    Jay-Z

    1969-12-04

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • ASAP Rocky15
    3,773
    3,360

    ASAP Rocky

    October 3, 1988

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • 21 Savage16
    4,147
    3,082

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  • Ice Cube17
    3,716
    3,003

    Ice Cube

    1969-06-15

    BirthplaceSouth Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Wiz Khalifa18
    3,677
    3,480

    Wiz Khalifa

    1987-09-08

    BirthplaceMinot, North Dakota

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  • Roddy Ricch19
    1,838
    918

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  • Future20
    2,417
    2,423

    Future

    1983-11-20

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

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  • Logic21
    3,730
    3,870

    Logic

    January 22, 1990

    BirthplaceGaithersburg, Maryland

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  • Childish Gambino22
    3,140
    3,249

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • DaBaby23
    1,065
    500

    DaBaby

    December 22, 1991

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

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  • Lil Baby24
    451
    255
  • Nicki Minaj25
    3,928
    4,970

    Nicki Minaj

    1982-12-08

    BirthplaceSaint James, Trinidad and Tobago

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