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The Best New Rappers Of 2022

From the 2022 Grammy nominee for Best New Artist Baby Keem to 2021 XXL Freshman classmates Coi Leray and Pooh Shiesty, this year's roster of best new rappers contains unparalleled talent across hip-hop. Los Angeles based duo Paris Texas continue riding high from their EP Red Hand Akimbo, and trailblazing female rappers Baby Tate, Rubi Rose, Bree Runway, and Flo Milli just dropped new singles (with more potential records in the works). 

Which trending new hip hop artists are you most excited to see live, and whose albums or mixtapes are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best new rappers of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new rap songs here.

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  • Yeat
    3
  • Morray
    4
  • SoFaygo
    5
  • 42 Dugg
    7
  • EST Gee
    9
  • SSGKobe
    10
  • Blxst
    11
  • Remble
    12
  • Yung Bleu
    13
  • BIA
    15
  • Flo Milli
    16
  • Lakeyah
    17
  • Coi Leray
    19
  • Baby Tate
    20
  • MAVI
    21