hip-hop The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters  

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Here are the best rappers named after gangsters and mobsters. The following hip hop artists are all famous rappers whose names have some kind of gangster affiliation. For instance: MGK got his rapper stage name from infamous gangster George "Machine Gun Kelly" Barnes. 

Including rappers like Nas, Scarface, and French Montana, this votable list of rappers with gangster names in them is your chance to choose the best gangster related artist or rapper. Whether you're a fan of a good rapper with a funny gangster name or just a fan of gangster names and weird rappers, this list of famous rappers with gangster names also includes rappers named after real criminals and notorious mobsters. 

This rapper names list exists solely to highlight gangster rappers, but if you're curious to see where some of the best weird rapper names came from, check out the greatest rapper name origin stories. Also, make sure to brush up on your hip hop knowledge with the real names of rappers.

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17 6
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

2
18 7
Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Machine Gun Kelly Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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9 5
Nas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Nas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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7 5
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Scarface Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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6 5
Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Rick Ross Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

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1 0
Chief Keef is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Chief Keef Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Gangsta rap

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5 5
N.O.R.E. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
N.O.R.E.

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4 4
Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Daz Dillinger Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

9
3 3
Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Kool G Rap Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

10
3 3
Beanie Sigel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Beanie Sigel Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

11
4 5
Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Raekwon Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Mafioso rap

12
3 4
AZ is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
AZ Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

13
1 2
South Central Cartel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
South Central Cartel Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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0 1
Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Jim Jones Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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0 1
Mr. Capone-E is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Mr. Capone-E Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

16
0 1
Capone-N-Noreaga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Capone-N-Noreaga Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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5 7
French Montana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
French Montana Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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3 6
Yo Gotti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Yo Gotti Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop

19
0 3
Ant Banks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Ant Banks Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop

20
3 7
Irv Gotti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Irv Gotti

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0 4
Capone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Capone Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop