musicians 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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Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Machine Gun Kelly Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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N.O.R.E. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
N.O.R.E.

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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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French Montana is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Daz Dillinger Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Rick Ross Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

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Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Raekwon Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Mafioso rap

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Irv Gotti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Irv Gotti

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

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Nas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Nas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Yo Gotti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Yo Gotti Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop

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Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Kool G Rap Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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South Central Cartel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
South Central Cartel Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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Ant Banks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Ant Banks Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop

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Beanie Sigel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Beanie Sigel Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Capone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Capone Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop