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The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated February 1, 2019 1.2k votes 250 voters 5.4k views 23 items

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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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Nas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Chief Keef is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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AZ is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Beanie Sigel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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French Montana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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L'A Capone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
B added L'A Capone
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Montana of 300 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Vegeta added Montana of 300
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Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Yo Gotti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Ant Banks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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N.O.R.E. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
N.O.R.E.
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Capone-N-Noreaga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Irv Gotti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Irv Gotti
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South Central Cartel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Mr. Capone-E is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
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Capone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters