Rap 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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70 32
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

2
51 29
Nas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

3
31 28
Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

4
28 26
Chief Keef is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Gangsta rap

5
55 58
MGK is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

6
27 26
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

7
18 17
Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

8
21 22
Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Mafioso rap

9
16 18
AZ is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

10
13 17
Beanie Sigel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

11
12 18
Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

12
17 26
Yo Gotti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop

13
10 17
Montana of 300 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Vegeta added Montana of 300 Hip hop, Drill Music

14
6 12
Ant Banks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop

15
17 27
French Montana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

16
10 19
N.O.R.E. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
N.O.R.E.

17
8 17
Capone-N-Noreaga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

18
8 17
Irv Gotti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Irv Gotti

19
5 13
South Central Cartel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

20
4 14
Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

21
3 13
Mr. Capone-E is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
RandomDud added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

22
0 4
L'A Capone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
B added L'A Capone

23
3 16
Capone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers Named After Gangsters
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop