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The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked 

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Here are the best rappers with lil in their names. Rappers with "lil" names are among some of the most common rapper names in hip hop—especially after the surge of SoundCloud rappers in the late 2010s. Who is the best rapper with lil in their name?

Including Lil Wayne, Lil Pump, Lil Yachty, and Lil Uzi Vert, the list of rappers named Lil something feature popular American rappers as well as good international rappers and underrated female rappers. 

Vote up the best rappers with lil in their name. Feel free to add any best "lil" rappers missing from the list. After you are finished, head on over and vote on the best rappers from the 2000s!

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop, Trap & Pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Tha Carter III, Tha Carter II, Tha Carter, Tha Carter IV, I Am Not a Human Being, + more

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. His career began in ...more

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The Best Lil Wayne Songs of All Time #9 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Timelisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked

Albums: Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World, The Perfect Luv Tape, The Fate of the Furious: The Album, Luv Is Rage 1.5

Symere Woods (born July 31, 1994), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist. Based in Philadelphia, he gained recognition after releasing his debut single, ...more

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The Best Songs Ft. Lil Uzi Vert #1,924 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #6 of 56 The Best New Male Artists

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Lil Peep is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Gustav Åhr, known by his stage name Lil Peep, is an American rapper and singer. He was cited as one of the primary artists responsible for the post-emo revival with his style of hip hop ...more

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#1,879 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #161 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #638 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Lil Dicky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked

Albums: Professional Rapper

David Andrew Burd (born March 15, 1988), better known by his stage name Lil Dicky or LD, is an American rapper and comedian. He came to prominence with the release of the music video to his song ...more

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#1,445 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #36 of 56 The Best New Male Artists #23 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers

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Lil Skies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Lil Skies (born August 4, 1998) is a rapper from Pennsylvania who is best known for singles "Signs of Jealousy" and "Change Ya Life." In 2017, he signed a recording contract ...more

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#1,948 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #33 of 56 The Best New Male Artists #33 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers

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Lil Yachty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked

Albums: Teenage Emotions

Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles ...more

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The Best Songs Ft. Lil Yachty #2,032 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #27 of 56 The Best New Male Artists

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Lil Baby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Dominique Jones (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his songs "Freestyle", "Yes ...more

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#40 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #119 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #3 of 188 The Best Rappers From Atlanta

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Lil Pump is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Gazzy Garcia (born August 17, 2000), known professionally as Lil Pump, is an American rapper and songwriter. He began uploading songs to music sharing website SoundCloud in 2016, gaining almost ...more

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The Best Lil Pump Songs, Ranked #2,040 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #32 of 56 The Best New Male Artists

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Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Crunk Rock, Snap Yo Fingers, Madness (Remixes), Do You Remember, Turn Down for What, + more

Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the lead frontman of the ...more

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The Best Lil Jon Albums, Ranked #1,359 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #137 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time

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Lil Durk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Remember My Name, Lil Durk 2X

Durk Derrick Banks, better known by his stage name Lil Durk is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is signed to the major record label Def Jam as well as French Montana's Coke Boys ...more

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#65 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #224 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #656 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Lil Xan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Diego Leanos (born September 6, 1996), known professionally as Lil Xan, is an American rapper of Mexican descent from Redlands, California. He is best known for his breakout hit ...more

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#53 of 56 The Best New Male Artists #113 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #524 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music, Dirty rap & Hardcore hip hop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Naked Truth, Hard Core, The Notorious KIM, La Bella Mafia, How Many Licks (feat. Sisqo), + more

Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1974 or 1975), known professionally as Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she ...more

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A Complete Timeline Of The Over-The-Top Feud Between Lil' Kim And Foxy Brown #803 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timelisted on The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked

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Boosie Badazz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Gangsta Musik, Survival of the Fittest, Ghetto Stories, For My Thugz, Trill Entertainment Presents: All or Nothing, + more

Torrence Hatch Jr. (born November 14, 1982) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and executive, better known by his stage name Boosie Badazz or simply Boosie ...more

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The Best Lil Boosie Albums of All Time #1,411 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timelisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

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Lil Nas X is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Lil B is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music, Rock music & Hyphy; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I'm Gay (I'm Happy), Free Music: The Complete Myspace Collection, Faces of Lil B, Volume 4: Based God Is Gorgeous, Faces of Lil B, + more

Brandon Christopher McCartney (born August 17, 1989), professionally known as Lil B and as his alter ego The BasedGod, is an American rapper, motivational speaker and activist from Berkeley, ...more

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#110 of 146 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers #393 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #36 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Lil Bibby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Albums: No Limitations

Brandon George Dickinson Jr., better known by his stage name Lil Bibby, is an American hip hop rapper from Chicago, Illinois.
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Lil Reese is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Supa Savage

Tavares Taylor, better known by his stage name Lil Reese is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is signed to the major record label Def Jam Recordings.

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#677 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #12 of 74 The Best Chicago Rappers #19 of 26 The Best Rappers Named After Foods

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Lil' Troy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music and Southern hip hop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Sittin' Fat Down South, Back to Ballin, Paperwork

Troy Lane Birklett (born February 24, 1966), better known by his stage name Lil' Troy, is an American rapper.

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#29 of 71 The Best Houston Rappers #61 of 144 The Best Southern Rappers of All Timelisted on Houston Gangsta Rappers List

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Lil Romeo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
TerrySamaras added Genre: Hip hop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Lil' Romeo, Lottery, Romeoland, Game Time, God's Gift, + more

Percy Romeo Miller (born August 19, 1989), formerly known as Lil' Romeo, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and model. Miller gained fame as a rapper in the early 2000s after signing ...more

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#1,403 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #408 of 501 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #63 of 1,060 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Lil' Mo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Neo soul; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Based on a True Story, Meet the Girl Next Door, Pain & Paper, Syndicated: The Lil' Mo Hour, Reach, + more

Cynthia Karen Loving (born November 19, 1978), best known by her stage name Lil' Mo, is an American singer, actress, radio personality and songwriter. She debuted on the music scene as Missy ...more
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Lil' Cease is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked

Albums: Conspiracy, The Wonderful World of Cease A Leo, Riot Musik

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Lil Twist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
RandomDud added Genre: Hip hop music and Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: My Girl (Remix), Should've Never, Love Affair (feat. Lil Wayne)

Christopher Lynn Moore, known by his stage name Lil Twist, is a rapper from Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment. Lil Twist alongside his younger brother ...more
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Lil' Fizz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Lil Flex is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked
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Lil Fayo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked