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The Best Chicago Rappers

Updated May 6, 2021 136.4k votes 21.8k voters 303.9k views64 items

List RulesOnly famous rappers who were born in or started their careers in Chicago, IL.

When you think of Chicago rappers these days, the first person that usually comes to mind is Kanye West. While he is from the Windy City, immensely famous and critically lauded, there is so much more to the Chicago hip hop scene. So much so that it couldn’t possibly all be included here. This is a list of the best Chicago rappers, ranked by hip hop fans.

Chicago rappers take their inspiration from every part of the country – some embraced the East coast, others, the West coast, and still others, the South. While there is no actual “Chicago sound” there is still a unique voice and seemingly limitless talent. Check out these rappers from Chicago, Illinois and vote for your favorites!

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