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The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers

Updated November 18, 2020 608.9k votes 81.1k voters 1.9m views144 items

List RulesRappers must be under 30 and currently making new music.

Hip hop heads, it's time to vote for who you believe will be future hip hop legends. From the best new rappers to the youngest rappers in the game right now, these rising hip hop artists are releasing fire mixtapes, top ten hits, and platinum albums. Who is currently the best young rapper making the hottest tracks of 2020

Featuring the best underground rappers who started on SoundCloud, XXL Freshman Class, and international rappers, this list of the best rappers under 30 includes Lil Yachty, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, Lil Dicky, Logic, Chance the Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, Kodak Black, and more. 

Vote for the best new school rappers of 2018. Feel free to add any new wave rappers who deserve to be on this list of underrated rappers. 

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    Lil Uzi Vert
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    2,033

    Lil Uzi Vert

    Purple Thoughtz EP Vol. 1, The Real Uzi
    Symere Woods (born July 31, 1994), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    Travis Scott
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    Travis Scott

    Owl Pharaoh
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  • 3
    Juice WRLD
    3,681
    604

    Juice WRLD

    Goodbye & Good Riddance

    Jarad Higgins, better known by his stage name Juice Wrld, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. He is primarily known for his breakout hits "All Girls Are the Same", "Lucid Dreams", and "Legends"

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  • 4
    XXXTentacion
    7,964
    2,947

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    XXXTentacion

    Died June 18, 2018

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  • 5
    Ski Mask the Slump God
    5,333
    1,979

    Ski Mask the Slump God

    Members Only, You Will Regret
    Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne (born April 18, 1996), known professionally as Ski Mask the Slump... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    21 Savage
    6,698
    3,013
    Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), known professionally as 21 Savage, is an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    ASAP Rocky
    15,562
    9,360

    ASAP Rocky

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    Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Post Malone
    6,491
    2,936

    Post Malone

    White Iverson, Too Young
    Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), known professionally as Post Malone, is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Migos
    6,279
    2,900

    Migos

    Young Rich N*ggas, Versace
    Migos is an American hip hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The group consists of Quavo,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    Lil Baby
    1,081
    295
    Dominique Jones (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    Chance The Rapper
    14,109
    9,115

    Chance The Rapper

    Acid Rap, Confident
    Chancelor Bennett (born April 16, 1993), better known by his stage name Chance the Rapper, is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 12
    Denzel Curry
    5,954
    3,631

    Denzel Curry

    Nostalgic 64
    Denzel Rae Don Curry (born February 16, 1995) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Polo G
    587
    157
    Taurus Tremani Bartlett (born January 6, 1999), better known as Polo G, is an American rapper... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 14
    A Boogie wit da Hoodie
    Artist Julius Dubose (born December 6, 1995), better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Tyler, the Creator
    10,651
    7,043

    Tyler, the Creator

    Goblin, Bastard
    Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), known professionally as Tyler, the Creator, is an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 16
    Logic
    14,912
    10,163

    Logic

    Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, Young Sinatra (Undeniable)
    Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (born January 22, 1990), known by his stage name Logic, is an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 17
    DaBaby
    885
    181
    Jonathan Lyndale Kirk (born December 21, 1991), better known as DaBaby (formerly known as Baby... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 18
    Joey Bada$$
    10,857
    7,391

    Joey Bada$$

    Summer Knights, 1999
    Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott (born January 20, 1995), better known by his stage name Joey Badass... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    J.I.D
    1,518
    670

    J.I.D

    The Never Story
    Destin Route (born October 31,1990), better known by his stage name J.I.D, is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 20
    Joyner Lucas
    3,199
    1,718

    Joyner Lucas

    Along Came Joyner

    Hip - Hop

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  • 21
    nba youngboy
    2,277
    1,107

    nba youngboy

    Untill Death Call My Name
    Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (born October 20, 1999), known professionally as YoungBoy Never Broke... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 22
    Rae Sremmurd
    4,594
    3,129

    Rae Sremmurd

    No Flex Zone!
    Rae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo, composed of two brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy from... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Kodak Black
    4,445
    2,739
    Bill K. Kapri (born June 11, 1997), born Dieuson Octave and better known by his stage name... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    ASAP Ferg
    4,369
    3,086

    ASAP Ferg

    Trap Lord, Work
    Darold Ferguson, Jr., better known by his stage name ASAP Ferg, is an American hip hop... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 25
    Big Sean
    10,466
    8,526

    Big Sean

    Finally Famous, Hall of Fame
    Sean Michael Leonard Anderson (born March 25, 1988), known professionally as Big Sean, is an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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