Top Ten Rappers from Houston

The best rappers all time coming out of Houston, Texas. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Z-RO
Hands down best rapper ever no one even comes close
Z Ro is the realest on any coast hands down! I've got 25 songs that are TOP NOTCH from Ro... Screw 4 Life
WHO ELSE COULD HOLD THIS SPOT? HE IS THE KING OF THE GHETTO!
My vote on Ro as always!

Jazzy Red
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2spm
South Park Mexican, all politics aside, I think he was/is quite the lyricist. Created beats and lyrics really hardcore and original, I.E. "Graveyard", "Mexican Radio", "Mary Go Round", "I Must Be High", etc. As well as strongly helped build up the chopped and screwed scene of music (even though not all of us like C&S music, I include it because it was a style in music).

SPM was the inspiration to many struggling from the hood and pushing passed our "Limits" he not only had a flow that hit with the most powerful grace we could hear, he also dropped the heaviest of beats.

SPM also was a four-father and leader in Latino culture and a strong presence in the hearts of many southern and Latino American's.

SPM is one of two rappers (SPM, and Tupac) to give rise to a struggling American in the ghetto, not only in poverty and low classed, but handicapped with lung disease, and deafness. He gave rise to a young Houston man named Joshua S. from Maple Leaf who is now an Opera Singer travelling and performing and not letting any judgment or struggles keep him down.

He gives rise to men and women who are down beaten in the ghetto to rise above to more than what they think they can do.

SPM is a legend and an innovator.
Yo... This "vatos" lyrics can flesh... Miss hanging out at the club. "Texas love to the bone "ese"!
Spm would have to be one of the best rappers in houston hands down. As I was growing up in the same nieborhood as spm I was listening to him as a kid I was inspired. I am also stuck in some of the same situations as him and listening to what he hgas to say really helped me know what to do.
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3CHAMILLIONAIRE
I can't believe this can should be on top I know everybody says this that he's the most underrated rapper alive but he really is. Stay fresh cm
King Koopa is a beast on the Mic if you don't understand how good he truly is go listen to get ya mind correct and chamillionaire's greatest hits the of run c one. Even if the tip of my dick was ashy you misses would still harass me about doing the nasty mouth glassy looking like a swallow a mirror gotta brush my teeth with Windex to see my I ice no clearer- koopa
NOW HE SHOULD BE NUMBER ONE. HE RUNNING THE RAP GAME NOW. ALL THAT STUFF ON THE RADIO IS COOL BUT WHAT MAKES HIM THE BEST IS HIS UNDERGROUND MIXTAPES. NOW THATS WHATS UP!
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4Pimp C
RIP Pimp C. I love UGK! Their dirty south slang and slowed down beats made for amazing tracks with great replay value
I loved Pimp C. Louisiana showed mad love for him.
One the best rappers in the game R.I.P. pIMP C.
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5SCARFACE
nothin but classic's... put the light on h town and Texas. great story teller
Not even much of a question. Face is by far the best Houston rapper he is the best lyricist and he influenced all these guys and to have Chammillionaire and spm ahead of him is a disgrace. Now Z-Ro is good but please Face owns him to.
All real hip-hop fans vote for Scarface.

Chris-1

scarface paved the way 4 all the guys on this list. Respect the game. Facemob #1

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6KEKE THE DON
ke ke supposed to be up there at least top five or even top three yal trippn h town texas
DAT BOY GO GET IT AT ANY COST
YEA I GOTTA AGREE THE DON SHOULD BE NUMBER 2 AND THATS REAL
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7SLIM THUG
slim thug and boss hogg outlaws realest rappers ever best music ever done
cant forgett ABN Z RO TRAE.. RESPEKT.. FROM STOCKHOLM SWEDEN STUNNERS WE GETTING PAPPER MUCH LOVE FROM EUROPEAN GANGSTAZ YEAHHH PZ
He is tremendously good to me as I have listened to him almost for 10 years but he is comin back with some new music which is really getting his name more known and is getting people to like him as a rapper and entertainer but there is lack in meaning and therefore nobody will look up to him as a role model.
He keeps it real an let's you knw he run the streets
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8TRAE
trae is one of the realest rapper to hit the streets on the cool. I got love for any one trying to come up in this world. knowing how it feels is just the beginning
cause no matter where he go he stays the same. no drugs or nothing just str* like it is
King of the streets, can't say nothing.

nonofyall

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9Lil' Flip
Lil flip done went platinum twice kids. only rapper out the H to do it. He came up with the og dj screw enough said. oh ya n the boy can freestyle for ever
LIl FLip should be up there wit slim thug
be serious the cat is a beast by the way i bought his ablum 25 times
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10Bun B
Are You kidin me these cats got nothing on the underground kings UGK 4 Life
Bun B should not be this low on the list
Bun B should be top 3. Trill for real
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The Contenders

11Big Moe
City Of Syrup Is to this day one of the greatest houston rap albums ever released. Moe put his heart into any track he touched, and made a deadly combination when paired with Z-ro or any other Houston artist for that matter.

12PAUL WALL
Walking legend. Master of metaphors and king of the parkin' lot. Definitely underestimated in the scene.
Love his music and really is a great person, Just real and down to earth. People's Champ
Paul Wall should not be this low! Maybe not the top but definitely top 5!
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13DJ Screw
For one dj screw should be number one cause without him this list wouldn't be here cause more than half of these rappers wouldn't have made it if it wasnt for him he's the one that brought them into the spotlight so yea this list is WACK! Yall need to know the roots of htown rap get sum knowlege in yo system!
First thing Dj SCREW IS A PIMP, and came up with CHOPPED N SCREWD an brought half thes BOYS 2 fame Dj SCREW I love you #1baby
Dude made chopped and screwed.. Come on.
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14BIG POKEY
pokey should at least 6 in the top 10. yall boys trippin
mayne he's the best he can flow on anythng and his lyrics nobody can touch


15FAT PAT
FAT PAT WAS THE BEST RAPPER THERE WAS SINCE HIM NO OTHER RAPPER HAS GONE HARDER THEN HE DID R.I.P. FAT PAT WE MISS YOU
one of the early h-town rap pioneers!
he is the best out of houston so is pimp c R.I.P
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16Mike Jones
I'm from South Houston and I have met lil flip I have been to Kappa beach party and I have smoked with Mike Jones. Who Mike Jones! He's a living legend! By the way I'm a white girl.

17LEVI CEV
I often wonder why I can't hear this talented young man on the radio. It would be nice to hear something new and someone who has real issues to discuss. Not this foolishness they have now where everything is about money and chicks. Not only is he a rapper, but he can sing too. As I am posting this, I am a little perturbed that Levi Cev isn't in the Top10, but I know that he will get there. <3 His #1ne Fan NEVER A Groupie!
Levi Cev is a gifted artist and performer. His diversified talent offers something for every age. Not to mention his lyrics is something one can relate to as they are about real life issues. He holds nothing back, keeps it real on and off the stage 100% and Never gives up. Can't wait to see him in the top 10 soon.
I've WORKED WITH HIM AND GOT A QUICK RETURN ON MY PROJECT. HE PUTS HIS ALL INTO EVERY TRACK THAT HE ASPIRES TO DO AND SHOULD BE GIVEN A CHANCE TO SHOW JUST HOW GOOD THAT THE SME/CFB FAMILY IS. SHOUT OUT TO KILLA AKA LEVI CEV
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18Lucky Luciano
Lucky Luciano should be #1 on the list with the throwed flows he be spitting on the mic, this is The Flyest Meskin Alive.
Lucky Luciano should be on top because he has some crazy throwed flows. No matter what I'm bumping Lucky and Spm
He's the best ever lived

19Kirko Bangz
Kirko Bangz is the best rapper coming from Houston Texas, he puts it all out there, here talking the truth, he's also the finnest rapper alive and I think he should come do more shows up in his home town " Houston "!
I really am like in love with his music and he is just awesome and knows what he is talking about, not like all the other rappers that just be cursing out their and not knowing what their saying!
Kirko is the next generation of tx rap he has made a original sound of his own but is easy to see where his roots came from,
Kirko is the best rapper ever there's never a time when I am not jamming to his songs
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20BIG LOVE
Most underrated rapper in Houston! Big Love has been spitting flames since Representin' Real 1996 and is still on point! He was spitting lyrics when everyone else was screwed up, then he showed that was no problem when he was on Swisha House Northside 9!
Hands down. True story teller. Artistic soul. Been through some things and still when you see him its« head up chest out»
Houston's Best Officially! Realer than every rapper in the top ten. Early H-town Rap Pioneer, President of the Nawfside!
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21DEVIN THE DUDE
AINT NO WAY SLIM THUG,MIKE JONES,PAUL WALL CLOSE TO DEVIN THE LEGEND,MANN YALL BOYS TRIPPIN
Just heard this new song by Devin called UFO's it's sick! The dude should be top 10 4sho
Devin WITHOUT A DOUBT deserves to be at the top of this list.
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22South Park Mexican
Every from the south gotta love spmex and the wholw dopehouse familia

23Dat Boi T

That boi t has good flow but he gets hated on too much just because screw didn't put him in the screwed up click himself, and because he's mexican but he is good and stop hating!


24Chingo Bling

One of the best performers on stage! House Of Blue's Chingo Bling Show was sick mayn. House of Blues was sold out! I even started followin him on twitter @ChingoBling Definitely on


25Willie Dee

26K-Rino
I think K-Rino is the best rapper ever and not just in Houston. Zro and Krino are my top 2 rappers ever! MUCH LOVE
JAZZY RED PRODUCTIONS HOUSTON, TEXAS.
Rino is one of the best and realest Rappers of all time. He was one of the first and it looks like he wanna be one of the last. Luv him... SPC 4 Life!
The best lyricist hands down the most underrated rapper in Houston not a rapper dead or alive can hold a candle to K-Rino 30 years in the game and still getting stronger every single album gotta love K-Rino for that timeless and priceless and the most humble dude you will ever meet
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27Bino The Great
This artist has his own unique style ^^ he actually writes his own lyrics! Dang, I didn't even know the dude was caucasian!
Sickest flows out of all these rappers. Like he said Bottom of the map, top of the game
Big ups to Bino! Keep doin' your thang. Bottom of the map, Top of the game!
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28J-Dawg
Does J-Dawg have any children

29S.P.M.
Spm is one of the best rappers to come out of Houston.
He has better flows and songs than all these fake
RAPPERS Like DRAKE...
Realest by far, relate to almost every song. All I listened to behind bars

30Klondike Kat
He deserve a grammy long time. His musical talent is on top of the game!

31T Guy
Hands down one of the best rappers in Houston! He has a very distinctive sound and has been rapping for a long time! He should be top 10 for sure and when he gets the major deal he'll most likely take over the game!
Very lyrical with great stage presence and all the females like him and he has plenty twitter followers and over 10 music videos and about 6 mixtapes and is always out performing tryna display his talents!
T. Guy is the Best Rapper in Houston if you ask me. If he gets in the game "Houston we will have a problem" laugh out loud
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32Bigg Third
His Best of The Best cd live
Best underground rapper in Houston... End of discussion. Best of the Best is a classic. Real H-town music.
Get it big homie
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33PAINKILLA

34C-Note

"C-Note, quote unquote, that's what me and Fat Pat wrote! " C-Note's been doing it for a minute!


35C.W. THE FATMACK
C.E. O OF TRIPLE H ENT... HE don't WRITE NOTHING... ONE OF THE COLDEST UNDERRATED RAPPERS IN TEXAS! HE CAN BAR FOR BAR WITH ANY OF YOUR BEST KNOWN RAPPERS!
I think fatmack has the best grind in the city handsdown and his label is like a houston cash money on the rise very cool cat

36E-40

37GT Garza
Top 3 latin rapper hands down puts it down for Texas different type of flow spits nothing but heat future legend for houston and the south
GT garza is good but not that good to be number one I'm not a hater but there is better

38Marcus Manchild

39Overtime
When it comes to Houston he got to be voted higher than this I'm a fan of music period rather it's rock rap or r&b but the minute I heard this guy I knew he is truly a artist and now I'm a fan check him out I heard him on soundcloud.com/kingjuke
Houston's best rapper he can out rap anyone don't believe it battle him.
Wonderful Rapper and deseve a lot more recognition for his Talent, I believe Great Things will happen for this young man soon!
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40Bigg Fatts
The best laugh out loud

41Auto
My favorite song from Auto! BRING YOUR OWN BOTTLE Bridge] we are having a house party and everybody is bringing liquor.3xs) = photographers everywhere just in case you want to take a picture.1x) (Hook) You have to pay a fee, It's byob but the ladies are free from 1am to 3, you can bring your I'd but would not have to use it, we can smoke all we want so let's dance to the music, yo Jones feel me up.
@auto94 Is a very amazing arist. #darkagenda
I love too wacth Auto perform! And his music always have great vibes to it! If yall haven't heard his YouTube @auto94
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42Short Dawg

43Duck
Keep holding down for the H
www.WhoIsDuck.com 6 months in the game and he is a 2 time winner of Coast 2 Coast mixtapes, has a large following, featured on world star hiphop and had killed numberous shows. He is reping for the new Houston.

44Coast
This cat never disapoints has some clever rap skills

45Crime Boss
He is a great rapper from texas I especially like the song fry it was the fist song I listened by him and now he's my second favorite rapper, my first is z-ro.
Love Crime Boss his sound is fresh!
His flow is the most mainstream no promotion and sold some of the most albums dropped number 4 on chatrts wit second album
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46Will Lean
Put him in the top 10 or 15 because he can rap circles around some of these artists
BEST TO DO IT
He is the most underrated SUC out he should be the top SUC
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47Maserati Rick
One of if not the best underrated rated underground rapper in Houston! From real life story telling to metaphors this guy is so consistent! With MIXTAPES circulated from Texas TO Nj.. With collaborations with some of the top rap artist in the game! He's not only an artist he's a Producer/Engineer/Writer and he can help with artist development. Not only is he street smart but also has an degree in audio recording technology. If you didn't Know about Maserati now you know so checkout his work on iTunes or YouTube. BELIEVE HE WILL BE YOUR NEW NUMBER 1 ARTIST I KNOW CAUSE HE'S MINE
Hardest in Houston... He part of the new H Town movement SouthBank M.S. G /A.W. E watch out for him
I've heard some of his music and he has a lot of passio in his deliver you can almost feel the authenticity in his ryhmes almost makes you cling to him instantly

48Vago

49Youngest N Charge

50Rasheed

"Texas chainsaw" at least top 15, crazy ass freestyler 1 of a kind


51Killa Kyleon
Best rapper alive!

52Young Scotty

53Cal Wayne
The hardest in the city hands down

54Lil Bing
One of the best to ever grab the mic better than a lot of black rappers
Hell yea, nikka will get out there, blows up the mic
The throwdest damn meskin sitting in a candy coated lexus. had he not caught a murder charger he would of been outstanding out here in houston. lots of potential

55LeCrae
Won a grammy this year. By far the best Houston rapper right now.

56King Ka'Ron
Ka'Ron should be right up there with Scarface and Z-Ro, Talent, Swag, gifted. truly underground and refused to sell-out or play politics. Many just never heard his music, but truly had the potential to be what Jay is to New York and what Cube is to Cali. Tried to represent Houston on another level.
Houston's Hardest Underground Artist! His Die Another Day Mixtape was the 1st music I heard and I was truely impressed. SWAT UP!
This Guy is by far the strongest lyrically. Check out any of his mixtapes and you'll agree.
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57Nic Trucka

58Scoopastar
Real Stand up dude... And a Boss fareal. Been putting dyne for years and Thug Mafia is definitely the Next up to Blow out of Houston.. Youn Rich And Thuggin Mixtape is the Hardest Out Right Now!
The Houston Street Boss.

59Hig Head

604TREY
REALEST RAPPER DOING IT! HALF THESE OTHER RAPPERS FRAUD THIS DUDE ACTUALLY LIVE WHAT HE RAPS! IV SEEN HIM OUT HE REALLY HAS THE CARS HE MENTION IN HIS SONGS AND THE MONEY! REAL TALK ITS REAL HUSTLERS MOTIVATION MUSIC DUDE SPIT THAT FIRE NO LIE! NOT SURE WHY HE IS SO LOW ON THIS LIST GUESS MOST you FOOLS ain't BOUT THAT LIFE! THAT REAL LIFE NOT THAT MADE UP MUSIC! ITS IMPOSSIBLE TO SAY YOU ain't FEELING THIS CAT SONGS WHEN HE HAS SO MANY CDS ON THE STREETS COVERING ALL TYPES OF TOPICS FROM REAL SHYT TO CLUB MUSIC AND CAN'T FORGET ABOUT THE LADIES DUDE GOT CLASSICS LIKE BALLERS GIRLFRIEND MAAN HOLE UP! IF you ain't NEVER HEARD THIS CAT I SUGGEST YOU CHECKOUT HIS WORK ON ON ITUNES OR YOUTUBE
One of if not the best underrated rated underground rapper in Houston! From real life story telling to metaphors this guy is so consistent! With over 100 MIXTAPE circulated from TEXAS TO GERMANY.. With collaborations with some of the top rap artist in the game! He's not only an artist he's a Producer/Engineer/Writer/Video Production.. Not only street smart but also has associates degree in audio engineering. If you didn't Know about 4Trey now you know so checkout his work on iTunes or YouTube. BELIEVE HE WILL BE YOUR NEW NUMBER 1 ARTIST I KNOW CAUSE HE'S MINE NOW!
A beast on the mic with different flows! Hands down the best iv heard come out of Houston! Every song is a different style like your hearing a different rapper every time! Not like these same ole boring no topic having mono tone rappers.. This dude really brings the HEAT!
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61Point Blank
Calm down Point Blank!

62Aqualeo
More elitie then more the 7/8ths of this list... Young brotha from NJ can see the how can't yall?

63Mayalino

64Aztek Escobar
If you ain't heard aztek rap you need to he can spit some lines. He speaks bout the streets wit a different style an bout his people.

65Big Mike

66Dudella
He should be top 15 at least
From TMI Boys to Thug Mafia his style is on point.

67Lil' Crazy

68HubCap Harry
That boy Hubcap Harry never let up even after he left the game to become a Dancer.

69Hustlaz by Habit

70Pie Face
Mr. Truffblokk hands down the best rapper in the H-Town. Original S.U.C. if you know S.U.C. you know Pie Face and Herschelwood Hardheadz.
The original SUC. Been in the game for a min. Music is the realest
#$till $kullen I ♥ my man he is the Best 2 me

71Anglust

72Big Boss

73Mydnyte Slug
Some hot music I love it
My baby sound good

74Low G
HTown is with you Low G!

75Villain Da Infamous Meskin
The realest Street Mexican, true live Hispanic gangster from Houston Texas, with street credibility and one H.P. D worse Public Enemy..A.K. A Lil Villain... And underrated Street Mexican rapper...

76Doughbeezy

77Joe Black

Joe Black is one of the biggest upcoming rappers from H-Town. His rhymes are some of the sickest and down to earth. He's from H-Town but sounds nothing like a houston rapper. Check him out Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.


78J King
J King is an aspiring Upcoming rapper/producer/ beat maker from Houston. Listen out for him world he's gonna be big

79Scooby of the Grit Boys
Scooby is from the legendary group the Grit Boys.

80DOLLAR ONE
The One
SOUTH UNION RAWEST!
Hands down
I am feeling his sound and lyrics, they tell a real story!
The Guerrilla Nation Don
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81Bleeda

82Vycka

83Big Booty
Yo Big Booty Is the illest mayne! I saw him back in 73 with Lil Kahuna and Mc SpiderMonkey! The best outta houston

84Lil Booty

85Attila The Thug
Attila (pron. : /ˈætɨlə/ or /əˈtɪlə/;? "453), frequently referred to as Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in 453. He was leader of the Hunnic Empire, which stretched from the Ural River to the Rhine River and from the Danube River to the Baltic Sea.

During his reign he was one of the most feared enemies of the Western and Eastern Roman Empires. He crossed the Danube twice and plundered the Balkans, but was unable to take Constantinople. He also attempted to conquer Roman Gaul (modern France), crossing the Rhine in 451 and marching as far as Aurelianum (Orléans) before being defeated at the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains.

Subsequently he invaded Italy, devastating the northern provinces, but was unable to take Rome. He planned for further campaigns against the Romans but died in 453.

What a thug and true houston legend

86Big Lurch

87Hoodfella Gauge

88Prez D
One of the most lyrical rappers to come out of the south. He has a political corporate but still street style. He jams

89J Diego
Man I heard this dudes first mix tape contraband last week (September 2013) this dude got it for real.

90Nolia Boi

91Rick Garley
Check out his new rap video..
Google. I'm ballin. Rick garley.. Houstond fasting emerging underground rap star

92Travis Scott

93Makk Digg

94Mr. Mike

95Big Bank Hank
Rapping about what he really did.

96Quota
As one of the original signed artist from Dope House Records, Quotakey become popular in the group Twin Beredaz. Breaking out into a solo artist with a few mixtapes and currently with a highly anticipated and popular album The Final Cut: Key to the Lock, Quota has become a rapidly growing into a fan favorite artist coming out of Houston Texas' First Ward and the Heights.

97Yung Surreal

98Nameispat White

99Big Cam

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