Best Southern Rappers


The Top Ten

1 Z-Ro Z-Ro Joseph Wayne McVey IV, better known by his stage names Z-Ro and The Mo City Don, is an American rapper from Houston, Texas.

Why is Andre 3000 higher? Andre hasn't even released an actual studio album, while this legendary rapper has an entire discography full of classic songs! - ILikeSexyGirls

He's better than Scarface, in my humble opinion. - DaWyteNight

2 K-Rino K-Rino

The best lyricist to come out of the south - DaWyteNight

3 Bun B Bun B Bernard Freeman, known by his stage name Bun B, is an American rapper and was one half of the southern rap duo UGK.

The only great rapper in UGK - DaWyteNight

4 Big Mello Big Mello

Why is Andre 3000 so high on the list? The dude hasn't even released a solo album and Big Mello is way underrated! R.I.P.

Big Mello dope as hell! R.I.P. - DaWyteNight

5 T.I. T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor born on September 25, 1980 in Atlanta, GA.

He has fallen off hard in these last few years but his old stuff is timeless - DaWyteNight

13? He's a better rapper than Andre 3000. - chocodilesforlife

6 Big Mike Big Mike

Underrated and underappreciated, he should be more known - DaWyteNight

7 Lil Wyte Patrick Lanshaw, better known by his stage name Lil Wyte, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.

The best southern white rapper ever - DaWyteNight

8 Scarface Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.

How is Face not #1!? He was in the Geto Boys, which essentially created southern rap, and his storytelling techniques are incredible. Scarface is easily my #1 favorite rapper, or even musician/vocalist, of all time. Even more impressive, I'm 17 and white and I know him.

9 Phonte Phonte
10 Killer Mike Killer Mike Michael Render, better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor and activist from Atlanta, Georgia.

Killer Mike is one of those rappers that you like more and more as you listen to him. - DaWyteNight

The Newcomers

? B.o.B B.o.B Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.

The Contenders

11 Eightball

8Ball and MJG were better than UGK, their I said it! Unlike UGK both rappers were good, but 8Ball was better than MJG but MJG was still good too, unlike Pimp C in UGK who sucked on the mic. OutKast were good at first but then they became weird and it's a stretch too even call what they were making southern rap, 8Ball & MJG always stayed true to their audience and didn't sell out like OutKast.

12 T-Rock T-Rock

Probably one of the greatest lyricists from the south, and one of the most complex flows. His subject matter brings him down a bit though. - DaWyteNight

13 Andre 3000 Andre 3000 André Lauren Benjamin, known by his stage name André 3000 is an American rapper and one half of the hip-hop duo OutKast. He is widely considered to be the better half of the duo, and he is also considered to be one of the greatest lyricists in hip hop. Despite never actually releasing an official more.

Outkast! Ffs he should be in the top 3!

WHY IS HE SO LOW? - Jon8201

He's good, but he's never even released an actual rap solo album. - DaWyteNight

14 Lil Boosie Lil Boosie Torrence Hatch, born November 14, 1982, is an American rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He released his first independent album 'Youngest of the Camp' in 2000, followed by "For My Thugs" in 2002. He released two collaboration albums with Webbie, Ghetto Stories in 2003 and Gangsta Musik in 2004. In more.

He's not the most lyrical rapper out there, but his old stuff was classic. Bad Azz, For My Thugs, and Bad Azz Mixtape Vol. 2 all classics. He's definitely past his prime and has had sadly fallen from grace over the years but that doesn't take away from how good he was during the 2000's. Some people compare him to Gucci Mane, but if you really listen to Boosie's older music you'll see that they are nothing alike. - DaWyteNight

15 Big Boi
16 Pimp C

Not a very good rapper on the mic but rest in piece anyway - ILikeSexyGirls

17 Rittz Rittz Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia.
18 Chamillionaire Chamillionaire Hakeem Seriki, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Houston, Texas, better known by his stage name Chamillionaire.
19 Ludacris Ludacris Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor.

He is the real king of the South!

Aye ma boi!

20 Willie D
21 Trick Daddy Trick Daddy
22 Big K.R.I.T. Big K.R.I.T. Justin Scott, better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T., is an American rapper and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.
23 Denzal Curry
24 Project Pat Project Pat Patrick Houston, better known as Project Pat is an American rapper and actor originating from Memphis, Tennessee.

Of Pat and his brother Juicy J, Pat was definitely the one with the rapping talent. - DaWyteNight

25 Dat Boy Grace
26 Trae
27 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, more.

Him? Best southern rapper? I just died a little inside. - DaWyteNight

28 Young Jeezy Young Jeezy Young Jeezy is a hip hop artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is most known for his album "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101", his loud, distinctive rap voice, his song "Put On", his longtime beef with rapper Gucci Mane, and for his tough talk and street lyrics.

He sucks so bad it's not even funny - TheArtOfBars

He sucks - DaWyteNight

29 Juicy J Juicy J Juicy J is a rapper from Memphis who was part of the rap group Three 6 Mafia, before he would leave the group in exchange for more money and solo success. He's often criticized for being a sellout and for having very mindless lyrics and only rapping about money, drugs, sex and partying.
30 Ace Hood Ace Hood Antoine McColister, better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
31 Yelawolf Yelawolf Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known as Yelawolf, is an American rapper from Gadsden, Alabama. In his early years, Yelawolf released his first independent album "Creek Water', which was released in 2005. During 2005 to 2010, he released one extended play (EP) and four mixtapes. more.
32 Slim Thug Slim Thug Slim Thug gained mainstream attention for his contribution to the popular single from rapper Mike Jones, "Still Tippin'".
33 Plies Plies Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper. He is known for his singles such as "Shawty", "Hypnotized", and "Bust It Baby." Unlike his sing-songy singles, Plies' albums mostly contain realistic material about the street life and trying to survive. His first more.
34 Lil Scrappy
35 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper and pop music artist from Carol City, Florida. He is known for songs such as "Low", "Right Round", "Sugar", "Club Can't Handel Me", "Good Feeling", "Whistle", "Wild Ones", "My House" and "GDFR."
36 Khujo Goodie
37 MJG
38 Crime Boss
39 Al Kapone
40 DJ Paul
41 Lord Infamous Lord Infamous Ricky T Dunigan, better known by his stage name Lord Infamous, was an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.
42 Jelly Roll
43 Rick Ross
44 2 Pistols
45 Fat Pat
46 H.A.W.K.
47 Master P Master P Percy Robert Miller, known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller, is an American musician, actor, businessperson, record producer, record executive, philanthropist, and former basketball player.
48 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Radric Delantic Davis, known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper who has released 12 studio albums and over 70 mixtapes. In 2007, he founded his own label, 1017 Records. He helped to pioneer the hip hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy. more.
49 Lil Jack
50 Lil' Keke
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