Top Ten Best Modern Rappers

Rappers who recently have had immense popularity and are well received by both the audience and critics.

The Top Ten

1 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg ...read more.

Is basically the living embodiment of 2pac

Decent and interesting rapper, but extremely overrated... - DaWyteNight

I dare say he is THE GREATEST EVER along with 2pac and biggie

Also happens to be the best of all time

2 J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.

Fantastic rapper and producer, at least top 3. in my opinion Drake, Tyga, and Kanye are very overrated and the top 3 should be:
1. Kendrick
2. Cole
3. Rocky

Tyga is number 3. I voted jermaine because he obviously won't beat k.dot but it's worth trying to get him to number two.

How is Cole this low on the list

Second Best Dude. Simply put, he carries on traditional hiphop

3 Logic Born on January 22, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily ...read more.

We keep it real no false rap

Rattpat till my pulse flat

4 Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

He's the goat

Best - Genesyis

Sorry to sound a bit cliché adding him, but he's pretty damn good. And I'm not a fan of rap. (I do enjoy 2pac better than him though.) - MontyPython

5 A$AP Rocky Rakim Mayers, better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Harlem, New York.
6 XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 - June 18, 2018), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

Too low on the list, how is he not at the top five at least?

SHOULD BE HIGHER

Number 1

7 Bishop Nehru
8 Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.

It’s a shame that Drake is over Kanye when Drake wouldn’t even be a thing without Kanye. Kanye starts every trend in hip-hop. He is the most creative rapper making music today.

Should not be on this list - DaWyteNight

9 Joey Bada$$ Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor.

Goat

10 Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California. Hopsin was born on July 18, 1985. His first album was called Emurge but he's best known for his album titled Raw.

The Newcomers

? Juice WRLD

The Contenders

11 Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

Overrated - 4our2wen0ty

12 Tyga Micheal Ray Stevenson, known by his stage name Tyga, is an American hip hop recording artist. In 2011, Tyga signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

taste me

Tyga?...Tyga? TYGA?! - DaWyteNight

13 Locksmith Davood Ali Asgari, better known by his stage name Locksmith, is an American rapper from Richmond, California.
14 Your Old Droog
15 Childish Gambino Donald McKinley Glover Jr. is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ. ...read more.
16 Danny Brown Daniel Dewan Sewell, known professionally as Danny Brown, is an American rapper. He is best known for his individuality, being described by MTV as "one of rap's most unique figures in recent memory".

Nope - DaWyteNight

17 NF Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician from Gladwin, Michigan.

He has really good music. I LOVE HIS MUSIC!

THE BEST

18 Tyler, the Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. ...read more.

"I made the cut, like a pack of blades
You can call me brush, I've been making' waves"
Why isn't this dude higher on this list - MSA33

19 Joyner Lucas

Ross capicchioni, it was one of the first songs that gave me actual goosebumps.

Best flow, best bars, best beats, best punchlines, best storytelling.

He’s better than Kendrick and Logic in my opinion

20 Rittz Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia.
21 Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda (born 11 February 1977) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and co-lead vocalist. ...read more.

DON'T TELL ME JACOB SARTORIUS IS BETTER THAN LINKIN PARK!

22 J.I.D
23 Chance The Rapper Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.
24 Chris Webby Christian Webster, better known by his stage name Chris Webby, is an American rapper from Norwalk, Connecticut.
25 Jay Electronica
26 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, ...read more.

Not modern - Genesyis

27 Lil Pump Gazzy Garcia (known professionally as Lil Pump, born August 17th, 2000) is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. Gazzy began his career in 2016 with a collaboration freestyle with Smokepurpp, which was eventually posted in Soundcloud to popular success. He broke out to mainstream the following ...read more.

the best

28 Earl Sweatshirt Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, better known by his stage name Earl Sweatshirt, is an American rapper, record producer, and disc jockey from Los Angeles, California.
29 Meechy Darko
30 Lil Uzi Vert Symere Woods, better known by his stage name Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist and songwriter.
31 Post Malone Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), known professionally as Post Malone, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist.

By Far The Best Modern Rapper

32 Ski Mask the Slump God Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne, born April 18, 1996, is an American rapper and songwriter from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is well known for his goofy and sometimes nonsensical lyrics and songs and his fast flows, as well as for collaborating with the late XXXTentacion.

Trash - DaWyteNight

33 Machine Gun Kelly Colson Baker, better known by his stage names MGK and Machine Gun Kelly, is an American rapper and actor, from Cleveland, Ohio.

Binge was trash and he got murdered by eminem
RIP mgk's career - Genesyis

34 The Game Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.
35 Future
36 Big Sean Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan.
37 Chief Keef Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.
38 Schoolboy Q Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.
39 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.
40 Ugly God
41 Lil Yachty Miles Parks McCollum, known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016.
42 Immortal Technique Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist from Lima, Peru. He was born on February 19, 1978
43 Travis Scott Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and musician from Houston, Texas.

godly

Travis Scott? Rapper? - DaWyteNight

At least Young Thug and Lil Peep actually rap (even if they are terrible at it), I don't consider Post or Juice rappers either but nobody pretends like they're great rappers like they do with Travis. - DaWyteNight

44 Lil Peep Gustav Elijah Åhr, known professionally as Lil Peep, was an American rapper, singer, songwriter and model.

lit

45 Trippie Redd Michael Lamar White IV, known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

I mean come on. How is Yachty higher than Trippie?

46 Dbangz

Actually Jesus reborn

47 21 Savage Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), better known by his stage name 21 Savage, is an American rapper. He received attention for projects such as Free Guwop (2015) as well as Savage Mode (2016, with Metro Boomin) before going on to release his debut album, Issa Album (2017). He is best ...read more.
48 Saba

Please listen to his album care for me, that is some beautiful jazz rap that is highly slept on - Flamewc

49 YG

He's trash - DaWyteNight

50 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.
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