Once an underexposed form of expression, rap, today, has cemented a place of its own in the music industry! From the dusky dungeons to the glitzy nightclubs, and everywhere in between, rap blares out and loud from the speakers satiating the die-hard music aficionados their quest for rhyme and rhythm. A culture in itself, rappers from round the globe have made rapping a hot genre in music through their distinctive storytelling ability, characteristic creativity and fusion of voice. American rappers have highly influenced the world’s hip-hop culture. They have been pioneers in their art form and have made exceptional and incomparable contribution in the rapping industry. Be it the boy-next-door type Eminem or the hot and husky 50 Cent or the sultry Macklemore or the extraordinarily talented Nas, one thing that’s common to all of them is the raging demon avatar that they turn to when handed a microphone. Riveting and compelling are their raps as they make the most mountainous of subjects or the most trivial of matters rhyme in time to a beat. While some deliver it in a vivid street poetry style, the others deliver it through tongue twisters and still others using wordplay. Check this list of famous American rappers to know how their love for rap began and where did it take them to. Get inspired!
XXXTentacionXXXTentacion
23 January 1998
Rapper
Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998
Rapper

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971
Rapper

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971
Actor

Cardi BCardi B
11 October 1992
Rapper

John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977
Wrestler, Rapper
6ix9ine6ix9ine
08 May 1996
Rapper

Post MalonePost Malone
04 July 1995
Rapper

Travis ScottTravis Scott
30 April 1992
Rapper
Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
08 July 1998
Rapper

Donald GloverDonald Glover
25 September 1983
Actor, Rapper
Mac MillerMac Miller
19 January 1992
American Rapper, Singer

Lil PeepLil Peep
01 November 1996
Singer

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972
Rapper

50 cent50 Cent
06 July 1975
Rapper

Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur
Quando RondoQuando Rondo
23 March 1999
Rapper

Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969
Rapper

Daveed DiggsDaveed Diggs
24 January 1982
Actor

Nick CannonNick Cannon
08 October 1980
Actor
R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967
Singer-songwriter

Nora LumNora Lum
14 December 1988
Rapper
Lil PumpLil Pump
17 August 2000
Rapper

NBA YoungBoyNBA YoungBoy
20 October 1999
Rapper

Playboi CartiPlayboi Carti
13 September 1996
Rapper
Kid CudiKid Cudi
30 January 1984
Rapper, Songwriter

DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991
Rapper
Lil Uzi VertLil Uzi Vert
31 July 1994
Rapper

Lil DurkLil Durk
19 October 1992
Rapper

NellyNelly
02 November 1974
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Ice-TIce-T
16 February 1958
Rapper

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FergieFergie
27 March 1975
Singer-songwriter
Nipsey HussleNipsey Hussle
15 August 1985
Rapper

Future (Rapper)Future (Rapper)
20 November 1983
Rapper

ASAP RockyASAP Rocky
03 October 1988
Rapper

Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar
17 June 1987
Rapper
Lil BabyLil Baby
03 December 1994
Rapper
LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988
Singer

YNW MellyYNW Melly
01 May 1999
Rapper

SaweetieSaweetie
02 July 1993
Rapper, Songwriter

Chanel West CoastChanel West Coast
01 September 1988
Rapper
Bobby ShmurdaBobby Shmurda
04 August 1994
Rapper

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970
Rapper

Miss MulattoMiss Mulatto
22 December 1998
Rapper

Tory LanezTory Lanez
27 July 1992
Rapper

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987
Rapper
Kiari CephusKiari Cephus
14 December 1991
Hip Hop Star

NasNas
14 September 1973
Rapper
T.I.T.I.
25 September 1980
Hip-hop Artist

PitbullPitbull
15 January 1981
Rapper

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
27 May 1971
Rapper
Tyrese GibsonTyrese Gibson
30 December 1978
Rapper, Actor

TygaTyga
19 November 1989
Rapper
Chief KeefChief Keef
15 August 1995
Rapper, Singer, Record Producer, Composer

J. Cole J. Cole
28 January 1985
Rapper, Record Producer, Singer-Songwriter

G-EazyG-Eazy
24 May 1989
Rapper

NLE ChoppaNLE Choppa
01 November 2002
Rapper

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa
08 September 1987
Rapper & Songwriter
Trippie ReddTrippie Redd
18 June 1999
Rapper

Young ThugYoung Thug
16 August 1991
Rapper

Keith StanfieldKeith Stanfield
12 August 1991
Actor, Rapper

Kodak BlackKodak Black
11 June 1997
Rapper
KeshaKesha
01 March 1987
Singer-songwriter

Chance the RapperChance the Rapper
16 April 1993
Rapper
Bow WowBow Wow
09 March 1987
Rapper

DiploDiplo
10 November 1978
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Roddy RicchRoddy Ricch
22 October 1998
Rapper
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)
30 March 1991
Rapper
RZARZA
05 July 1969
Rapper

Teyana TaylorTeyana Taylor
10 December 1990
Singer

Asian DollAsian Doll
07 December 1997
Rapper
will.i.amwill.i.am
15 March 1975
Rapper, Singer-songwriter

Big SeanBig Sean
25 March 1988
Rapper
Ty Dolla SignTy Dolla Sign
13 April 1985
Rapper

CeeLo GreenCeeLo Green
30 May 1974
Singer

Rick RossRick Ross
28 January 1976
Rapper, Songwriter

Aaron CarterAaron Carter
07 December 1987
Rapper
Meek MillMeek Mill
06 May 1987
Hip-hop Artist
Bo BurnhamBo Burnham
21 August 1990
Comedian

Lil’ KimLil’ Kim
11 July 1975
Rapper

Torrence HatchTorrence Hatch
14 November 1982
Rapper

Polo GPolo G
06 January 1999
Rapper
Lil XanLil Xan
06 September 1996
Rapper

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
05 August 1964
Rapper

MacklemoreMacklemore
19 June 1983
Rapper

Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971
Rapper

Andy MilonakisAndy Milonakis
30 January 1976
Comedian, Actor and Rapper
2 Chainz2 Chainz
12 September 1977
Rapper

Soulja BoySoulja Boy
28 July 1990
Rapper
T-PainT-Pain
30 September 1985
Rapper

Lil DickyLil Dicky
15 March 1988
Rapper
French MontanaFrench Montana
09 November 1984
Rapper
Lil YachtyLil Yachty
23 August 1997
Rapper