Famous Canadian Rappers

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 1 Drake

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Famous As: One of the Best-Selling Music Artists With the Most Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100
Birthdate: October 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Drake soared to fame with his performance as Jimmy Brooks in the series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He then became a rap sensation with his platinum album Thank Me Later and his Grammy-winning quadruple platinum album Take Care. His track In My Feelings went viral with the global Kiki Challenge.

 2 Tory Lanez

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brampton, Canada

Rapper, singer and songwriter, Tory Lanez’s debut studio album I Told You topped the charts in 2016. His subsequent albums, Memories Don't Die, Love Me Now, Chixtape 5 and Daystar were successful too. He was arrested once for violence and possessing a weapon. He has also been accused of shooting and wounding another rap artist, a charge Tory has denied.

 3 Kris Wu

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Chinese-Canadian actor/singer Wu Yifan, better known as Kris Wu, previously performed as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. He has also had a successful solo career, with hits such as Good Kid, and has starred in films such as Mr. Six and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.
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 4 Nav

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Famous As: Famous for His Hit Singles "Myself", "Back to Back"
Birthdate: November 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Navraj Singh Goraya, popularly known as Nav, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. He achieved recognition when his song Myself went viral in 2016. Bad Habits, his second studio album, debuted at the top position on the US Billboard 200. He has also received criticism for using the word nigga in some of his songs like TTD.

 5 PartyNextDoor

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rapper, singer, and record producer. He grew up listening to rappers, such as Jodeci, Boyz II Men, Blackstreet, and 112 and was inspired to pursue a career in music. His first mixtape was a moderate hit. Since then, he has released a few albums and several singles. He has been nominated for the Grammy Awards twice. 

 6 Mark Lee

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto
Canadian rapper Mark Lee performs as part of the South Korean boy band NCT, known for their Billboard-charting single such as The 7th Sense. He also became part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM in 2019. He has also been part of reality shows such as It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets.

 7 Bbnos

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Famous As: Rapper who garnered millions of plays on his SoundCloud profile
Birthdate: June 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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 8 Tablo

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Famous As: Best Known as The Leader and Producer of Veteran Korean Hip-Hop Group 'Epik High'
Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Tablo is a Korean-Canadian composer, record producer, lyricist, and hip hop recording artist. He is best known for being the producer and leader of the popular alternative hip hop group, Epik High. He is also credited with founding High Ground, an independent music label, which housed bands like The Black Skirts and Hyukoh.

 9 Edison Chen

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Known as a "bad boy" once, Canadian-born Hong Kong actor/singer Edison Chen is now a doting dad to his daughter with his Chinese model wife Qin Shupei. The actor who has appeared in films such as the Infernal Affairs trilogy, was part of a nude photo scandal back in 2008.

 10 Belly

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Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter, and record producer.
Birthdate: April 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jenin, Palestine

 11 Jon Lajoie

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Famous As: Musical comedian who rose to fame through his YouTube channel, where he posted music videos for original songs
Birthdate: August 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 12 K'naan

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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia

K'naan is the stage name of Keinan Abdi Warsame, a Somali Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to fame when his single Wavin' Flag was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He is committed to his Somali roots and is considered a spokesperson for the Toronto Somali community. 

 13 Dax

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Famous As: Hip hop artist with a huge YouTube presence of more than 3.7 million subscribers
Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. John's, Canada

 14 Shane Bunting

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Surrey, Canada

 15 Chilly Gonzales

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Famous As: Grammy-winning Canadian musician, songwriter, and producer
Birthdate: March 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Chilly Gonzales is the stage name of Jason Charles Beck, a Canadian musician, songwriter, and producer. A versatile personality, he works in a range of musical genres, including rap, pop, and classical music. He embarked on a career in music as a young man and established himself in the field within a few years. He is a Grammy Award winner. 

 16 Pressa

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 17 Tommy Genesis

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

A self-proclaimed fetish rapper, Tommy Genesis is considered an underground icon, who prefers to let her art speak for itself. Beginning her journey in 2015 with the release of her debut mixtape, she now has two studio albums and significant number of singles to her credit. Also a successful visual artist and model, she also appeared at many fashion shows.

 18 Kid Buu

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Jersey

 19 Killy

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 20 Andrew Kishino

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Famous As: For his 1991 single
Birthdate: March 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 21 Jahkoy Palmer

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A big fan of William Shakespeare, R&B singer and rapper Jahkoy Palmer began composing poems and turning them into raps by the age of eleven and debuted on stage at thirteen, performing in numerous events across Toronto before releasing his first mixtape at nineteen. Currently a popular star, he now focuses more on singing than on rapping.

 22 Goody Grace

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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: June 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada

 23 Jay Whiss

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Famous As: Songwriter, Rapper known for his single "Watch This", which appeared on OVO Sound Radio in late 2015
Birthdate: September 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Vincent