Famous Canadian Rappers

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Drake
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists With the Most Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100)
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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.

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Tory Lanez
(Singer-Rapper Known for His Albums: ‘I Told You’, ‘Memories Don't Die’ and ‘Love Me Now?’)
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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.

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Nav
(Canadian Hip-Hop Artist Known for His Silky Vocals & Slick Beats)
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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.

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 4 
PartyNextDoor
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘PartyNextDoor ‘ and ‘PNDColours’)
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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. 

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Kris Wu
(Rapper)
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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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Mark Lee
(Canadian Rapper, Singer and Member of the South Korean Boy Band ‘NCT’)
Mark Lee
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Birthdate: August 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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.
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Bbnos
(Rapper who garnered millions of plays on his SoundCloud profile)
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Birthdate: June 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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Tablo
(Best Known as The Leader and Producer of Veteran Korean Hip-Hop Group 'Epik High')
Tablo
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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.

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Belly
(Rapper, Songwriter, and record producer.)
Belly
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Birthdate: April 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jenin, Palestine
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Jon Lajoie
(Musical comedian who rose to fame through his YouTube channel, where he posted music videos for original songs)
Jon Lajoie
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Birthdate: August 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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K'naan
(Known For His Single "Wavin’ Flag", Which Was Chosen as Anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup)
K'naan
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Birthdate: April 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
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. 

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Dax
(Hip hop artist with a huge YouTube presence of more than 3.7 million subscribers)
Dax
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Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. John's, Canada
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Chilly Gonzales
(Musical Polymath Known for His Rap Albums and Collaborations With Musicians 'Feist' and 'Drake')
Chilly Gonzales
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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. 

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Shane Bunting
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Birthdate: October 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Surrey, Canada
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Tommy Genesis
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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.

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Pressa
(Rapper)
Pressa
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Birthdate: May 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Kid Buu
(Rapper)
Kid Buu
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Birthdate: April 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Jersey
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Killy
(Rapper)
Killy
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Birthdate: August 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Andrew Kishino
(For his 1991 single)
Andrew Kishino
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Birthdate: March 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Goody Grace
(Musician, Singer)
Goody Grace
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Birthdate: June 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
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Jahkoy Palmer
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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.

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