List of famous rappers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Imagine what the music world would have been like had it not been for rappers like 50 Cent, Kanye West, Slick Rick and Snoop Dogg who pep up the songs with their innovative and funny rapping styles? Rapping is an interesting combination of speech, prose, poetry and singing and adds a fun element to the performance of the entertainer. Rapping is such an integral ingredient of hip hop music and is also found in alternative rock and Kwaito music. Rap music has traditionally been a young man’s forte though in the modern times it is no rarity to seen middle-aged men happily rapping their lyrics or to spot pretty women stealing the spotlight away from their male counterparts. Rapping has its roots in Africa though today you can find rappers from different races performing all over the world in over a hundred languages! In the modern era it was the Hip Hop artist James Brown who introduced rapping in its modern avatar to millions of music fans. Rappers began gaining in popularity during the 1970s and from there rapping’s become a staple of Hip Hop music. Read on to learn more about the famous rappers from all over the world who made music more exciting and enjoyable with their unique talents.

Post Malone Post Malone
American
Lizzo Lizzo
American

ASAP Rocky ASAP Rocky
American
Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg
American

John Cena John Cena
American

6ix9ine 6ix9ine
American

Mac Miller Mac Miller
American

Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
American

Jungkook Jungkook
South Korean

50 cent 50 Cent
American

R. Kelly R. Kelly
American

Lil Peep Lil Peep
American

YNW Melly YNW Melly
American

Kodak Black Kodak Black
American

Dr. Dre Dr. Dre
American

T.I. T.I.
American

J-Hope J-Hope
South Korean
Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea
Australian

Stormzy Stormzy
British

Lil Pump Lil Pump
Colombian, American
Sean Combs Sean Combs
American

Lil Xan Lil Xan
American

Nas Nas
American

J. Cole J. Cole
German, American

Wiz Khalifa Wiz Khalifa
American
DaBaby DaBaby
American
21 Savage 21 Savage
British

Tyga Tyga
American

Nick Cannon Nick Cannon
American

Lil Dicky Lil Dicky
American

Rick Ross Rick Ross
American

G-Eazy G-Eazy
American

Akon Akon
American

Frank Ocean Frank Ocean
American
Lisa Lopes Lisa Lopes
Spanish, American

Ice-T Ice-T
American
Tech N9ne Tech N9ne
American

Diplo Diplo
American

Abbie Cornish Abbie Cornish
Australian
Steve-O Steve-O
Canadian, British, American

Daddy Yankee Daddy Yankee
Puerto Rican
Meek Mill Meek Mill
American

Chief Keef Chief Keef
American

Blueface Blueface
American

Lil Baby Lil Baby
American
Swae Lee Swae Lee
American

Kesha Kesha
American

Young Thug Young Thug
American
Kid Cudi Kid Cudi
American

Nelly Nelly
American

Lil Yachty Lil Yachty
American

Macklemore Macklemore
American
Skepta Skepta
British

Anuel AA Anuel AA
Puerto Rican

Henry Lau Henry Lau
Canadian
RZA RZA
American

Big Sean Big Sean
American

2 Chainz 2 Chainz
American

Karlie Redd Karlie Redd
American
T-Pain T-Pain
American

Lil Durk Lil Durk
American

Jackson Wang Jackson Wang
Chinese, Hong Konger

Logic Logic
American

Saweetie Saweetie
American

Kwon Ji Yong G-Dragon
South Korean

Timbaland Timbaland
American
Bo Burnham Bo Burnham
American

Soulja Boy Soulja Boy
American
Kevin Gates Kevin Gates
American

Flavor Flav Flavor Flav
American
Fat Joe Fat Joe
American