Famous Hip Hop Singers - List of Famous Hip Hop Singers

A hip hop singer may be involved in the production of a genre of music that is mainly concerned with the use of rhythmical intoning of certain selected rhymed couplets in harmony with a persistent beat. This genre of music is considered to be very popular with the younger generation and is thus mainly associated with urban youth culture. Hip-hop and rap music originated during the 1970’s as a kind of street music form and culture mainly among African-American communities living in South Bronx area of New York City. The main elements that can be seen in this genre of music include poverty, violence and graffiti art. In the 20th and the 21st century hip-ho- and rap music became one of the most celebrated and immensely popular genres of music, especially among the youth in various countries from across the world. With the advancement in technology and the development of mass media technologies, adding to the impact of globalization, hip-hop and rap music is a universal phenomenon. Read on for more information about some of the world's most famous hip-hop singers.

The Most Famous Hip Hop Singers

YolandiDecember 1, 1984South AfricanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Yolandi Visser, the famous South African singer and actress; her birthday, her family and personal life, her boyfriends, fun trivia facts and more.
Jackson WangMarch 28, 1994ChineseJackson Wang is a Hong Kong-South Korean rapper, singer, and dancer
NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)March 30, 1991AmericanNF (Nathan John Feuerstein) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter
Kanye WestJune 8, 1977AmericanKanye West is an American hip-hop musician, rapper, lyricist, record producer, film director and fashion designer.
Mac MillerJanuary 19, 1992AmericanMalcolm James McCormick, known by his stage name Mac Miller, was a famous American singer, rapper and record producer
Trippie ReddJune 18, 1999AmericanTrippie Redd, born Michael Lamar White IV, is an American rapper and singer
Belcalis AlmanzarOctober 11, 1992AmericanBelcalis Almanzar (Cardi B) is a former stripper and a famous hip hop recording artist
Cassie VenturaAugust 26, 1986AmericanCasandra Elizabeth Ventura is an American singer, model, actress, and dancer
Lil TwistJanuary 11, 1993AmericanLil Twist (Christopher Lynn Moore) is an American rapper and hip-hop artist
Eazy-ESeptember 7, 1964AmericanEazy-E (Eric Lynn Wright) was an American rapper fondly referred to as "The Godfather of Gangsta rap"


Fabolous is an American rapper and hip-hop recording artist

AmericanNovember 18, 1977115 views


Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and actress

AmericanOctober 13, 1980199 views

Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige is a prolific American musician, singer-songwriter, actress, and model

AmericanJanuary 11, 1971160 views

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne (Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) is an American hip-hop artist

AmericanSeptember 27, 1982201 views

MC Hammer

Stanley Kirk Burrell, better known as MC Hammer, is an award-winning American hip-hop singer, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur

AmericanMarch 30, 1962273 views

Bow Wow

Bow Wow (Shad Gregory Moss) is a famous American rap artist, record producer, TV host and actor

AmericanMarch 9, 1987127 views

Baby Kaely

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AmericanFebruary 22, 2005280 views

Donnie Wahlberg

Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr

AmericanAugust 17, 196990 views

The Notorious B.I.G.

Christopher George Latore Wallace, known by his stage names Biggie Smalls, The Notorious B.I.G, or Biggie, was an American rapper

AmericanMay 21, 1972126 views


Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty) is a Barbadian singer-songwriter considered to be one of the best-selling artists of all time

BarbadianFebruary 20, 1988242 views