Famous Rappers - List of Famous Rappers - page 3

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.

The Most Famous Rappers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Sexxy LexxyOctober 16, 1990AmericanAlexis Smith Walker, popularly known as Sexxy Lexxy, is an African-American singer
OmarionNovember 12, 1984AmericanOmarion is an American singer, rapper, and actor
Mark TuanSeptember 4, 1993AmericanMark Tuan is an American singer, rapper, and dancer, who is part of the South Korean boy band 'Got7.' Take a look at his family, personal life, including his age, birthday, etc.
Young JeezySeptember 28, 1977AmericanYoung Jeezy is an American rap artist
SaweetieJuly 2, 1993AmericanSaweetie (Diamonté Harper) is an American rapper and songwriter best known for her song ‘Icy Grl.’
Lil SkiesAugust 4, 1998AmericanLil Skies (Kimetrius Foose) is an American rapper
Hitman HollaMarch 29, 1988AmericanHitman Holla (Gerald Fulton, Jr.) is an American battle rapper known for his unmatched punch lines and aggressive spirit
Anuel AANovember 27, 1992Puerto RicanAnuel AA is a Puerto Rican rapper
WaleSeptember 21, 1984AmericanWale is an American rapper of Nigerian descent
JungkookSeptember 1, 1997South KoreanJungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer, and rapper of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys or BTS
Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre

Dr Dre (Andre Romelle Young) is an American rapper, producer and entrepreneur

AmericanFebruary 18, 1965338 views

Trey Songz

Trey Songz is an American rapper, songwriter, record-producer and actor

AmericanNovember 28, 1984441 views

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is a famous rap singer and song writer of the United States who is best known for her songs ‘I Get Crazy’ and ‘Super Bass’

Pitbull

Pitbull is a popular American rapper

AmericanJanuary 15, 1981289 views

Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter is a popular American pop and hip hop singer

Tinchy Stryder

Tinchy Stryder is a Ghanaian-English grime vocalist and an industrialist, famously dubbed as ‘The Star in the Hood’

GhanaianSeptember 14, 1986143 views

Ice-T

Ice-T is an American rapper and actor

AmericanFebruary 16, 1958207 views

Rick Ross

Rick Ross is an American rapper and artist

AmericanJanuary 28, 1976163 views

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, record producer and talk show host

AmericanMarch 18, 1970198 views

Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, vocalist and record producer

AmericanFebruary 11, 1977179 views