Step into our retrospective as we unveil the hottest dynamic rappers alive, an homage to the ever-changing landscape of hip hop that has birthed some of the most memorable and influential artists of our era.
Over the decades, hip hop has witnessed transformations in its sonic tapestry and the ascent and descent of its luminaries. Yet, the unyielding appetite for new talent and the latest trends has consistently propelled the culture forward. From Snoop Dogg’s monumental debut to Kanye West’s boundary-pushing artistry and Lil Wayne’s rapid ascent to superstardom, our journey celebrates not only those who dominated the charts but also those who left an indelible mark on the cultural fabric.
Embark on this exploration with us—from the era of The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, and DMX to the contemporary reign of Drake, Lil Baby, and Travis Scott—as we pay homage to the hottest rappers alive, encapsulating each year’s defining figures since 1993.
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2) Nicki Minaj
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of his 2002 album The Eminem Show, Eminem has issued a deluxe version. It contains previously unreleased songs such as “Jimmy, Brian, and Mike,” as well as B-sides, instrumental music, and live songs. Listen to The Eminem Show (Expanded Edition) in the player below.
4) Lil Wayne
5) Kanye West
7) Jay Z
8) Wiz Khalifa
9) Kendrick Lamar
10) 50 Cent
Complex has recently unveiled its roster of promising rappers for 2020. What’s intriguing is the absence of a singular stylistic thread connecting these emerging artists. While figures like Rod Wave and 2KBABY thrive with melodies in their hip-hop, concurrently, Brooklyn’s Pop Smoke and Fivio Foreign etch out a distinct space with their robust drill music.
The Game is no stranger to engaging in discussions surrounding rapper rankings. In the previous year, he disclosed his top ten list of current rappers, featuring names like Jay-Z, Nas, and Lil Wayne. Notably, he asserted his readiness to go “bar for bar” with anyone on his list. Moreover, a few months earlier, he boldly claimed the title of the best rapper from Compton, asserting that he was the mentor who imparted essential knowledge to Kendrick Lamar.