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Top 40 French Rappers: 2022’s Best Rappers from France List

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French Hip Hop

List of the Best French Rappers

With French rappers being in one of the most prominent countries of the world it should come to no surprise that there has been a booming rap scene in France for decades.  Without any doubt hip hop in France is has become the number one market in Europe, especially as France is one of the world’s most diverse countries that has adopted numerous cultures, which is seen within French hip hop.

Soon after the development of hip hop took the United States by storm the movement expanded into Europe during the 1980s, with one of the first places being the country of France. Hit French hip hop producer and disc jockey Dee Nasty and artists like MC Solaar can be credited to starting one of Europe’s first dominant hip hop scenes that has become arguably the largest hip hop in Europe, and outside of the United States.

As years went on the popularity grew into a mega machine producing hundreds of top artists and thousands of hits songs. While the 1990s and 2000s were true golden eras for French hip hop with the emergence of dozens of rap artists and the genre truly solidifying itself within France, the current era has expanded the popularity to being the most popular genre of music in France with a lineup of over one hundred French rappers that have easily established themselves in the music industry.

It seems only right that a country as iconic as France has become a staple for European hip hop. The diversity within the borders of France is widely shown throughout the French hip hop scene, from African artists to Arab artists to white artists, all having backgrounds and cultures from all over the world displayed through their music.  As mentioned, the roster of French rappers is extensive, but the list below will just breakdown the top 50 French rappers, artists with the most streams and views and followers.




Top 40 French Rappers

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1. Jul
Follow on Instagram: @Jul and watch on Youtube: Jul 

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2. Ninho
Follow on Instagram: @Ninho and watch on Youtube: Ninho

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3. Niska
Follow on Instagram: @Niska and watch on Youtube: Niska

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4. Koba LaD
Follow on Instagram: @Koba LaD and watch on Youtube: Koba LaD

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5. L’Algerino
Follow on Instagram: @L’Algerino and watch on Youtube: L’Algerino

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6. MHD
Follow on Instagram: @MHD and watch on Youtube: MHD

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7. Lacrim
Follow on Instagram: @Lacrim and watch on Youtube: Lacrim

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8. Kaaris
Follow on Instagram: @Kaaris and watch on Youtube: Kaaris

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9. Naps
Follow on Instagram: @Naps and watch on Youtube: Naps

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10. Lartiste
Follow on Instagram: @Lartiste and watch on Youtube: Lartiste

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11. Black M
Follow on Instagram: @Black M and watch on Youtube: Black M 

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12. SCH
Follow on Instagram: @SCH and watch on Youtube: SCH

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13. Orelsan
Follow on Instagram: @Orelsan and watch on Youtube: Orelsan 

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14. Alonzo
Follow on Instagram: @Alonzo and watch on Youtube: Alonzo

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15. Booba
Follow on Instagram: @Booba and watch on Youtube: Booba

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16. Naza
Follow on Instagram: @Naza and watch on Youtube: Naza

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17. Maes
Follow on Instagram: @Maes and watch on Youtube: Maes 

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18. Heuss l’Enfoiré
Follow on Instagram: @Heuss l’Enfoiré and watch on Youtube: Heuss l’Enfoiré 

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19. Gradur
Follow on Instagram: @Gradur and watch on Youtube: Gradur

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20. Sofiane
Follow on Instagram: @Sofiane and watch on Youtube: Sofiane

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21. Vald
Follow on Instagram: @Vald and watch on Youtube: Vald

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22. Kalash
Follow on Instagram: @Kalash and watch on Youtube: Kalash

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23. PLK
Follow on Instagram: @PLK and watch on Youtube: PLK

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24. Gazo
Follow on Instagram: @Gazo and watch on Youtube: Gazo

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25. KeBlack
Follow on Instagram: @KeBlack and watch on Youtube: KeBlack

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26. Kalash Criminel
Follow on Instagram: @Kalash Criminel and watch on Youtube: Kalash Criminel

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27. RK
Follow on Instagram: @RK and watch on Youtube: RK

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28. Hornet La Frappe
Follow on Instagram: @Hornet La Frappe and watch on Youtube: Hornet La Frappe

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29. Sadek
Follow on Instagram: @Sadek and watch on Youtube: Sadek

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30. Franglish
Follow on Instagram: @Franglish and watch on Youtube: Franglish

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31. Landy
Follow on Instagram: @Landy and watch on Youtube: Landy

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32. Flenn
Follow on Instagram: @Flenn and watch on Youtube: Flenn

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33. Rim’K
Follow on Instagram: @Rim’K and watch on Youtube: Rim’K

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34. Timal
Follow on Instagram: @Timal and watch on Youtube: Timal

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35. Zola
Follow on Instagram: @Zola and watch on Youtube: Zola

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36. Moha K
Follow on Instagram: @Moha K and watch on Youtube: Moha K

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37. Da Uzi
Follow on Instagram: @Da Uzi and watch more on Youtube: Da Uzi 

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38. Larry
Follow on Instagram: @Larry and watch on Youtube: Larry

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39. Mister You
Follow on Instagram: @Mister You and watch on Youtube: Mister You

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40. La Fouine
Follow on Instagram: @La Fouine and watch on Youtube: La Fouine 




Honorable Mention French Hip Hop Artists:

Gambi Instagram: @Gambi and Youtube: Gambi

Dosseh Instagram: @Dosseh and Youtube: Dosseh

Lefa Instagram: @Lefa and Youtube: Lefa 

Bosh Instagram: @Bosh and Youtube: Bosh

4KEUS Instagram: @4KEUS and Youtube: 4KEUS

Rohff Instagram: @Rohff and Youtube: Rohff

Hamza Instagram: @Hamza and Youtube: Hamza

Youssoupha Instagram: @Youssoupha and Youtube: Youssoupha

Benab Instagram: @Benab and Youtube: Benab

YL Instagram: @YL and Youtube: YL

PNL Instagram: @PNLMusic and Youtube: PNL 

SDM Instagram: @SDM and Youtube: SDM

Moha La Squale Instagram: @Moha La Squale and Youtube: Moha La Squale 

GLK Instagram: @GLK and Youtube: GLK

Bolémvn Instagram: @Bolémvn and Youtube: Bolémvn

UZI Instagram: @UZI and Youtube: UZI

Hayce Lemsi Instagram: @Hayce Lemsi and Youtube: Hayce Lemsi

Kaza Instagram: @Kaza and Youtube: Kaza

Kodes Instagram: @Kodes  and Youtube: Kodes

Alrima  Instagram: @Alrima and Youtube: Alrima

Médine  Instagram: @Médine and Youtube: Médine 

S. Pri Noir Instagram: @S. Pri Noir and Youtube: S. Pri Noir

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2 Top German Rappers 

3 Top U.K. Rappers

4 Top New York City Rappers

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*Unofficial Order, with the more popular artists that have the most followers, subscribers, and monthly listeners, as well the most recent views, being near the top.