Top Asian Rappers

List of America’s Top Asian Rap Artists

Asian rappers, who are mostly based on the West Coast with a handful located in New York and other East Coast cities, do not have much of history within the rap industry but are part of a growing population of rap and hip-hop within the global stage, especially as Asian American rappers are becoming more respected as equals and Asian hip hop scenes are becoming more established in various countries across Asia.

From East Asia’s Japan and South Korea to Southeast Asia’s Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines, there are hundreds of Asian rappers across the globe, with many becoming international stars. While numerous Asian countries are beginning to thrive within the international hip hop scene, Asian American rappers are also starting to rise to the top of the rap game in America.

Communities of Southern California in cities like Los Angeles and San Diego or Northern California’s Bay Area and Central Valley, which are regions with large Asian populations that are often intertwined with local urban and street cultures.  By adopting these cultures, many have become part of the local rap and hip hop scenes, eventually leading to a rise in hip hop music among Asian rappers in America.

Today’s Top Asian Rappers

Showcasing their own versions of American culture and traditions through their music, Asian hip hop artists have developed a sizeable lineup of artists from places like California, New York, and even Washington, Ohio, Florida, and Philadelphia.  While many have ties to other Asian rap markets in different parts of the world, most have solidified themselves a position in the American rap scene.

While years ago rappers like Jin Gates, Yung Jae, Russ Coson, Thai VG, Shotta Spence (Spence Lee), or Heartbreaka were leading the way, with many remaining active today, there has been a new generation to erupt.

This includes Killy, who has become one of Canada’s top rappers. MBNel, who is at the forefront of hip-hop music for Northern California and Central Valley, while being the face of Stockton, CA. $tupid Young, whose grind has placed him among the conversation for top rappers out of Los Angeles County, originally hailing from Long Beach. KiD Trunks, South Florida’s own who has been able to shine through the crowded rap scene of Broward County.

New Jersey rapper Spence Lee has long emerged with his smooth flows. Southeast San Diego native Heartbreaka is a Filipino-American rapper from San Diego, California, whose music often delves into themes of love, loss, and the struggles of daily life. Canadian rapper TheyCallMeChing has continued to showcase himself as a dynamic performer with good vibes. From the street representation through dope rappers like JoeMari, BouceBackMeek, and GB to the diverse artistry of performers like Star2, Asian rappers have made their presence known.

Top 15 Asian Rappers

Asian rappers Killy

1. Killy follow on Instagram: @Killy and watch on YouTube: Killy


2. MBNel follow on Instagram: @MBnel and watch on YouTube: MBNel 

Asian rappers $tupid Young

3. $tupid Young follow on Instagram: @$tupid Young and watch on YouTube: $tupid Young


4. KiD Trunks follow on Instagram: @Kid Trunks and watch on YouTube: Kid Trunks

Asian rappers Spence Lee

5. Spence Lee follow on Instagram: @Spence Lee and watch on YouTube: Spence Lee


6. Heartbreaka follow on Instagram: @Heartbreaka and watch on YouTube: Heartbreaka


7. Star2 follow on Instagram: @Star2 and watch on YouTube: Star2


8. Ching follow on Instagram: @Ching and watch on YouTube: Ching


9. GB follow on Instagram: @GB and watch on YouTube: GB


10. JoeMari follow on Instagram: @Joe Mari and watch on YouTube: Joe Mari

Asian rappers BounceBackMeek

11. BounceBackMeek follow on Instagram: @BounceBackMeek and watch on YouTube: BounceBackMeek

Dub P

12. Dub P follow on Instagram: @Dub P and watch on YouTube: Dub P

Kid $wami

13. Kid $wami follow on Instagram: @Kid $wami and watch on YouTube: Kid $wami

Yung Jae

15. Yung Jae follow on Instagram: @Yung Jae and watch on YouTube: Yung Jae

Honorable Mention Asian Rap Artists

J-Reyez Instagram: @J-Reyez and Youtube: J-Reyez

 Thai VG Instagram: @Thai VG and Youtube: Thai VG

Gee Q Pham Instagram: @Gee Q Pham and YouTube: Gee Q Pham

Cirok Starr Instagram: @Cirok Starr and Youtube: Cirok Starr

1805 Mob Instagram: @1805 Mob and Youtube: 1805 Mob

Young Fingaprint Instagram: @YoungFingaprint and Youtube: Young Fingaprint

KT Killing Em Instagram: @KT Killing Em and Youtube: KT Killing Em

Sons Of Notown Instagram: @SonsOfNotown and Youtube: SonsOfNotown

Russ Coson Instagram: @Russ Coson and Youtube: Russ Coson 

Menace C Instagram: @Menace C and YouTube: Menace C

Top Asian Rappers Related Topics:

1 Top Malaysian Rappers List

2 Top Korean Rappers List

3 Top Japanese Rappers List

4 Top Indonesian Rappers List

5 Top Thai Rappers List


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