List of Top 100 Female Rap Artists
The once male dominated industry has now become more diverse as female rappers have not only proven that they are just as talented, but that have also proven to attract more fans, make bigger hit songs, and have better performances.
Today, the times are changing with the rise of female hip hop artists that are slowly changing the demographics of the rap game and hip hop within the music industry. Female hip hop artists have come ways since the 1980s. In hip-hop’s early days, where rap music was strictly based in and around New York City, there were only a few female artists, like Roxanne Shante, Sparky D, MC Lyte, Sha-Rock, Queen Latifah, and Salt N Pepa, all who had a place in hip hop from the late 1970s to the beginning of the 1990s.
The next generation of female rappers came during the late 1990s and into the early and mid-2000s. This generation consisted of artists like Missy Elliot, Lil Kim, Lauryn Hill, Eve, Foxy Brown, and few others, during an era that was the most successful era. The success arose from Lauryn Hill releasing one of the top selling albums of all-time, Missy Elliot dropping hit after hit, and Lil Kim pioneering a style of hip-hop that would be imitated by future female rappers. As southern hip-hop has taken over the music industry, southern female artists like Mia X, Trina, Ghetto Twinz, or Gangsta Boo deserves much of the credit for opening the doors for southern female rap artists.
For a period of time female representation in hip-hop was dormant, but the arrival of Nicki Minaj changed just that. Following Nicki Minaj’s rise and dominance during the 2010s, the newly addition of Cardi B furthered the growth of hip hop music for female rappers. Now with Nicki Minaj and Cardi B leading today’s movement of women in hip hop, there are dozens of female rappers currently in the music industry. From Megan Thee Stallion to the City Girls to Saweetie to dozens of other artists. A once male dominated industry is a thing of the past and the large lineup below will showcase how far women have grown in rap and hip hop.
Top 100 Female Rappers
1. Nicki Minaj
As female rappers are standing on top of the rap game, Nicki Minaj deserves much credit as being one of the first megastars in hip-hop to represent women. Beginning her career during the 2000s, the Queens native would initially gain a fanbase through her time with Atlanta’s So Icy Entertainment and her 2009 release of Beam Me Up Scotty. While her journey began under the hip-hop group Hoodstars, her real start into becoming an icon was with her signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money. By 2010, Nicki Minaj released her first album, Pink Friday, which became an instant classic. Dominating the 2010s with hits like “Super Bass”, “Bang Bang”, “Starships”, “Anaconda”, “Tusa”, “Right By My Side”, and “Only”, just to name a few, Nicki Minaj has carried her legacy well into the 2020s.
2. Cardi B
With one of the best personalities in hip-hop, Cardi B’s music and charm has handed her the position of one of the world’s most popular entertainers. Her start in entertainment was not necessarily in hip-hop, but as an exotic dancer. Gaining popularity, Cardi B would later become nationally known for her time on Love & Hip-Hop: New York, but also for her mixtape grind with Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 that helped her transform from a reality star to a superstar. From her debut album of Invasion of Privacy, which was awarded a Grammy, to songs like “Bodak Yellow,” “Like It,” “Money,” “WAP,” and “Up,” musically Cardi B has held onto a strong presence in hip-hop over the past few years, while also being one of the most loved rappers in the industry.
3. Megan Thee Stallion
Following her linking with former baseball player Carl Crawford and his 1501 Certified imprint, Megan The Stallion would slowly begin her ascent in music. Prior to her signing to 1501, the daughter of a former MC, Megan Thee Stallion would begin to get involved with music during her time in college. Gaining fans and followers, Megan Thee Stallion would release multiple mixtapes until the release of 2018’s Tina Snow. Since, Megan Thee Stallion has released multiple projects and some of hip-hop’s hottest tracks, like “Big Ole Freak,” “Body,” “Hot Girl Summer,” “Thot S***,” and “Savage,” all while becoming megastar and one of the world’s top pop stars.
4. Iggy Azalea
One of Australia’s most noteworthy stars, Iggy Azalea began her career within the American rap scene during the early 2010s tied with Atlanta rap legend T.I. Following the release of the EP Change Your Life and her first official single “Work,” Iggy Azalea released one of music’s biggest hits, “Fancy,” featuring Charli XCX. Following the megahit, Iggy Azalea quickly became one of the top pop stars and one of the most renowned female rappers in music.
Bay Area resident and University of Southern California alumni, Saweetie became a force in hip-hop following her debut release, “ICY GIRL,” which became an immediate hit, featured on her first official project, High Maintenance, released in 2018. Following her being discovered in Los Angeles and the release of debut single, Saweetie was well on her way to being one of the top female rappers in hip-hop. Still anticipating her debut album, Saweetie has released multiple EPs, like ICY, Pretty Summer Playlist, and High Maintenance, while hitting the airwaves with songs like “My Type,” “Best Friend,” “Tap In,” and “Back to the Streets.”
Atlanta’s own, Latto was first introduced to fans in 2016 through reality television show The Rap Game. Beginning her career as Mulatto as far back as 2010, if not before, with glimpses of her younger self on YouTube performing at talent shows, festivals, and local radio stations, Latto has now grown into a superstar. Gradually rising through the ranks of the rap world, Latto would grabbed everyone’s attention with the 2019 hit “B**** From Da Souf.”
7. City Girls
Yung Miami, aka Caresha, and JT combine to form the duo of the City Girls, originating out of South Florida’s Dade County. Having one of the hottest songs in 2019, “Act Up”, the Quality Control signees made their first appearances with “Where The Bag At” and “F*** Dat N****” in 2018. Perfecting themselves as artists, the City Girls would develop the talents as the years passed. Eventually their development as artists landed them as not only top female rappers, but also as the most highlighted artists in the rap game.
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8. Coi Leray
With music and hip-hop running through her veins, Coi Leray has had a unique journey into becoming a rapper. The daughter of former Source Magazine founder Benzino, Coi Leray was first introduced alongside rap star Trippie Redd. Following the ending of her relationship with Trippie Redd, Coi Leray stayed in the spotlight by becoming an artist herself, but not before appearing on Trippie Redd’s “Everything BoZ.” Since, Coi Leray has been one of the most commented female rappers, while building a following, which began from 2018’s “G.A.N” to her latest album of Trendsetter in 2022.
9. Stefflon Don
Rapper, alongside being dancehall and R&B singer, Stefflon Don began her voyage into becoming one of the world’s top female rap and dancehall artists during the mid-2010s. Raised within the U.K.’s music scene, Stefflon Don would eventually become a standout artist by 2017 with several hit singles, “Real Ting,” “Envy Us,” “Hurtin Me” with French Montana and “16 Shots.”
Ms. F*** N**** Free (FNF), Glorilla had a complete takeover of the rap game with the 2022 hit “F.N.F.” With her strong presence and her powerful delivery, Glorilla is unlike any other female rap artist. Receiving notoriety with one of the biggest hip-hop tracks of the year, Glorilla has since removed the label of one hit wonder and has continued her rise with songs like “Tomorrow 2,” “Blessed,” “Nut Quick,” and “Westside Baby.”
11. Yung M.A
With the hottest rap song of 2016, “OOOUUU,” Young M.A has proven to all doubters that she is here to stay. While Brooklyn’s own Young M.A has spent a bulk of her career freestyling on classic hip-hop tracks, like “Thotiana,” “I Get The Bag,” and “Quiet Storm,” but her music like “OOOUUU,” “BIG,” and “PettyWap,” alongside albums like Herstory In The Making, has helped gained hundreds of thousands fans throughout hip-hop, becoming one of the top lyrically talented female rappers.
12. Snow Tha Product
One of the purest hip-hop artists in the industry, the San Jose bred MC has been building her career over the past 10 years. Releasing various mixtapes leading up to her debut album Unorthodox in 2011, Snow Tha Product has become the true definition of independent and self-made. As one of the top female rappers and one of the top Mexican-American rap artists, Snow Tha Product’s music has traveled well from her once stomping grounds of San Jose and San Diego, where she attended high school and began path into hip-hop, to becoming a bilingual and international rap artist reaching fans throughout the United States and Latin America, especially in Mexico.
One of the most underrated female rappers, the Massachusetts homegrown artist BIA has been quietly becoming a star in hip-hop. While her first shot at becoming an artist was in 2012 with her debut song “High.” A break in between, BIA would make a comeback in 2016 with the song “Whip It.” Ever since, BIA has been consistently releasing music, with songs like “Whole Lotta Money” becoming one of her most popular fan favorite songs.
14. Ice Spice
Just entering hip-hop, Ice Spice became one of the most talked about artists of 2022, following the release of her viral hit “Munch (Feelin’ U).” A Bronx native, Ice Spice is still progressing and building her career, but Ice Spice has received the most notoriety out of the large roster of New York rappers. Following her debut hit, Ice Spice has continued with songs like “Bikini Bottom” and “No Clarity.”
15. Flo Milli
With Mobile, Alabama becoming a staple in hip-hop, Flo Milli has led the wave for Alabama to become the next representation of southern hip-hip artists. Arriving in 2019 with hits like “In The Party” and “Beef FloMix”, Flo Milli quickly went viral. Along with her two debut hits, the Alabama native has produced top hip-hop songs like “May I”, “Back Pack”, and “Conceited” and well-acclaimed albums Ho, Why Is You Here and You Still Here, Ho?
16. Bhad Bhabie
Known for the famous slogan “Cash Me Outside,” regardless of if you respect Bhad Bhabie as an artist or not she has transformed her viral moment into an actual career, a career that has become quite lucrative for the young artist. Hailing from South Florida, Bhad Bhabie would get her first taste of fame following her time as a guest on Dr. Phil, but her career as rapper took off in 2017 and 2018 with the release of multiple singles, like “These Heaux,” “Hi B****,” “Mama Don’t Worry,” and “Gucci Flip Flops.” While her last official release was in 2021, Bhad Bhabie has continued to remain relevant.
17. Rico Nasty
The eccentric DMV artist easily created her own lane, style, and sound of hip-hop. With her first release being in 2014, Summer’s Eve, Rico Nasty has since been on steady rise. Now surfacing as one of hip-hop’s most unique artists, Rico Nasty’s presence alone casts a shadow over the heavy saturated and often repetitive rap game. If one has been unaware of recent times, Rico Nasty has been quietly impacting hip-hop for the past five years, releasing numerous of fan favorites and multiple mixtapes to go along with her debut album, Nightmare Vacation.
18. Princess Nokia
New York hip-hop’s hidden gem, Princess Nokia would bring her creative artistic abilities into the public view during 2014 as a singer and a rapper. The Manhattan native began to cemented her place in music with the leading single to her debut album 1992 Deluxe, “Tomboy”. Making her rounds in music, working years as an independent artist, and releasing songs like “I Like Him” and “Sugar Honey Ice Tea,” Princess Nokia has become a voice for many of today’s social issues.
19. Qveen Herby
From a small Nebraska town to the big lights of the entertainment industry, Qveen Herby’s career began years ago, one half of the duo Karmin, who began as a group during the early 2010s. The versatile and multitalented R&B and hip-hop artist would eventually start a solo career in 2017 releasing multiple EPs, in which she has continued today, releasing over a dozen to date.
20. Kash Doll
As Detroit stands out on top of the rap game, one of hip-hop’s top female rappers helped lead the Motor City into the spotlight, after years of being overlooked. Already a local star long before her rap career took off in 2017, Kash Doll has blessed hip-hop fans with tracks like “For Everybody”, “Ready Set” featuring Big Sean, “Ice Me Out”, “No Lames”, and “Doin Too Much.”
21. Dream Doll
For the longest, Dream Doll has been one of hip-hop’s leading female artists, at least since the late 2010s. Equally as popular on social media and as she is in New York’s rap scene, Dream Doll has become a cherished female MC following her initial debut on reality television’s Love & Hip Hop: New York. From beginning with “Everything Nice” and the first edition of her three-part series Life In Plastic, Dream Doll has shown much growth as an artist since her first releases in 2017 and 2018.
22. Little Simz
One of the top rap artists from the city of London and arguably one of the most creative female rappers on the list, Little Simz has been one of the U.K.’s shining stars since 2014. While releasing multiple mixtapes through the early 2010s, Little Simz would gradually gain fame as U.K.’s top ingenious and inventive rap artist, acclaimed for albums like No Thank You, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, and Grey Area.
23. Rubi Rose
While once more so known as a model and a social media influencer, Rubi Rose has now surfaced as one of the top female rappers of years to come. With her raunchiness and her sex appeal Rubi Rose has easily obtained the eyes of viewers, especially during a time of short attention span. Her first release was in 2019 with the song “Big Mouth”, and ever since she has become one of the many rising rappers in hip-hop.
24. Baby Tate
With Atlanta being the mecca of today’s hip-hop, the East Side native has added her own flavor to the legendary rap scene of ATL. Fresh off the release of one of 2022’s hottest rap albums, Mani/Pedi, Baby Tate has been on a rise since making her earliest appearances in 2016. A genre-blending artist, Baby Tate is in a league of her own, displayed through songs like “Hey, Mickey,” “I Am” with Flo Milli, “Pedi,” “Sl*t Him Out,” or the featured track “STUPID” with Ashniko.
Milwaukee’s leading rap artist and one of the top new faces of female rappers in today’s generation of performers, Lakeyah quickly found her way in music following several freestyles going a viral, leading her to signing with one of the top independent labels in the industry, Quality Control. Since arriving her discography has included the projects like Time’s Up, No Pressure (Pt. 1), No Pressure (Pt. 2), and In Due Time.
Chicago born and bred, Dreezy first introduced herself to hip-hop fans as teenager, growing up on the city’s South Side. With mixtapes and individual releases, Dreezy would truly arrive in 2014 and 2015 with the album Schizo. Linking with the top rappers in the city, like Common, King Louie, Lil Herb (G Herbo), and Sasha Go Hard, during the early days of her career, Dreezy quickly became the face of Chicago hip-hop, while for years being considered as one of the top rappers from the city. Switching gears, Dreezy would gain national fame with Jeremih collaboration “Body” and with T-Pain on “Close to You,” both released in 2016 on the No Hard Feelings album.
27. Tierra Whack
Bringing an alternative style to hip-hop, the Philadelphia native has often been praised for her unorthodox approach to music. Tiara Whack is without one of the few Philly legends of today’s era to gain nationwide recognition, while beginning her career as Dizzle Dizz during the early 2010s. Originally, making a name for herself in the streets of Philly, Tiara Whack would reinvent herself in 2017, leading her to becoming the star she is today.
Known for a number of hit songs, like “SLUT,” “3 Musketeers,” “DDLG,” and “Hugh Hefner,” ppocaine only recently arrived into the music business, debuting in 2020. Born in 2001 and raised throughout Los Angeles County, ppcocaine has placed herself in the category of the unorthodox female rappers, often raunchy and eccentric.
29. Lola Brooke
While a new face in hip-hop to some, the lady from Brooklyn’s Bed Stuy community, the birthplace of Jay-Z and Notorious BIG, has been performing over the past few years. With the recent hit “Don’t Play With It,” along “Dummy Ummy” and “Here I Come,” Lola Brooke is soon to break out the market that has been saturated with Drill music, becoming New York City’s next top female rapper and hip hop artist.
30. Lady Leshurr
One of the two female rappers to represent the U.K., Lady Leshurr would make minor appearances during the early 2010s before becoming known on the U.K. hip-hop scene. Gaining fans through her Queen Speech series, a series of seven songs released from 2015 to 2017, Lady Leshurr would eventually break away from freestyles and her Queen’s Speech volumes to bringing U.K. rap fans a handful of original hits.
31. Erica Banks
Dallas-Fort Worth native Erica Banks consistent grind led her into the eyes of 1501 Certified Entertainment, the label that helped Megan Thee Stallion become a star. Following the release of three mixtapes in 2019, Art of the Hustle, Pressure, Cocky on Purpose, Erica Banks 2020 release of self-tilted mixtape landed her in the spotlight of rap fans, only gaining more recognition with 2022’s Diary of the Flow Queen.
One of the very top artists out of Fort Worth, Texas and the entire DFW metroplex, Enchanting would make her first appearances in 2019, but linking with Gucci Mane and his 1017 imprint landed her in the faces of many of today’s rap and hip-hop fans. Still on a rise, Enchanting has been known for songs like “Track & Field,” “Want Sum,” “What I Want,” and more.
33. Dess Dior
With songs like “Stone Cold” and “Don’t Play” making the rounds through hip-hop, the St. Louis born and Savannah, GA raised MC has been solidifying herself in the rap game since 2019. From her first release with the single “F***ed Up” to her latest album RAW, Dess Dior is on track to becoming a major player in the future of hip-hop.
34. Ms Banks
One of the few leading female rappers from the growing and expanding rap scene of the U.K., Ms. Banks has been holding her own for quite some time. With male dominance, Ms Banks has been one of the only women in the U.K. building their brand of hip-hip, which started in 2016 with the song “Fleek.” Fast forwarding, Ms Banks has built a solid catalog, featuring hits like “Snack,” “Dip” with Stefflon Don, and “Back It Up.”
35. Asian Doll
One of hip-hop’s most familiar faces, Asian Doll emerged as one of the first female rappers of today’s generation following early entry into hip-hop during 2015. South Dallas’ own, Asian Doll has made herself quite known, from her relationships and collaborations with top artists to notable songs like “Pull Up” with King Von, “Nunnadet S***”, “Lame N****z” and more.
36. Renni Rucci
One of the peaking artists from the Carolinas, Renni Rucci would jump into the spotlight in 2017 remixing top charting rap and hip-hop songs, Kodak Black’s “Roll in Peace, ” Moneybagg Yo’s “Trending,” and Cardi B’s Bodak Yellow. With a stock rising, Renni Rucci’s talent and growing popularity led to her signing with Atlanta’s Quality Control. Two projects, QuickTape and Big Renni, and a handful of freestyles and singles has provided enough evidence to label Renni Rucci as one of the top female rappers.
Gaining much notoriety with 2021’s “Beating Down Yo Block”, the Houston, Texas native Monaleo has gained millions of streams and views, while creating one of the top platforms for hip-hop artists in the state of Texas. “We Not Humping,” “Beating Down Yo Block,” “Suck It Up,” “Girls Outside,” and “Body Bag,” are all Monaleo’s top songs since entering music during 2020.
38. Omerettà The Great
Entering into the headlines with 2022’s Atlanta theme song, “Sorry Not Sorry,” Omerettà The Great originally only had minor appearances during 2016 and 2017 with the album Black Magic: Dose of Reality and songs like “I Owe” and “The Intro.” Omerettà would eventually give herself the perfect welcoming with her most noteworthy song “Dats Cap.” As 2017 was the official beginning of her time as an artist, the Zone 3 Atlanta native has gradually been making her move towards the top of hip-hop.
A combination of soul, old school hip-hop, and a new age rap styles, hailing from the state of Florida Doechii easily leaves her mark in hip-hop. While her journey began as a YouTuber, 2019’s “Spookie Coochie” sparked her career as a recording artist. Since, Doechii has gained fame through top tracks like “Persuasive” featuring SZA, “Yucky Blucky Fruticake” or “Crazy.”
40. Tay Money
Despite being somewhat of a newcomer to the rap game, the North Texas native has become another representation for women in hip hop. With hit songs like “Trappers Delight,” “The Assignment,” “Asthma Pump,” “Bussin,” and “Brat,” Tay Money has been climbing the ranks of hip-hop and rap music since making her debut in 2018 with Duh EP.
41. Queen Key
Now a veteran in Chicago’s hip hop scene, Queen Key was among the first wave of rappers from Chicago to begin to make a name for themselves in hip-hop. The confident and the self-assured Queen Key has often been representing for the ladies, especially with albums like 2018’s Eat My P****, 2019’s Eat My P**** Again, and in 2021 Your Highness, volumes 1,2, and 3.
Known for hit songs like “Wet”, “Do A B****”, and “Standards”, the Atlantic Records signee, Georgia native, and 2022 XXL Freshman Class artist Kali has expanding her music to listeners nationwide since making her first appearances in 2021. Only to continue since her debut single “Do A B****”, Kali was released two well acclaimed EPs, This Why They Mad and Toxic Chocolate.
One of the most purest hip-hop artists within the roster of female rappers, the North Carolina bred and Grammy nominated MC leaves no shortage of talent. Debuting during the early 2010s with legendary producer 9th Wonder, as Rapsody’s career progressed, she would receive much praise and become highly respected among her peers and among the truest of hip-hop fans.
One of the future stars in music, the Atlanta based rapper has been producing music over half of her lifetime. Born during the early 2000s, BKTHERULA began recording music as a child before releasing music online during years as a teenager. Now in her twenties, BKTHERULA has risen to becoming one of Atlanta’s next up and coming stars.
Bred in the small city of Winston Salem, $hyfromdatre has risen into becoming one of the leading ladies for hip-hop music in the Carolinas. With an personality like no other, $hyfromdatre built her name before debuting in 2019 with “13th Street.” Since becoming a full-time rap artist, $hyfromdatre has been growing within the southern hip-hop scene, especially with hits like “Go Bestfriend” and “6000 Degrees,” appearing to be the next top rapper from Carolina alongside Da Baby and J Cole.
46. Big Boss Vette
Following in the footsteps of Nelly, Big Boss Vette latest rise in music has her bringing the city of St. Louis back into the forefront of hip-hop. Making her debut in 2018 with her first release “Bad B****” and gaining quite the notoriety for 2022’s “Snatched”, Big Boss Vette ascent in the industry has led her into the conversation as one of the next emerging stars in hip-hop.
The anonymous and the conspicuous LeiKeli47, who is known for concealing her face as she performs, often presents fans with an imagination of creative methods to provide listeners with a distinctive experience unlike any other female rap artist. Originating out of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, LeiKeli47 has released four albums since her deubt, 2017’s Wash & Set, 2018’s Acrylic, and 2022’s Shape Up.
48. Tkay Maidza
The Australian and the Zimbabwean Tkay Maidza led a career that dates back to the early 2010s into becoming one of the top Australian rappers. An oddity to hip-hop, or for better words a standout artist that has presented herself as a rare breed of musicians, Tkay Maidza has become known for songs like “Cashmere,” “You Sad,” “Shook,” and “24K.”
49. Gloss Up
The next Memphis rapper and the next Quality Control signee to make a name for themselves is no other than Gloss Up. Starting to make moves within Memphis’ rap scene during 2018 and 2019, Gloss Up flew under the radar until of late, as she has been rising star, especially featuring on top tracks, “Shabooya” with Hitkidd and “Real B****” with Lakeyah.
50. chinese kitty
One of the top social media influencers switched gears and enter music during 2018 with her first official release “On Me.” While being a household name through her brand building on social media, the Brooklyn raised rapper remains constructing her career as a rapper, despite the release of two albums, SMD and Kitty Bandz, and top songs like “Lit B****,” “Top B****”, and “Kitty Walk.”
Actress, rapper, and one of the faces of Atlanta hip-hop, LightSkinKeisha debuted in 2018 after slowly building a following on social media. Releasing popular songs like “Ride Good,” “Treadmill,” “Spend Sum Cash,” “Talk That Talk,” and “Believe Dat,” LightSkinKeisha has held onto having a strong presence in Atlanta’s heavy saturated rap scene since 2018.
52. Ken The Man
Another Texas native on the list of female rappers, KenTheMan has come to be known for her charismatic, unique, and seductive style. Debuting in 2015 with the Kenny’s Back mixtape, which feature several freestyle tracks, KenTheMan has since become known for top hip-hop tracks like “Rose Gold Stripper Pole,” “IDGAF,” “He Be Like,” and “Join Them.”
53. Jucee Froot
One of the leading women for southern hip-hop, while there is a projection that is leaning towards a hip-hop takeover by female rappers, Jucee Froot has been representing women in the rap game long before it became a trending topic. Officially, beginning during the 2010s, Jucee Froot would eventually gain a place in Memphis’ rap scene, from her raunchiness to her strong presence as woman in industry that has been historically dominated by male artists.
54. brooke candy
The sensual and erotic Brooke Candy is quite the unique and one of a kind artist among this lineup of female rappers. Hailing from Southern California, Brooke Candy’s career jump started during 2012, releasing her first single “Das Me.” While formally working as an exotic dancer and later a stylist for Hustler magazine, Brooke Candy’s style of rap and form of music comes to no surprise.
55. Maliibu Miitch
Another talent produced out of the city of New York, Maliibu Miitch has been on her path in music since the start of the 2010s. While having numerous early releases, Maliibu Miitch would come into her own following 2018’s “Give Her Some Money.” Still an up and coming artist, Maliibu Miitch has much to stand on for her work over the past couple of years.
56. K Carbon
One of Memphis’ shining rising stars, K Carbon is part of the influx of female rappers from Memphis that are now entering the rap game. Carrying the legacy of Memphis’ legends like the late Gangsta Boo or La Chat, K Carbon alongside other top female artists in the city are headed straight towards the top.
57. Armani Caesar
Buffalo, New York native and member of one of the top independent labels in hip-hop, Griselda Records, Armani Caesar became quite known on social media, but since her latest albums of The Liz and The Liz 2, she has gained much notoriety in hip-hop. Beginning during the late 2000s with Bath & Body Work and Hand Bag Addict, Armani Caesar would have her moments during the 2010s, but nothing like after linking with Westside Gunn and the Griselda family.
58. Bali Baby
North Carolina raised and now based in the city of Atlanta, Bali Baby was one of the top rising female rappers of the 2010s, while taking a few steps back, she has remained in the public view as an up and coming artist. A career that was started in 2016 with the song “Do Da Dash”, with over 5 mixtapes and albums released since, Bali Baby has also become known for songs like “Amber Alert” and “Elastic.”
59. Tommy Genesis
Possibly the most celebrated female rapper in Canada, the Vancouver native Tommy Genesis has been blessing fans since 2015, which has included albums like goldilocks x, Tommy Genesis, and World Vision, which was her debut. Her uncanny approach to hip-hop has led to hits like “Tommy,” “100 Bad,” “a woman is god,” and “Peppermint.”
60. Cuban Doll
Hailing from North Dallas, Cuban Doll was one of the top female rappers of the 2010s. With her biggest hit to date being “Let It Blow,” Cuban Doll has been pushing through multiple eras of hip-hop, from the mid and late 2010s, when there was a limited amount of female rap artists, to today’s era of the 2020s, as the market is heavy saturated.
61. Tokyo Jetz
While women are almost completely controlling and dominating hip-hop, Tokyo Jetz was one of the first female artists, as well one of the first Jacksonville rappers, to gain recognition and popularity in today’s era of rap music. Her initial grind led her to signing with Hustle Gang, but also led her to develop a catalog of albums like Bonafide (2017) and songs like “No Problem” (2018). Recent releases of her latest album Cancel Culture and her latest song “Just Ride,” Tokyo Jetz remains the queen of the city.
A rap persona related to a nympho, the lascivious rapper of Sukihana, a native of the state of Delaware, has been turning heads and capturing hip-hop’s attention for last few years. Known for popular hip-hop tracks “No One,” “Pretty and Ratchet,” “5 Foot Freestyle,” “You Forgot to Love Me,” and “Food Stamp H**, Sukihana has set a place for her in today’s rap game.
63. Molly Brazy
With Detroit becoming one of the number one hip-hop markets in the industry, Molly Brazy was one of the main contributors to Detroit becoming one of the most influential rap scenes. As many female rappers are now beginning careers in music, Molly Brazy became one of the first faces of today’s generation of female rap artists, after debuting in 2016. With over half of a decade in the rap game, Molly Brazy has led a career with hits like “Trust None,” “Fight Me,” “Ion Like You,” and “Outro,” or the release of six albums, from 2017’s Molly World to 2022’s 17Molly.
64. day sulan
Coming from the long lineage of Compton rappers, Day Sulan has been one of the top rising female artists on the West Coast since the release of the Rubi Rose collaboration, “BIG.” Linking with YG and his 4Hunnid label, Day Sulan would kick off a career in music in 2020. Still developing a resume and a catalog, fans of today’s top rap music should be on the lookout for the next number one artists out of Los Angeles.
Bizzare, untypical, peculiar, abnormal, one can use various words for Junglepu***, but no one can deny her talent and her creative spirit. Originating from Brooklyn, New York, Junglepu*** would debut over ten years ago following her first single, “Cream Team.” Since, the unconventional Junglepu*** has remained active among the alternative rap scene, staying consistent with albums, mixtapes, and EPs since her debut in 2012.
Baltimore, Maryland leader of hip-hop, at least one of the top few rappers in the city, Deetranada is in a league of her own. Over the past five years, Deetranada has constructed her career around songs like “ATTITUDE,” “BEEP BEEP,” “Know Me,” and “WANT.”
One of the top Hispanic female rappers, Reverie has come forth as one of the few veteran ladies that have been active in the Chicano and Chicana hip-hop subculture. Debuting during the late 2000s, the East Los Angeles MC has remained steady as an artist, performing years and bringing hits like “Ain’t S**t” and over ten albums a number of fans in Mexico and the United States.
68. Stunna Girl
One of the top female rappers on the West Coast, the Sacramento bred Stunna Girl became a favorite among hip-hop’s female audience in 2020 following her hit song “Runaway.” A catalogue that is still in progress, Stunna Girl has produced hits like “Real Rap” and fan favorite albums like YKWTFGO.
69. Pap Chanel
Georgia born and raised and Def Jam signee, Pap Chanel would make her first standout moment in the industry with 2018’s “Talk 2 Cheap” with Lil Baby. While making music and performing hip-hop years before, 2018 was the start of Pap Chanel’s time in the music industry, only to continue into the current generation.
70. lebra jolie
Coming from a city with a legendary hip-hop scene, Houston native Lebra Jolie is carrying on the legacy of the city that brought the world the Geto Boys, DJ Screw, and many more pioneers and legends that contribute to the growth of Houston hip-hop. Lebra Jolie has been involved in music for over ten years, but revamping herself into a professional artist with 2018’s PWA, only to recently gain momentum with “Give U Some” and “Spring Summer,” and her self-titled EP Lebra Jolie.
71. Big Jade
Making waves through Texas, Big Jade gained a status within the Texas hip-hop scene with 2021’s Pressure album. With music published as far back as 2018, Big Jade is a next up rap artist, coming from the small town of Beaumont, Texas she has already given fans songs like “Dem Girlz,” “Respectfully,” and “Lower.”
72. Rican Da Menace
A newcomer into hip-hop whose stock is almost guaranteed rise, Rican Da Menace began her career in 2022, with listeners gravitating towards her music due to top songs like “Ain’t Going Back” and “I Admit.”
73. Kenzo B
New member of French Montana’s Coke Boys movement, Kenzo B is a future star in hip-hop, already with the hit song “Bump It,” the Bronx native may have just started within the last year, but much more is expected.
74. Vel The Wonder
Vel Nine, or Vel The Wonder, first presented herself during the 2010s, she has now remained one of the top women within hip-hop’s Hispanic demographic. Los Angeles native, Vel Nine has released five albums, Laced With Pearls in 2014, Joyride in 2017, La Sena Ave in 2019, and Trophy Wife in 2020, and 2022’s Freakjet.
75. Big Mali
Another rising rap artist from the Carolinas, Big Mali gained notoriety upon her arrival in 2019. As of 2022, Big Mali has been one of the most consistent grinders for an up and coming hip hop artist. Under the South Coast Music Group, Big Mali’s release of four albums since 2020 and her most popular songs of “4,5,6,” “BAFWM,” “Das Me,” and “GTFOMD” has landed her as the Queen of North Carolina’s hip hop scene.
76. Young Devyn
A rising East New York, Young Devyn has been embracing music since a very young age, but would make her leap into hip-hop as a teenager in 2017 with the song “Waitin’ On Me.” Since arriving in 2017, the Brooklyn based rapper has released two albums, Baby GOAT and Baby GOAT 2, and has become notable for tracks like “Outside” with Fivio Foreign, “Straight To It,” “Act Bad,” and “Like This.”
77. Kari Faux
While there are not many rap artists to come out of the state of Arkansas, Kari Faux is one of the few to venture out into becoming one of hip-hop’s most talented female artists. A career that dates back to 2014, if not before, Kari Faux would provide hip-hop lovers and rap fans with multiple albums and EPs, like Lowkey Superstar and CRY 4 HELP, to showcase and display her craftsmanship as an artist in a market that often promotes the talentless.
78. Young Lyric
Houston, Texas artist Young Lyric was one of the top rising female rappers and one of Houston’s new generation most publicized artist during the late 2010s, primarily 2017 and 2018. A brief hiatus may have set her back, but Young Lyric remains skilled and prolific in artistry.
A representation of the modern-day Chicana culture, Bella is among the leading Mexican American artists in hip-hop. Debuting in 2020 and gaining progress in music following her mixtape West Coast, Bella has been steadily growing in music, releasing songs like “BREE$E,” “With It,” “Don’t Tell,” and “Trust Issues.”
In a hip-hop scene that highlights the violence and the negative of the streets, KaMillion brings in the love and good vibes to the city. Somewhat a veteran to the roster of rappers from Jacksonville, KaMillion began her career in 2014 with her debut song “Blowed”. A brief hiatus until 2017’s “I Heart Banana,” KaMillion eventually would shine with her outgoing styles, often displayed on songs like “Womp Womp,” “Bend Yo Byke,” “Bounce Dat Azz,” and “Put That S*** On.”
81. Maiya The Don
One of the several newcomers that made the list of top female rappers, Maiya The Don has been storming through hip-hop of late with the song “Telfy.” While only having a few songs published into the world, Maiya The Don is an artist that many should keep watch.
Former protégé of Da Baby, the Baton Rouge rapper has now taken her career back into her hands. Beginning her creative spirit at a very young age, the up and coming Kayykilo, known for songs like “Ice,” “ABC,” and “Yeah B****,” is a talent on the rise for years to come.
One of the few Hispanic female rappers making noise in hip-hop, the Atlanta born and bred Blaatina came into everybody’s view in 2018 on WorldStarHipHop with the song “I Can” and in 2019 with NLE Choppa on “Watch Out.”
84. Big Lex
Another female rapper with an outgoing in your face personality, Big Lex has gain a large following on social media, and is rapper on the rise, especially after releasing 2021’s Carolina Princess, with only one year in music.
Hailing from New York City’s Lower East Side, Keyu is one of many rising stars within the landscape of New York hip hop. Kickstarting her career in 2018 “Ah S***”, the Manhattanite with gritty rhymes and an aggressive approach is one of New York’s next artists to be on the lookout for with the next wave of rappers rising into position to continue the city’s legacy in hip-hop.
86. Rocky Badd
Detroit’s own has been representing the Motor City since her introduction in hip-hop, 2018. A star among Detroiters, but the rising star is still building her foundation in music, with a talent showcased on top tracks like “Oppresed,” “The Truth,” and “Rag Doll.”
87. Connie Diiamond
The blue-haired Bronx native began rapping at an young age, while being inspired by some of New York’s legendary female hip-hop artists. Since her debut, Connie Diiamond has been known for songs like “Militant,” “Cowabunga,” “If I Want To,” and “Dance For You.”
88. Chelly the MC
A leader in the DMV hip hop scene, Washington DC’s own Chelly the MC became a major figure in the music scene of the DMV following her local hit, “Northeast Baby.” Beginning during the early 2010s, Chelly the MC would eventually make herself known in a region where rappers like Wale, Shy Glizzy, and others have been dominating.
89. Sexyy Red
The raunchy and sexual Sexyy Red grabs viewers attention immediately upon viewing her outgoing rap persona. Representing the North Side of St. Louis, Sexxy has been professionally rapping since 2019, often known for tracks like “Slob On My Kcat” and “Throwin It,” and for the 2021 project Ghetto Superstar.
90. S3ensi Molly
Coming from the Dallas Fort Worth area, S3ensi Molly would come into the view of the Texas hip-hop scene during the late 2010s. Often seen collaborating with female rapper Lil Brook, the former Def Jam signee has independently released four albums since 2018, In Full Effect, Dumb S*** with Lil Brook, 50 Shades of Paid, and Resilient, while her most popular songs have been “223” and “Big Boss.”
A newcomer entering the music indusry, the San Antonio native may only have a couple years of hip-hop behind her, but K Shiday has all the makings to be the next star in the rap game. Formerly linked with 1017, K Shiday remains a working progress, but with all of the necessary talent.
92. Lil $o$o
With Lil $o$o being linked with industry veteran Lunchmoney Lewis, the man had the number one hit of 2015, “Bills,” the South Florida rising star combines raw talent with a team of people guiding her into the rap game. Still an up and coming artist, Lil $o$o has already made noise with songs like “Florida Girl,” “Bad Attitude,” and “Woo Tang.”
A real demonstration of New Orleans’ bounce culture, CeeFineAss is one of the freshman female rappers now entering hip-hop. Her most notable song to date is the hit that first presented her to the rap game, “Payback.” With a large presence on social media, including TikTok, CeeFineAss is an emerging artist that only needs to continue and persist through the long road of becoming a successful artist.
With the growth of hip-hop in the state of Ohio, Columbus’ own 9ina has been the star standout of rap music within Ohio’s capital city. Making waves in the city over the past couple years, 9ina is a newcomer to hip-hop, but the young artist has already made her mark within the borders of Ohio.
95. Kelow LaTesha
Coming from the land of the Go-Go, DMV and Prince George’s County based rapper Kelow LaTesha has been active in the Washington D.C. and surrounding communities rap scene since 2015 with the song “Finna.”
96. Skylar Blatt
One of Ohio’s top hip-hop artists and one of the leading Cincinnati rappers, Skylar Blatt has been brought to the attention of many local and regional rap fans, but as songs like “Fame” and “Urgent Care,” along with linking with rappers Babyface Ray on “Exactly” and Icewear Vezzo on “God Forbid,” have showcased her talent as becoming one of the next top Midwest rappers.
97. Miah Kenzo
Nicknamed the Princess of Drill, the New York based rapper has just recently activated her career, first linking with Asian Doll, but later releasing a few songs of own. With her debut being in 2021, Miah Kenzo has already claimed a part of New York’s Drill scene for herself.
Los Angeles’ own Narissa is currently in the early stages of her career, but she has been exhibiting her talents of late, previewed through songs like “Boss Bae” and “Transactions.” While publicly releasing music since 2017, Narissa is a rising star in L.A.’s rap scene.
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**No Specific Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and most recent releases are near the top.**