Top Houston Rappers
List of the Top Rappers from Houston
For the longest Houston rappers and the culture of Houston has been impacting the rap game and the streets nationwide. With the South being the leader in hip hop, one must recognize the doors that the city of Houston opened for other cities. With his Rap-A-Lot imprint, J Prince is one of the true forefathers of southern rap as he helped give the world the Geto Boys and one of the greatest rappers of all-time Scarface.
One can make the argument that the city of Houston is one of the most impactful cities in hip-hop, due to the number of legends that the city has produced. One legend is DJ Screw and his Screwed Up Click, which once consisted of Lil Keke, Fat Pat, Big Moe, Big Hawk, Z-Ro, Big Pokey, Lil Flip, and many more, which has been one of the most important figures of southern hip hop. Not only being the foundation that helped generated some of the South’s top rap artists, but the Chopped and Screw and the whole Houston culture was embodied within the Screwed Up movement.
On the North Side, DJ Watts and the Swisha House started their own movement. Not until the early 2000s did Swisha House become known outside of the North Side as it took Houston and the city’s culture across the nation. Already making noise on North Side for some time, the song “Still Tippin”, featuring Mike Jones, Slim Thug and Paul Wall, took the world by storm and shed light on the hip hop culture of Houston. With the new success, numerous of artists emerged from the Swisha House brand, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, Slim Thug, J Dawg, and many more.
Fast forwarding 20 years, the new generation of Houston rappers are making a name for themselves and presenting a new era for Houston rappers. While some of the OG rappers from Houston, like Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Lil Keke, J Dawg, and Trae Tha Truth, are still active and continuing their legacy, this list breaks down the top rappers from Houston from today’s generation, shedding light on the new era of the Houston rap scene.
This includes megastars like Travis Scott. The internationally renown Megan Thee Stallion becoming one of the world’s top pop stars. Stand-out and innovating artists like Don Toliver. Maxo Kream circling the competition with his sharp lyrics. Monaleo gaining much notoriety with 2021’s “Beating Down Yo Block.” Sauce Walka setting trends and innovating much of hip-hop’s top styles. Lil Jairmy showcasing his superior rap abilities since his debut. KenTheMan gaining rap fans with her charismatic, unique, and seductive styles.
From the Sauce Factory brand with Sosaman, Peso Peso, and Rizzo Rizzo to several of hip-hop’s top Hispanic rappers, like Dee Baby and Brick WolfPack, to several of the original forerunners of today’s generation of Houston hip-hop, like OMB Bloodbath, OTB FastLane, and Propain, remaining strong, Houston has one of the top booming rap scenes and one of the top hip-hop markets in the country.
Top 20 Houston Rappers
1. Travis Scott follow on Instagram: @Travis Scott and watch on Youtube: Travis Scott
2. Megan Thee Stallion follow on Instagram: @Thee Stallion and watch on Youtube: Megan Thee Stallion
3. Don Toliver follow on Instagram: @Don Toliver and watch on Youtube: Don Toliver
4. Monaleo follow on Instagram @Monaleo and watch on YouTube: Monaleo
5. Maxo Kream follow on Instagram @Maxo Kream and watch on YouTube: Maxo Kream
6. Sauce Walka follow on Instagram @Sauce Walka and watch on YouTube: Sauce Walka
7. Ken The Man follow on Instagram @Ken The Man and watch on YouTube: Ken The Man
8. Lil Jairmy follow on Instagram: @Lil Jairmy and watch on Youtube: Lil Jairmy
9. Dee Baby follow on Instagram: @Dee Baby and watch on Youtube: Dee Baby
10. peso peso follow on Instagram: @peso peso and watch on Youtube: peso peso
11. Lebra Jolie Follow on Instagram @Lebra Jolie and Watch on Youtube: Lebra Jolie
12. Sosamann follow on Instagram @Sosamann and watch on Youtube: Sosamann
13. trapboydre10k follow on Instagram @trapboydre10k and watch on Youtube: trapboydre10k
14. Brick Wolfpack follow on Instagram @Brick Wolfpack and watch on YouTube: Brick Wolfpack
15. Propain follow on Instagram @Propain and watch on Youtube: Propain
16. rizzoo rizzoo follow on Instagram @rizzoo rizzoo and watch on Youtube: rizzoo rizzoo
17. FMB Longmoney Follow on Instagram @FMB Longmoney and Watch on Youtube: FMB Longmoney
18. OMB Bloodbath follow on Instagram @OMB Bloodbath and watch on Youtube: OMB Bloodbath
19. OTB FastLane follow on Instagram @OTB Fastlane and watch on Youtube: OTB Fastlane
20. Guapo Follow on Instagram @Guapo and watch on Youtube: Guapo
Honorable Mention Houston Rappers
– Young Deji Instagram @Young Deji and YouTube: Young Deji
– D Flowers Instagram @D Flowers and Youtube: D Flowers
– Young Lyric Instagram: @Young Lyric and Youtube: Young Lyric
– Laray Da Savage Instagram @Laray Da Savage and Youtube: Laray Da Savage
– Yung Al Instagram @Yung Al and Youtube: Yung Al
– yb puerto rico Instagram @yb puerto rico and Youtube: yb puerto rico
– stunna bam Instagram @stunna bam and Youtube: stunna bam
– Big Tony Instagram @Big Tony and Youtube: Big Tony
– Need No Name Instagram @NeedNoName and Youtube: NeedNoName
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*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and most recent releases are near the top.
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