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Tampa Bay Rap: 2023’s Top 12 Tampa Rappers & St Pete Rappers

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List of Top Tampa Rappers & St Pete Rappers

In the shadows of the booming rap markets of Jacksonville, Broward County, and Orlando is the emerging rap scene within Tampa Bay, a rap scene of Tampa rappers and St Pete rappers.  Nicknamed Trigga City, for the longest Tampa rap music only consisted of Tom G and a few others that were more locally and regionally known. But with the growth in popularity of rap and hip-hop music there have been over a dozen Tampa and St Pete rappers that have altogether created a rising rap scene in Central Florida.

From East Tampa to West Tampa, to the small hoods of St Pete, stretching from Childs Park to the South Side, to the small towns of Sarasota and Lakeland, there are enough places in the Tampa Bay metropolitan to produce artists that are able to develop a thriving position among the national rap and hip hop stage.

St Pete rappers like Rod Wave, who has become a voice for countless fans and has created his own wave of music, or Project Youngin, who hails from the infamous Jordan Park neighborhood, have become the main representatives of the city. While Rod Wave and Project Youngin have elected themselves to be hip-hop’s top St. Petersburg rappers, in Sarasota County Rayy Dubb has been rising within Florida hip-hop, consisting of pure talent to rise through a limited market like Sarasota.

In the largest city of Tampa Bay, Tampa rappers like Tom G have been carrying the torch for multiple generations of rappers from Tampa, but in today’s era there has risen multiple rap stars that are within the in-crowd of Florida’s top rap scene. One being the duo of Yung Dred and Richie Wess, two artists that were once viewed as some of the very few artists to constitute for the city of Tampa during a time when the local rap scene was stagnant.

While many are still constructing their résumé and building their catalog, the talent levels of Tampa rappers have been long showcased. T9ine, known for the hit song “Mind of a Real,” as well receiving much praise for the projects From Nun to Something and Fast Life Living. Lil Kee coming off the release of 2022’s Letter 2 My Brother or Taleban Dooda with 2021’s Fallen Angel, both prime examples of the flair that many rappers from Tampa possess. Also, not to leave out up and coming artists like Jimbo World or West Tampa’s and 1017’s Roboy, who are both moments away from leveling up their careers.

Removing themselves from the shadows of Jacksonville and Broward County, Tampa and St. Pete rappers alongside artists throughout the counties of Tampa Bay are slowly bringing the spotlight onto the Central Florida region.




Top 12 St Pete and Tampa Rappers

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1. Rod Wave follow on Instagram: @Rod Wave and watch on Youtube: Rod Wave

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2. T9ine follow on Instagram: @T9ine  and watch on Youtube: T9ine

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3. Lil Kee follow on Instagram: @Lil Kee and watch on Youtube: Lil Kee

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4. Taleban Dooda follow on Instagram: @Taleban Dooda and watch on Youtube: Taleban Dooda

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5. Rayy Dubb follow on Instagram: @Rayy Dubb and watch on Youtube: Rayy Dubb

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6. Project Youngin follow on Instagram: @Project Youngin and watch on Youtube: Project Youngin

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7. Richie Wess follow on Instagram: @Richie Wess and watch on Youtube: Richie Wess

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8. Yung Dred follow on Instagram: @Yung Dred and watch on Youtube: Yung Dred

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9. Jimbo World follow on Instagram: @Jimbo World and watch on Youtube: Jimbo World

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10. Roboy follow on Instagram: @Roboy and watch on Youtube: Roboy

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11. Tom G follow on Instagram: @Tom G and watch on Youtube: Tom G

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12. 2gaudy  follow on Instagram: @2gaudy and watch on Youtube: 2gaudy 




Honorable Mention Tampa Rappers and St Pete Rappers:

 350Heem Instagram: @350Heem and Youtube: 350Heem

Tae Bae Instagram: @Tae Bae Bae and Youtube: Tae Bae Bae

Rees Money Instagram: @ReesMoney and Youtube: Rees Money

OTM Frenchyy Instagram: @OTM Frenchyy and Youtube: OTM Frenchyy

Cristol Instagram: @Cristol and Youtube: Cristol

Big Baby Scumbag Instagram: @Big Baby Scumbag and Youtube: Big Baby Scumbag

Buck Sosa Instagram: @Buck Sosa and Youtube: Buck Sosa

Gitt Swift Instagram: @Gitt Swift and Youtube: Gitt Swift

Eyeball Relly Instagram: @Eyeball Relly and Youtube: Eyeball Relly

Famous Kid Brick Instagram: @Famous Kid Brick and Youtube: Famous Kid Brick

Priceless Scott Instagram: @Priceless Scott and Youtube: Priceless Scott

D-Slugga instagram: @DSlugga and Youtube: D-Slugga 

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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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