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Top UK Rappers: 2022’s Best 30 British Rappers List

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List of the Top British Rappers

UK rappers are without doubt in one of Europe’s top rap scenes and the oldest and most historic hip hop scene within the entire continent.  Dating back to the early 1980s, the music scene of British rappers has been growing decade by decade into becoming the world’s most respected hip hop markets outside of the U.S.

With the United Kingdom’s long-standing relationship with the United States, it is only right that British rappers were the first to appear in Europe, or even the world outside of the U.S., among the genre of hip hop. 

UK rappers from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, like Derek B, Silver Bullet, the female group Cookie Crew, London Posse, Demon Boyz, Hijack, Overlord X or the Criminal Minds, as well a handful of DJs and executives behind the scenes like DJ Froggy and Simon Harris, all helped solidify the British rap scene and built a foundation for hip hop music in the U.K.

As hip hop in the United States evolved over time, UK rappers and the British hip hop scene followed right behind. Generation after generation, hip hop artists in the U.K. went from the B-Boy era to the Gangster Rap era to today’s Trap and Drill Rap era, all while British rappers pioneered rap and hip hop music in Europe. 

When you have a legend as lyrically crafty as Stormzy, an untouchable artist like Dave, an artist showcasing longevity through talent and consistency like Bugzy Malone, the quick rise of the ultra talented Tion Wayne, one of the most swagged out artist in Europe like AJ Tracey, an artist as live and as creative as Aitch, the UK’s top Drill rapper of Russ Millions, the versatility and creativeness that is unmatched in ArrDee, or some of the world’s top female rappers then it is easily to see why the UK rap scene is one of the world’s leaders and has one of Europe’s largest lineups of hip hop artists with a much larger global reach than any other European country.

Top 30 UK Rappers

1. Dave
Watch on Youtube: Dave and follow on Instagram: @Dave

2. Stormzy
Watch on Youtube: Stormzy and follow on Instagram: @Stormzy

3. Aitch
Watch on Youtube: Aitch and follow on Instagram: @Aitch

4. Skepta
Watch on Youtube: Skepta and follow on Instagram: @Skepta

5. tion wayne
Watch on Youtube: tion wayne and follow on Instagram: @tion wayne

6. Russ Millions
Watch on Youtube: Russ Millions and follow on Instagram: @Russ Millions

7. AJ Tracey
Watch on Youtube: AJ Tracey and follow on Instagram: @AJ Tracey

8. ArrDee
Watch on Youtube: ArrDee and follow on Instagram: @ArrDee

9. Bugzy Malone
Watch on Youtube: Bugzy Malone and follow on Instagram: @Bugzy Malone

10. Headie One
Watch on Youtube: Headie One and follow on Instagram: @Headie One

11. Digga D
Watch on Youtube: Digga D and follow on Instagram: @Digga D

12. Fredo
Watch on Youtube: Fredo and follow on Instagram: @ Fredo

13. dutchavelli
Watch on Youtube: dutchavelli and follow on Instagram: @dutchavelli

14. SL
Watch on Youtube: SL and follow on Instagram: @ SL

15. M24
Watch on Youtube: M24 and follow on Instagram: @M24

16. slowthai
Watch on Youtube: slowthai and follow on Instagram: @slowthai

17. Giggs
Watch on Youtube: Giggs and follow on Instagram: @Giggs

18. Mist
Watch on Youtube: Mist and follow on Instagram: @Mist

19. Little Simz
Watch on Youtube: Little Simz and follow on Instagram: @Little Simz

20. Unknown T
Watch on Youtube: Unknown T and follow on Instagram: @Unknown T

21. bandokay
Watch on Youtube: bandokay and follow on Instagram: @bandokay

22. Deno
Watch on Youtube: Deno and follow on Instagram: @Deno

23. MoStack
Watch on Youtube: MoStack and follow on Instagram: @MoStack

24. Ms Banks
Watch on Youtube: Ms Banks and follow on Instagram: @Ms Banks

25. JAY1
Watch on Youtube: JAY1 and follow on Instagram: @JAY1

26. Octavian
Watch on Youtube: Octavian and follow on Instagram: @Octavian

27. M1llionz
Watch on Youtube: M1llionz and follow on Instagram: @M1llionz

28. Lady Leshurr
Watch on Youtube: Lady Leshurr and follow on Instagram: @Lady Leshurr

29. Loski
Watch on Youtube: Loski and follow on Instagram: @Loski

30. Nines
Watch on Youtube: Nines and follow on Instagram: @Nines

Honorable Mention British Rappers

Yxng Bane Youtube: Yxng Bane and Instagram: @Yxng Bane

JayKae Youtube: JayKae and Instagram: @JayKae

abra cadabra Youtube: abra cadabra and Instagram: @abra cadabra

Potter Payper Youtube: Potter Payper and Instagram: @Potter Payper

Wretch 32 Youtube: Wretch 32 and Instagram: @Wretch 32

Hardy Caprio Youtube: Hardy Caprio and Instagram: @Hardy Caprio

DigDat Youtube: DigDat and Instagram: @DigDat

kwengface Youtube: kwengface and Instagram: @kwengface

Ghetts Youtube: Ghetts and Instagram: @Ghetts

sneakbo  Youtube: sneakbo and Instagram: @sneakbo

Pa Salieu Youtube: Pa Salieu and instagram: @Pa Salieu

ENNY Youtube: ENNY and Instagram: @ENNY

backroad gee Youtube: backroad gee and instagram: @backroad gee

Clavish Youtube: Clavish and instagram: @Clavish

Avelino Youtube: Avelino and Instagram: @Avelino

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*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have the most followers, streams, views, and released the most recent music are near the top.

*If any artists are missing from the list email media@kulturevulturez.com