List of the Top British Rappers
The UK has one of the best and most established rap scenes in Europe, with a rich history dating back to the 1980s. Over the years, British rappers have gained worldwide recognition and respect, making it one of the most influential hip hop markets outside the US.
It is only appropriate that British rappers were the pioneers of hip hop in Europe, since the UK has had a longstanding association with the US. Some of the first UK rappers, from mid-1980s to early 1990s, were Derek B, Silver Bullet, Cookie Crew, London Posse, Demon Boyz, Hijack, Overlord X or the Criminal Minds, as well figures behind the scenes like DJ Froggy and Simon Harris. All helped solidify the British rap scene.
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, Grime, and Drill Rap era, all while British rappers have pioneered rap and hip hop music in Europe.
The UK rap scene boasts a lineup of hip hop artists with a much larger global reach than any other European country. This includes Central Cee who has appeared as one of the hottest artists in the industry. Legends like the lyrically crafty Stormzy. Unrivaled artists like South London’s Dave. Tion Wayne who has rapidly became a massive sensation in hip-hop. Aitch who is known for his dynamic and imaginative style.
Within the landscape of the British rap scene witnessed the leading figure in grime music with Skepta and view two of the world’s top Drill rappers with Russ Millions and Headie One, who helped popularized the genre in U.K. View the on point and cutting-edge artistry of Fredo and AJ Tracey, the unparalleled versatility and creativity artists like slowthai and ArrDee, or the persistence and consistency of the legacy of Bugzy Malone. Overall, UK rappers are diversified bringing much flavor into mix of British hip-hop music.
Top 30 UK Rappers
1. Central Cee
Watch on Youtube: Central Cee and follow on Instagram: @Central Cee
5. Tion Wayne
Watch on Youtube: Tion Wayne and follow on Instagram: @Tion Wayne
7. Russ Millions
Watch on Youtube: Russ Millions and follow on Instagram: @Russ Millions
8. Headie One
Watch on Youtube: Headie One and follow on Instagram: @Headie One
9. AJ Tracey
Watch on Youtube: AJ Tracey and follow on Instagram: @AJ Tracey
10. Bugzy Malone
Watch on Youtube: Bugzy Malone and follow on Instagram: @Bugzy Malone
Watch on Youtube: dutchavelli and follow on Instagram: @dutchavelli
21. Unknown T
Watch on Youtube: Unknown T and follow on Instagram: @Unknown T
22. Abra Cadabra
Watch on Youtube: Abra Cadabra and follow on Instagram: @Abra Cadabra
25. Yxng Bane
Watch on Youtube: Yxng Bane and follow on Instagram: @Yxng Bane
28. Pa Salieu
Watch on Youtube: Pa Salieu and follow on Instagram: @Pa Salieu
30. Hardy Caprio
Watch on Youtube: Hardy Caprio and follow on Instagram: @Hardy Caprio
Honorable Mention British Rappers:
– kwengface Youtube: kwengface and Instagram: @kwengface
– steel banglez Youtube: steel banglez and Instagram: @steel banglez
– Potter Payper Youtube: Potter Payper and Instagram: @Potter Payper
– Wretch 32 Youtube: Wretch 32 and Instagram: @Wretch 32
– backroad gee Youtube: backroad gee and instagram: @backroad gee
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