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Top 15 Upstate New York Rappers (Syracuse, Rochester, & Buffalo Rappers)

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Top Upstate NY Rap

(Top Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, & Buffalo Rappers)

In the shadows of the New York City rap scene is the hip hop scene of Upstate New York, which includes Rochester, Buffalo, Albany and Syracuse rappers.  Along Interstate 90, a four hour stretch from Buffalo to Albany, resides large urban populations of African Americans and Latinos. 

Within these communities, communities like the East Side of Buffalo, the South Side of Syracuse, the Uptown section of Albany,  or the North Side and West Side of Rochester, consists of dozens of talented rap artists.  Within the large batch of talent emerges a handful of Albany, Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo rappers that have created an opportunity for themselves to be seen outside of Upstate New York.

While on the East Coast, Upstate New York’s rap scene has never received the attention truly deserved from the rest of the world as the likes of other East Coast cities, like Philadelphia or New York City, but if anyone enjoys listening to New York City’s hip hop scene then a Rochester NY rapper or an artist out of Albany should be worth checking out, especially as Buffalo rappers of Griselda Records have almost completely taken over the music industry.

List of Top 15+ Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany rappers

1. Benny The Butcher (Buffalo Rappers), follow on Instagram: @Benny The Butcher and watch on Youtube: Benny The Butcher

2. Conway (Buffalo, NY), follow on Instagram: @Conway The Machine and watch on Youtube: Conway the Machine

3. Westside Gunn (Buffalo, NY), follow on Instagram: @WestSideGunn and watch on Youtube: Westside Gunn 

4. Scorey (Syracuse, NY), Follow On Instagram: @Scorey and watch on Yotube: Scorey

5. Pardison Fontaine (Newburgh, NY), follow on Instagram: @Pardison Fontaine and watch on Youtube: Pardison Fontaine

6. 38 Spesh (Rochester NY Rapper), follow on Instagram: @38 Spesh and watch on Youtube: 38 Spesh

7. Steve God Cooks (Syracuse, NY), follow on Instagram: @SteveGodCooks and watch on Youtube: Steve God Cooks

8. Tottywat, follow on Instagram: @Tottywat and watch on Youtube: Tottywat

9. Armani Caesar (Buffalo Rappers), follow on Instagram: @Armani Caesar and watch on Youtube: Armani Caesar

10. Eto (Rochester NY Rapper), follow on Instagram: @ETO and watch on Youtube: Eto

11. Lil Wes (Rochester, NY), follow on Instagram: @LilWes and watch on Youtube: Lil Wes

12. RXKNephew (Rochester, NY), follow on Instagram: @RXKNephew and watch on Youtube: RXKNephew

Honorable Mention Upstate NY Rappers:

Laflare 2x (Rochester, NY) Instagram: @Laflare 2x  |  Youtube: Laflare 2x

Rx Papi (Rochester, NY) Instagram: @Rx Papi  |  Youtube: Rx Papi

Dini (Rochester, NY) Instagram: @Dini  |  Youtube: Dini

Wiz Mack (Albany NY Rapper) Instagram: @Wiz Mack  |  Youtube: Wiz Mack

Bezaloha Instagram: @Bezaloha  |  Youtube: Bezaloha

Taj Billy (Rochester, NY) Instagram: @Taj Billy  |  Youtube: Taj Billy

Lil Deebo (Rochester NY Rapper) Instagram: @Lil Deebo  |  Youtube: Lil Deebo

Top Upstate New York Rappers Related Topics

1 Top New York City Rappers List

2 Map of New York City Gangs & Hoods

3 History of New York City Hip Hop

4 Top Female Rappers List

*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and most recent releases are near the top.

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