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Top 10 Most Popular Male Rappers

There are a lot of rappers out there but only a select few have made it into the hearts of die hard rap fans. Here's a list of the most popular male rappers out there.

1

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper, poet and actor. Shakur sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

2

Eminem

Eminem

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States.

3

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality, and actor.

4

The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G.

Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie, or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. He is ranked by Billboard as among the ten greatest rappers of all time.

5

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New Orleans-based rapper Lil' Doogie.

6

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.

7

JAY-Z

JAY-Z

Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as JAY-Z, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music.

8

Nas

Nas

Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American hip hop recording artist, rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.

9

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment.

10

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa

Cameron Jibril Thomaz, known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007.