My Favorite Rappers

by if_you_seek_gb | created - 17 Aug 2011 | updated - 19 Aug 2011 | Public

1. Lil' Wayne

Soundtrack | Suicide Squad

Lil' Wayne was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He was previously married to Toya Wright.

2. Nicki Minaj

Actress | The Other Woman

Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. ...

3. Drake

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Dennis Graham, an African-American musician born in Memphis, Tennessee, and Sandi (Sher) Graham, a Canadian Jewish educator. As a young man, Drake appeared in several commercials, for such retailers as Sears and GMC. In 2001, Drake rose ...

4. Eminem

Soundtrack | 8 Mile

Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved ...

5. Scott Mescudi

Soundtrack | Need for Speed

Scott Mescudi was born on January 30, 1984 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA as Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi.

6. Gucci Mane

Soundtrack | Spring Breakers

Gucci Mane is an American rapper. He debuted in 2005 with "Trap House" followed by "Hard to Kill" in 2006, "Trap-A-Thon" and "Back to the Trap House" in 2007. In 2009, his second studio album" The State vs. Radric Davis" was released, and The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted was released in 2010, and ...

7. Gorilla Zoe

Self | Young Jeezy: Who Dat

Alonzo Mathis, better known by his stage name Gorilla Zoe, is an American hip hop artist from Atlanta, Georgia. A member of the Bad Boy Records group Boyz n da Hood, in which he replaced Young Jeezy, Mathis first saw success backing up Young Joc on songs including Coffee Shop and Bottle Poppin', ...

8. T.I.

Actor | Ant-Man

T.I. was born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. on September 25, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Violeta Morgan and Clifford "Buddy" Harris, Sr. He is also known as T.I.P. and "Rubberband Man". T.I. is from the streets of Westside Bankhead Zone 1 in Atlanta. His original stage name, T.I.P., it stems from ...

9. Snoop Dogg

Actor | Turbo

Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known ...

10. 50 Cent

Soundtrack | Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Born in the South Jamaica section of Queens, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has lived in New York City all his life. He was raised by his grandparents after his father ran out and his mother was shot when he was only eight. Growing up, the Queens rapper originally wanted to be a heavyweight boxer, but ...

11. Kanye West

Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby

Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Kanye Omari West. He has been married to Kim Kardashian West since May 24, 2014. They have two children.

yes hes a douchebag but hes good artist

12. Tupac Shakur

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital ...

13. Wiz Khalifa

Soundtrack | Furious Seven

Wiz Khalifa was born on September 8, 1987 in Minot, North Dakota, USA as Cameron Jibril Thomaz. He was previously married to Amber Rose.