Let us look at the below list of Top 10 most popular and hottest rappers in The World in 2016 and 2017. Hip hop is winning hearts all over the world. Earlier it was songs that people were attracted to buy, today it is all about the rap. Rappers are gaining worldwide acclaim and changing the nightclub scene big time. We have a list for all those party hoppers and music lovers that includes some of the most popular rappers in the world in 2016-2017.
Some of them are relatively new while others are veteran in this genre of music. Who doesn’t love to tap to the beats of some good rapping, let loose while the feet just itches to burn the dance floor, these uber-cool creative and gifted rappers have been winning hearts, worldwide! Have a look at the top ten hottest and most popular rappers in the world.
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- 10. Raftaar (Net Worth $1 Million)
- 9. Bohemia (Net Worth $3. Million)
- 8. Yo Yo Honey Singh (Net Worth $25 Million)
- 7. Rakim (Net Worth $1 Million)
- 6. Snoop Dogg (Net Worth $143 Million)
- 5. 50 Cent (Net Worth $155 Million)
- 4. Lil Wayne (Net Worth $150 Million)
- 3. Nicki Minaj (Net Worth $77 Million)
- 2. Jay-Z (Net Worth $610 Million)
- 1. Pharrell Williams (Net Worth $105 Million)
List of the world’s top 10 most popular hottest rappers in 2016-2017
10. Raftaar (Net Worth $1 Million)
Dillin Nair aka Raftaar is a reputed rapper in India as well as abroad. His album WTF got him massive success and popularity. He is famous for his amazing rapping speed and style.
9. Bohemia (Net Worth $3. Million)
Anybody who is a fan of desi music must have heard Bohemia. His real name is Roger David and he is a Pakistani American rapper and released his first Punjabi ran music album in the year 2002. He has won an award for his album Thousand Thoughts and there is really no stopping this one of the hottest rappers in the world.
8. Yo Yo Honey Singh (Net Worth $25 Million)
When hip hop comes to mind, the whole of India as well as abroad thinks of Yo Yo Honey Singh. Hirdesh Singh is among the firsts to introduce some seriously kickass hip hop music that the entire nation seems to have fallen in love with. He has been nominated a couple of time and even won some prestigious awards for his amazing contributions to the world of music.
7. Rakim (Net Worth $1 Million)
Rakim is one of the sexiest rappers in the world and he is considered as the separating line between old-school and new-school. With his fabulous delivery of lyrics, he has set a design that rappers from Nas to Kendrick Lamar and that is still following today.
6. Snoop Dogg (Net Worth $143 Million)
Snoop Dogg is hugely famous all over the world and he is probably one of the most common faces in the world of rap. Without Snoop Dogg, the freestyle is simply hard to accept. Music lovers all over the world relate with this music and a list without him is simply incomplete.
5. 50 Cent (Net Worth $155 Million)
Not only is he one of the greatest rapper in the world but he is also a very smart businessman. He has added a new shizz into nightclubs with this energetic rap numbers. He is one of the most reputed rappers in the world.
4. Lil Wayne (Net Worth $150 Million)
The commercial success is extremely huge and that speaks for itself for Lil Wayne. For him it is the quality that matters. If he is appreciated for his music then he’ll probably be one of the rappers rapping in every club. His lyrics are so hard-hitting that he is considered to be the voice of the common man. He is one of the very few rappers to have received immense honor and respect throughout the ongoing course of his career.
3. Nicki Minaj (Net Worth $77 Million)
It is said that Nicki Minaj raps better than her male contemporaries. Over the past five years, she has put in a lot of effort to become one of the world’s sexiest rappers and she is truly a class apart. The best part about her is that she is extremely unpredictable and music lovers all around the world love her for that. She is constantly experimenting with her music and 2016 seems to be the year for her. After a whole lot of criticisms, she came out victorious and making music that the entire world is dancing to. Her videos are always controversial and very sensual!
2. Jay-Z (Net Worth $610 Million)
Jay-Z has been steadily approaching a level that none but he can define. He became the first rapper in his 40s to be still on top the game. He has achieved international success and everything he says makes a whole lot of sense. His raps are of some other level altogether and he never fails to pull the crowd.
1. Pharrell Williams (Net Worth $105 Million)
Pharrell Williams is an up and coming American singer, rapper and producer and a winner of a Grammy. His music style is preppy and full of life and even though he is pretty much a newbie, he has conquered the hearts of the people all over the world with this very unconventional rapping style and has become one of the most popular rappers in the world. Music lovers simply cannot get enough of Happy among his other international hits. Pharrell has a bright future ahead.
There is no stopping back once you start grooving to the beats and the rappers have been instrumental in churning out all that the heart wants and loves! Hope you enjoyed reading about the mavens as well as new talents in this genre who has been helping one to feel the lightness of life, scrubbing away boredom and letting us to party hard!