Top 10: Dope Emcees You Should Know

Top 10: Dope Emcees You Should Know

This year has been an amazing year for hip hop. The power of the internet and the availability of music making technology has created a huge output of music from all over the world, from bedroom producers and closet-recording emcees to studio pros still banging out classics.

While there have been many break out rap sensations this year like youngsters Bishop Nehru, Earl Sweatshirt, and Joey Bada$$, there are tons of other amazing promising emcees floating beneath the radar of mainstream rap music. The following is a list of ten young rappers you may not be familiar with, but you should definitely give a chance. Check out our selection of dope emcees you should know. Feel free to share your thoughts on our Facebook page or by leaving a comment below.



Kamir Hiam (USA) has been obsessed with hip hop culture since discovering rap as a child in the mid 90s. As curator of The Find's Stay Thirsty podcast, he is an obsessive crate digger, always looking for more dope music. Other hobbies include travel, reading, fitness, and science.