Between Rappers and Presidents, who is the most famous? This is the question I used to ask myself whenever I see certain trends on the internet which involves musicians.
Do you even believe there are rappers that are more famous than presidents? Oh, yes ! There are and through my anxiety, I have decided to dig and bring to you the world rappers that more famous than Presidents.
Below is the list of top ten world rappers that are more famous than Presidents.
1. Tupac Shakur
Tupac Amaru Shakur, is a U.S. rapper who was once considered to be the greatest of all time until he died on 13th September 1996. Before his untimely death, he was ruling the rap and hip-hop game in the world.
Decades now, but he is still considered to be the greatest of all time because of how he composes his music. He is known to be someone who sings about social issues.
Despite being in the system for only five years, he was and is still popular than Presidents in the world, since the new generation still talks about him.
2. Notorious B.I.G:
Christopher George Latore Wallace, who publicly trades with the name Notorious B.I.G, was a hip-hop rapper from the United States of America.
Biggie, as he was affectionately called, also had a remarkable but short career in hip-hop in the US.
Over decades now but he is always remembered, as one of the greatest to ever rule the hip hop fraternity. Despite he is no more, he is more famous than world Presidents.
3. Jay Z:
Jay Z as he is professionally known, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and an investor. Born on the 4th of December 1969, Shawn Corey Carter (Jay Z) is no doubt one of the famous rappers whose fame has reached places where presidents, even the one ruling his country has not appeared there yet.
His fame got him properties, companies and things you can’t imagine.
He is also the owner of one of the world’s biggest record label, “Roc Nation”. He is married to songstress Beyonce and they are blessed with kids.
4. 50 Cent:
This rapper made our childhood awesome whenever we hear one of his popular hit songs “many men”, as we used to dance and sing along. 50 Cent became popular in the United States, when he released his unofficial album Power of the dollar”.
However, his official debut album get rich or die trying”, became his biggest success and made him one of the most famous rappers ever in the world.
The greatest to ever do this, Eminem, has enjoyed his career as a rapper, an actor and a music producer. Born as Marshall Bruce Mathers lll, has been on top of the game for long and has been tagged as, the greatest of all time.
His popularity through music is widely known when he sold over 300 million records, making him the only rapper to reach that peak. He has won a lot of awards including Oscars, Grammy, BET among others.
6. Kanye West:
Kanye West is an American rapper, producer, songwriter, director and fashion designer. He rose to fame in the early 2000, working as a producer.
Though producing people’s songs won him some accolades, he later moved from producing to a recording artiste, which gave him his biggest success in life. He is one of the famous rappers to ever live on this planet.
His Yeezy products are all over the world, as it was once regarded as the best sneaker selling brand in the US. He has a lot of awards to his name.
Starting his career on a Canadian reality show, “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, Drake became one of the successful and world’s most famous rappers, to ever live in this world. Aubrey Drake Graham, known artistically as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, songwriter, singer, actor and record producer, who lives in the United States of America.
He has won so many awards to his name including the Grammy Awards and BET.
8. Lil Wayne:
Dwayne Michael Carter Junior, is an American rapper, actor, songwriter, record executive, singer and entrepreneur, who is professionally known as Lil Wayne.
Born on the 27th of September 1982, Lil Wayne was regarded as one of the greatest of all time in his era.
At a tender age of 12, Lil Wayne started rapping which got the attention of Birdman, who signed him unto his label Cash Money Records. To date, Lil Wayne still raps and he is one of the famous rappers we have in the world.
9. Kendrick Lamar:
Regarded as the best lyricist of all time, Kendrick Lamar, born as Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
In 2012, Kendrick Lamar made his mainstream debut with Good Kid and M.A.A.D City and since then, he is considered to be one of the most influential rappers in the world.
He is also regarded as one of the greatest to ever hit the hip hop fraternity. Grammy Awards, BET, MTV among others are some.of his personal achievements he can boast of.
10. Snoop Dogg:
Affectionately called Uncle Snoop, the ladies favourite, is among the world’s most famous rappers who are famous than Presidents in the world.
Born as Calvin Cordozar Broadus Junior, is an American rapper and media personality, who was born in October 20th, 1971. He was formerly known as “Snoop Doggy Dogg” or “Snoop Lion”.
He rose to fame when he got featured on Dr. Dre’s debut album “The Chronic”.
Since making his first appearance, he has being influential throughout his music career, and has even gone extra miles to sell over 35 million albums worldwide, and over 23 million only in the United States, making him one of the greatest to do this.
There are more rappers out there that are more famous than presidents in this world, but we have limited it to only the top ten rappers we all know.
Your opinions might be different from ours, but you should know that everyone can’t make the list. Thank you and enjoy your reading.