29 Famous Black Female Rappers Of All Time

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Here we go guys, In this article, we will be looking for the famous black female rappers of all time. As we all know, black female rappers have made a memorable mark on the music drive, using their strong vocals and lyrical prowess to break down barricades and challenge the status quo.

These multi-talented rappers have not only smashed stereotypes but have become significant figures in the hip-hop world, using their tunes to express their experiences, empower others, and celebrate their cultural heritage. 

Our list includes some most famous female rapper names, Megan Thee Stallion, CARDI B, Lizzo, Doja Cat, Queen Latifah, Ice Spice, Lauryn Hill, and many more. Check the list here.

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29 Famous Black Female Rappers Of All Time

1 – Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Jovon Ruth Pete aka Megan Thee Stallion is one of the black American female rappers and singers, born on February 15, 1995. She first gained popularity when videos of her freestyling became popular on social media platforms such as Instagram. She released her debut album “Good News” in 2020, emerging on several year-end best album lists.

Megan Thee Stallion has received many awards, including six BET Awards, five BET Hip Hop Awards, four American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Award, and three Grammy Awards.

Her Best Song Include:

  • Sweetest Pie
  • SG
  • Thot Shit
  • Savage
  • Hot Girl Summer
  • Body
  • Cognac Queen
  • Captain Hook


Cardi B(real name Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar Cephus) is one of the famous American black rappers, born on October 11, 1992. Best known for her distinct aggressive flow and outspoken lyrics. She first gained popularity through Vine and Instagram.

Her first studio album, Invasion of Privacy (2018), debuted at number one. She won many awards including a Grammy Award, eight Billboard Music Awards, six Guinness World Records, six American Music Awards, 14 BET Hip Hop Awards, and two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year awards.

Her Best Songs include:

  • WAP
  • I Like It
  • Tomorrow 2
  • La Bebe
  • Bodak Yellow
  • UP
  • Please Me
  • Be Careful

3 – Doja Cat

Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini aka Doja Cat is an American rapper, and songwriter, born on October 21, 1995. Doja Cat began making and releasing music on SoundCloud. Her song “So High” caught the attention of Kemosabe and RCA Records.

Doja Cat earned viral success as an internet meme with her 2018 single “Mooo!” She has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including one Grammy Award from sixteen nominations, five Billboard Music Awards, five American Music Awards, and four MTV Video Music Awards.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Woman
  • Boss Bitch
  • Get Into It
  • Streets
  • Vegas
  • Kiss Me More
  • Wine Pon You
  • Say So

4 – Lizzo

Lizzo(real name Melissa Viviane Jefferson) is a black American rapper, flutist, and actress, born on April 27, 1988. She began her recording career in hip-hop music.

Lizzo achieved mainstream victory with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You (2019), which peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200. Also, Lizzo unleashed two studio albums, Lizzobangers (2013) and Big Grrrl Small World (2015).

Her Best Tracks Include:

  • About Dame Time
  • Truth Hurts
  • 2 Be Loved
  • Good As Hell
  • Juice
  • Special
  • Boys
  • Cuz I Love You

5 – Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige(Often referred to as the “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” and “Queen of R&B”) is one of the famous female American black songwriters and rappers, born on January 11, 1971. Her career began in 1988 when she was signed to Uptown Records by its founder Andre Harrell.

Blige has won nine Grammy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, four American Music Awards, twelve NAACP Image Awards, and twelve Billboard Music Awards, including the Billboard Icon Award. Her profession started in 1988 when she was signed to Uptown Records by its founder Andre Harrell.

Her Famous Tracks Include:

  • Family Aggair
  • Not Gon’ Cry
  • Mr. Wrong
  • Just Fine
  • Real Love
  • Mary Jame
  • Everything
  • I Can Love You

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6 – Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is one of the famous dark American rappers and singers, born on March 18, 1970. In 2006, she became the first hip-hop artist to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At age 19, Latifah released her debut album All Hail the Queen (1989), featuring the hit single “Ladies First”.

She has received many awards, including a Grammy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two NAACP Image Awards.

She has also starred or co-starred in the films Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2005), Beauty Shop (2005), Last Holiday (2006), Hairspray (2007), Joyful Noise (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014), and Girls Trip (2017).

Her Best Tracks Include:

  • You Can’t Stop The Beat
  • Poor Unfortunate Souls
  • When You’re Good To Mama
  • You Can’t Stop The Beat
  • Walk The Dinosaur
  • I Know Where I’ve Been
  • Ladies First
  • Just Another Day
  • Big, Blonde & Beautiful
  • Higher Medley

7 – Flo Milli

Tamia Monique Carter aka Flo Milli is an American rapper, born on January 9, 2000. She rose to prominence after her songs “Beef FloMix” and “In the Party” went viral on the social media platform TikTok. Flo Milli released her debut mixtape, Ho, Why Is You Here? (2020), to critical acclaim.

Her Best Hits Include:

  • Conceited
  • In The party
  • We Not Humping
  • Beef Flomix
  • Bed Time
  • May I
  • Not Friendly
  • My Attitide

8 – Baby Tate

Tate Sequoya Farris aka Baby Tate is one of the famous black female American rappers, and record producers, born on May 13, 1996. She has garnered notable engagement for the successful viral single “I Am” featuring Flo Milli and the EP After the Rain, among others. Her song “Beckham” was featured in the pilot episode of Euphoria in 2019.

Her Hit Tracks Include:

  • Hey, Mickey!
  • Poof Be Gone
  • I Am
  • Slt Him Out Slt Him Out Again
  • Ain’t No Love
  • Pedi
  • Hot One

9 – Rubi Rose

Rubi Rose Benton is an American rapper, songwriter, and model, born on October 2, 1997. Rubi Rose first gained fame as the main model for the hip-hop group Migos’ music video for the single “Bad and Boujee”. Rose started her music career in September 2018 with a remix of “On Top”, a song made by Playboi Carti.

Her Super-hit tracks include:

  • I Like
  • He In His Feelings
  • Loyal Dick
  • Big Mouth
  • Wifey
  • Pretty MF
  • Hot Yo Dance
  • The Truth

10 – Ice Spice

Isis Naija Gaston aka Ice Spice is an American rapper, born on January 1, 2000. She began her career in 2021 after meeting record producer RiotUSA. Ice Spice rose to prominence in late 2022 with her song “Munch (Feelin’ U)”, which achieved viral popularity on TikTok.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Boy’s A Liar, Pt. 2
  • Princess Diana
  • Bikini Bottom
  • Munch
  • In Ha Mood
  • Barbie World
  • Gangsta Boo
  • No Clarity

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11 – Foxy Brown

Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand(Stage name Foxy Brown) is an American rapper, born on September 6, 1978. After signing to Def Jam in 1996, she released her debut album, Ill Na Na, later that year on November 19, 1996. The album has sold over 7 million copies worldwide.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Get Me Home
  • Oh Yeah
  • I’ll Be
  • Tables Will Turn
  • B. k. Anthem
  • I Can’t
  • Firm Biz
  • Candy
  • Hot Spot
  • Firm Fiasco

12 – Ms Banks

Thyra Kigho Deshaun Oji(Stage name Ms. Banks) is one of the famous female black Nigerian-British rappers and songwriters. In 2014, she released her first mixtape titled Once Upon a Grind. She then released her first EP titled New Chapter EP in 2016.

Her Hit Tracks Include:

  • Dip
  • Snack
  • Back It Up
  • Gun Lean Remix
  • Bad B Bop
  • There For You
  • Party
  • Favourite Girl

13 – Kodie Shane

Kodie Shantil Marr(Stage name Kodie Shane) is a famous American rapper and singer, born on October 28, 1998. She gained worldwide popularity in 2016 for her song “Sad” featuring rapper Lil Yachty and as a member of “Sailing Team”, a collective of rappers led by Lil Yachty.

Her Best Hit Tracks Include:

  • Hold Up
  • Love & Drugz II
  • For The Girls
  • Sad
  • Flex On Me
  • Off The Record
  • End Like That
  • Sing To Her

14 – Doechii

Jaylah Ji’mya Hickmon aka Doechii is one of the popular American black rappers and singers, born on August 14, 1998. In 2021, she rose to prominence with the viral success of her song “Yucky Blucky Fruitcake” on TikTok. She has received nominations for an MTV Video Music Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards. In 2023, she was awarded the Rising Star Award from Billboard Women in Music.

Her Super Hit Single Include:

  • What It Is
  • Yucky Blucky Fruitcake
  • Persuasive
  • Crazy
  • Spookie Coochie
  • Swamp Bitches
  • Pro Freak
  • Stressed

15 – GloRilla

Gloria Hallelujah Woods aka GloRilla is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, born on July 28, 1999. She gained popularity after releasing her 2022 song “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” (with Hitkidd), which was nominated for Best Rap Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. Also, Woods released her mixtape Most Likely Up Next in 2019 and her EP P Status in 2020.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Tomorrow 2
  • F.N.F
  • Lick Or Sum
  • On Wat U On
  • Blessed
  • Unh Unh
  • No More Love
  • Nut Quick

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16 – Tierra Whack

Tierra Helena Whack is an American black rapper, singer, and songwriter, born August 11, 1995. Whack’s song “Mumbo Jumbo” was nominated at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for Best Music Video. Her debut studio album, Whack World, was released in May 2018 and received widespread critical acclaim.

Her Best Tracks Include:

  • My Power
  • Hungry Hippo
  • Unemployed
  • Stand Up
  • Peppers and Onions
  • Pretty Ugly
  • Heaven
  • Only Child

17 – Saweetie

Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper aka Saweetie is one of the famous female American black rappers, born on July 2, 1993. In 2021, she received two nominations for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards including one for Best New Artist. Her upcoming debut album, Pretty Bitch Music was preceded by the singles “Tap In” and “Best Friend” (featuring Doja Cat).

Her Super-Hit Tracks Include:

  • Best Friend
  • Bo$$ Chick
  • My Type
  • Hey, Mickey!
  • Tap In
  • Sway With Me
  • Fast
  • Closer

18 – SZA

Solána Imani Rowe aka SZA is an American R&B singer, born on November 8, 1989. SZA began making music in the early 2010s, releasing two extended plays, See.SZA.Run (2012) and S (2013), before signing with the hip-hop record label Top Dawg Entertainment, through which she released Z (2014), her third EP and first retail release.

SZA has received multiple accolades throughout her career, including an American Music Award, a Grammy Award, a Guild of Music Supervisors Award, and two awards from Billboard Women in Music (including Woman of the Year), in addition to nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Brit Award.

Her Hit Tracks Include:

  • Kill Bill
  • Open Arms
  • Snooze
  • All The Stars
  • Good Days
  • Low
  • Love Galore
  • Broken Clocks

19 – Kash Doll

Arkeisha Antoinette Knight, known professionally as Kash Doll, is an American rapper and actress from Detroit, Michigan. Kash Doll has collaborated with artists including Meek Mill, Big Sean, Iggy Azalea, and K. Michelle. Signed to Republic Records, she is best known for her singles “For Everybody” (2017) and “Ice Me Out” (2018).

Her Best Tracks Include:

  • For Everybody
  • Single & Happy
  • Ice Me Out
  • No Lames
  • Here I Go
  • Krazy
  • Doing Too Much
  • Oh Boy

20 – Enny

Enitan Adepitan aka Enny is one of the black female English rappers, and songwriters, born on 9 December 1994. Best known for her 2020 track “Peng Black Girls” which gained rage following a remix version with Jorja Smith which was performed live on ColorsxStudios. Enny started her music profession by releasing freestyle videos on YouTube.

Her Super Hit tracks Include:

  • Peng Black Girls Remix
  • Charge It
  • Peng Black Girls
  • Take It Slow
  • No More Naija Men
  • I Want
  • 2am In Central

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21 – MC Lyte

Lana Michele Moorer(stage name MC Lyte) is a famous American rapper, DJ, and entrepreneur, born on October 11, 1970. With songs like “Cha Cha Cha”, “Paper Thin”, “10% Dis”, “Ruffneck” and “Poor Georgie”, MC Lyte became a pioneering figure in the hip-hop industry.

She has also had collaborations with mainstream artists such as Sinéad O’Connor, Janet Jackson, Brandy, Xscape, Will Smith, Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Moby, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, and Will.i.am.

Her Hit Tracks Include:

  • Keep On, Keepin’ on
  • Cold Rock a Party
  • Poor Georgie
  • Ruffneck
  • Cha Cha Cha
  • Paper Thin
  • Self Destruction
  • Lyte as a Rock

22 – BbyMutha

Brittnee Moore, (stage name bbymutha) is an American rapper, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and started her profession via SoundCloud. In 2017, she gained popularity after the video for her song “Rules” went viral. Her debut studio album, Muthaland, was released in 2020. Moore’s “first official song” as a solo artist was “Slut”.

Her Tracks Include:

  • D.I.Y
  • Indian Hair
  • Lately
  • Hateithere
  • Heavy Metal
  • Lookin’ For Me
  • The Sheesh Battle
  • BBC

23 – Eve

Eve Jihan Cooper is one of the American black rappers, and actresses, born on November 10, 1978. In 1999, she released her debut album, Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady, which reached number one on the Billboard 200. The album produced the hit singles “What Ya Want”, “Love Is Blind”, and “Gotta Man”.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Who’s That Girl?
  • LEt Me Blow Ya Mind
  • Gangsta Lovin’
  • Tambourine
  • Love Is Blind
  • Got What You Need
  • What Ya Want
  • What Y’all Want

24 – Erica Banks

Erica Banks is an American rapper born on October 5, 1998, and raised in DeSoto, Texas. In 2018, Banks released her first single, titled “Talk My Shit” independently through SoundCloud. In June 2023, Banks joined the eleventh season of the VH1 reality television series, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.

Her Super-Hit Singles Include:

  • Buss It
  • Toot That
  • Aint Got Time
  • SDA
  • Throw a Lil Mo
  • Trick
  • Nasty
  • Slim Waist

25 – Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Noelle Hill is one of the popular black American rappers, and record producers, born on May 26, 1975. Regarded as one of the most influential musicians of her generation. She was the frontwoman of The Fugees. Hill has won many accolades, including eight Grammy Awards, the most for a female rapper to this day.

Her Super-Hit Tracks Include:

  • Killing Me Softly
  • Ready Or Not
  • Ex-Factor
  • Doo Wop
  • Turn Your Lights Down Low
  • Fu-Gee-La
  • Nothing Even Matters
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off

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26 – Chika

Jane Chika Oranika aka Chika is a Nigerian-American rapper, born on March 9, 1997. She first garnered attention on social media before signing with Warner Records in 2019. The following year, she was included in XXL’s 2020 Freshman Class and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

Her Tracks Include:

  • Songs About You
  • Crown
  • My Power
  • Balencies
  • High Rises
  • In My Way

27 – Maliibu Miitch

Jennifer Jade Roberts aka Maliibu Miitch is one of the famous black American rappers, and entertainers of African American, Vietnamese, and Filipino descent, born on March 4, 1991. Roberts started rapping in 2009 and started releasing songs and freestyles throughout the following years.

In 2014, she signed to Island Records and released two singles the following year: “Figure8”, produced by Mustard, and “Starin at It”, produced by Dem Jointz.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • Give Her Some Money
  • I Like What I Like
  • The Count
  • Bum Bitch
  • Gwapamole
  • Slide
  • Letter To My Ex

28 – Ivy Sole

Taylor C. McLendon aka Ivy Sole is an American rapper and record producer from Philadelphia, PA, born 1995. Ivy Sole began their musical career by joining three different collaborations called Indigold, Liberal Art, and Third Eye Optiks.

Her Super-hit Tracks Include:

  • West
  • Dream Girl
  • Dangerous
  • One More Night
  • Out Of Touch
  • Rollercoaster
  • Elevator Girl
  • Backwoods

29 – Mulatto

Alyssa Michelle Stephens aka Latto or Big Latto is one of the famous black American rappers and singers, born on December 22, 1998. Latto received nominations for Best New Hip Hop Artist at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards and Top Rap Female Artist at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. “Big Energy” won Song of the Year, and 777 was nominated for Hip Hop Album of the Year at the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards.

Her Tracks Include:

  • Put It On Da Floor
  • Big Energy
  • Lottery
  • B*tch From Da Souf
  • Muwop
  • Another Nasty Song
  • For The Night

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