Atlanta, the state of Georgia, is popular for being the mother of most of the famous rappers in the history of hip hop. No doubt, the world is full of great talent and the highly talented rappers can be found throughout the world. But based on the fan following, great hits, melody, flow, speed, and lyrics, we have concluded a list of best rappers in the world that are basically from Atlanta. Atlanta is literally famous for being the motherland of many popular rappers in history.
Here is the list of some of the 10 best and greatest rappers from Atlanta! Let’s get started
Pastor Troy is now 40 and has a great career. Born on November 18, 1977, in Atlanta, Pastor Troy got active in the industry in 1998 and he’s still making great music. His very first album “We Ready (I Declare War)” was released on April 6, 1999. Pastor Troy has recently launched his new album “OGPT” last year on 28th of July under the label of Georgia Girlz.
Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. was born in Georgia on November 15, 1988. This young spirit got into the music industry in a quite unique way. He was actually inspired by OutKast and wanted to keep his original roots in its shape. So, he kept exploring music while keeping its accent of Georgia and he still gives credits to his motherland because he learned many things there.
Future has a great command for editing the recorded audio in the studio. Future has some serious skills in Auto-Tuning the rapping and is also known as the best audio mixer. He is a whole world in it! The art of playing with the sound and lyrics is on insane levels!
Gucci Mane was born in Atlanta in 1980 and got into the industry in 2001 when he was only 21. At such a young age, he managed to polish his name and today at the age of 38, he has a great fan-following. His first debut was in 2005 under the album “Trap House”. Without much delay, he released his second and third albums name “Hard to Kill” and “Trap-A-Thon” respectively.
Kilo Ali was the first most famous rapper of Atlanta. Later on, OutKast took this title from Kilo Ali but still, Kilo Ali is known by many. He didn’t get much attention and appreciation from the South. He made his first debut in 1995 when he released his very first album “Get This Party Started”.
Young Jeezy, another star of Atlanta, got famous in 2005 right after the release of his first label “Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101”. His music and lyrics are more inclined towards the rocking style of music genre. Lyrics cover the motivational part and the music is there to lift you up! Young Jeezy knows how to professionally manage the music and lyrics so they result in something motivationally exciting.
Ludacris made his first successful debut in 1998 by releasing the album “Incognergo”. Ludacris knew that if he is going to make his career, then the first album will make a difference. So, he released his first album with full force and used his skills to make his first album a masterpiece.
If you’re looking to explore a songwriter who embed meaning in his writing, who just spit the truth out of his writings, who covers the current situation of political affairs, then Killer Mike is the only one available in the industry of hip hop. Born in 1975 and debuted in 2000, Killer Mike has millions of fans and has a great repo in the whole world!
Cee Lo Green
Cee Lo Green has made his name in songwriting as well as in rapping and he has done a great job in both the fields. Most of the professionals prefer to stick with only one category of music but Cee Lo Green is known to be the best songwriter and best rapper as well.
People consider Andre 3000 to be the Eminem and Jay Z of Georgia! Andre 3000’s real name is Andre Benjamin and he’s active in the hip hop industry since 1991. Andre is an expert in playing guitar, bass guitar, and keyboards. More importantly, rapping is Andre’s main category of music. He joined Outkast in 1991 and had a great time with them. But he ended up with Outkast in 2007 and joined it later in 2014. When Andre left Outkast in 2007, he started to work on solos and got successful! He’s doing solos since 2007 and it’s a great fit for him.