Who Are Some Popular Hip-Hop Artists?


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Drake, Wiz Khalifah, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar are some popular hip-hop artists. These artists have top hits on the Billboard charts, sold-out tours, millions of fans and the respect of their peers in the industry.

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Drake is a rapper from Toronto, Ontario and his hits include "0 to 100" and "Hotline Bling." Wiz Khalifah is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His hit songs include "Celebration" and "Rich People." Nicki Minaj is a rapper from Jamaica Queens, New York City. As of 2015, she is the only female rapper who has ever been included on the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list and her hits include "Only" and "Truffle Butter."

Kendrick Lamar is a rapper from Compton, California. His hits include "Swimming Pools" and "Poetic Justice."

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