The trend of hip-hop music is here! And it is here to stay. Many people are turning their attention towards some of the best rappers. The Arkansas rappers are not to be left alone in these lists. Little Rock and Pine Bluff, these two cities, produce the bulk of rappers.
Unfortunately, the Arkansas rappers have not gotten the fame they deserve until now because of other more popular markets. But the tables are turning now, as it is easy nowadays to become a rapper, and people are growing fond of rap music.
In this article, we will be listing down some of the best Arkansas rappers that deserve your attention.
1. Bankroll Freddie:
That would be disrespectful if we talk about the best Arkansas rappers and don’t talk about Bankroll Freddie. He started his career in 2017 and is currently active. He became famous with the name “Bankroll Freddie.” But his real name is Freddie Gladney III. He was born in Helena, Arkansas. He has almost 858,000 followers on Instagram and more than 91,000 subscribers on Youtube.
The start of his career was in 2017 when he released Lil Baby “Freestyle.” That’s where he gained his initial fame. Due to that, he started receiving offers from various music companies. A famous company, Quality Control, approached him and proposed a meeting in Los Angeles. Right now, Freddie is working with Quality Control Music and Motown Records.
2. Hunter Beard:
Born on 28th July 1981, Hunter Beard has been around since 2007 and is currently active. This Arkansas rapper is also a businessperson, music producer, and public figure. Unlike many other celebrities, Hunter has been inside prison many times. Then he decided to change the course of action, and he started his music career after moving to L. A.
His most famous song is “When you come home.” The turning point of his career was when he moved to Los Angeles. He got married there. Some of his best hits are “All I Know” and “No Hope For The Man.” He has more than 18,000 followers on his Instagram.
3. Kari Faux:
This beautiful Arkansas rapper was born on 11th June 1992 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her complete name is Kari Rose Johnson. She is also a songwriter and music producer. Kari began her career in 2014, releasing her first album, “Laugh Now, Die Later.” This album became the reason for Kari’s fame.
She was featured in “Awaken, My Love,” an album by Donald Glover, in 2016. Later, Kari released “Cry 4 Help” in 2019 and an album Lowkey Superstar next year. She collaborated with Danio to record the album in London. Faux has more than 83,000 followers on Instagram. She is currently living in Los Angeles.
4. SL Jones:
However, Jones was born in Michigan; he is an Arkansas rapper because he moved to Arkansas with his family. His complete name is Bryan Charles “SL” Jones. He began his career in 2009 when he released his first album “C.O.L.O.R.S.: Bangin’ On Wax.” This is where he came into the spotlight. He was also listed among the top 10 most underrated rappers.
From there, Jones didn’t stop and released four albums during 2011. 2011 was the year of SL Jones success, and he kept the pace in 2012 as well. In 2013, he announced the release of a new album named Way of Life No Hobby on 4th September. He has more than 350,000 followers on Instagram.
5. Tony Tillman:
Tony was born on 25th January 1981 in Camden, Arkansas. His full name is Tony Daniel Frazier. He later moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Tillman started his career in 2006 by releasing The Gift. The turning point of his career was when he released Mic Check in 2013. He kept releasing hits one by one.
His second album Camden came out in 2015. He has almost 5000 followers on Instagram. This Arkansas rapper was raised by only one parent (mother or father, not confirmed).
6. BiC Fizzle:
This Arkansas rapper is just 18 years old, and he still has a long way to go. He has been featured in several channels like OfficailGucciMane and others. Fizzle began his career in 2021, and you can see how good he is at what he does. The famous brand Gucci completely sponsors him as a rapper.
His complete name is Jeremiah Northern. As Fizzle is a rookie in this industry, there is not much information available about his personal life or his relationships. However, he does have a vast fan following on Instagram, which is almost 230,000.
7. Cee Kay:
Born on 27th March 1999, Cee Kay is also a new face in the hip-hop industry. He gained his initial fame from his song Deja Vu. He has a lot of potentials, and he is cut out for much bigger things in the near future. He has more than 62,000 followers on his Instagram account.
8. DLU Kemp:
DLU Kemp is an Arkansas rapper who was born on 12th January 2001. He is 20 years old. Kemp is a rapper and also a star on Tiktok. He has been doing this since 2015, after he was dropped out of high school. But he gained fame in 2021 when he started posting his videos on Tiktok.
He came to Tennessee to make a career in music. His first song was released in 2021, named “This Is Why I’m Hot.” This song received more than 1 million views on Youtube. He has more than 34,000 followers on Instagram.
9. Feezi Redd:
Feezi Redd was born in 1996 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He spent his early days in some of the worst conflicts between gangs. His family was also heavily associated with narcotics. At the age of only 6, he wrote his lyrics and became interested in rapping. His real name is Bilal Mohammad Junior.
He, along with his brother and cousin, created a group and started rapping. His father supported him a lot in this and assisted him in recording his first song, named “I’m a Problem.” Bilal changed his stage name to Feezi Redd and is known by that name nowadays.
10. OG Ty:
This Arkansas rapper developed his taste in rap music at a very early age. His complete name is Tylin Walker. He was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Tylin was named “OG” at the age of 8 by his neighbors because they thought he was growing at a very fast pace.
OG is an all-rounder when it comes to rapping. He can perform all kinds of with perfection. Apart from being a rapper, he is a graphic designer, writer, and artist.
Some other Arkansas Rappers:
11. MBG TYGlizzy:
SoundCloud: MBG TYGlizzy
Spotify: MBG TyGlizzy
12. Mucho Reemo:
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SoundCloud: Mucho Reemo
13. Maserati Merk:
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Spotify: Maserati Merk
14. Ytb Fatboy:
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SoundCloud: Ytb Fatboy
15. PME JayBee:
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Spotify: PME JayBee