15 Best Fat Rappers of this Time

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15 Best Fat Rappers of this Time

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We all have heard about famous skinny rappers. Let’s take a look at some of the best fat rappers of this time like Rick Ross, Fat Joe, and many others.

15 Best Fat Rappers of this Time

Thanks to the hip-hop industry, obese people are getting their deserved recognition nowadays. That wouldn’t’ve been possible in the sports industry. Fat rappers are among the best and most followed in the United States and the rest of the world.

We all know some famous skinny rappers like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Machine Gun Kelly, and many others. Let’s take a look at some of the best fat rappers in the industry.

Rick Ross:

Rick is one of the most followed U.S. rappers and THE most-followed fat rapper on our list. He was born on 28th January 1976 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Rick is around 46 years old as of 2021. His real name is William Leonard Roberts II. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and music producer. He has been in the industry since 2000.

Some of his notable rap releases are “Port of Miami,” “Trilla,” “Deeper than Rap,” “Teflon Don,” “God Forgives, I Don’t,” and many others. He has around 13.9 million+ followers on Instagram at @richforever, more than 12.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Riss Rock, and over 171,000 followers on SoundCloud at rickyrozaymmg.

Fat Joe:

Also among the most famous rappers is Fat Joe, whose real name is Joseph Antonio Cartagena. His age is around 51, and he has been rapping since 1992. He was born on 19th August 1970 in New York City, U.S. He is also a songwriter, actor, and music producer.

His famous albums/songs are “Represent,” “Jealous One’s Entry,” “Don Cartagena,” “Loyalty,” “All or Nothing,” and many others. He has more than 4.6 million followers on Instagram at @fatjoe, over 6.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Fat Joe, and around 11,300+ followers on SoundCloud at Fat Joe.

Raekwon:

Raekwon was born on 12th January 1970 in New York City, U.S. He is around 52 years old as of 2022. He started his career in 1991 and has been rapping ever since. His actual name is Corey Woods, but he is famous for his stage name “Raekwon.”

His hits are “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…” “Immobilarity,” “The Lex Diamond Story,” “The Wild,” and many others. He has more than 1.2 million followers on Instagram at @raekwon, around 1.4 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Raekwon, and over 6,700 followers on SoundCloud at Raekwon.

The Notorious B.I.G.:

This “notorious” fat rapper was only 24 years old when he died on 9th March 1997 in Los Angeles, California. He was born on 21st May 1972 in New York City, U.S., and he started his career in 1992; his career ended with his death in 1997.

Besides being a rapper, he was also a songwriter and a music producer. This fat rapper was married to Faith Evans for 2 years, from 1994 to 1996, and had two children. His real name was Christopher George Latore Wallace, and he was killed in a drive-by homicide.

His famous albums/songs are “Ready to Die,” “Life After Death,” “Hypnotize,” “Juicy,” “Big Poppa,” “Dead Wrong,” and many others. His Instagram account has over 1 million+ followers on Instagram at @thenotoriousbig, more than 15.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify at The Notorious B.I.G., and over 135,000 followers on SoundCloud at Notorious B.I.G.

Scarface:

The name “Scarface” rings a bell? As great as the movie was, this fat rapper is also one of the best in his genre. His real name is Bradley Terrence Jordan. He was born on 9th November 1970 in Houston, Texas, and he is around 51 years old as of 2021.

He started his career in 1988 and has been working ever since. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and music producer. He has released many great songs and albums since his debut in 1988. Some of them are mentioned below.

“Mr. Scarface Is Back,” “The World is Yours,” “The Diary,” “The Untouchable,” “My Homies,” “Made,” “The Last of a Dying Breed,” and many others. He has around 333,000+ followers on Instagram at @brothermob, more than 1.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Scarface, and over 1,800 followers on SoundCloud at Scarface.

Big Pun:

Big Pun was born on 10th November 1971 in New York City, U.S., and was only 28 years old when he died on 7th February 2000 in White Plains, New York, U.S., and died due to a heart attack. He started his career in 1995, and his career ended in 2000 with his death.

During the span of only 5 years, this fat rapper gained a lot of fame with his extraordinary talent in the hip-hop industry. He was also a songwriter, actor, and music producer, besides being a rapper. His real name is Christopher Lee Rios.

His famous songs/albums are “Capital Punishment,” “Yeeeah Baby,” “The Album,” “Endangered Species,” and some others. His Instagram account has 43,500+ followers at @officialbigpun, more than 2.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Big Pun, and around 8,400+ followers on SoundCloud at Big Pun.

Biz Markie:

Yet another great but deceased fat rapper on our list is Biz Markie. His real name was Marcel Theo Hall. He was born on 8th April 1964 in Harlem, New York, U.S., and his age was around 57 years when he died on 16th July 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland, due to Type 2 diabetes.

Besides being a rapper, he was also a singer, disc jockey, and music producer. He started his career in 1985, and his career ended in 2021 on his death. He had also released many songs and albums when he was alive, and some of them are followed.

“Goin’ Off,” “The Biz Never Sleeps,” “I Need a Haircut,” “Weekend Warrior” “All Samples Cleared!” and some others. He has around 404,000+ followers on Instagram at @officialbizmarkie, more than 838,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Biz Markie, and over 2,600 followers on SoundCloud at Biz Markie.

E-40:

As unique as his name is, this fat rapper is as unique and pretty talented. He was born on 15th November 1967 in Vallejo, California. He has been in the industry since 1986 and has released many famous songs and albums since then. His real name is Earl Tywone Stevens. He is also a songwriter, entrepreneur, and actor.

His famous songs/albums are “Federal,” “In a Major Way,” “The Hall of Game,” “The Element of Surprise,” “Grit & Grind,” and many others. He has more than 2 million followers on Instagram at @e40, around 2.9 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at E-40, and over 64,700 followers on SoundCloud at e40.

Twista:

He is also a songwriter and music producer, besides being a rapper. He started his career in 1989 and has been in the industry since then. He was born on 27th November 1973 in Chicago, Illinois. His real name is Carl Terrell Mitchell.

His famous songs/albums are “Resurrection,” “Kamikaze,” “The Day After,” “The Category F5,” “Dark Horse,” “Crook County,” and many others. He has around 523,000+ followers on Instagram at @twistagmg, more than 3.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Twista, and over 14,500 followers on SoundCloud at Twista.

Fatman Scoop:

His real name is Isaac Freeman III, and he is around 50 years old as of 2021. He was born on 6th August 1971 in New York City, New York, U.S., and started his career in 1992 and has been working ever since. Besides being a rapper, this fat rapper is also a songwriter.

His famous songs/albums are “In The Club,” “Party King,” “Where U @?” “Be Faithful,” “It Takes Scoop,” “U Sexy Girl,” “Talk 2 Me,” and several others. He has around 146,000+ followers on Instagram at @fatmanscoop, more than 711,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Fatman Scoop, and over 21,300 followers on SoundCloud at fatmanscoop.

J-Live:

J-Live was born in New York City, New York, U.S., and has been in the industry since 1993. This fat rapper’s birth date is 22nd February 1976, and his age is 45 years as of 2021. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and music producer.

His hit albums/songs are “The Best Part,” “All of the Above,” “The Hear After,” “Then What Happened,” “Around the Sun,” “His Own Self,” and several others. His Instagram account has 14,600+ followers at @realjlive, more than 180,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at J-Live, and it appears that he does not have an official SoundCloud account.

Prince Markie Dee:

We have another fat rapper who has left us only with his famous and everlasting records. He was born on 19th February 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., and his age was 52 years when he died on 18th February 2021 in Miami, Florida, due to heart failure.

Besides being a rapper, he was also a songwriter, music producer, and actor. His career started in 1982 and ended with his death in 2021. His famous songs/albums are “Free,” “Love Daddy,” “Fat Boys,” “The Fat Boys are Back,” “Big & Beautiful,” and many others.

His real name was Mark Anthony Morales. He has around 38,200+ followers on Instagram at @princemarkiedee, more than 270 monthly listeners on Spotify at Prince Markie Dee, and over 10 followers on SoundCloud at Prince Markie Dee.

CeeLo Green:

This fat rapper was born on 30th May 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, and he is around 46 years old as of 2021. He started his career in 1991 and has been working ever since. He is also a singer, songwriter, and music producer, besides being a rapper. His real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway.

His hit albums/songs are “Soul Food,” “Still Standing,” “World Party,” “Age Against The Machine,” “Survival Kit,” and many others. He has around 605,000+ followers on Instagram at @ceelogreen, more than 3.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify at CeeLo Green, and over 9,300 followers on Soundcloud at CeeLo.

Chubb Rock:

His real name is Richard Simpson, and he is around 53 years old as of 2021. He was born on 28th May 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., and he started his career in 1988 and has been rapping, songwriting, and music producing since then.

Some of his famous songs/albums are “Chubb Rock” “And The Winner Is…” “The One,” “I Gotta Get Mine Yo,” “The Mind,” and several others. Chubb has almost 44,000 followers on Instagram at @chubblive, around 141,000+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Chubb Rock, and over 200 followers on SoundCloud at Chubb Rock.

Gift of Gab:

This fat rapper was born on 7th October 1970 in Sacramento, California, U.S., and he was in the industry from 1993 to 2021. Yes! He is another fat rapper who left this world on 18th June 2021 due to a natural cause. Besides being a rapper, he was also a songwriter. His real name was Timothy Jerome Parker.

His famous songs/albums are “4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up,” “Escape 2 Mars,” “The Next Logical Progression,” and several others. His Instagram account has 9,800+ followers at @iamthegiftofgab, more than 91,700 monthly listeners on Spotify at Gift of Gab, and almost 700 followers on SoundCloud at Gift of Gab.

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