20 Best Colorado Rappers of the New Times
We will be listing down 20 of the best Colorado rappers of the era and take a little peek at their career.
20 Best Colorado Rappers of the New Times
Is there anyone more involved in hip-hop music more than the United States of America? The Colorado rappers are not any different. The Colorado state has given birth to some of the best hip-hop artists and rappers for the rapping industry. Rappers like Black Pegasus, Playalitical, Cory Kendrix, and many others.
In this article, we will take a look at many notable Colorado rappers and take a quick sneak peek at their career. It will be interesting.
1. Black Pegasus:
Black Pegasus, or Robert Houston II, is a Colorado rapper from Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born on 24th March 1980 in Germany. He is 41 years old. Because his father used to work in U.S Air Force and was posted in Germany, but later they moved to Arizona and then to Colorado. Robert has been rapping since 2001 and is currently active.
His first official album came out in 2003, named “Black Pegasus,” and the latest one came out in 2017, named “Robert Houston II. Robert has more than 15,000 followers on his Instagram account @blackpegasusraps. He is also available at Spotify at Black Pegasus with over 5,500 monthly listeners and on SoundCloud at black pegasus, where he has over 2,000 followers.
2. Mr. J. Medeiros:
Mr. J. was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, during the 80s. This Colorado rapper has been in the industry since 1998 and is currently active. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and music producer. He created the group “The Procussions.” His lineage connects to the Portuguese and the Scottish. His real name is Jason Christopher Medeiros.
His first album with The Procussions came out in 2003, named “As Iron Sharpens Iron,” and the latest one was released in 2020, named “Single,” with The Cutlery. He has more than 6000 followers on Instagram at @mrjmedeiros, 127,000+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Mr. J. Medeiros and 4000+ followers on SoundCloud at Mr. J. Medeiros.
3. Time (rapper):
One of the best of his time, Time the rapper, was born in Denver, Colorado. He is currently working with “Dirty Laboratory Productions.” He has been active since 2000 and is still working. Besides being a rapper, Time is also a journalist. His real name is Christopher Steele.
His first official album came out in 2004, named “Litterture,” The latest one was released in 2021, named “Nighthawks At McCoys.” He has almost 2000 followers on Instagram at @time_raps. You can find his songs on Spotify and SoundCloud; however, he doesn’t have official accounts there.
4. Cory Kendrix:
This Colorado rapper was born on 24th July 1988 in Port Orford, Oregon. But he later moved to Colorado and currently resides there. His real name is Cory Andrew Kennedy. He has been in this line of work since 2013 and is still working. He is also a singer and music producer.
“IGNORANCE” was his first release in 2014, and “Gumbo” is his latest one, which came out in 2021. Cory has 12,400+ followers on Instagram at @corykendrix, 100+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Cory Kendrix and 550+ followers on SoundCloud at CoryKendrix.
Playalitical was an American-based rapper and music producer since 2001. He was born on 7th March 1982 and died on 15th September 2020 at the age of 38. His real name was Dustin Robbins. He had collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Chino XL, and many other superstars during his career.
“Code Green” was released in 2006 and was his album, and his last album was “Political Playboy Music.” Dustin’s Instagram account has around 400+ followers at @playalitical, 152 monthly listeners at Spotify Playalitical, and 450+ followers on SoundCloud at playalitical.
6. Yvie Oddly:
Oddly is one of the most famous rappers of her time. She was born in Denver, Colorado, on 22nd August 1993. This Colorado rapper has been active since 2012 and is currently working. Her real name is Jovan Bridges. She is also a fashion designer and an artist.
Her single album named “Drag Trap” came out in 2020. Her other projects include Queens Everywhere, Weirdo, Stan for You, and some others. She has more than 1 million followers on Instagram at @oddlyyvie, 19,500 monthly listeners on Spotify at Yvie Oddly, and 50+ followers on SoundCloud at Yvie Oddly.
7. Kalyn Heffernan:
This Colorado rapper was born with genetic turmoil, and she is confirmed as a queer. Kalyn is handicapped and was born in Denver, Colorado but spent her childhood in South Carolina and came back to Colorado after some time. Besides being a rapper, she is also an activist.
She has worked on several rapping projects. Kalyn has more than 6000 followers on Instagram at @wheelchairsportscamp, 780+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Wheel Chair Sports Camp, and her songs are also available on SoundCloud at Wheel Chair Sports Camp.
8. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez:
This complex named Colorado rapper was born on 9th May 2000 in Colorado. He is also known as X, and his real name is Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez. Besides being a rapper, X is also an environmentalist. He has been active since 2013 or 2014. He has also appeared in a French Movie, “Bigger Than Us.”
His first album came out in 2014, named “Generation Ryse,” which he created with his siblings. His other popular album “Break Free” came out in 2018. He has more than 110,000 followers on his Instagram account at @xiuhtezcatl, 22,000+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Xiuhtezcatl, and 1400+ followers on SoundCloud Xiuhtezcatl.
9. DNA Picasso:
DNA Picasso is among the best rappers of all time. He was born in Denver, Colorado, and currently resides there. Some of his notable albums are Picasso Gvng University, #ForTheRecord, and 10 Hour Layover.
10. Jay Triiiple:
Jay was born in Denver, Colorado, and her real name is Alyssa Taylor. She is considered to be one of the best female artists in Denver and also Colorado too. This Colorado rapper has been working in this industry for more than 10 years and is currently active. Jay has struggled a lot, and she depicts those struggles in her songs and albums.
One of her famous albums is “Rainbow,” in which she has briefly described her efforts in the hip-hop industry. There is always a debate going on social media about her sexuality, but she always keeps the topic off her attention. She has more than 6000 followers on Instagram at @jaytriiiple, 60+ monthly listeners on Spotify Jay Triiiple, and 700+ followers on SoundCloud.
11. Trayce Chapman:
Trayce stepped into the music industry in 2014 with his first album. He was born in Denver, Colorado, and currently lives there. He has been active since 2014 and has released many famous albums. Trayce Chapman is seemingly his real name, and he is a rising Colorado rapper.
His popular albums are “The IZM” and “Exotic Birds.” Chapman has 6000+ followers on his Instagram account at @traycechapman, 37,800 monthly listeners on Spotify at Trayce Chapman, and 1800+ followers on SoundCloud at Trayce Chapman.
12. A Meazy:
A Meazy is a Colorado rapper, and his real name is Alex Jiles. He started taking an interest in hip-hop music when he was in the fourth standard. But he officially entered the rapping industry in 2015 with his solo album named “The Real Ned Flanders,” followed by “The Real Ned Flanders 2” in the next year and “Meazy Shuttlesworth” a year after that.
Alex then decided to take some rest and got out of the spotlight but came back hard in 2020 with “Deada$$” and won everyone’s heart. A Meazy has more than 10,000 followers on Instagram at @ameazy, 450+ monthly listeners on Spotify at A Meazy, and 450+ followers on SoundCloud at A Meazy.
13. Trev Rich:
What Trev Rich has done in his career is still a dream for many. Rich started his career as a side rapper in the song “Elevate” in 2018. This album was included in the Grammy nominations. From there, Trev’s career skyrocketed. He has worked with several superstars like Cordae and Denzel Curry.
He released his own album “Rain in the Summer” in 2014, and it was a hit, with Rain in the Summer being the first song and Best Seller being the latest. He has more than 44,700 followers on his Instagram account @trevrichhd, 6,200+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Trev Rich, and almost 5,000 followers on SoundCloud at Trev Rich HD.
The young Colorado rapper was born in Denver, Colorado, and has made his name in the industry pretty quickly. He is 23 years old. He also suffered from cancer and recovered from it. The masses widely acknowledge his songs and albums as he pours his soul into his work.
ReSrface has produced some of the best albums like “I Believe” and “Virginia Palace” during his career. He has around 1100+ followers on Instagram at @resrface, 100+ monthly listeners on Spotify at ReSrface, and 250+ followers on SoundCloud at ReSrface.
Yeah, they call him that. TheyCallHimAP has chosen a very unique stage name for himself, and he is widely recognized by it. But his real name is Anthony Porch. He has been active since 2014, and his consistency is something to be inspired of. Because he has released his songs each and every year for 8 years.
Some of his albums or soundtracks are “Big Homie 2,” with more than 30 songs in a single album, “Big Homie 2 (Deluxe),” with more than 20 songs, and “White Tees.” He has more than 22,000 followers on Instagram at @theycallhimap, 4,800+ monthly listeners on Spotify at TheyCallHimAP, and 2,700+ followers on SoundCloud at TheyCallHimAP.
16. Schama Noel:
This Colorado rapper is not originally from Colorado but from Haiti. But later, he moved to Colorado to pursue his career as a rapper. He started his career in 2015 in UAE. That is why not only the natives but also people all over the world listen to his songs, and he has kept them intrigued ever since his debut.
Some of his songs are “The Last Dragons,” “Sugar Mom,” and “Thoughts of a Loner.” He has around 4,300+ followers on Instagram at @schamanoel, 10,700+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Schama Noel, and almost 10,000 followers on SoundCloud at Schama Noel.
17. Old Man Saxon:
The kind of elegance that Old Man Saxon shows in his songs is unmatched. His real name is Saxon Kincy. He came under the spotlight in 2019 when he was seen on Netflix’s “Rhythm + Flow.” From there, he got people’s attention and went on creating some of the best albums and soundtracks of modern times.
His notable albums are “Rothkos” and “Chicken and Waffles.” He has around 169,000+ followers on Instagram at @oldmansaxon, 140,000+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Old Man Saxon, and 6,700+ followers on SoundCloud at Old Man Saxon.
18. FBP MOE:
FBP MOE loves to be called a Colorado rapper, as he is proud of his home state. He was born in Denver, Colorado, and currently lives there. His real name is Moses Baca. He is a talented rapper of this era.
His famous songs or albums include “No Pressure,” which came out in 2019, “Clout,” and “Stay the Same.” He has more than 7,000 followers on Instagram at @fbpmoe, 9,600+ monthly listeners on Spotify at FBP Moe and 2,600+ followers on SoundCloud at FBP MOE.
Hunidrack6 is a Colorado rapper. Born in Denver, Colorado. He has been in the industry since 2019 and gained fame in 2020 with his heartwarming songs.
Those songs are “Dopeboy,” “Pipes and Poles,” and “Bag Fase 3.” He has around 24,300+ followers on Instagram at @hunidrack6, 3,700+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Hunidrack6, and 20+ followers on SoundCloud at Hunidrack6.
20. Nay Renee:
Nay was born in Colorado and is proud of that. She is a Colorado rapper and artist and has been active since 2019. Renee gained initial recognition in 2020 when she released “Regina George.”
Some other famous releases are “STG” and “Ocean Drive,” which both came out in 2021. She has around 14,300+ followers on Instagram at @nayyy_renee, 220+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Nay Renee and 170+ followers on SoundCloud at Nay Renee.