20 Best Toronto Rappers of Modern Times

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20 Best Toronto Rappers of Modern Times

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The great country of Canada also has some of the best rappers in the entire industry. Today, we will be looking at some of the best Toronto rappers of modern times. 

20 Best Toronto Rappers of Modern Times

The friendly country, Canada’s rappers, are not far behind any other country’s rappers. Canada is beautiful in a lot of things, like the landmark, scenery, people, and climate.

Let’s take a look today at some of the best Toronto rappers from Canada. You know the drill, right? We will discuss a little about their biography, social media presence, and their career. Let’s begin, shall we?

Drake:

Undoubtedly, the most famous Toronto rapper on our list and one of the most famous rappers of all time. He has such a fabulous social media presence. He began his career in 2001 and has been in the Canadian hip-hop industry since then.

His real name is Aubrey Drake Graham. His age is around 35 years as of 2021. Did you know that he is a great player? And loves to play the online game Fortnite? He was born on 24th October 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Drake is also a songwriter, musician, actor, businessman, and singer. His notable releases are “Thank Me Later,” “Take Care,” “Nothing Was The Same,” “Views,” “Scorpion,” “Certified Lover Boy,” and many others.

He has more than 104 million followers on Instagram at @champagnepapi, more than 53.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Drake, and around 2.91 million+ followers on SoundCloud at octobersveryown.

Tory Lanez:

Tory was born on 27th July 1992 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. His age is around 29 years as of 2021. This Toronto rapper’s real name is Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson. However, he was born in Brampton, he began his career in Toronto.

He started his career in 2009 and has been active since then. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter, singer, and music producer. His notable albums/songs are “I Told You,” “Memories Don’t Die,” “Love Me Now?” “Daystar” and several others.

Lanez has around 11.3 million+ followers on Instagram at @torylanez, more than 14.6 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Tory Lanez, and around 846,000+ followers on SoundCloud at Tory Lanez.

Nav:

This Toronto rapper’s age is around 32 years as of 2021. His actual name is Navraj Singh Goraya. He was born on 3rd November 1989 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Nav began his career in 2014 and has been in the industry since then. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter, singer, and music producer. His famous releases are “Reckless,” “Bad Habits,” “Good Intentions,” and many others.

He has around 2.1 million+ followers on Instagram at @nav, around 7.6 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at NAV, and more than 642,000 followers on SoundCloud at NAV.

Pressa:

Pressa has been in the hip-hop industry since 2012 and has released many great songs since his debut. His age is around 25 years as of 2021. He was born on 10th May 1996 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

His actual name is Quinton Armani Gardner. He is also a songwriter and singer. His notable releases are “Prestige,” “Press Machine,” “Press a Brick,” “Gardner Express,” and many others.

This Toronto rapper has more than 473,000 followers on Instagram at @pressa.armani, around 1.1 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Pressa, and more than 20,600 followers on SoundCloud at Pressa (BFR).

Preme:

His actual name is Raynford Avery Humphrey. His age is around 36 years as of 2022. He was born on 8th January 1986 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, but he began his career in Toronto, Canada.

Preme began his career in 2008 and has been active since then. He is also a songwriter, music producer, and singer. His famous releases are “Light of Day,” “Link Up with Popcaan,” “Jackie Chan,” and many others.

He has around 379,000+ followers on Instagram at @preme, around 1.4 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Preme, and more than 72,900 followers on SoundCloud at Preme.

Haviah Mighty:

She has been in the Canadian hip-hop industry since 2010 and is our first female Toronto rapper on our rappers’ list. Mighty’s real name is Haviah Mighty.

Her age is around 29 years as of 2021. She was born on 17th December 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her notable releases are “13th Floor,” “Vamonos,” “In Women Colour,” “Champion,” “Atlantic,” “Occasion,” and many others.

Haviah has around 25,500+ followers on Instagram at @haviahmighty, around 35,600+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Haviah Mighty, and more than 1,200 followers on SoundCloud at haviahmighty.

Houdini:

This Toronto rapper was born on 23rd July 1998 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and he was around 21 when he died on 26th May 2020 in Toronto, Canada. He began his career in 2016 and his career in 2020 with his life.

His actual name is Dimarjio Antonio Jenkins. He is also a songwriter, besides being a rapper. His notable releases are “Late Nights,” “Myself,” “Backseats,” “Levels,” “Mansion,” and many others.

Houdini has more than 144,000 followers on Instagram at @houdini, around 338,000+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Houdini, and more than 20,200 followers on SoundCloud at HOUDINI MUSIC.

Killy:

However, he was born in Toronto, Ontario, but at the age of 8, his family moved to Victoria, British Columbia. His age is around 24 years as of 2021. He began his career in 2015 and is still active.

Killy was born on 19th August 1997 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His notable releases are “Surrender Your Soul,” “KILLSTREAK,” “Light Path 8,” “KILLSTREAK 2,” “KILLSTREAK 2 Deluxe,” and many others.

He has more than 331,000 followers on Instagram at @killy, more than 806,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at KILLY, and around 113,000+ followers on SoundCloud at Killy.

k-os:

His actual name is Kevin Brereton. His age is around 50 years as of 2022. This Toronto rapper has been in the hip-hop industry since 1993 and has released many famous albums and songs since then.

k-os was born on 20th February 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is also a songwriter, music producer, and singer. His notable releases are “Exit,” “Joyful Rebellion,” “Yes!” “Can’t Fly Without Gravity” and several others.

He has more than 23,200 followers on Instagram at @kostelevision, more than 237,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at K-OS, and around 2,500+ followers on SoundCloud at k-os.

Puffy L’z:

This Toronto rapper’s age is around 26 years as of 2021. His birth date is 2nd August 1995, and his birthplace is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began his career in 2014 and has been active since then.

His real name is Habib Mohamed. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His famous releases are “Take No L’z,” “NorthernSound,” “Front Gate,” “Big Timer,” “Boring,” and several others.

Puffy has more than 55,100 followers on Instagram at @puffylz, more than 53,200 monthly listeners on Spotify at Puffy L’z, and around 2,500+ followers on SoundCloud at Puffy L’z.

Jimmy Prime:

Prime has been in the hip-hop industry since 2013. He was born on 14th May 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His age is around 29 years as of 2021. His real name is Gordon Edward Phillips III.

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His notable releases are “In God We Trust,” “Red Ferarri,” “Block Boy,” “Bleeding Bull,” “Blue Mercedes,” and several others.

He has more than 37,200 followers on Instagram at @jimmyfromthe6, more than 5,400 monthly listeners on Spotify at Jimmy Prime, and around 20,200+ followers on SoundCloud at Jimmy Prime.

Jay Whiss:

His real name is Jordan Whiston. He was born on 24th September 1992 in Saint Lawrence, Toronto, Ontario. His age is around 29 years as of 2021. He began his career in 2011 and is still active.

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. Some of his famous albums/songs are “Peace Of Mind,” “Koba World,” “Brown Money,” “World Is Yours,” and several others.

Whiss has more than 17,800 followers on Instagram at @jaywhiss, more than 12,500 monthly listeners on Spotify at Jay Whiss, and around 7,500+ followers on SoundCloud at Jay Whiss.

Kardinal Offishall:

Kardinal Offishall’s real name is Jason Drew Harrow. His age is around 45 years as of 2021. He began his career in 1994 and has been active in the hip-hop industry since then.

He was born on 11th May 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Besides being a rapper, he is also a disc jockey, songwriter, singer, and music producer. His notable releases are “Eye & I,” “Fire and Glory,” “Not 4 Sale,” “Pick Your Poison,” and many others.

Offishall has more than 79,000 followers on Instagram at @kardinalo, around 3.3 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Kardinal Offishall, and more than 230 followers on SoundCloud at Kardinal Offishall.

Belly:

This Toronto rapper hails from Jenin, Palestine, but his family moved to Canada after his birth. His age is around 37 years as of 2021. His actual name is Ahmad Balshe.

He was born on 7th April 1984 in Jenin, Palestine. He began his career in 2005 and has been active since then. His famous albums/songs are “The Revolution,” “Immigrant,” “See You Next Wednesday,” and many others.

Belly has more than 646,000 followers on Instagram at @belly, more than 3.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Belly, and around 71,600+ followers on SoundCloud at Belly Is Dead.

Maestro Fresh Wes:

Fresh has been in the Canadian hip-hop industry since 1987 and has released many great albums/songs since his debut. His real name is Wesley Williams. His ALIAS is Melody MC, Maestro, and Wes Williams.

He was born on 31st March 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter, actor, author, and motivational speaker. His notable releases are “Symphony in Effect,” “The Black Tie Affair,” “Maestro Zone,” “Built to Last,” and many others.

Wes has more than 27,200 followers on Instagram at @maestrofreshwes, around 9,300+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Maestro Fresh Wes, and more than 80 followers on SoundCloud at Maestro Fresh Wes.

Honey Cocaine:

This female Toronto rapper is around 29 years as of 2021. She began her career in 2011 and has been active since then. Her actual name is Sochitta Sal.

She was born on 22nd October 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter. Her famous albums/songs are “Jumpman,” “Trophies,” “Steady Mobbin,” “Gwola,” “Roger That,” and many others.

Honey has more than 356,000 followers on Instagram at @queenhoneyc, more than 56,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Honey C, and around 79,100+ followers on SoundCloud at Honey Cocaine.

PARTYNEXTDOOR:

He might have such a unique ALIAS, but his actual name is Jahron Anthony Brathwaite. His age is around 28 years as of 2021. He began his career in 2006 and has been active since then.

Jahron was born on 3rd July 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario, but he began his musical career in Toronto, Ontario. His notable releases are “PartyNextDoor Two,” “PartyNextDoor 3,” “Partymobile,” and many others.

This Toronto rapper has around 3.6 million+ followers on Instagram at @partynextdoor, more than 13.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify at PARTYNEXTDOOR, and around 1.33 million+ followers on SoundCloud at partyomo.

NorthSideBenji:

His birth date remains unknown to this date. He was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He began his career in 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, and has been active since then.

NorthSideBenji’s real name is Jaiden Anthony Watson. His famous albums/songs are “Again,” “Came to Conquer,” “Left Hollywood,” “Confessions,” “Levels,” “Winner,” “Frienemy,” “Clicquot,” and many others.

He has around 140,000+ followers on Instagram at @northsidebenji, more than 394,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at NorthSideBenji, and around 6,600+ followers on SoundCloud at NorthSideBenji.

3MFrench:

This Toronto rapper’s real name is Aid Djaffar. His birth date is still unknown until now, but his birthplace is Toronto, Ontario. He began his career after 2010 (no specific year).

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His notable/famous songs are “OnTime,” “MMM,” “Fly Away,” “School Girl,” “Lacaag,” “7 am in London,” and several others.

He has around 83,900+ followers on Instagram at @3mfrench, more than 113,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at 3MFrench, and more than 7,800 followers on SoundCloud at 3MFrench.

Michie Mee:

And last but not least, we have Michie Mee, whose actual name is Michelle McCullock. Her age is around 51 years as of 2021. She began her career in 1985 and has been active since then.

She was born on 1st November 1970 in Kingston, Jamaica but her musical career began in Toronto. Her famous albums/songs are “Jamaican Funk—Canadian Style,” “The First Cut Is The Deepest,” “Bahdgyal’s Revenge,” and many others.

Mee has more than 9,200 followers on Instagram at @michiebadgyalmee, more than 2,200 monthly listeners on Spotify at Michie Mee, and around 40+ followers on SoundCloud at Michie Mee.

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