20 World-Class Philly Rappers of Modern Times

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Just as we have talked about many rappers till now from many states, today we will look at the best Philly rappers in the industry. Brace yourselves; this is going to be interesting.

20 World-Class Philly Rapper of Modern Times

Philly has some of the best monuments in the USA. From the Liberty Bell to Independence Hall. Philly has another thing that differs it from other US states, the Philly rappers.

We have covered many rappers from different states from the USA, and today we will be looking at some of the best Philly rappers of modern times.

I will go through their careers, social media presence, notable projects, and some other things. Let’s begin, shall we?

Eve:

Starting things off with this bold female Philly rapper, Eve. She has been in the hip-hop industry since 1996 and has released many great albums/songs since then. Her age is around 43 years as of 2021.

Her real name is Eve Jihan Jeffers. She was born on 10th November 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter, actress, TV presenter, and singer.

Eve has one kid. She has been married to Maximillion Cooper since 2014. Her notable releases are “Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady,” “Scorpion,” “Eve-Olution,” “Lip Lock,” and many others.

She has around 2.5 million+ followers on Instagram at @therealeve, more than 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Eve, and it appears that she does not have an official SoundCloud account.

Cassidy:

His real name is Barry Adrian Reese. He began his career in 1999 and has been active since then. He is also a songwriter, besides being a rapper. His age is around 39 years as of 2021.

Cassidy was born on 7th July 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His famous releases are “Split Personality,” “I’m a Hustla,” “C.A.S.H.,” “Da Science,” “Da Formula,” “Da Wiseman,” and several others.

He has more than 551,000 followers on Instagram at @cassidy_larsiny, more than 597,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Cassidy, and more than 4,700 followers on SoundCloud at Cassidy.

Young Chris:

This Philly rapper has been in the hip-hop industry since then 1999 and has given many great albums since his debut. His age is around 38 years as of 2021.

He was born on 9th March 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His actual name is Christopher Francis Ries. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His notable releases are “No Better Love,” “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop,” “Everything They Need,” and many others.

Chris has around 222,000+ followers on Instagram at @youngchrisnt, more than 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify at Chris Young, and around 17,700+ followers on SoundCloud at ChrisYoungMusic.

Black Thought:

His real name is Tariq Luqmaan Trotter. This Philly rapper’s age is around 48 years as of 2021. He was born on 3rd October 1973. He began his career in 1987 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Besides being a rapper, he is also an actor and songwriter. He has five kids. His famous albums/songs are “Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able,” “Organix,” “Things Fall Apart,” “The Tipping Point,” and many others.

He has around 605,000+ followers on Instagram at @blackthought, more than 268,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Black Thought, and more than 6,200 followers on SoundCloud at Black Thought.

Lady B:

Lady B has been in the industry since 1979 and is still active. Her birth date is unknown, but her birthplace is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her real name is Wendy Clark. Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter.

Her first release is “To the Beat, Y’all,” and there are many others. She has more than 35,000 followers on Instagram at @therealladyb, more than 870 monthly listeners on Spotify at Lady B, and around 10+ followers on SoundCloud at Lady B.

Bahamadia:

She was born on 22nd April 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This Philly rapper began her career in 1990 and is still active. Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter.

Her actual name is Antonia D. Reed. Her age is 55 years as of 2021. She has released many great albums/songs since her debut; some of them are “Kollage,” “BB Queen,” “Good Rap Music,” and many others.

Bahamadia has over 27,300 followers on Instagram at @queenbahamadia, more than 410,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Bahamadia, and around 1,600+ followers on SoundCloud at Bahamadia.

AR-Ab:

This Philly rapper is around 39 years as of 2021. He started his career in 2007, and his career ended in 2021 after he was imprisoned. He was born on 26th September 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and actor. His actual name is Abdul Ibrahim West. His notable releases are “Welcome to Trapstreet,” “I See Dead People,” “Who Harder Than Me,” “Who Harder Than Me II,” “Mud Musik,” and several others.

He has around 241,000+ followers on Instagram at @ar_ab_32, more than 15,700 monthly listeners on Spotify at AR-Ab, and more than 13,800 followers on SoundCloud at Ar-Ab Obh.

Tracey Lee:

He is also a lawyer and music producer, besides being a rapper. He is around 51 years as of 2021. He was born on 22nd October 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Lee’s actual name is also Tracey Lee. He began his career in 1986 and has been active since then. His notable releases are “Many Facez,” “Live From the (215),” “Esq: The Revelation,” and several others.

Tracey has more than 12,600 followers on Instagram at @traceyleeesq, more than 16,500 monthly listeners on Spotify at Tracey Lee, and around 580+ followers on SoundCloud at Tracey Lee Music.

Tone Trump:

Trump has been in the hip-hop industry since 2009 and is still active. His actual name is Tony Brice. His age is around 34 or 35. He was born in 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His notable releases are “Trump Life,” “TONY,” “Blood, Sweat, & Prayers,” “West Side Story,” “The New Fresh Prince,” “Worldstar Tony,” and many others.

He has around 127,000+ followers on Instagram at @tonetrump, more than 1,200 monthly listeners on Spotify at Tone Trump, and more than 570 followers on SoundCloud at Tone Trump.

Doap Nixon:

His age is around 37 years as of 2021. This Philly rapper began his career in 1999 and is still active. His actual name is Kenneth Greene. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter.

Nixon was born on 12th August 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His famous albums/songs are “Sour Diesel,” “Gray Poupon,” “Doap Trafficking: The Rise and Fall of Darth Nixon,” and many others.

He has more than 440 followers on Instagram at @kennnygreene, more than 76,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Doap Nixon, and it appears that he does not have an official SoundCloud account.

Schoolly D:

This Philly rapper has been in the industry since 1984 and has given many top-class albums/songs since then. His real name is Jesse Bonds Weaver Jr. His age is around 59 years as of 2021.

He was born on 22nd June 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Some of his notable releases are “Schoolly D” “Saturday Night! – The Album” “Smoke Some Kill,” “Am I Black Enough For You?” and many others.

D has more than 2,900 followers on Instagram at @mcschoollyd, more than 41,100 monthly listeners on Spotify at Schoolly D, and around 140+ followers on SoundCloud at Schoolly D.

Steady B:

His real name is Warren Sabir McGlone. This Philly rapper is around 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on 17th September 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Steady B began his career in 1985, and his career ended in 1996 because he got arrested during a bank heist. His notable releases are “Bring the Beat Back,” “What’s My Name,” “Let the Hustlers Play,” “Going Steady,” “V,” and many others.

He has over 1,300 followers on Instagram at @steady926, around 7,400+ monthly listeners on Spotify at Steady B, and more than 40 followers on SoundCloud at Steady B.

Vinnie Paz:

This Philly rapper was born on 5th October 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His age is around 44 years as of 2021. His actual name is Vincenzo Luvineri.

He began his career in 1993 and has been in the hip-hop industry since then. Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter. His notable releases are “A History of Violence,” “Violent By Design,” “Legacy of Blood,” “Visions of Gandhi,” and several others.

Paz has around 211,000+ followers on Instagram at @boxcutterpazzy, more than 623,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Vinnie Paz, and around 28,000+ followers on SoundCloud at vinniepaz.

Ms. Jade:

She is around 42 years old as of 2021. Her real name is Chevon Young. She was born on 3rd August 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She began her career in 1995 and is still active.

Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter and actress. She has released many great albums/songs; some of them are “Big Head,” “Ching Ching,” “Feel the Girl,” “Are We Cuttin,” and several others.

Jade has around 52,500+ followers on Instagram at @therealmsjade, more than 24,400 monthly listeners on Spotify at Ms. Jade, and around 500+ followers on SoundCloud at Ms. Jade.

Questlove:

His age is around 51 years as of 2022. He began his career in 1987 and is still active. This Philly rapper’s real name is Ahmir Khalib Thompson. He is also a songwriter and actor.

Ahmir was born on 20th January 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His notable releases are “You Got Me,” “The Seed,” “What They Do,” “Break You Off,” “It Ain’t Fair,” and many others.

He has more than 2.4 million followers on Instagram at @questlove, more than 24,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Ahmir Khalib Thompson, and it seems like he does not have an official SoundCloud account.

Charli Baltimore:

This Philly rapper has been in the hip-hop industry since 1995 and has released many top-class songs and albums since then. Her real name is Tiffany Lane. Her age is around 47 years as of 2021.

She was born on 16th August 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her notable releases are “Cold as Ice” “Money” “Stand Up,” “Feel It,” “Everybody Wanna Know,” “Charli,” “Diary,” “Lose It,” “Hey Charli,” and many others,

Baltimore has more than 222,000 followers on Instagram at @charlibaltimore, more than 113,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Charli Baltimore, and around 190+ followers on SoundCloud at Charli Baltimore.

Princess Superstar:

She began her career in 1993 and has been at it ever since. Her age is around 51 years as of 2022. She was born on 25th February 1971 in New York City, New York, USA.

Superstar’s real name is Concetta Kirschner. Besides being a rapper, she is also a songwriter, DJ, and musician. Her famous releases are “Strictly Platinum,” “CEO,” “Last of the Great 20th Century Composers,” “My Machine,” “The New Evolution,” and many others.

Princess has more than 12,900 followers on Instagram at @princesssuperstar, more than 216,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Princess Superstar, and around 2,100+ followers on SoundCloud at Princess Superstar.

Scott Storch:

Scott is around 48 years as of 2021. This Philly rapper has been active since 1993 and is still shinning. He was born on 16th December 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Besides being a rapper, he is also a songwriter and music producer. His actual name is Scott Spencer Storch. His notable releases are “Tao of the Machine,” “The Next Movement,” “Star,” “Don’t Say Nuthin’,” “The Fire,” and several others.

He has more than 1.9 million followers on Instagram at @scottstorchofficial, more than 398,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Scott Storch, and around 3,200+ followers on SoundCloud at Scott Storch SMG.

Mega Ran:

This Philly rapper was born on 3rd September 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is around 44 years as of 2021. His actual name is Raheem Jarbo.

He began his career in 2006 and has been in the industry since then. He is also a songwriter and music producer. His notable releases are “Archetype,” “The Call,” “Mega Ran,” “The 8th Day,” “Mega Ran 9,” “Black Materia: Final Fantasy VII,” and several others.

Ran has around 27,100+ followers on Instagram at @mega_ran, more than 72,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at Mega Ran, and around 5,200+ followers on SoundCloud at Mega Ran.

DJ Cash Money:

He was born on 9th August 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His age is around 57 years as of 2021. He began his career in 1988 and has been active since then.

Money’s real name is Jerome Hewlett. His notable releases are “Where’s the Party At?” “Play It Kool,” “Ugly People Be Quiet,” “Find an Ugly Woman,” “The Mighty Hard Rocker,” and many others.

DJ has more than 29,400 followers on Instagram at @therealdjcashmoney, more than 570 monthly listeners on Spotify at DJ Cash Money, and around 2,100+ followers on SoundCloud at The Real DJ Cash Money.

 

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