I. Who are the best rappers in 2021?
Rap is not just a music genre, but a culture among those who have lived their lives fully for it. It has been around for several years and has been considered one of the deepest sections of music. It is easy to agree with this sentiment considering the level of poetry these rappers display in their lyrics. The competition is pretty tight among these rappers on who deserves to be crowned the best rapper on the planet. We will leave that to you to decide.
There is a lot of cash flow in the global music industry. Just like their counterparts, some of these rappers are insanely rich. While some are breakout rap stars in 2021, some have been in the business for quite some time. There is a possibility that you already have your list and it would be a bit hard to convince you otherwise. We believe you are devoted enough to the rap genre to know one or two things about the names on our top 10 best rappers list.
If there is one thing that is common among rappers anywhere in the world, it would be their love for cars. They love showing it off on any social media platform they belong to.
II. Top 10 best rappers, net worth and cars in 2021
1. Kendrick Lamar – Net worth of $75 million
Hardly will you find anyone who doesn’t know Kendrick Lamar. He has built a reputation for himself as one of the rappers with most awards around. In fact, Kendrick Lamar has won 13 Grammy awards and he is the only non-classical artist to emerge winner of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Music. He has been tagged many times as the king of Hip Hop.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on the 17th of June, 1987. He is an American rapper, songwriter and a record producer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of his generation. He burst into the mainstream music with ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’, which was his debut track in 2021. Though he is known to be a solo artist, he is also a member of the ‘Black Hippy’, a hip hop supergroup. He was included in the list of greatest rappers of all times by Billboard.
The California-born with the nickname K-Dot is said to worth a whopping $75 million. This makes him one of the richest rappers in the world. Over the course of his illustrious career, Kendrick Lamar has made over $180 million. Just 2016 alone, the prolific rapper earned $60 million. He makes his money from album sales, endorsements, royalties and appearances.
Kendrick Lamar cars
We were all astonished when the ace rapper told us that his first car was his father’s 1992 Cadillac Seville with a Lamborghini-style suicide doors. He also owns a Range Rover Sport, a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, a BMW I8 and a 1964 Chevrolet Impala.
2. J. Cole – Net worth of $60 million
It gets as real as anything with J.Cole. We learnt that he actually taught himself how to play piano and also to produce music. Aside from music, you might see the ace rapper in one of the charity events as he owns the Dreamville Foundation. He is unarguably one of the best rappers in the world currently.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole was born on the 28th January 1985 in Frankfurt, West Germany. He is a prominent German-born American rapper, singer, songwriter and a producer. Just like most rappers on this list, J. Cole is regarded as one of the most influential rap acts of his time. He rose to stardom after the debut of mixtape “The Come Up” in 2007. He was later signed to Jay Z-owned record Label Roc Nation in 2009, where he released two hot mixtape ‘Warm Up’ and ‘Friday Night Lights’.
J. Cole net worth 2021 is estimated around $60 million. His journey to fortune began at the age of 12 years when his mother got him a music sampler for Christmas. This gift sparked his interest in producing. He makes his money from sponsorship deals, music sales, concerts and special appearances. His Dreamville record label has raked in a lot of money for this talented rapper.
J. Cole cars
J. Cole isn’t really the type that flaunts his luxury cars, but we were able to get a little peep into what he drives. He is a proud owner of Bugatti Veyron, a Bentley Continental GT, a Chevrolet SUV and a Ford Mustang GT.
3. Travis Scott – Net worth of $50 million
Travis Scott is known for his authentic psychedelic style to the modern rap tradition. He made his first appearance in 2021 on the album ‘Cruel Summer’. Ever since, he has released hit songs back to back. This musical success has given him a Grammy nod for an astonishing eight times. Travis Scott ‘Sicko Mode’ and ‘Astroworld’ are already taking the music world by storm.
Jacques Bermon Webster II was born on the 30th of April 1991 in Houston, Texas, United States. Professionally known as Travis Scott, he is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and a producer. He was signed in 2012 with Epic Records, the same year he signed publishing deal with Good Music, a record label owned by Kanye West.
Travis Scott is one of the most successful rappers with a net worth of $50 million. He is known as the father of Kylie Jenner’s daughter. He also has several sponsorship deals with entertainment brands, fashion outfits and food companies.
Travis Scott cars
Travis Scott has always been a big fan of cars. No wonder he gifted Kylie Jenner expensive cars on a few occasions. He is said to own some of the expensive cars on the planet. These include Bugatti Chiron, Lamborghini Huracan, Lamborghini Aventador, Range Rover, Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Urus, Ferrari 488 and a Mercedes-Maybach 650.
4. DaBaby – Net worth of $5 million
DaBaby is one of the hottest rappers right now. A lot of artists are really interested in having him featured on their songs. He was originally known as ‘Baby Jesus’ before he changed his stage name to what we know him for now. His ‘Kirk and Baby’ on DaBaby’s album peaked at number one and seven on the Billboard respectively. He was widely acclaimed as king of rap in 2019 where he had twenty two entries on the Billboard.
Jonathan Lyndale Kirk known professionally as DaBaby was born on the 22nd of December, 1991 in Cleveland, Ohio, United states. He is an American rapper and a songwriter with many hits songs to his belt. DaBaby ‘Blame It On Me’, which was his third studio album debuted at number 1 in US. He is the CEO of Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment, a record label he founded in 2017.
As at 2021, DaBaby is said to worth around $5 million. Not surprising considering that he is still new in the industry. He makes his money from album sales and endorsements.
There is no way we would overlook when DaBaby got the best gift of his life. He was gifted two luxury cars – A Maybach Mercedes GLS600 and a Lamborghini Huracan on his birthday by his girlfriend DaniLeigh. Those two are of course addition to what he already owns in his collection.
He owns a Rolls-Royce Dawn, a Lamborghini Aventador, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, A Lamborghini Urus and a Chevrolet Camaro SS.
5. Drake – Net worth of $180 million
Talk of consistency, you surely have to mention drake. The Canadian rapper has made a mark in the music industry. He got the Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards for a job well done on ‘Take Care’. Drake’s Thank Me Later peaked at the top of Billboard for quite some time. Drake might have started out his career as a movie actor, but he is regarded as one of the top-selling musicians right now in the world.
Aubrey Drake Graham popularly known for his stage name ‘Drake’ is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and an actor. He was born on the 24th of October 1986 in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. He rose to fame when he appeared on Degrassi, a famous teen TV drama series between 20021 and 2007. He began his journey to music after leaving the series, to release his first mixtape ‘Room for Improvement’. He was later signed under Young Money Entertainment, a record label owned by Lil Wayne.
Drake is one of the richest rappers/ hip hop artists in the world with a whopping net worth of $180 million. He makes his money from sales of albums, sponsorship deals, royalties and live appearances. He has won tons of awards, including the prestigious Grammy awards.
Being one of the best rappers in the world right now, his car collection is worthy of envy. He loves cars and he has enough money to play around with these toys. He drives a Bugatti Veyron, an Acura TSX, a Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible, a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, a Brabus 850 and a Rolls-Royce Wraith.
Other fascinating models in Drake’s garage include a Mercedes-Maybach S600, a Ferrari LaFerrari, a McLaren 675LT, a Lamborghini Aventador LP-700-4 Roadster, a Bentley Mulsanne, a Devel Sixteen, a Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet and a Mansory Rolls-Royce Phantom.
6. Pusha T – Net worth of $10 million
Pusha came into limelight as a member of the duo ‘Clise’ alongside his brother and fellow rapper ‘No Malice’. He has appeared alongside the likes of Linkin Park and Kanye West, who he signed under the imprint of Good Music in partnership with Def Jam Recordings. Being a global star, Pusha T is widely acclaimed for his incredible rap lyrics. His studio album ‘Daytona’ made a huge success, where it got a Grammy nod.
Terrence LeVarr Thornton known popularly as ‘Pusha T’ is an American rapper, songwriter and a producer. He was born on the 13th of May 1977 in New York City, United States. As one of the best rappers around, Pusha T net worth as at 2021 is put at $10 million.
Pusha T cars
Pusha T is said to own at least ten amazing cars in his collection. He has been a fan of exotic cars right from his teen days. Recently, the ace rapper acquired a Porsche 911 Turbo S and flaunted it on his Instagram account. He also owns a Ferrari 488 Spider in his garage.
7. Logic- Net worth of $12 million
Logic has several hit rap tracks to his name, including his signature ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which was his first album. The album features hit songs like Homicide, where Logic featured Eminem. Unknown to many, Logic is also a writer. His novel ‘Supermarket’ was one of the New York Times Best Seller.
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II popularly known as Logic was born on the 22nd of January, 1990 in Rockville, Maryland, United States. He is an American rapper, YouTuber, song writer and a record producer. Over the course of his career, he has released 6 studio albums and 2 Grammy Award nominations. Logic is said to worth around $14 million.
Logic has always been a huge fan of luxury cars. He reportedly owns a BMW i8 model. He also owns a Ferrari 488 GTB and an Audi A4.
8. Joyner Lucas – Net worth of $2 million
Joyner Lucas is a famous rapper, singer, lyricist, actor and producer. He became a sensation in 2014 with the music video ‘I’m Not Racist’ on YouTube. The song also got him a Grammy nomination in 2019. He is known for his recent work ‘Devil’s Work and 10 Bands’.
Gary Maurice Lucas Jr., popularly known as Joyner Lucas was born on the 17th of August 1988 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Joyner Lucas’s net worth as at 2021 is put at $2 million. His money is from sales of studio works and royalties.
Joyner Lucas cars
Joyner Lucas drives a Ford Mustang, a Ford Bronco and a Ferrari 458 Italia supercar. He is among the many top rappers who love to splurge his money on exotic cars.
9. Tory Lanez – $2 million
His debut mixtape ‘Conflict of My Soul’ got a massive acceptance in the global music stage. Tory Lanez also has many hit songs; some of them include the Say It and Luv, from his studio album ‘I Told You’. The songs have been featured many times on the Billboard 100. Tory Lanez is one of the best rappers in the world right now, especially with his melodious tone.
Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, popularly known for his stage name Tory Lanez was born on the 27th of July 1992 in Brampton, Canada. He is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and a record producer. He got a Grammy nod for his hit single ‘LUV’. His fourth studio album ‘Chixtape 5 peaked at number two on US Billboard in 2019.
Tory Lanez is worth around $2 million. He makes his money from album sales, sponsorship deals, royalties and special appearances. He is said to charge $75k for a feature.
Tory Lanez cars
Recently, the sensational rapper took to Instagram to show off his exotic car collection. He owns a McLaren, Ferrari, Lamborghini and of course an Aston Martin.
10. Post Malone – Net worth of $30 million
In case you are looking for a rapper with profound and direct lyrics, Post Malone is your go to guy. He has properly fused country music, rock and hip hop together. Post Malone’s ‘Stoney’, which was his debut album, was on chart for 77 weeks.
Austin Richard Post known professionally as Post Malone was born on the 4th of July, 1995 in Syracuse, New York, United States. He is an American rapper, singer, actor, songwriter and a record producer. He became prominent in 2015 after his first single ‘White Iverson’. Malone is presently with Republic Records. Post Malone is one of the richest rappers in town. His net worth is presently $30 million.
Post Malone cars
Post Malone’s car collection is one we would love to talk about. The New Yorker owns a Bugatti Chiron, a Lamborghini Aventador SV, a Rolls-Royce Phantom, a Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6, 2019 Subaru WRX, 1992 Ford Explorer (featured on West Coast customs), 1968 Chevrolet C-10 and a 1966 Lincoln Continental.