The Canadian hip-hop scene was first established in the 1980s. Canada has produced many talented rappers over the years.
Here is our pick of the top 10 rappers in Canada as of 2015.
This Canadian rapper and actor is considered a national hip-hop pioneer. She is Canada’s first notable female MC. In 2009 she released the single ‘Say about Us.’ She is the founding member of the alternative rock band Raggadeath.
This Canadian rapper is best known for his Juno-nominated EP ‘The Book’, his hit single ‘Nobody with a Notepad’ and his 2009 Polaris Music Prize nominated album ‘Let the Children Die.’
This Canadian alternative hip hop artist is also a radio host. Underpinned by an extensive background in abstract hip hop, his recent music has extensively incorporated country, blues, folk, rock and avant-garde influences.
This Canadian rapper, singer and record producer is the co-founder of Capitol Hill Music. He is the lead singer of the hip hop/R&B group Big Black Lincoln. He is a member of Redman’s Gilla House collective. In 2012 he collaborated with Classified and Skratch Bastid on the song ‘Anything Goes’ from Classified’s self-titled album.
This Canadian rapper and producer’s tenth album ‘Boy-Cott-In the Industry’ was a high point in his career. In 2013 he reached the height of his music career with the release of his fifteenth album, eponymously titled ‘Classified’.