Top 10 Rappers in India - Ten Most Popular Indian Pop Artist List

Rap is a singing style in which the song sings like a poem with the beats. Songs sung in this style are called rap and rap singers are called rappers. Singer Eminem's name is also taken prominently in popularizing this genre in Western music started by African singers.

In Indian music industry, this style has become very popular now. Rap singer Yo Yo Honey Singh is quite famous, singers like Imran Khan, Ajit Deshmukh, Bohemia, Badshah, Zafar Shah, Raftaar, Naved Shaikh are well-versed in this style and are becoming popular. However, it is also said that Ashok Kumar sang "Rail gaadi" in this genre a few decades ago in Bollywood.

Hervin a.k.a Alien

Hervin Alex, as we know from Hervin a.k.a Alien, is a rapper from India. Born in Kerala, Hervin was brought up and educated in Bangalore. Hervin started rapping from the age of 15. Hervin is an independent rapper artist and also the founder of a rap crew in Bangalore, his group name is Hip Hop Hooligan. He has 2 mixtape’s dropped under his name "HAIL" and "DETAINED" and got 17 song’s dropped till Date. In 2015 he was placed on the list of "5 young Indian rappers you should know".

Millind Gaba
Millind Gaba is a Punjabi singer, musician and music producer, also known as Music MG. He worked in many Punjabi songs. There is also a song titled by him in the Welcome Back film. Apart from this, he has also given voice in Bus Tu, Delhi Wali Zalim Girlfriend.
Sukhdeep Singh is better known by his stage name Sukh-E or Sukh-E musical doctor, is a Punjab singer, composer and music producer. He set up a band called Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz in Chandigarh. In this band Sukh-E has recorded many songs with Preet Hundal, Singer A-K and rapper Bling Singh.
San Jaimt
San Jaimt is a rapper, songwriter and a music producer. He has worked for many malayalam movies and is known for his independent singles - We're Sorry (2013), Neeyane (2016), Win (2017), These Wings (2017) and Walk Alone (2017).
MC Kash
Roushan Illahi or best known by his stage name MC Kash is an up and coming underground Kashmiri Hip Hop artist. Determined to express himself fully as a street poet, this rapper is fast emerging as a lyrical storyteller with a distinct voice. MC Kash says he is entirely independent: Nobody is paying me. Nobody told me to go sing about Kashmir.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Honey Singh better known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, is a Indian writer, music director, singer and film artist. He started his career as a recording artist and later became a Bhangra singer. He also started composing music for Bollywood movies.

7. Devang Patel

Devang Patel
Devang Patel is one of the famous singer, rapper, song writer and music performer of the 90s.

8. Style Bhai

Style Bhai
Style Bhai is one of the most popular pop indian artist and rapper from 90s.
Ikka Singh
Ikka Singh is an Indian singer, rapper, songwriter and music composer. He sang the song In Da Club in film Tamanchey.
Djay Adx
Amandeep Singh, artistically known as Djay Adx, is a singer of rap music and hip hop and Indian producer, he is originally from the city of New Delhi, the capital of India. He has reissued a song from the 80s, to the rhythm of hip hop written and composed by Michael Jackson entitled We Are The World. Musical theme, which has been interpreted by several English speaking artist, which was recorded in the United States in 1985 and which was a dedication for the terrible ambruna that happened for Africa.

11. Numeer


Numeer is a Indian Hip hop, Indian Pop rapper and world music artist we better known him as Stylised Sufi Numeer. Also known as Sufi, Sufi Numeer and ROOTS. He is also a songwriter and music composer. He was Born in 19 April 1988, residence in Bengaluru, India. His album "Musafir" was quite a hit.

12. Rap Rakesh Sethulingam

Rap Rakesh Sethulingam
Rap Rakesh Sethulingam aka Rap Rakesh, born 11 January 1992 in Tiruchirappalli, Chennai, India, is a Composer, Lyricist and Rapper.

13. Raman Kapoor

Raman Kapoor

Raman Kapoor is Indian singer and rapper India. Raman has also participated in the famous singing reality TV shows Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Rising Star. His famous songs include "Neet Daru", "Do Ghoont Pilade", "Punjabi Song Sayan", "Mere Rashke Qamar". He also has his own band in which he is the lead singer. The band name is OCP. Raman has also acted with famous Bollywood singer, Mika Singh.

14. Mizta Decoder

Mizta Decoder

15. Ginni Mahi

Ginni Mahi

16. Karan Singh Arora

Karan Singh Arora

17. Sofia Ashraf

Sofia Ashraf

18. Alok R. Babu

Alok R. Babu

19. Brodha V

Brodha V

20. Divine


Vivian Fernandes, better known by his stage name Divine, is an Indian rapper from Mumbai, India. He had success with Mumbai rapper Naezy after the release of his song "Meri Gully Mein". His life-based documentary 'Gully Life' was released on the Discovery Network on July and later on July 15 digitally on Red Bull TV and YouTube. His first Hindi track "Yeh Mera Bombay" was released in November 2013 as soon as it was released its views increased five times compared to his English songs. But he had to wait two more years, when he and Naezy joined the list of highly successful people, with the "Meri Gali Mein" viral in April 2015.

21. Krsna


22. Machas with Attitude

Machas with Attitude

23. Menime


24. Roll Rida

Roll Rida

25. Roy


26. Street Academics

Street Academics

27. Team AllOk

Team AllOk
Emiway Bantai

Emiway Bantai is a famous rapper of India. He has sung many rap songs but he got recognition from the film Gully Boy's Song. After this, there are many popular songs like his 'Kadka Ban', 'Machayenge', 'Khatam' etc. In 2016 Amywe Bantai was selected to present the Radio City Freedom Award at the Hard Rock Cafe. He was overjoyed when he received this award. Amway Bantai was then voted as the Best Hip Hop Artist in 2017 for his hard work and dedication. Bantai was then voted as the Best Hip Hop Artist in 2017 for his hard work and dedication.


Dilin Nair (known by his stage name Raftaar or RAA), is an Indian rapper and singer. He was formerly a member of the urban music group Mafia Mundeer formed by Yo Yo Honey Singh. He split from the group, and made headlines after signing for three records from Punjabi band RDB. He achieved a big place by meeting the rape king Bohemia.

30. Hard Kaur

Hard Kaur
Hard Kaur is an Indian wrapper, hip hop singer and backing vocalist in Hindi films. She is India's first female rapper.

31. Mika Singh

Mika Singh
Amrik Singh better known as Mika Singh is an Indian singer and rapper. He has also given his voice in many Bengali movies. Besides Punjabi, he has sung in many Bollywood movies too.
Borkung Hrangkhawl
Borkung Hrangkhawl (born 7 October 1987), also known by his stage name BK, is an Indian rapper, songwriter and singer.

33. Blaaze

Blaaze is an Indian rap artist and a popular playback singer. An Indian by birth, born in Chennai, he grew up in Zambia and later did his education in England and in the US.

34. Fura

Ajmal Abdul Rahiman known by his stage name Fura is a Dubai-Based Indian rapper, music producer, and singer. Born in Kasaragod, Kerala, India, Fura moved to Dubai when he was two years old.

35. Mic Slayer

Mic Slayer

36. Gupz Sehra

Gupz Sehra

37. Baba Sehgal

Baba Sehgal
Harjit Singh Sehgal, who we know as Baba Sehgal, is an Indian rapper, who claims to be the world's first professional Hindi wrapper and the first Indian rapper. He is also involved in many other areas of the entertainment industry, and works in the media of many different languages.

Aditya Prateik Singh Sisodia, popularly known as Badshah, is a famous singer and rapper. Badshah was born in Karnal. Badshah's father is Harayanvi and mother is Punjabi. He did his schooling from Bal Bharti Public School, Delhi. Badshah started his career in 2006 as a member of Yo Yo Honey Singh's band. In 2012, he split from Honey Singh and introduced his rap "Ladki Beautiful Kar Gayi Chull" which became a big hit. His rap "DJ Wale Babu", released in 2015, set new records of success.

39. Jazzy B

Jazzy B
Jaswinder Singh Bains is a well-known songwriter better known for his stage name as Jazzy B. Bains was born at Durgapur Nawanshahr, Jalandhar. At the age of five he had gone to Vancouver, Canada with his whole family. He is also called Crown Prince of Bhangra.
Manj Musik
Manjeet Singh Ral, better known by his stage name as Manj Musik, is an Indian singer, songwriter and music producer. He was vocalist of a Punjabi music band called RDB, which was formed with his two brothers, Surjeet Singh and Kuljeet Ral in 1997. His musical career began with the RDB group, singing in the Gurudwara, he used to help his father with his brothers in performing in front of the community in his local gurudwara.

41. Hiphop Tamizha

Hiphop Tamizha
Tamizha Hiphop is an Indian musical duo based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The duo consisted of Adhithya Adhi Venkatapathy and R. Jeeva. Hiphop Tamizha is known for being a pioneer of Tamil hip hop in India.

42. Rishikesh Pandey

Rishikesh Pandey
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