We all love music yet but maybe not all kinds. This is for rap and hip hop fans and critics; a list of your favorite emcees according to their heights. You’ll see now that the stage really makes things look different…
Bushwick Bill 112 cm / 3’8 in
Jamaican-born American rapper is notable for his short stature.
Lil Kim 150 cm / 4’1.1 in
She secured her place as one of the few female rappers in a male dominated industry.
Lil Chuckee 155 cm / 5’1 in
Discovered by Lil Wayne in a video-shoot contest, he was the youngest rapper to be signed in a label.
Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj, Trina 157 cm / 5’1.8 in
No female artist paralled Missy Elliott’s success. All three females are big time celebrities in the industry.
Eazy-E, Foxy Brown 159 cm / 5’2.5 in
American rapper Eazy-E was nicknamed ‘The Godfather of Gangsta Rap’ and ‘The Hip Hop Thugsta’. Foxy Brown is an American actress, model and rapper best known for her solo work and her brief stint as part of ‘The Firm’ a hip hop group.
Phife Dawg 160 cm / 5’3 in
Lauryn Hill, Lil Mama, Azealia Banks 161 cm / 5’3.5 in
Lauryn Hill is best known for being a member of the Fugees and for her album being amongst the greatest albums of all the time. She is also an actress, record producer, singer and song writer. Lil Mama and Azealia Banks are also a gifted musical artist.
Da Brat, Lil Uzi Vert 163 cm / 5’4 in
Grammy-award American rap artist and actress Shawntae Harris popularly known as Da Brat is one of the first female sole rap artists to receive a platinum certification.
You know him for such hits as “Money Longer” and “You Was Right”.
Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Big Boi, Lil Jon, Piles, Lil B, MadeinTYO 165 cm / 5’5 in
Do these rap artists have just their height in common? No, they are influential hip-hop stars in their own rights!
XXXTentacion 168 cm / 5’6 in
Bow Wow, Shawty Lo, Buckshot, Styles P, Pitbull, DJ Khaled, Ludacris 170 cm / 5’6.9 in
From hits to hits, these lists of entertainers are big successes in the music and entertainment industry as a whole.
Kanye West, T-Pain, Big Sean, Ice Cube, T.I , Tyga, Rocko, Mac Miller, Cormega, Eminem 173 cm / 5’8 in
With these talents all same height, it is safe to say that average height is the ‘height of rap’.
Tupac Shakur, Nas 176 cm / 5’9 in
American rapper, actor and producer Tupac has sold over 75 million records worldwide. He is ranked on the list of the greatest artists as well as most influential rappers of all time. Nas’ height is indeed irrelevant as he stands as one of the biggest and best rappers in history.
Andre 3000, Queen Latifah, Puff Daddy 178 cm / 5’10.1 in
Multiple-award winning P Diddy became one of hip-hop’s wealthiest because he dabbled into other businesses like media, fashion and booze. Queen Lateefah has been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminist also a star in music, film and Television.
Birdman 180 cm / 5’11 in
He is one half of the former hip hop duo Big Tymers with producer Mannie Fresh. It is often speculated whether Lil Wayne is his son or not because he took him under his wings at an early age.
21 Savage 182.2 cm / 5’ 11.75 in
His real name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph and he is known for hits Bank Account, Nothing New and No Heart.
50 Cents, Rick Ross, Drake 183 cm / 6’0 in
50 cent is not just a rapper but a businessman, actor and investor. He was into drugs at first but left drug-dealing to pursue his musical career and even rose to prominence with G-Unit, East Coast hip hop group. Rick Ross is a rapper and convicted drug trafficker. They are all one of the world’s best selling rappers.
Post Malone 184.2 cm / 6’0.5 in
You may know him for such song as White Iverson and Congratulations.
Dr Dre 185 cm / 6’1 in
Dr Dre is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coat G-funk. He has produced albums for and overseen the career of many successful rappers.
Jay Z 187 cm / 6’1.5 in
For him, rap was an escape from the drug-infested area in Brooklyn where he grew up. He has ranked consistently as one of the greatest rappers ever. This multiple award winning artist is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America.
The Notorious B. I. G, Riff Raff, Gucci Mane, Future 188 cm / 6’2 in
Biggie is today one of the music industry’s most admired artists. Several musicians have paid tribute to him in their songs. His musical style has continued and will continue to be emulated by countless up and coming artists.
J Cole, Flo Rida 191 cm / 6’3 in
J Cole is a badass rapper, record producer and songwriter. Since his debut in 2007, his releases have been worldwide successes. Miami-bred Flo rida has definitely ascended the platinum status in the industry.
19.The Game, G-Eazy, Machine Gun Kelly 192 cm / 6’3.5 in
The Game is best known as a rapper in the west Coast hip hop scene, and for being one of Dr. Dre’s signers under Aftermath Records.
Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg 193 cm / 6’4 in
These two rap talents share more than just their height in common. They have been on top of their game for a while now; they have featured each other in their albums. They are definitely award winning entertainers.
2 Chainz 196 cm / 6’5 in
He was known to first play basketball while he was in high school. He started out his rap career with Playaz Circle, a Southern hip hop duo and from there made his way to the top.
Slim Thug 198 cm / 6’6 in
This American rapper got his name from his tall and lanky looks as a teenager. He gained mainstream attention after he contributed to the Mike Jones’ popular rap ‘Still Tippiin’.
Slim Dunkin 203 cm / 6’8 in
He is one of the tallest rappers we’ve seen.