Top 10 Best and Famous Female K-Pop Rappers

Here are the best female idol rappers in Kpop right now, ranked by fans everywhere. Not including solo artists, this list of female idol rappers features some of the most talented Kpop artists. Finishing in third place on Unpretty Rapstar, (G)I-DLE's Soyeon is one of the fastest rappers in K-pop. Other popular female idols who rap well include Blackpink's Jennie, EXID's LE, Mamamoo's Hwasa, and AOA's Jimin, who showed off her impressive skills on the first season of Unpretty Rapstar.

Top 10 Best and Famous Female K-Pop Rappers

10 Best and Famous Female K-Pop Rappers

1. Jeon So-yeon ((G)I-dle)

Jeon So-yeon

Born: 26 August 1998
Height: 1.57 m
Years active: 2016–present

Jeon So-yeon, better known mononymously as Soyeon, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer signed to Cube Entertainment. She gained attention for competing in the television shows Produce 101 and Unpretty Rapstar before her solo debut on November 5, 2017 and later becoming the leader of the girl group (G)I-dle in May 2018. She is also part of SM Station X girl group project Station Young, and has portrayed League of Legends character Akali in the virtual musical groups K/DA and True Damage.

2. CL


Born: 26 February 1991
Full name: Lee Chae-rin
Height: 1.63 m

CL trained at JYP Entertainment before joining YG Entertainment at the age of fifteen and debuted as a member of the girl group 2NE1 in 2009. Following her group taking a break, CL embarked her solo career in the United States in 2015. In 2016, 2NE1 officially disbanded and she remained a solo act under YG until her contract expired in November 2019.

3. Hyuna


Born: 6 June 1992
Height: 1.64 m
Years active: 2007–present

Kim Hyun-ah, better known by the mononym Hyuna, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper and model. She debuted as a member of the girl group Wonder Girls in February 2007. After leaving the ensemble shortly after, Hyuna subsequently left JYP Entertainment and joined the girl group 4Minute, under Cube Entertainment. 4Minute debuted in June 2009 and went on to become one of the most popular girl groups in the country.

4. Moonbyul


Born: 22 December 1992
Height: 1.63 m
Full name: Moon Byul-yi
Years active: 2012–present

Moon Byul-yi, better known by the mononym Moonbyul, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter and actress. She is the main rapper of South Korean girl group Mamamoo. In May 2018, Moonbyul made her debut as solo artist with releasing digital single, "Selfish".

5. Lisa


Born: 27 March 1997
Height: 1.67 m
Full name: Lalisa Manoban
Years active: 2016–present

Lalisa Manoban, better known by the mononym Lisa, is a Thai rapper, singer and dancer based in South Korea. She is well known as a member of the South Korean girl group Blackpink under YG Entertainment.

6. Jennie


Born: 16 January 1996
Height: 1.63 m
Full name: Jennie Kim
Years active: 2012–2013, 2016–present

Jennie Kim, better known by the mononym Jennie, is a South Korean singer and rapper. She debuted as a member of the girl group Blackpink in August 2016 under YG Entertainment.

Jennie's song "Solo" dominated the Korean daily and weekly charts, and achieved an "All-Kill" after reaching number one in the real-time charts of major music sites for 15 consecutive days. "Solo" debuted on the Gaon Music Charts at number one and won a triple crown for topping the Digital, Download, and Streaming charts. The song remained the on the Digital and Mobile Charts for two consecutive weeks, and on the Streaming Chart for three consecutive weeks. Overseas, she topped the Billboard's World Digital Songs chart and also reached the top ranking of iTunes in 40 countries in 24 hours, demonstrating strong global popularity. The song was featured in the New York Times's playlist. "Solo" became the most viewed music video by a female Korean solo artist of all time in the first 24 hours of release. Jennie then became the first and only female Korean solo artist to surpass 300 million YouTube views within six months.

7. Yezi


Born: 26 August 1994
Full name: Lee Ye-ji
Height: 1.61 m
Years active: 2012–present

Lee Ye-ji better known by her stage name Yezi, is a South Korean rapper and singer. She debuted as a member of South Korean girl group Fiestar in 2012. Yezi was a semi-finalist on Unpretty Rapstar 2 in 2015, during which she released several singles. Her debut solo maxi single, Foresight Dream, was released on January 28, 2016.

8. Jimin


Born: 8 January 1991
Height: 1.6 m
Years active: 2012–present

Shin Ji-min, better known mononymously as Jimin, is a South Korean rapper and singer. She is best known for being the leader and main rapper of the girl group AOA, which debuted in 2012 under FNC Entertainment. In 2015, Jimin was a semi-finalist in the first season of Unpretty Rapstar. During the show, she released several successful collaboration singles, most notably "Good Start" (with Seulong) and "Puss" (with Iron).

9. LE


Born: 10 December 1991
Height: 1.68 m
Full name: Ahn Hyo-jin
Years active: 2012–present

Ahn Hyo-jin, professionally known as LE, is a South Korean rapper, producer, and songwriter. She has been a member of the K-pop girl group EXID since 2012. She was previously a member of the underground hip hop group, Jiggy Fellaz, performing under the stage name, Elly. LE left Banana Culture on March 25, 2020.

10. Yubin


Born: 4 October 1988
Height: 1.63 m
Full name: Kim Yu-bin
Years active: 2007–present

Kim Yu-bin, referred to as Yubin, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter and actress. She was a member of the South Korean girl group Wonder Girls. Yubin made her debut as a new member of the Wonder Girls on September 7, 2007. She was introduced as the main rapper of the group, replacing Hyuna. Although she is known mostly as the rapper of the Wonder Girls, Yubin occasionally acts as an additional vocalist to the group. Examples of which include, "This Time" and "Wishing on a Star". Aside from performing with the group, she has appeared in several music videos including labelmate 2PM's "10 Out of 10" and Shinhwa's "Once in a Life Time". Yubin has also featured in several different artists' singles, i.e. Shinhwa's Andy Lee, Lee Min-woo, Kim Bum-soo, and Chun G.


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