54 Best Hip Hop Producers Right Now

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In the ever-evolving world of hip hop, the spotlight often shines on rappers and their lyrical prowess, but behind the scenes, it's the masterful touch of the best hip hop producers that crafts the beats and melodies that we can't get enough of. In this article, we celebrate the maestros of rhythm and sound, featuring both established and emerging producers who are currently redefining the genre. Join us as we dive into the creative genius of these sonic architects, showcasing their unique styles, innovative techniques, and the unmistakable impact they have on the hip hop landscape. Keep in mind, this list is in no particular order.

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54. Mustard

Notable Beats: "I Don't Fuck With You" by Big Sean, "Needed Me" by Rihanna

Mustard is a must-know name in rap production, and has continued making hits throughout the years. We're kicking off our list with a legend, and there's many more to come.

53. BoogzDaBeast

52. Chasethemoney

Notable Beats: "Sunset" by Dreamville, J. Cole, Young Nudy, "Split" by Yeat

Chasethemoney is easily one of the best producers in this generation of hip hop, and a personal favorite of mine. He's got a distinct style, which he expertly matches with a wisely curated selection of artists. His sound is perfectly aligned with where we're at in music right now.

51. Synthetic + McVertt

Notable Beats: "Just Wanna Rock" by Lil Uzi Vert, "Shake" by iShowSpeed (McVertt), "Still Countin" by Yeat (Synthetic)

We absolutely had to mention this duo of producers on our list of the best hip hop producers, especially after their massive hit with Uzi, "Just Wanna Rock." They really helped make Jersey Club as mainstream as it could get.

50. Based1

Notable Beats: "25/8" by Bad Bunny, "Lying 4 fun" by Yeat

Based1 is without a doubt a producer you need to be keeping an eye on. Each year, it seems like he's landing more and more top-tier placements - and making it look easy all the while.

49. Turbo

Notable Beats: "Drip Too Hard" by Lil Baby and Gunna, "YOSEMITE" by Travis Scott

Turbo is a legendary character in the producer scene, and not for no reason. These notable beats above are really just the tip of the iceberg.

48. Bandplay

Notable Beats: "Major" by Young Dolph, "Dough" by Key Glock

Bandplay is a producer who's got a signature sound, something that takes you very far in the music game. He's been influential in the careers of Young Dolph and Key Glock, as well as many more artists.

47. Digital Nas

Notable Beats: "Remote Control" by Kanye West, "NBAYOUNGBOAT" by Lil Yachty

Digital Nas is another major producer on our list, who's got a very in-depth catalog of quality music. Dive in to his best and learn more about his impactful influence.

46. Jaasu

Notable Beats: "Touchable" by Remble, "BLUE MOON" by $NOT

Jaasu has continued to make his mark on songs with major artists, and leaves fan wanting even more. Having collaborations with Remble and $not, he's got even more impressive placements to check out.

45. Maajins

Notable Beats: "Antisocial" by tana, "Rackie Fitness" by Yeat

Maajins is definitely a name you'll want to remember from this list. Seriously. Take a look at their page on Genius, and you'll start to see what we mean.

44. Star Boy

Notable Beats: "Futsal Shuffle 2020" by Lil Uzi Vert, "Meh" by Playboi Carti

Star Boy has become one of the most influential producers of our generation, and somehow that still feels like an understatement. You wouldn't believe just how many hits he has.

43. Bakkwoods

Notable Beats: "4 Da Trap" by 645AR, "Everyday" by SoFaygo

Bakkwoods has been going up for the past few years, and has only continued that trend. Watch out for what's on the horizon for this fire producer.


Notable Beats: "SHIRT" by THOTTWAT, "Off tha Leash!" by ICYTWAT

ICYTWAT is a special producer for many reasons. From his trademark sound to his rap ability, there are plenty of things to love about this incredible music maker.

41. GRiMM Doza

Notable Beats: "01 Manikin" by XXXTentacion, "Miss Me" by Lucki

GRiMM Doza has made his mark over the past several years, and has made sure to stay full steam ahead. If you see his name attached to a song, just know it's going to be fire.

40. Dylvinci

Notable Beats: "Eye 2 Eye" by Yung Bans, "Emotionless" by D. Savage

Dylvinci has captured the attention of many with his sonically pleasing beats and engaging content to go with it. Pay attention to this special producer's come-up and thank us later.

39. BNYX

Notable Beats: "Talk" by Yeat, "Search and Rescue" by Drake

This member of Working on Dying is having a notably major year. We had to shout him out individually because he's been making headlines lately - and consistently, at that.

38. Rubi Rosa

Notable Beats: "Fabo" by Unotheactivist, "Ou Ouuu" by Robb Bank$

Rubi Rosa has made his mark on music with both impressive collaborations and his notable management work. He's got plenty of fire music to check out, so definitely be sure to do so.

37. 10Fifty

Notable Beats: "Touchable" by Remble, "Brotherly Love" by Lil Gotit

10Fifty is another one of the best hip hop producers at the moment, without a doubt. He tends to work closely with artists, so it's no coincidence the final product somehow always sounds amazing.

36. Yung Icey

Notable Beats: "Ice Age" by Denzel Curry, "Pray for a Key" by Future

Yung Icey is yet another one of the best hip hop producers at the moment. Denzel Curry and Future collaborations are just the tip of the iceberg - he's got hits with both underground and established artists alike.

35. CaptainCrunch

Notable Beats: "Fashion" by Jay Critch, "Unmask" by Ski Mask the Slump God

CaptainCrunch had to make an appearance on our list; after all, he's made an indelible mark on hip hop over the years. From SoundCloud and beyond, he's worked with all sorts of impressive talent, and his beats always hit.

34. Roy Lenzo

Notable Beats: "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)" by Lil Nas X, "Do What I Want" by Kid Cudi

Roy Lenzo has been on an incredible run for the past several years, and has gained all sorts of recognition for his work, including 3 Grammy nominations.

33. Popstar Benny

Notable Beats: "No Love" by Rod Wave, "Bape" by Tony Shhnow

Popstar Benny has been on the come-up for years and years now, and has spread his influence across the underground and beyond. It truly feels like his time now, and that's saying it lightly.

32. Cash Cobain

Notable Beats: "Daily Duppy" by Central Cee, "Peach Dream" by Lucki

Cash Cobain is another name on our list of the best hip hop producers that you cannot forget. He's been making waves both as a producer and an artist, which is no easy feat.

31. Conductor Williams

Notable Beats: "Euro Step" by Westside Gunn, "Michael Irvin" by Westside Gunn

Conductor Williams has played an important role in the success of Griselda's music, producing beats for some of their most notable songs. His signature sound is not easy to reproduce, to say the least.

30. Daringer

Notable Beats: "DR. BIRDS" by Griselda, "The Cow" by Westside Gunn

Daringer is another producer who's played a crucial role in the development of Griselda's sound. He's built different than your average producer, to say the least.

29. Sounwave

Notable Beats: "m.A.A.d. city" by Kendrick Lamar, "Silent Hill" by Kendrick Lamar and Kodak Black

Sounwave has scored some of the most notable songs of our generation, and has kept it pretty low-key throughout his journey. We definitely suggest taking a deep dive on this producer to understand the sheer impact he's had.

28. Richie Souf

Notable Beats: "Top Off" by Gunna, "F33l Lik3 Dyin" by Playboi Carti

We'd be messing up if we didn't include Richie Souf on this list of the best hip hop producers. He's got a vast catalog of hits with artists like Gunna, Playboi Carti, A Boogie, MadeInTYO, and even the Higher Brothers. Be sure to keep an eye on Richie.

27. A Lau

Notable Beats: "Reborn to Rebel" by Ski Mask the Slump God, "Extra Sturdy" by Bizzy Banks

A Lau has played an important role in the careers of many influential artists, and has only continued to build more and more. He's one of the most prominent producers in NYC, operating out of his studio, Off Record.

26. AR

Notable Beats: "Right My Wrongs" by Bryson Tiller, "Find You Again" by Kevin Gates

AR recently made his way onto our list for hip hop managers to look out for. Lo and behold, he's back again - this time, for his impressive catalog of production. From A$AP Ant, Kevin Gates, and Bryson Tiller to Lucki, he's become highly regarded for his top-notch production.

25. ATL Jacob

Notable Beats: "Wait For U" by Future, "Super Gremlin" by Kodak Black

ATL Jacob is one of the top producers you'll come across on this list, and that's really saying something if you pay attention to who we've mentioned on here. Hit after hit, he's showing just how valuable of an asset he is in the music space.

24. Wheezy

Notable Beats: "Yes Indeed" by Lil Baby and Drake, "Going Bad" by Meek Mill

Wheezy is another producer on our list who's become a household name at this point in time. With a seemingly never-ending list of hits he's produced, it's safe to expect the same going forward.

23. Rogét Chahayed

Notable Beats: "SICKO MODE" by Travis Scott, "First Class" by Jack Harlow

Rogét Chahayed is a producer who's played a key role in some of the most popular songs over the last several years. You'll want to be sure to pay attention to what he continues to cook up. Trust us.

22. Top$ide

Notable Beats: "Fake Luv" by Babyface Ray, "On The Flo" by Baby Smoove

Top$ide has a notably exciting sound and knows how to choose collaborators wisely, which are two major reasons why he's found his way on our list of the best hip hop producers. Take a deep dive into his catalog, and you'll quickly realize just how nice his production skills are.

21. Cardo

Notable Beats: "God's Plan" by Drake, "goosebumps" by Travis Scott

Cardo is a beat-making legend, and that's not to be taken lightly. While we only included a couple hits above, just know that it barely scratches the surface. He's got a vast catalog of top-tier music, and is still going.

20. Trgc

Notable Beats: "Monëy So Big" by Yeat, "Sorry Bout That" by Yeat

Trgc has become one of the most popular rising producers, growing at a lightning-fast rate alongside Yeat. Some of your favorite Yeat songs are produced by this special beat-maker, and he's just getting started.

19. OZ

Notable Beats: "SICKO MODE" by Travis Scott, "Life Is Good" by Future and Drake

OZ is a name you'll want to remember. This producer has had quite the run, and is still going hard to this day. Talk about hits - OZ has got them on deck.

18. Louis Bell

Notable Beats: "rockstar" by Post Malone, "Congratulations" by Post Malone

Louis Bell is one of the most impressive producers you'll find on our list today. He's made hits look easy to come by, and we mean like really easy. Louis has made success a habit.

17. Buddha Bless

Notable Beats: "OUT WEST" by JACKBOYS, "Modern Slavery" by HUNCHO JACK

Buddha Bless is another major producer we needed to include on our list of best hip hop producers. Not only do you likely already know his tag, but you probably are familiar with the majority of his catalog - even if you didn't even know it yet.

16. Take A Daytrip

Notable Beats: "Mo Bamba" by Sheck Wes, "Legends" by Juice WRLD

Take A Daytrip blew up to massive proportions with their production for Sheck Wes' "Mo Bamba," and they haven't looked back ever since. They've stacked placements in a way that most producers can only dream of.

15. Jasper Harris

Notable Beats: "family ties" by Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar, "First Class" by Jack Harlow

Jasper Harris is a top-tier producer who's spent the past several years making waves in the hip hop scene. He's made some big moves, and always looks to grow even further while people are still processing the enormity of his placements.

14. Hitmaka

Notable Beats: "Bounce Back" by Big Sean, "Dangerous" by Meek Mill

Hitmaka is another name that you knew had to be included in our list of the best hip hop producers. It was a must. He's got a huge catalog of quality, with plenty of songs you already know by now.

13. 40

Notable Beats: "God's Plan" by Drake, "Work" by Rihanna, "Fuckin' Problems" by ASAP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar

40 has played a crucial role in the development of Drake's career, and has spread his influence outwards to the other corners of music, making some of the most iconic hits of our generation.

12. Tay Keith

Notable Beats: "Rich Flex" by Drake and 21 Savage, "Jimmy Cooks" by Drake, "Look Alive" by BlocBoy JB featuring Drake

Tay Keith is one of the most prominent forces in hip hop production, and it's no coincidence. He's got an innate ability to make great music, and hasn't stopped.

11. OG Parker

Notable Beats: "Slippery" by Migos, "Thot Shit" by Megan Thee Stallion, "Walk It Talk It" by Migos featuring Drake

OG Parker is another example of a name you have to know - especially thanks to his iconic beat tag. He's got hits on hits, and he's not stopping anytime soon.

10. Jermaine Dupri

Notable Beats: "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey, "Money Ain't A Thing" by Jay-Z, "Grillz" by Nelly featuring Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp

Jermaine Dupri's impact on music in general is immeasurable. For hip-hop in particular, it's safe to say the culture wouldn't be what it is today, had it not been for JD.

9. Internet Money

Notable Beats: "Out of Love" by Lil Tecca, "TRAGIC" by The Kid LAROI, "Lemonade" by Internet Money featuring Gunna, Don Toliver and Nav

Internet Money is a group that's had a huge influence on hip hop, and has innovated in major ways in the music business. They've inspired countless producers to go harder, and have continued to set the bar even higher.

8. Boi-1da

Notable Beats: "0 To 100 / The Catch Up" by Drake, "Work" by Rihanna, "No Limit" by G-Eazy featuring ASAP Rocky and Cardi B

Boi-1da has become one of the most revered producers, and for good reason. From his countless household-name hits to his more obscure ones, you can always bank on the fact that Boi-1da's production is quality.

7. Working on Dying

Notable Beats: "New Tank" by Playboi Carti, "Poland" by Lil Yachty

Founded by F1lthy and OogieMane, Working on Dying features BNYX, BrandonFinessin, FaxOnly, Kimchi, Jarek+, LoosieMan, and 100yrd as well. They've been a monumental force in hip hop, and that's an understatement.

6. Murda Beatz

Notable Beats: "BUTTERFLY EFFECT" by Travis Scott, "Nice For What" by Drake, "MotorSport"by Migos featuring Nicki Minaj & Cardi B

Murda Beatz has made an enormous impact on hip hop in recent years, to say the least. From the Migos to Drake and beyond, he's scored some of the most memorable hits of the last decade.

5. Hit-Boy

Notable Beats: "Ni**as in Paris" by Jay-Z and Kanye West, "Backseat Freestyle" by Kendrick Lamar, "Catch The Sun" by Lil Baby

Hit-Boy is another name on this list that deserves all the flowers he gets. From producing to rapping, his love for music is infectious. He's definitely another legend worth staying in tune with.

4. Pi'erre Bourne

Notable Beats: "Magnolia" by Playboi Carti, "Pain 1993" by Drake

Pi'erre Bourne has played a major role in the career of Playboi Carti, and has built up major steam for his own career as a recording artist. Pi'erre reminded people just how cool it was to produce and record - especially when it's done as nicely as he does it.

3. The Alchemist

Notable Beats: "FEAR." by Kendrick Lamar, "Johnny P's Caddy" by Benny the Butcher and J. Cole, "We Gon' Make It" by Jadakiss and Styles P

The Alchemist is another essential name to include on any type of list about the best hip hop producers. It's nearly impossible to measure just how impactful his influence has been - to artists, producers, and listeners.

2. Metro Boomin

Notable Beats: "Mask Off" by Future, "Creepin" (Remix) by Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, Diddy, & 21 Savage, "Bad and Boujee" by Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert

Metro Boomin has been a symbol of hope for producers, showing everybody how it's done when it comes to dropping music under their own name. He's made hit-making look easy - and obviously, it's not.

1. Mike Dean

Notable Beats: "The Hills" by The Weeknd, "Partition" by Beyoncé

Mike Dean is a legendary producer. There's no way around it. Take a look at his expansive catalog, and you'll quickly realize just how impressive his musical influence is.

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