Definition of rapper
: one that raps or is used for rapping: such asa : a door knockerb : a performer of rap music
Recent Examples of rapper from the Web
With talent as diverse as its subject matter, this year's lineup offers a nice buffet of rappers.
But according to the rapper's album producer, nothing on the new album has been recorded without Queen Bey's explicit approval.
As an elder statesman — recently the first rapper to be enshrined in the Songwriters Hall of Fame — Jay-Z would have been forgiven for tapping out and letting silence be a kind of victory.
Music Jay-Z’s Pitch for Generational Wealth—Spencer Kornhaber unpacks what the rapper’s new album 4:44 says about commerce and racial progress.
And, Baby Junebug is Piphus' cousin, a sassy baby who is also a rapper.
Other winners included gospel rapper Lecrae and Migos, who took home best group.
Staples’s dazzling new album, Big Fish Theory, confirms that the rapper’s great muse is the tyranny of cultural bubbles, whether created by neighborhood, race, money, genre, or something else.
The model's name has popped up next to the rapper's in several headlines already today, and more are sure to follow.
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First Known Use of rapper
RAPPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rapper for English Language Learners
: a person who performs rap music or speaks the words of a rap song
RAPPER Defined for Kids
Definition of rapper for Students
: a person who performs rap music
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