They say 40 is the new 30, just ask hip-hop vets like Jay Z and Nasir Jones, who after 20 plus years in the game continue to influence the culture with their music and stylistic ways. For rappers over 40, it could be challenging to stay up to par with todays youthful-trends, but theres a selected few from the 40-and-above club that stay true to who they are by being a part of the current trends in a tasteful manner. We rounded up the 10 best dressed rappers over 40 to show you that even after the big 4-0 some rappers have more swag than these younger rappers.


Common has always been on his grown man tip when it comes to fashion. From fedoras to cardigans and dress shoes the Chi-Town rapper represents the 40 plus club very well.


Nas has been all about his rhymes and style. Even at 40 the QB rapper dresses to impress at all times.


Queen Latifah has always represented for the ladies in hip-hop in all the right ways. From her appealing dresses on the red carpet of movie awards the New Jersey native remains classy at all times when it comes to fashion.


Jay Z can go from rocking Timbs and black hoodies to tailored suits with no problem and still remain trendy with no criticism.


The Chef Raekwon was indeed a true fashion-influencer in the decade of the 90's. Even today, the Wu-Tang member can be seen rocking some dope threads.


The Bad Boy has been always a man with great haste when it comes to fashion. His trendsetting ways in fashion continue to influence the youth.


Q-Tip will make older and younger ladies breathe and stop with his unique style and taste in garments. 20 plus years in the game and The Abstract remains one of the most influential figures.


LL Cool J is loved by many ladies for his looks, but the fellas have always looked up to LL for his style. The Queens native has impressed us all with his Gucci suits and nowadays but the grown look he rocks in CSI.


Pharrell is probably the best dressed celebrity in the 40 club. Still reinventing himself musically and fashionably, the man behind the hit "Happy," now has basketball players and other musicians wearing his trendsetting hat.


Snoop has always had a unique a appeal when it comes to fashion. Since day one, the Dogg Father has always represented for his beloved west coast by wearing garments with paisley on them and chucks. Today, Snoop gives us a different look with his Rastafarian ways.