Top of the ladder

Instagram remains as one of the most popular social media apps on the internet. Since its launch in 2010, the mobile photo sharing app has over 300 million users worldwide and counting, and has become an app of choice for a lot entertainers and athletes in the world. Offering a place to showcase their personalities, fashion styles, business ventures and more, Instagram has helped connect celebrities with their fans and haters.

For rappers, Instagram has become a vital tool in their careers. From flossing their jewelry and cars to speaking their minds, Instagram has helped rebuild the careers of a few rappers, while others have suffered the wrath of IG users.

With Instagram being so popular, XXL decided to round up the 50 most followed rappers at the moment on the popular social media app.

Nicki Minaj 332m

No. 1 - Nicki Minaj

Drake 12m

No. 2 - Drake

Iggy 77m

No. 3 - Iggy Azalea

Wiz 72m

No. 4 - Wiz Khalifa

Tyga 68m

No. 5 - Tyga

snoop 64m

No. 6 - Snoop Dogg

50cent 62m

No. 7 - 50 Cent

Meek Mill 61m

No. 8 - Meek Mill

Pharrell 55m

No. 9 - Pharrell Williams

eminem 53m

No. 10 - Eminem

diddy 52m

No. 11 - Diddy

ludacris 48m

No. 12 - Ludacris

big sean 44m

No. 13 - Big Sean

game 36m

No. 14 - The Game

rick ross 35m

No. 15 - Rick Ross

ti 33m

No. 16 - T.I.

French 32m

No. 17 - French Montana

macklemore 31m

No. 18 - Macklemore

fabolous 25m

No. 19 - Fabolous

future 25m

No. 20 - Future

bow wow 24m

No. 21 - Bow Wow

Def Loaf 25m

No. 22 - DeJ Loaf

pitbull 23m

No. 23 - Pitbull

plies 23m

No. 24 - Plies

kevin gates 22m

No. 25 - Kevin Gates

lil wayne 22m

No. 26 - Lil Wayne

rhq 2m

No. 27 - Rich Homie Quan

asap rocky 2m

No. 28 - A$AP Rocky

fetty wap 19

No. 29 - Fetty Wap

chief keef 19

No. 30 - Chief Keef

soulja boy 18m

No. 31 - Soulja Boy

birdmzn 17m

No. 32 - Birdman

wale 17m

No. 33 - Wale

tyler the creator 17m

No. 34 - Tyler, The Creator

juicy j 16m

No. 35 - Juicy J

yo gotti 16m

No. 36 - Yo Gotti

dj khaled 16m

No. 37 - DJ Khaled

young thug 15m

No. 38 - Young Thug

ice cube 16m

No. 39 - Ice Cube

kid ink 15m

No. 40 - Kid Ink

kendrick lamar 15m

No. 41 - Kendrick Lamar

2chianz 16m

No. 42 - 2 Chainz

Lil Durk

No. 43 - Lil Durk

mgk 15m

No. 44 - Machine Gun Kelly

trina 14m

No. 45 - Trina

jeezy 13m

No. 46 - Jeezy

waka 13m

No. 47 - Waka Flocka Flame

yg 13m

No. 48 - YG

nas 12m

No. 49 - Nas

mac 12m

No. 50 - Mac Miller