Thug Life: Tupac and Rihanna Named Most Popular Artist Among UK Prison Inmates


Rihanna is the most-requested female artist on UK prison radio, according to a new report.

The ‘We Found Love’ star – who uses ‘Thug Life‘ as a catchphrase of sorts – is the only solo woman in the entire Top 20 list of most wanted artists on National Prison Radio, which is heard by 84,000 inmates nationwide.

Tupac is the most popular overall, with Vybz Kartel in second and K Koke in third. Rihanna follows in fourth, ahead of Drake in fifth.


The Top 20 in full is as follows:

1. Tupac
2. Vybz Kartel
3. K Koke
4. Rihanna
5. Drake
6. Akon
7. Metallica
8. Pink Floyd
9. Biggie Smalls
10. Gyptian
11. Jah Cure
12. Slipknot
13. UB40
14. Bob Marley
15. Lil Wayne
16. Eminem
17. Evanescence
18. Mavado
19. Devlin
20. Giggs

Leave a Comment