Best Male Rappers

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This is based off of lyric quality, articulation, speed of rapping, and the writing of the beats.

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1EminemEminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 172 million albums making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

Eminem seems to be really popular in rap-related lists. Anyway, Eminem wins this, hands-down. Tupac is great too but Eminem has always been my favourite in rap. Best freestyler, best lyrics, best everything. Eminem is truly a lyrical genius. I have friends who hate rap but they love Eminem. He pretty much invented rap music. Eminem will always be my favourite rapper, no matter what. I love him.

He's undoubtedly the best rapper. Even people who hate rap like him.

He is the best rapper frigging ever. Eminem makes sense in what he raps. Tupac is second even though he just cusses.

He is talented

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2TupacTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

Tupac just rocks seriously, I'm sad he died young

Tupac deserves the number1 spot..

Influential, activist, brutal, legendary, brilliant

Needs to be no. 1

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3Dr. DreAndre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.

He the best he should be number one

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5Lil WayneDwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and drugs, and for having an extremely annoying voice . His most acclaimed ...read more.

Yes Lil Wayne is the best rapper in the world

Lil Wayne is the best rapper in the world

Weezy is the best... the best rapper alive in the whole world... love you bro weezy

I love you lil Wayne

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6Snoop DoggCordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

I'm a Biafran-Nigerian but I must tell you that snoop dogg is the realest G in the music industry, if you argue it then think of why the rest of them respects him so much even the most richest of them.

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8Tupac ShakurTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.V1 Comment
9The Notorious B.I.G.Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...read more.
10Heavy D

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11NasNasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time . He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

That voice, flow, lyrics, emotion, rhymes

12LL Cool J
13Tyler the Creator

Just picked him because this list is so stupid.. Heavy D, Dre, Tyler, Snoop shouldn't even be on this list GET THIS CRAP OUTTA HERE LMFAO NO JAY-Z, RAKIM, LL COOL J, EVEN KANYE WEST... TRASH BIN!

He's the best rapper in Life... You don't be knowing...

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14Ice CubeO'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built ...read more.

The predator. He wrote the majority of lyrics into the straight outta compton. He made classic solo albums. Yeah, I got some last words... Respect from Hungary. Peace.

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15Jay-ZShawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.

He is the best rapper for me love you

16Wiz KhalifaCameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor.

Wiz comes up with good beats &when you listen to his lyrics he has some good opinions. He just came out as a rapper but although with that he is pretty good with his talent &he already has many songs &many fans.

They missed spelled wiz khalifa's name and the spelled Eminem

I love his new song see you again it makes me cry when the man died I both 560 Point for him

Man u the bomb

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17LudacrisChristopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor.V1 Comment
18Pitbull

The second best rapper (number one is Eminem, duh! )

Pitbull should be in the first place!

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1950 CentCurtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.V1 Comment
20Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar before pitbull wiz khalifa NO that's just wrong kendrick Lamar should be number 1 because his raps are great and the beats are on point this is crap

Kendrick is the best freestyle.

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