Most Lyrical Rappers of All Time


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Who put them here? They are trash

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Kurupt is a beast in my opinion top 5 he is my favorite

65Yama Buddha

Most talented MCs in Nepal, greatest hip-hop artists of all time who uses alter egos in his songs to use different styles of rapping and subject matters which really happening in current Nepal.

Started rapping when only few people were there to listen and people from his country criticized him for cursing

Really talented rapper. Kickass lyric with sick beats he's one of the best in the game.

His lyrics are heart touching.

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WHY IS EM SO MAINSTREAM? Just listen to one of his early albums then revisit this page.

How is he not in the top 20, or even in the top 10? Listen to some of his freestyles in the 90's, Poet Laurete II, Rip The Jacker... I could go on and on. Although he fills a lot of space in his raps with unnecessary scientific references, he is still incredibly lyrical.

Canibus is an animal with the mechanical mandible coming to damage you, spittin' understandable slang at you/

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68B.o.BBobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.

The old B.O. B made songs that could lift you up and change your opinions. Sadly it seem to have changed.

I think he still the same person as before

69Kanye WestKanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

Kinda sad how he's last place. It's kinda sad how these voters don't know about his music. The media makes him look like a dick but he seems like a chill dude. The image the media is giving him is making people think his music sucks too but he is a really lyrical dude. I don't want to list any rappers that he is better than but he is way up there.

Yes he has the biggest ego, he thinks he is a god, but still he has an amazing talent and he is so creative. Go listen to Jesus Walks, Heartless or Gold Digger. He is a good storyteller. I think he has his place in a top 20.

Should be on the top five just the lyrics are so good bar for bar no one goes harder then Ye

His clothes is ugly, say thanks to the most high

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70Norm Ender
71Brother Ali

I absolutely love Brother Ali's music. Going places not many rappers dare to go and try to point out the flaws and errors in todays society and politics. But its more the way he does it with his very own style and vibe. Even though I absolutely love his lyrics and message in his most recent releases, I got to say it doesn't speak to me as much as his older stuff.

He is the man! I love his mix between soul and rap genius! My favorite song is forest whitaker

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73Daddy Yankee
74Snoop DoggCordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

Another travesty. He is top 10 material! !

75Golden Shovel
76Earl Sweatshirt

Earl's music needs close attention and focus to understand or else the lyrics will just go over your head. It's really a shame he's not higher on this list.

Don't be dumb and doubt my man's earl. He has stupid flow and multisyllabic internal rhymes, with incredible flow, but where is doom on the list

This man is extremely talented and deserves more respect for being different and using such a unique lyrical style in his raps.

Earl is outstanding and is top 15-30 material by far

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The inventor of the punchline style of rapping, which is the hardest form to rap. - skullgangjewelz

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78Kid CudiScott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

Really Wayne is more lyrical than cudi? Wayne repeats the same wack rhymes and has a fetish with periods. Cudder is the most lyrical rapper ever, he is a lyrical genius. Please just listen to his music and fix this injustice. Man on the Moon and soundtrack to my life define who kid cudi is and what he is about. Really Lil Wayne come on.

Most underrated rapper ever. He is a lyrical genius and writes all his music. I can't believe Wayne is even on this list. He repeats the same rhymes in every song. Cudi songs have meaning and you can relate to what he raps about. Come on Lil Wayne really. Cudi killed him on the westwood freestyle.

Every Verse, Every Word has Meaning. Deep meaning. Definitely the Best

Originality he has his own style and deserves to be in at least top 20

79Mos Def

Really 68!?!? This is poo cheese. Mathematics and Brooklyn are so lyrically structured that every word has a legit meaning.

Just listen to "Hip Hop" and "Mathematics". Absolutely mind-blowing.

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