Most Overrated Rappers of All Time

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21T.I.Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.

He ain't over-rated, he's a rapper from the south who people know him for songs like: Live your Life or Whatever you Like. If its anything, I think he's an rapper who deserves more credit

I still have TI struggle music when he was TIP and only the hood listen. TI now is jingle rapper no heart just another I made rapper. Just making a pay check rapper

T. I tell stories with his music he deserves more credit than yall giving him. REAL LIFE STORIES

His songs are so annoying

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22John CenaJohn Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. ...read more.

John Cena is just a wannabe I don't know much about him but I heard him copy at least 10 Eminem songs so I don't think anyone actually classifies him as a rapper wrestler, sure, but not rapper

Lol. Some people don't realize that he did rap. Also he isn't really a wrestler he's in WWE the fake pro Wrestling league. I'm an actual wrestler and I don't think that John Cena classifies or anyone in WWE because in wrestling we don't kick people we wrestle them

He's made about five songs. These are either for his theme song or video games.

Guess we can cross rapping AND acting as career possibilities for John Cena.

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23Tyler, The Creator

He may not be like the other rappers but he is definitely the better than them. He writes his own lyrics, makes his own beats, and directs his own music videos. That's a lot of stuff coming from a guy that had nothing. He doesn't do drugs or drinks like the other rappers. Honestly, he shouldn't be on this list.

Tyler, just like Eminem is only famous because of angry, explicit music that idiot teenagers love. his subject matter is limited to rape, murder, other acts of violence, murdering celebrities and making fun of blogs that don't like him. even though he has had some songs that are beyond that list, in the end he's just a gimmick rapper who's main talent is saying "f*****"

Tyler copies Eminem? I'm sorry but how? Everything is completely different, the flow, the beats, the lyrics etc... Plus he doesn't deserve a spot in this list, in fact, I believe he is underrated

I kinda liked Cherry Bomb... I don't think he's that overrated

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24The GameJayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.

The Game is the greatest hands down!

Dudes obsessed with comparing himself to everyone else. He ways claims to be the "king" and puts himself in the same category as pac, but nobody else gives him this title. He just repetitively states it in every song. How can he be the best when all his comparisons are to other rappers?

Was one of the best rappers in mid 2000's. I mean the documentary and doctors advocate are strait classics. Lax was pretty good too but fell off so hard after that. I was so disappointed when jesus piece came out, I was so excited to hear it but it was that Lil Wayne auto tune B.S. rap. It's to bad such a great hard core west coast rapper had to fall off like that.

Everyone says he fell some around LAX, The Red Album, and Jesus Piece, but I think he's still the best.

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25DMX

What dmx is good, he have different style and listen to the song slippin

Dmx is a dark poet, listen to his songs to feel and see what everyone fears which is coming in contact with the devil.

Aha, Dmx man... He's the type of guy who gives rap a bad name... He only raps about stereotypical wack, he has no skill in his raps, the beats have the most annoying tunes I have heard in any type of music, and most of all, his verse is the same in EVERY SINGLE SONG. The time when he got big was the mark of the end of the golden era of hip hop (don't get me wrong, there are some GREAT artists and albums out there, but there are just a lot more bad ones...).

He's pretty good actually... I don't think he's that overrated I mean most of my friends in school don't know him!

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26Kid CudiScott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

Are you kidding me this guys so cool, his lyrics sre just to good, and so is his rapping

Kid cudi is not only a rapper, but also has a great singing voice. His beats are mesmerizing, and each of his songs has a meaning to them. Give him a try you will not regret it. He should be number 1

What the hell is kid cudi doing here? He isn't overrated and he's great

Kid cudi is amazing

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27Trinidad JamesNicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

He's not overrated. He sucks, but everybody hates him.

A corny Jamaican fool with no talent.

This dude sounds he need to blow his nose.

Can't freestyle to save his life.

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28Mac MillerMalcolm James McCormick, best known by his stage name Mac Miller, is an American rapper from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

There are way too many weed rappers and his voice is annoying. He was alright but then he did Donald trump which is pathetic

Just a wanna be white rapper like he is the next Slim Shady, hell no, Eminem is a legend.

His voice is so annoying! He copies everyone else's lyrics! Why is this idiot still popular? Holy Crap!

One of the best young rappers in the game

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29Young Jeezy

Absolute BLASPHEMY! Whoever put this man on this list is illiterate and does not know good music. I am in disbelief. Smh.

Young Jeezy has great, interesting lyrics, a good flow, and really cool, hard, loud, voice.

His old stuff was great but fell off hard lately

Man jeezy ass scary

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30HopsinMarcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.

Again why is he even on here he's not overrated at all.

Overrated rapper with a corny flow, wack lyrics and disses rappers that are better than him too much, like Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar.

He's not overrated, if anything he's underrated - KrazzyMadd

Weirdo. Not a rapper.

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31Waka Flocka FlameJuaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame or simply Waka Flocka, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia.

This chimp music is for wannabe thugs who hold there pants up with one hand and twist there hair walking the street. Pure idiot music

Awful lyrics and a punk who thinks he started punk/rap

Waka is a complete trash lyricists, who gets way too much attention

I only like his commercial with pine bros - Beckc

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32Vanilla IceRobert Matthew Van Winkle, known by his stage name, Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor and television host.

He's not overrated because everyone thinks he sucks

To be fair, no-one really takes this guy seriously anymore. His success mainly came from how his songs incorporated catchy baselines from other songs into his work, thereby fooling people to actually liking his music. - Mrveteran

Dude just check out Ice Ice Baby this guy can rap and he's nothing like Lil Wayne who autotunes himself

It's a sad statement on current music that this may sound listenable, but honestly, if you listen to it again, its still a joke.

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33Future

He is insanely bad and I do not understand a word he "speaks"
Too much auto tune and it's scary to listen to.

He sounds like he's crying on every track. I can't sit through 30 seconds of any of his music.

Needs to be way higher up on this list. Just listen to karate chop and you will understand why

Trash and not a rapper. More like a lame ass hype man.

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34Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick tells stories better then any rapper ever his bars aren't there but you heard control right - kingbrooks

This creep needs to stop rapping and learn to comb this nappy head - KRAKEN3K

He should do tracks with like Kid Cudi or Childish Gambino. I'm not sure anybody understands what lane he's in... But I would like to hear those collaborations.

Ever since his songs started to become hits, people started hating on him as well as started comparing him to 'Pac, Nas etc.

Kendrick Lamar is good, but he doesn't stand a chance against the greats

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35P Diddy

P diddy is only known because of biggie smalls (Rip)

Biggie made this phony a known person and p diddy is still known till this day in my opinion this is what we are doing here on this website opinions well in my opinion Where ever diddy is seen or thought of he needs to say biggie made me I am no one. the only song people know him for is I'll be missing you dedicated yo biggie and I only heard it because of rush hour 2 man that was a good movie but yeah

For those who don't know The while reason Biggie (R.I.P) started rapping was because of P.Diddy. He was the one who motivated Biggie to be A rapper and plus P.Diddy wasn't and isn't so popular anyway so you really can't say he's overrated.

I like this guy at-least his gentle habit when rapping

P Diddy talks to much on biggie's songs. I'll be Missing You is a great song though.

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36Notorious 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.

You're out of your mind kid. Biggie is timeless, he is/was the greatest of all time. He has a limited collection due to being murdered but what he put out in his time is better than anything else out out by anyone.

Rap is about being real. The realest rappers get the most respect. In this regard Biggie was a fake. A middle class kid with Nintendo games rapping about starving, growing up in a one room shack. His School Teacher Momma says, "We had a seven room apartment. I gave him everything he needed. We never went hungry." He rapped about being street -- when in reality he was a middle class privileged kid who slang some drugs. He wasn't street or ghettto, period. People argue about who was better -- Biggie or Tupac. All I gotta say is that Kendrick Lamar and Eminem are still talking about Pacs genius. Nobody talking about Biggie anymore. Warriors in South Africa dance to Tupac before going to war. The Game rewrote Billboards list to place Tupac at number one. The Vatican recognized "Changes" as one of the most influential rap songs. Who's talking about Biggie's stuff anymore? All he talked about was being a player -- he never lifted up African Americans like 'Pac the Black Panther Warrior Poet.

This is why 2pac is on the list. People like you who think it's all about personality when it comes to hip hop. And one song about poverty does not equal constant whining about it. Don't get it twisted. Hip hop isn't about being "real". It's about lyrics, rhymes, flow, and delivery. Basically rap is about rapping, not being a nice guy with a good message - Themusicman

Overrated just like Tupac but better than him. He and pac get the same fame because both of them died young at the time when they were at their best. So people keep on giving this excuse. But still he was way better than Pac. His flow was excellent and he had clever word play and metaphors. The only thing in which Pac was better than him was 'lyrical subject', not lyrics. Had Nas would have died after Illmatic and Eminem after The Eminem Show, then they would have called the greatest of all time. In my opinion Eminem and Nas are the best rappers of all time.

Exactly. It's always a personality contest when it comes to pac - Themusicman

Biggie Smalls is the illest, but come on seriously, Biggie in this list? Biggie had the best flow, best delivery, remarkable career and you put him on this list?

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37Hoodie Allen

He is a wannabe. He just wants to be like drake, 2pac, and the other good rappers

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38Dr. 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.

This guy isn't a rapper. He is the entropeneur of rap and an embassador. He is an icon in rap history. He might of laid down a few rhymes but he's a producer first, rapper second - 3anegroes

He's an amazing producer and all but not a rapper, sorry - he doesn't even write his own lyrics.

He's the greatest rapper alongside Eminem, Hopsin, Kendrick, and Locksmith. The best producer ever, and a great musician

Great producer and good rapper

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39Lupe FiascoWasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon ...read more.

Lupe, criminally under-rated, get him off this list!

Lupe is like the Albert Einstein of rap, he shouldn't be on this list.

How could he be on this list... What

He's one of the better rappers. - 906389

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40TygaTyga is a rapper that was born November 19, 1989. He was popular in 2012 and is best known for dating Kylie Jenner while she was still a minor.

How come this guy is not even on the list? He is so overrated! He can't rap at all because he can't rhyme or have any flow at all!

Not a rapper. A self admitted rich kid from the burbs. No respect for the art of hip hop. Trash just like the rest of Young Money.

Obviously he is trash, but what does being from the burbs have to do with anything? Lol - Themusicman

Should be #1 Tyga sucks at everything. - JakeNasty92

He made a song about having intercourse with his underage girlfriend. Hmm...

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