Top Ten Rappers of the 21st Century

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The Top Ten

1
Eminem
he's unstoppable once he puts his mind 2 it he says the most amazing things that sound crazy but it makes sence not 1 rapper would go head up with him with out getten there feelings hurt eminem will get on you about anything hair shoes anything
Eminem is the Best he always does what ever he can to stay on top Hes "" THE KING OF RAP "" not only the 21st century but forever
Hes the best rapper out there, has so many top songs its crazy,
his best song is either No love ft. lil wayne or when im gone!
check him out, the best there is by far!
k bye.
[newest]
The REAL slim shady please stand up
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2Kanye West
Kanye creates new music, something not heard before and that's what makes him so good. His albums also feature lots of levels of different emotions and his music is good for almost every occasion. His life is also pretty interesting with lots of scandals and he has lots of talents like fashion etc. He is the best rapper/artist of the high art of the 21st century.
Kanye West is not just able to give exciting and mainstream music but is able to interchge his voice making each song different and every other album better than its predeccesor
Kanye had some of the best rap albums of the 21st century, MBDTF was groundbreaking, graduation and college dropout was great as well.
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3Jay-Z
JAY Z is literally a genius. He's been rocking the rap world ever since '96 with Reasonable Doubt, and hasn't really slowed down for the most part. He is the true king and has the best flow. Where Eminem may have the best lines, and Kanye may be the most "showy", JAY Z is a real master of ALL aspects of rap - lyrics, beats, marketing, and performance.
Jay 7 is th king of rap
Every rap is a story and comes from Jay's heart. His rhymes have meanings and they make sense. He's sold the most albums, put out the most songs, and has a collection of awards to show it. By far the best rapper ALIVE, and its not even close!
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450 Cent
50 should Be in The top 10 because he been running hip hop from 02-07 and has arguably 2 classic albums with one of them being the highest debut in hip hop. He also has sold like over 30 million records worldwide and has accoplished what jay and diddy have in a shorter period with less material and last but not least he has won almost every beef he has been in if 50 cent ain't a hip hop legend I don't know who is!
waidy from MIA!
50 cent is one of the best rappers of the 21st century because he's invented he've won every beef that he's been in. he said it himself, he "I want them to love me like they loved pac". 2pac was an instinct killer, and nobody has come closer to that than 50 cent!
50 made a huge impact on hip-hop. he destroyed more careers than any other rapper and made others succesful such as The Game. He maybe isn't the most talented rapper, but the most successful one. And theres a reason why he's so successful, its cuz he's really good.
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5Kendrick Lamar
So good way better than lil Wayne. why do people like his music. He just raps about money and women. Plus his voice sucks. But Kendrick lamar is straight outta compton

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No words can describe
Kendrick is good but he's not the in the TOP 10. Think of Em, Jay Z, 50, Kanye, Dre, etc.
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6Mike Shinoda
Best rapper in the world.. Not only Linkin Park fans love him, but also all the people in the world.. He should be at least be in the top 5
What the hell mike shinoda at 20. No way he is the rapper of the century. No one can beat him except eminem and jayz. He is the rocking rapper. Listen place for my head by linkin park, he raps crazily. He should be on top3.
Mike Shinoda is extremely underrated but his contribution to Linkin Park is invaluable, not to mention his sick 'Styles of Beyond' project; think 'Remember the Name'.
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7Tinie Tempah
You should listen to
"Written in the Stars"
its awesome
Dude pass out was great
He makes great music with catchey words and amazing beats!
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8T.I.
T.I. is the sexiest rapper alive and he keeps it real in all of his songs he is the best. I love all of his songs. but I don't think that kanye west is better then him they should have put him in 5 and T.I. in 3
Greatest in the game. Some rappers call him the "Jay-Z" of the south. That has lots of meaning. Rappers these days are trying to copy his swag and style but just can't because there is only one king and that's T.I.
HE REPPIN DA SOUTH STR88 UP and T.I DA SEXIEST HOTTEST RAPPER ALIVE G.H BABY...
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9Drake
His lyrics are to dope to not listen to, why is he even down here. If you heard Who Do You Love by YG and Drake, you might change your mind.
Drake is up and coming
Clever rapper one of my favorite rappers
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10Florida
His voice is really amazing and he is my favourite singer
Great singer, beautiful voice, and cute, too
Flo rida has a rare voice
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The Contenders

11Chipmunk
Eminem sucks chipmunk's penis while icp f's his butt

12Dr. Dre
I'm guessing he's only at 15 cause he's not done much in the last 13 years (other than produce)? If not this is ridiculous...

13Lupe Fiasco
The fact that he isn't in the top 50 is sad. He is amazing and is a real dude
This dude is amazing... Talking about sense
Without a doubt one of if not the best lyricist in the 21st

14Lil Wayne
Why is he even on the list he sucks.
You suck you just talk about money and women suuck
Best rapper alive... Weezy
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15Lecrae
I'm gonna protest lecrae should be in the top ten
Damn good rapper, shows a change in lifestyle while still keeping tradition in rap
Best Christian rapper ever
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16Snoop Dogg

17Pitbull
Pitbull rules!... At least my 7 yo son thinks so

18A$AP Rocky
A$AP IS BRINING HIP HOP BACK. VOTE UP EVERYONE HE'S THE MODERN 2PAC HE'S OLD SCHOOL BUT ALSO NEW SCHOOL.

19J. Cole
One of the best rappers listen to Powertrip he did unbelievable!
Flo rida or Tinie Tempah? Are y'all kidding me? J cole even makes the legends go damn.
J. Cole Has one of the best balancing skills in the rap genre right now
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20Kid Cudi
Really a champion whose raps are easy to chill too, yet he also has deep songs. Some of everything but its all great. Disappointed to see him this low. He's definitely top 5 quality.
Kid Cudi is a beast. He might be new but his skills are way better than most of the rappers on the top ten. I think he is way better than fiddy. and chipmunk, who is that?
The lonely stoner seems to free his mind at night, at at at night. On some real
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21Ludacris

22Macklemore
He writes his own lyrics, he is completely transparent when he raps. While staying true to the roots of rap, he undoubtedly brings something new to the table, in a manner that won't be stopping anytime soon. He is utterly amazing, and doesn't forget to give kudos to people he collaborates with or features in his songs. He is fiercely independent, attracting people to him that ultimately become part of his fandom, the Shark Face Gang. I could literally write an essay about why he should be in the top ten, that is, if I had that kind of time on my hands.
I love Macklemore he isn't afraid 2 share what he thinks and believes
Emerging rapper, is gonna be amazing'
But can't compete with the big Em, he's amazig

23Hopsin
Hopsin should definitely be higher in this list
Hopsin is amazing he should be higher in the list. If you listen to his songs and listen to his flow and lyrics you should be able to recognize his skill
Listen to "ill mind of hopsin 5 & 6". He is the realist rapper ever... But don't take my word for it listen to his music.
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24B.o.B

25Wiz Khalifa
Wiz should be on the top ten! He's way better then the rest
Khalifa has an amazing balance of music and lyrics

26Capital Steez
He was a part of pro era his lyrics are amazing interesting flow and is a great example of how he stands out in the crowd of rappers as one of the best rappers ever
Sucks he is dead he had great a great album called Amerikkkan corruption and he had a new album coming out but pro era changed it to KING STEELO songs like Free The Robots and APEX show off this guys skill

27Tech N9ne
He is the realest rapper out there. He is constantly talking about life and his songs have sick beats. He is the fastest rapper out there and all his stuff is raw so check him out if you are interested in some good rap.
How can he not be on the list tech n9ne is the best
Tech is the best at what he does yall don't know the rap game

28The Game
Game is the best
Speaks the truf more than any rapper in the nation

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29Childish Gambino
This Guy is An up and coming rapper with a great flow and no cheesy lyrics his newest album because the internet is a classic

30Chance the Rapper

31Tyler, the Creator
Dudes. Come on Tyler should be number 7
He has a new feel to him. His own style. I love and respect it! So much he should be in the top 10.

32Young Jeezy

33Big Sean
Big Sean is awesome...
Big Sean is the best

34Immortal Technique

35Iyaz

36Nicki Minaj
I Love Nicki Minaj she is the best female rapper out you can not compare Lil Kim to her she is amazing Lil Kim is nothing just a mediocre daily rapper who has no talent and accuses people of stealing the style she never had!
Nicki minaj is really good raping
She's reely goood... She does it like a BOSS and she's even better than some of those male rappers higher up WAY better her accent and her style are so sweet and plus she got her swagga... Lv you NIcki

37T-Pain
Great sense of music

38Meek Mill
Everything he touches is gold! Meek is definitely the best rapper alive. Put him on any song he'll be the standout. His freestyle to the motto is crazy and pretty much all his songs are good.

If we can't bring back pac and biggie and them, he's the best today!
He is so good. Great rapper. Can't stop listening to him

39Jay Rock

40Big K.R.I.T.

41Rick Ross

42Ab-Soul

43Norm Ender

44Tinchy Stryder

45Ice Cube

46Wale
Best Lyrical Out And Ambitious And Very Smart And Unique Type Of Styke

47Sagopa Kajmer

48Ace Hood

49Will.i.am
THE BEST AND IS GOING TO COLLOBORATE KPOP GROUP NAMED 2NE1! PRODUCING THEIR FULL ALBUM! WAAAA THE BEST PRODUCER EVER!

50Hichkas

51Eko Fresh

52Akon
He has an excellent performance and a good voice. He is also so charismatic.

53Trae Tha Truth
He would eat all of these candy rappers alive,

54Z-Ro
One of the best around, for real

Dominate

One of the best rappers hands down

55CL

56Nelly

57Will Smith
Will smith doesn't even rap no more so why is he on this list?
Haha he hasn't released a song since the 80s

58Lowkey
One of the best

59South Park Mexican
One of the best rapper out there

60K-Rino

61Lil Kim

62Grieves
His producer, Budo, supplies dope beats while Grieves has poetic and meaningful lyrics

63Ed Sheeran
He raps so rapidly, it's unbelievable. At least you can understand him, and you can totally relate to any of his songs. However, he is not only a rapper but also, and more commonly known as a naturally flame-haired British singer-songwriter.

64Dellio

65Schoolboy Q
He is my favorite rapper! He is just too good to be there... he is a lot better than hopsin and hopsin is not bad so... you know go check his songs and you will be like " oh my god! "
The best rapper. Just go listen to collard greens or man of the year and his 2 albums habits and contradictions and also setbacks

66Earl Sweatshirt

67Mac Miller
What how is Will SMith way up there while Miller is down at 64. he should be around top 10-15. Mac Miller talks about real issues where as most rappers don't. Blue Slide Park sold more cd's in one week as a lot of these rappers albums sold in a whole month.
He's cute, and makes hits and has his own T.V. show!

68Neele Scar

69Chris Brown
Does he rap? :^) isn't he pop?

70K'naan

71Pusha T
Numbers On The Board has one of the best beats and is lyrically not just one of the best of 2013 but the 21st century
Pusha T one of the best rhymers of all time men. he deserves some recognition.

72Wyclef Jean

73Jay Electronica
His exhibit A B and C are amazing
Even with no album, he is a cut above any artist out, period. His content and lyrics are unparralelled.

74Example

75Eligh
Can spit fast and intelligent lyrics.

76Kristoff Krane
Hands down the best at freestyles. He takes topics from the audience and incorporates them all.

77Sadistik
Amazing lyrics. Just listen to him

78Mikill Pane
Fast British rapper. Unexplainably authentic and original.

79Starlito

80Kerser

81Chris Webby
Rising up to fame, already has a big fan base rapping for real!

82George Watsky

832 Chainz
2 Chainz is the best he should be # 1

84Mack Maine
Give him a listen

85Yas
He is a king and best

86Chiddy Bang

87Adam Hicks
He's a good rapper/actor/singer and is good looking!

88Urthboy
Easily the best, most influential and most underrated rapper of the 21st cenutry. He writes songs about real life issues, no bitches and hoes bull. Take the track The Big Sleep where he tells a true story about an old lady in Sydney who died and nobody knew and a few months later she was found. He also led The Herd and invented ElefantTracks, a record company which is helping unearth Australian Urban acts (such as Hermitude, Jimblah and Joelistics)

89Yo Yo Honey Singh

90Kid Ink
Amazing chilled rap style

91Johnny 3 Tears (J3T)

92Gudda Gudda

93Machine Gun Kelly
Machine gun Kelly is amazing! Not only his lyrics but his image. He gives 110% no matter what. He should definitely be higher up on this list.
Mgk is crazy! He isn't better than Em or Jay but he should be top 7ish. He raps about real stuff and you can feel the guys passion when he raps. Listen to a couple of his songs!
I am in love with MGK, he should be top five. I hate to say it, but he's the next Eminem. He talks about stuff people can relate too, and he cares about his fans.
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94Professor Green
Dope MC listen to Read All About It, Monster, Falling Down, Just Be Good To Green (Featuring Lilly Allen), and Jungle. Pure Fire

95Sean Kingston

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