Best Rappers of All Time
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Lyrics, flow, longevity, stong catalogue, hit songs, classic albums, consistency and influenced the game heavily. Need I say more?
Even though I don't share the opinion, BIG PAC and EM are arguably fighting for first with NaS. But Wayne FAKE ASS? No. Please don't tell me that many people are ignorant. First off, his name shows you that he doesn't deserve the top. His name is "Lil" Wayne. Shows how he copies off others who all came out with that southern alias. Then all he does he spit random metaphors, and you call him 3rd best? For that, Tyler the creator is better than him? Like come on. He has no subject matter. He is ass. NaS, please take his spot.
Nas is untouchable, illmatic is the be3st hip hop album of all time, it was written is a geat album, and stillmatic was great. You to admit there will never be another nas. By the way eminem, jay z, and lil wayne ahead of nas? Whose voting here. And who the hell is eunhyuk?
First of all before I continue I would just like to say I've been an Eminem Fan since the rap olympics and without a doubt he is the best rapper of our time... OF OUR TIME. Pretty much anything after the Jay Z reign in the 90's according to BET top 10 rappers of our time which had a very well put together panel of judges, some better then others. But that being said " being the number 1 rapper of our time does not necessarily mean all time laugh out loud. The best rapper in my opinion would have to be Nas because of 3 reasons, He released which most blogs and websites would say the best hip hop album of all time Illmatic, Defeated Jay Z lyrically and has worked side by side with legendary artists like Notorious B.I. G, Jay-Z, Big Pun etc. Now if money and record sales are in the equation then without question Jay-Z would be the greatest of all time having made just over half a billion. But this is top 10 rappers and I gotta give it to Esco. don't be a hater make an unbiased opinion instead of picking your favourite artist because I'm Latino and would love Big Pun to be number 1 but lets be honest and give credit where its due. Gotta give it to NAS.
I personally think that Nas is the greatest rapper of all time. While one could argue that the other 4 of the current top 5 (Eminem, 2pac, BIG, Jay-Z) are better. I would disagree. Nas has incredible flow, and his lyrics are simply genius. Listening to songs like Rewind and One Mic reaffirm my belief.
Great of all time period... From illmatic to Untitled, no one else's catalog is as diverse and unique as nas. More than just material and wealth, nas brings knowledge, empowerment, love and honesty to rap.
Nas is the best Rapper alive today other than Ice Cube, Del the Funky Homosapain, Immortal Technique, and Emeniem. Guru Should be on the list along with Big L but unfortunately they are no longer with us.
Come on guys.. ITS NAS... ILLMATIC any one?
If you didn't listen to illmatic then you should go and buy it now.. And then judge him
Nas is Mos definitely a top 5 to say he is the best would be unfair to others before him but my favorite of all time his music change the game.. There's a difference between the real skills and those who say they have skills just because they say so..
Nas is one of the greatest with wordplay & rhyming.
Also eminems original flow & style were based off of nas. He also has a nack for dope lines. Who could forget "my rhymes should be in a cell, it ain't that hard to tell! " To put him below 3 is unexplainable!
I can't believe some of the stupid ass rappers even on this list. Lil Wayne is not top 10 or even close and how the hell did John Cena and Souljha Boy get on this list? What are you all on crack. SMH at all the ignorant people. Nassir for #1 spot!
A legend and all time concious rapper. Nas is versatile and can hold it down in whichever flow.
Nas can not be below Eminem let alone the likes of Pac and BIG below Em is an insult, with songs such as Rewind from Nas and Ghetto Gospel from Pac I feel insulted, the complexity of Nas' flow is unappealing to the casual mind but a true Poet Lyricist and MC knows what Mr Jones is all about apart from Pac only BIGGY is a slight comparison to NAS, case closed...
Well I love tupac, Eminem, biggie, dmx all equally. My opinion honestly I understand the rappers above dmx are more famous, but if you by legendary and spitting real lyrics he is the top over kajmer, come on dmx is the sh! T definitely need higher up in ranks you know where the hood at, we in here, lord give me a sign, all hits plus way more. Nas is legendary man his song I can, has motivated many people, and inspired many rappers today, you will forever be one of the best Nas.
Just listen to nas's music and study the lyrics then you'll understand why he deserves to put above eminem and biggie (maybe not tupac) though biggie and eminem are still derserving in the top 5. The beats and nas flow is unique and somewhat street wise yet intelligent, anyone hip hop fan or newcomer to the genre will agree straight that nas is one of the best and still will be in 50 years time.
He brought storytelling and imagery to hip hop. Rakim himself held him up as his successor. He pioneered quotable, even more so than Rakim. Don't get me wrong Rakim had quotables but lines like ' I never sleep because sleep is the cousin of death' will be etched into your subconscious forever. A master at breath control and sublime delivery.
Nas is one of the best rappers in the history and hands down the best rapper in the east coat. I still can't figure out we he isn't being compared em, biggie, or pac! Nas"s illmatic basically changed rap itself.
Great rapper, definately deserves top 10. Idk bout 5 but is really sick and has some really true raps. I give him props for dat.
Nas is the single best lyricist of all time. I have no idea how someone who I have never even heard of has made it higher than Nas on this listing - Its honestly baffling to me. Nas's content has been the best since illmatic. He's a lyrical genius.
Nas is a true lyricist, his raps have such a deep meaning, complexity, and poetry that can only be rivaled by very few. He is a true genius and in a league of his own.
I love eminem (and why isn't jay z above 50? ) but nas is insane in his own right. He has beats to kill and stands as probably the best story teller in rap. And though his popularity has dropped just listen to ether and his new song nasty and you know he's still at the top of the game despite beginning to be a sellout. Great flow, delivery, and most of all great lyrics. Enough said.
Who made this list anyway why put lil wayne, t. I and the greatest rapper of all times NAS on the same list, Man you must be crazy, Go study your hiphop well, where are you from AFGHANISTAN or INDIA
Nas is the man! Lil Wayne is garbage. Everyone else on this list is respectable, but Nas should defiantly be top 5 on everybodies list!
"Never on schedule but always on time. "
Bad tells it like it is and he didn't rap for blacks or whites he raps for every one, and that is why he is best.P. S this site is a joke the fact that someone like nicki is befor ll cool j is just sad
Illmatic doesn't need an introduction. He has sick ass chill beats to go along with some of the best lyrics ever spit
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