Best Rappers of All Time

The Contenders: Page 4XW

61Talib Kweli

How is Wayne 3rd? That alone makes the list a joke, not counting 50 Cent. Otherwise, the list is pretty decent (not really). Vote for real hip hop.

The most keeping it realest rapper alive. But don't forget Mos definitely as well. But all the people here are voting for the commercial rappers instead of the rappers that are doing it not only for the paper!

Through talib's music I've found that there's ways to face life and that I do have a lot to look forward too in life as a father a man and how too enjoy good music

Blackstar is legendary...him and mos are such a great duo. Even on by himself, he can hold his own and is so lyrically talented. I can't believe he's at 68 - AiJ

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62TygaTyga 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.

He takes the worst traits from Lil Wayne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj. The only difference is that he lacks Wayne's charisma, Drake's wit, and Nicki's personality. - WonkeyDude98

Tyga is the greatest he should be in at least the top ten

Tyga is a rapper but for me it is one that has no future in the rap game, he has a style all his own and he created a technique and a way no other rapper rapper has. Its small personal brand is its brief cry he introduced in his songs, it is a trademark that distinguishes even the rest of the rappers. young and talented, Tyga could become if he continues on this path, one of the greatest rappers of all time, if not the best.

Tyga is a very good rapper but when it comes to social life he is horrible he makes himself look stupid don't cross the line of social life to business life he is great though

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63ProofDeShaun Dupree Holton better known by his stage name Proof, was an American rapper and actor from Detroit, Michigan. During his career, he was a member of the groups 5 Elementz, Funky Cowboys, Promatic and most notably, D12. He was a close childhood friend of rapper Eminem, who lived on the same block, ...read more.

he was killed right before he was gonna blow up... he would of been much more famous by now - eatmaxeat

What 106 he should be 1st he was part of d12 and should of lived, would be so famous by now but he's not the only person that remember him is eminem with his tributes 'your never over' d12 split up because he died so he was oblivious a big loss

"Searching For Jerry Garcia" is a great album! If he was still alive, he would be in top 30... R.I.P. Proof!

Listen first

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64LecraeLecrae Devaughn Moore, mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian hip hop artist, songwriter, record producer and actor.

Yo.. All I can say is... That this rapper has guts. He might not be the best rapper... But he is the best Christian rapper ever. He was nominated for the Grammy Awards. In the future, he will be the best rapper of all time... Maybe better than Eminem.

One of the best because his music is directed at praising and making others aware of God, his Son Jesus and God's glory. Not only that, it's very good both melodically and lyrically.

best rapper beside eminem help me get him to #2 best part about it is he is a christian check out his best sons called God is enough and children of the light awesome rapper I am his biggest fan - isaac99

Lecrae crushed me when he sold out. I still think he is one of the most talented rappers ever, but I looked up to him like a father. Hope yo enjoying your friendship with the world, Lecrae, but I'm gonna Go hard and not waste my life.

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65Canibus

The greatest battle rapper ever! At the very least is top 30. How many mcs can say they destroyed a legend in a battle

The Lyrical king, by far! Few other rappers got lyrics like this guy.

Has more content in one of his albums than most of these rappers, including eminem, in their career portfolio! check out the lyricism of the most quotable and bar monster rapper of all time! Before you start talking, check out albums C of tranquility, Rip the jacker, For whom the beat tolls...

Canibus is smarter than most of these rappers put together

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66RZA

Are you serious he should be in the at the top WU TANG forever

He is a genius. Great rapper who is way more talented then he is given credit for.

Delete this Best of rappers thing your opinions is terrible

92? What's wrong with you people

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67Sohrab MJ

WoW, WE LOVE YOU MASTER JOINT
HE IS THE KILLER OF ALL CHAGHALS, HA HA

We love you you are the master joint

Best rime in rap. he is master of joint

Best rapper in iran

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68YelawolfMichael Wayne Atha, better known as Yelawolf, is an American hip hop recording artist from Gadsden, Alabama.

He's a fairly new genre of rap... He's energetic, bold, and isn't afraid to talk about what he feels and his life. He's recently been signed by shady records. I think Yela should definitely be on this list somewhere. He will own the game one day.

ı think he is good too. But He's new in media. I think he will be better soon. -I'm sorry about my English :(-

He is the Eminem Alabama. Should be in the top 50 now but he will get into the top 50 someday. Eminem said that when he retires from rapping, he will be helping Yelawolf with his carrer more. Best Alabama rapper there is and I live in the United Kingdom as well haha.

Young but still a beast. Deserves easily top 10, don't believe. Me? Listen to Hard feat eminem and wiz khalifa. Also listen to pop the trunk

If Eminem is #1 then Catfish Billy should be #2. Who did em sign? This man right here

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69Mike ShinodaMichael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer.

He is the one and only mutlitalented rapper ever...! He raps smartly his lyrics is awesome and apart from rapping he is Musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, vocalist, guitarist, pianist, producer, graphic designer, visual artist. He can play- guitar, keyboard, piano, samples, organ, percussion. That's truly awesome he is the perfect entertainment package.. In short he is "ONE MAN ARMY". /

Mike is so versatile! He has a very clear voice you get the lyrics on first listen itself. He does not rap about women money and parties. Writes meaningful lyrics. Mike and Linkin Park!

He is the best rapper ever. He should come at number 1. I am very disappointed he is in 11

Because I like him.

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71Twista

Twista is the fastest just cause yall heard one song listen to all of twists so twista is first busta rhymes is second

Why come Twista belong to # 66, he supposed to be belong at least at Top 5.

68 that's sad... Should be top 10 for sure some of these rappers don't hold a candle next to twista - craig18s

Far higher up please

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72Machine Gun KellyGeorge Francis Barnes Jr., better known as "Machine Gun Kelly", was an American gangster from Memphis, Tennessee, during the prohibition era.

MGK'S JUST AWESOME DUDES.. HE'S JUST A blast.. You may listen samples like INVINCIBLE... Where that's an awesome rapper dudes.. Must be below 5.. He's just fanta fabulous

I honestly have no idea why he is nowhere on this list. Machine Gun Kelly is the best Artist in my mind. Lyrics are deep and meaningful. Besides Wild Boy, which is what most people only know him as. Listen to his other songs and you will see what I'm talking about. Amazing flow and very audible pronunciation. Very fan based and cares about his fans more than himself.

Great flow fast and a great style. Should hook up with dre and slim and he'll become one of the best. Invincible/Wild boy/Chip of the block/Breaking news and see my tears are great this guy should at least be in the top 20. Oh and he's way better than most of those guys.

Mgk... Should be on top 10 why his name is not in the list? He is the most awesome rapper after eminem

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73Ghostface Killah

The most successful out of all the Wu Tang members, Ghostface spits fire. Throughout his whole career most of his albums have been given consistent praise amongst critics and listeners, despite his album Ghostdini bringing out a side of Ghostface in which his fans weren't expecting. However, besides this stumble Ghostface has given the world Supreme Clientele, Fishscale, More Fish, Apollo Kids and The Pretty Toney Album, plus his contributions to the greatest rap group ever, The Wu-Tang Clan (which is another completely different list). Ghostface Killah, has been in the rap game for a long time now, but shows no signs in slowing down, giving him a champion status in hip hop. - MickyG94

Man, how is this dude down at 81. He's top 20 AT LEAST... but I'd have a hard time leaving him out of top ten. - jimmyshoe85

A great artist that paint vivid pictures. You just have to understand the slang. That is what captivates you and you keep the record playing over and over until you get the slang. One of the most overlooked rapper of all time

should definitely be in the top 20, best member of the Wu-Tang Clan and that's saying something - robertoantonioortuso

So Mac Miller is better than Ghost? Are people stupid, simple, or slow? - AiJ

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74Big SeanSean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan.

'Supa Dupa' has the best rhymes I've heard in a long time. Big Sean for the win!

He might be a new mc in the game but he speaks from his heart and in every song he makes you can feel the technical genius that he uses to rap his feeling into a rap in other words a California roll

I love big Sean and the fact that he isn't afraid or embarrassed to cry infront of his fans and friend and others makes him a real man. He always keeps his city and his family on his shoulders and he always mentions his mom and grandma and how much he loves them and his city, he's true and real and great person and he's an amazing rapper and I love him so much

Well he made a lot of hits!

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75Childish Gambino

Way better than Lil Wayne or 50 Cent. Should be in top ten, he makes his own beats, lyrics are dope, AND he can sing.

Newer to the game but steps up and shows he can hang with the greatest.

Total bad ass= donald glover. Amazing punchlines and an incredible flow for such an up in coming artist

Is this the guy who's obsessed with Asian girls?

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76Chuck D

I'm not voting for Chuck D because he is the best rapper ever, personally, I think Eminem is, but there is NO WAY Chuck D and LL Cool J should be this far down. Chuck D led Public Enemy. Hello? Fear of a Black Planet? One of the best Rap albums of all time. He deserves too be much higher on this list just for making "Fight the Power" -- that song has to be in every real rap fan's top 5 of all-time.

A rapper with a social conscience, one whose lyrics were actually intelligent

This is sad that Chuck D is this far down the list. I respect others opinions, so I can tolerate him not being number one, but no one can tell me he is not in the top ten of all time. My personal fave for one main reason. His approach to rapping makes me feel like I'm reading a book. He is a story teller and def the best storyteller of the rappers. Plus, most of the rappers above in this list would not exist in the form they do if it were not for Chuck D. My other favorites include Tupac, second closest thing to reading a book. For smooth and original I would choose Eminem. For rhyming ability and flow, And machine gun delivery, Kraysie Bone.

Please, Chuck D has to be top 5. Guess these voters are too young to have heard and appreciated his immense talent.

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77Jadakiss

Whoever made this list needs to be shot in the face. Jada Styles are top 5.

Top 5 easily. Think about "We are the streets. " Great flow, lyrics.

The most lyrical and the best to ride a beat

You have Macklemore over him you need to go back to school he is top 10 without a question

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78Q-Tip

I'm at 169 and I finally see a member of tribe. And phife dawg is nowhere to be seen. I'm not even mad, I feel bad for these people filling the top 20 with drake and wayne

His category is self explanatory produce classic albums and part of native tongues and the first to the abstract rap and brought j dilla in 1996 another praised by the rap world. - garnetmuganda

I personally voted for 2Pac as the #1, but it is a shame to see rappers such as Chuck D (Public Enemy), Run (Run DMC), and Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest) this far down... Might have to do with the average age of voter though...

A tribe called quest continue to be the greatest rap collective of all time.

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79Ice-T

6 in the mornin' is a genre-defining track, I can't believe that Ice-T hasn't even made the top 50 here! These rankings are weighted way too heavily towards recent rappers.

The song "Cop Killer" is what earns Ice-T his spot on this list. Only NWA's "F*** the Police" has encountered as much controversy from law enforcement (can't imagine why) with one song. A couple of other things that help him out are his smokin' hot wife CoCo, and his legendary track 6 in the Mornin. - GangstaReppinDaCPT

Ice-T is a pioneer of not just Gangsta Rap, but all of Hip Hop. - copkiller

Definitely top 20 - Cyrobian

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80Young Jeezy

Wow john cena better than young jeezy yea ok... Laugh out loud

Young Jeezy is the best
He is the coolest
Best beats and lyrics
He is just a chill guy
So I think he has to win
I even want to rap a song with him
Cause I like his songs and he's the best
Yo
Bigg Cash (the Netherlands)

What you people definitely don't know the true meaningof hiphop. Jeezy has songs that make you laugh, songs that make you cry, he is a great this is so disrespecting to put him this low.

He is a old school rapper really in the past he was the best rapper of all time!

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