Top Ten Rap/Hip-Hop Artists

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The Top Ten

1
Eminem
em came from the deepest parts of the underground (if you know what I mean) and now he is the top, he is a great rapper, and raps about life, hate and love, his strangles, the poorness of our community, and comedy. he really deserves to be 1. however, 2pac should definitely be no. 2, he is a legend, and any rapper who says they weren't influenced by pac is definitely lying, I know both em and pac have influenced my style a lot too. nowa days nobody gives a sh** bout lyrics, just a good beat, man, lyrics is what rap should be about. I can't believe that artists like flo rida are even classified as rappers.
eminem is a true lyricist, he talks about life and problems in our society instead of girls money and cars. However, a lot of other old rappers did the same, the reason he deserves to be here is that he mixed real lyrics with great beats, a good hook, and he does it in a catchy voice. he also turned the rap industry upside down by becoming a multi-platinum white rapper
Eminem is undeniably on top of the hip hop game. People can't deny his skills. In a rap battle or freestyle he proves himself over and over again just as much as the controversial music in his albums. Eminem deserves every bit of respect, success, credibility and then some because he truly represents hip hop/rap well and one of music's finest and talented artists and yes it is completely true, because hip hop could definitely ill afford to lose him.
[Newest]He stopped at the very top!

2Tupac Shakur
Dafuq is Lil Wanker doing here and higher than Pac?
He is number one with biggy num 2
Why is Lil Wayne on this list
"Pac could sell you the white house n u'd buy into it", thts how good he was... Come on now Em ain't even on his level

3Notorious B.I.G
I know Tupac was better. But, I had to vote for Biggie. NO way does the B.I.G. deserve to be way the F down here. Bumped him up from 16 to 15. A couple more votes will put him in the top 10 where he belongs.
Can't belive biggie is number 6 he should be at number 1 with Eminem
He is definitely #3 material.

4Kendrick Lamar
So much potential and such an early success! His rhymes tell deep stories of growing up as a troubled adolescent in Compton, and his flow is dead on smooth. Expect big things from Kendrick!
Has some of the best lyrics and one of the best rap albums ever and he still has much to come. Expect big things from king kendrick
KENDRICK is one of a kind what best punch lines of which he deserves to b on top 5... WELL RATED!

5Nas
Ny state of mind, one mic, and the world is yours. Best songs ever

6Jay-Z
The Highest selling rapper of all time, should at least be in the top ten, but I can't believe that 27 other suggestions have been placed here without Jay-Z, I mean hell. But Snoop and 50 Cent are better
Holy smokes most of people voting consider lil Wayne to b a rapper rather than a drug abused stoner loner.. jay z is the reason I listen rap along with Eminem. What the hell is drake doing here.

butthurtbastard

What if=s jay oing this low he should easily be in the top 3. Holy grail #1 on the charts and Holy grail the song #1 on the charts or a year!

7Drake
I definitely think he's not #1 but he's not the worst either
Drake is all over hype and should not be in the top ten.
DRAKE IS NOT ONLY THE BEST BUT THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME. HE IS NOW ON HIS WORST BEHAVIOUR

8T.I.
Way better than Lil Wayne. T.I. will murder Lil Wayne in a rap battle. He wont even last a minute against the true and only king of the south. T.I. is the greatest ever!
Way better than Birdman, David Banner and Lil Wayne. T.I. can beat these rappers together in a rap battle. He will murder them. King forever.
TI gotta stop making top ten lists

9J. Cole

10Dr. Dre
THE NEXT EPISODE IS BOMB!
Why is dre so far dwn the list he's a legend people!
Why the hell is LIL 'PAIN'doing above dr dre and B.I. G, what the hell

The Contenders

11Norm Ender
Best rapper ever.
Socialist policy gangsta all in one!

12Lil' Wayne
Why lil Wayne is not at no. 1 and tupac should behind him
Best rapper alive
Young mula baby
Lil Wayne is one of the best rappers alive that would actually beat some of the greatest like jay z Eminem

13Kanye West
What the hell is Kanye West doing all the way down here? Granted I'm more of a rock n' roll guy but still the way that Kanye West makes and produces music never ceases to amaze me and he is undoubtedly my favorite Hip Hop artist. Should be in the top 5 at least. For me, Kanye West defines the meaning of Hip Hop!
He well better then lil Wayne should be second behind eminent
What the hell is Kanye doing all the way up here he is so full of himself he is so terrible

14Macklemore
I think he's best because his song thin line means a lot and it's cool too.

1550 Cent

16Big L

17Tech N9ne

18B-Dawg
Best Underground rapper besides Tech N9ne

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19Birdman

20Ice Cube
Best rapper alive and greater of gangsta rap

21The Game
Realist gangster rapper still throwing up w's

22Snoop Dogg
What can't belive snoop ain't in the top 10 that's crazy!

23David Banner

24DMX

25Mike Shinoda
Just 3 Words - Always the Best

WillWords

I'll pay with my life to see mike making a song with eminem... It'd be awesome.
But mike is the best! LP rocks!

26Rakim

27Meek Mill
Meek should be top 15

28Wale

29Wiz Khalifa

30Young Jeezy

31B.o.B.

32Three 6 Mafia

33Ludacris

34Nicki Minaj

35Busta Rhymes

36Hopsin

37Slug

38ASAP Rocky
Rocky is one of the hottest newcomers in the game-a rapper who's sure to have a real, lasting impact on the rap game. And let's not forget about that swag either.

39Method Man

40Redman

41Grandmaster Flash

42Lloyd Banks

43Big Sean

44Immortal Technique
He could become president of America

45Falco

46Mann

47Rhoadust

48Mos Def
Most underrated and least talked about rapper. Guys, just hear his songs... he definitely deserves to be at least in the top 15, and way above rappers like Wale, J. Cole and Macklemore. The entire essence of rap has changed today, ergo a change in taste for rappers, Mos definitely's Mathematics stands way above most of the songs of almost all rappers.

49Sage the Gemini
The ultimate lyricist, Sage the Gemini, not being in the list, makes no sense!

50Lil B
It's a shame that he wasnt even added

51Rick Ross

52Pride

53KRS-One

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