Best '80s Rappers

The Top Ten

1 Rakim Rakim
2 LL Cool J LL Cool J
3 Ice Cube Ice Cube O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built ...read more.

Without any doubt ice cube is the best of 80. he is gangsta and his lyrics is very cool.

4 Big Daddy Kane Big Daddy Kane Antonio Hardy, better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew.
5 KRS-One
6 Chuck D
7 Kool G Rap Kool G Rap Nathaniel Thomas Wilson, better known by his stage name Kool G Rap is an American rapper from the Corona neighborhood of Queens, New York City.
8 Slick Rick Slick Rick
9 Scarface Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.
10 MC Lyte

The Contenders

11 Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow Kurt Walker, professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper and record producer.
12 Will Smith Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, These include, but are not limited to, the Men in Black lineup, Pursuit of Happyness, and After Earth. He is often referred ...read more.

You guys should have included his stage name on the list (Fresh Prince)!

13 Eazy E
14 The D.O.C. The D.O.C.
15 MC Shan
16 Tone Lōc
17 Kool Moe Dee
18 Too $hort

Really how is he not in the top ten. Still a major player in the rap game after a quarter century

19 Masta Ace
20 Dr. Dre Dr. Dre Andre 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.
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