Best British Rappers LyricallyThe most talented british rappers. (The ones who write the best lyrics)
The Top Ten
Lowkey... The most real rapper in the industry (as well as immortal technique) easily the best british rapper there's ever been. He knows what he's talking about unlike other rappers/pop artists out there. Listen to Obama nation, voices of the voiceless, long live Palestine, dear England... Id say he's the new Tupac but not quite as good hahaa, defiantly in the Top 10 ever!
Lowkey is just realest rapper in the uk... Not the "i'm a gangster real" but the real when it comes to global issues, wether it be london, america or baghdad his music is on a global concious level, a person from london can enjoy so can a person living the ghettos of gaza... His lyrical skill and delivery are unmeasurable and leathal! With that skill and his strong political views Lowkey is the number 1 british rapper NO DOUBT!
Lowkey is the best rapper I have ever heard! He sings about The Third World and its exploitation by First World. This is really impressive, that he can appreciate Third World's fight for freedom... - jakubkrawczyk
Lowkey is the best rapper of all time nobody else is on his level and spits the same amount of content. Rather just mindless words about meaningless rap world fantasies filled with women and excessive amounts of money. Lowkey connects to his audience.V 31 Comments
His lyrics are sick! "I used to be the kid that no one cared about that's why you have to keep screaming till they hear you out" just shows how hard he had to work to make it to the top. Can you think of a rap artist who made a song that was even meant to be released but somehow got to no1? Yeah I'm talking about pass out! Big up tinie!
Are you kidding, 4th place! He deserves to be #1. I mean have you listened to Pass Out, Written In The Stars, Frisky, Wonderman. He should be #1 without a doubt.
The lyrics he spit in his songs like Pass Out and Written In The Stars had the flow of a true rapper
Definitely #1V 9 Comments
Best UK Rapper ever, he is comparable to Eminem. His lyrical ability is impressive.
This guy is with out a doubt the best rapper in England. He is initiative and isn't like the mainstream rappers you see today! Top man
Devil is a sick English rapper listen to him trust
Best in grimeV 4 Comments
He's a lot better than all you give him credit for
He's suppose to be #1
Listen to him often not too bad
Far the bestV 6 Comments
Is a pioneer to a sub genre of grime. Most critically claimed albums of any UK rapper ever. Great cross over appeal to America. In fact the first rapper to do it really. Inspired many new artists, widely respected and his boy in the corner album is arguable the greatest rap album critically ever. can't argue with facts... these are not opinions
Bonkers is an awesome song, but I didn't know that this guy was british. - Giusti97
He's still making songs nowadays, he is defiantly the most famous of English rappers, he also made the England 2010 football hit 'shout'
This guy kicks ass!V 1 Comment
The hardest ghetto rapper and has an official position in the game
Talking the hardest best track
Must of hit punier at 2! Kills every track he's on!V 4 Comments
After Eminem, Dappy is the most emotional Rapper I know... He is simply Awesome
Dappy is the best
He is the best rapper
Should be the first at the top
A real rapper there are good rappers he stands out the most
I've be to a few of his concerts and he's the best I really like him the mpstV 5 Comments
Funny and creative lyrics! Especially in songs like Monster and Just Be Good To Green!
But some of his lyrics are quite heartbreaking, like in Read All About It and Never Be A Right Time.
Pro Green's such a great rapper, and he's so sweet and modest in real life, I just love him!
Pro Green should be number 1 as he has a diffrent vibe to the rest. With all he has been through in the past its lucky he has not killed anyone but he stayed strong and put his feelings into a rap there for he should be number 1
I've been to a concert of professor green and it was so live and I would definitely see him again
Brilliant and clever with his lyricsV 4 Comments
Akala should definitely be number 1, no-one is equal to him in terms of lyricism. Embarrassing how Dizzee Rascal is above him. Akala is both my favourite british rapper & my role model.
All round number 1 writing excellent not the cleverest though pip gets ma vote delivery is smooth as
Lyrically the best.. Gives the younger generation something else to listen to other than "bang bang on your door, 6 shots make you hit the floor" blah blha akala is really really talented and real as well check him out!
The best and also very inspirational. Great explanations, and someone to be proud of.V 11 Comments
Skepta is way better than chip or any others
Skepta is personally the best in the UK making hits constantally. He is a beast with the mic and just rips every track lyrically with sick punchlines, bars, puns, methapors, innuendos and just craziness. He is probably a rapper who is consistent with quality and quantity who has an endless amount of skill. Listen to his albums such as Blacklisted for example and hear the talent in every song. He is currently doing it major getting recognised by a lot of huge megastars like Puff Daddy making songs with him, performing with him and making big money. He is a rapper that hasn't died or has lost hype he is someone I think she be first; I am a great big fan of rappers like Lowkey and Akala and Ghetts etc but Skepta is something that is a great thing for the UK Rap industry, Boy Better Know is big so recognise. No body matches Skepta the greatest MC in the UK
He gives me that hype that makes me wanna just work out or party or do something fun!
especialy that's not me
Consistently good, his energy is so unique
HOW IS SKEPTA ABOVE GHETTS? honestly half of the guys above repeat basic bars ghetts is genuinely one of the best lyricists of all time
Ghetts is easily one of Englands best talents! Stop sleeping on him
Defiantly best in the UK lyricallyV 3 Comments
Ghetts should be second
A true artist in every sense of the word, makes other rappers look shallow and petty both in content and delivery! His first two fire in the booths will bring you to tears
Engaging and politically conscious but retains the celebrity and arrogance you need in this game.
He's just a realist and relevant
Best rapper from the UK
Sick word play
He's a great rapper
He's only about 14 now as well but he's mad!
Kinda bad with the rapping but you know ehh
One of my favouritesV 5 Comments
Wiley invented Grime. Whatever you think grime is, you have to measure it to him. He is the benchmark rapper. Godfather is an insane album, his lyrics are amazing, his beats are so catchy and anyone in the UK wants to rap with him.
Wiley is the godfather of grime he should be number 1
King of grime
He is the bestV 1 Comment
K koke deserves more respect than he gets, there probably more lyrical out there but not much realer, he keeps it 100
Talks about the real struggle, he still young and up an coming toV 1 Comment
He's got some good tunes
Slick Rick is one of the greatest story-tellers within Hip-hop. How's he not listed as #, when mentioning best British rappers?
Slick Rick not even top 5, I don't understand other humans apparently
This is retarded Slick Rick THE RULER is not number 1
What he’s not even in the top 10 - Jon8201V 2 Comments
I think his ill manors album is pure beast! Could be the best UK rapper out there, knows what he's talking about and doesn't talk crap like most American rappers, he speaks the truth about life in the streets
Plan b has by far some of the best lyrics in the industry, he's a real story teller and should be number 1 hands down.
How had some one not put him on here, he's by far one of the best, with a huge range of talent. He can rap, sing and act!
Can't believe he isn't higher ill manors gave me chills.V 3 Comments
How the feck is Wretch 32 ranked 21 go listen to his fire in the booth's. He's pure genius him and Akala are on a complete different level to everyone else.
Should be at very least top ten, good confidence and lyrics
This list is a joke, wretch is easily top 5 if not top 3, his wordplay is unrivalled
Honestly the best Rapper... IN THE WORLD!
I'm from the US and I personally think stormy comparable to the pacs Nas and biggie talks over here if not better. Facts
Should be top 10
Should be up there with devlin no doubt
He's just the best I don't careV 1 Comment
He's a beast battle rap but his songs arnt near some other guys onhereV 1 Comment
Embarrassing the people who above him, sad state of affairs, fact he is a proper rapper and not a manufactured creation obviously goes against him. Some of us know. Also rhyme asylum, phi life and a lot more
The dragon of an ordinary family.
22? Who are we becoming as a people if Jehst is not regarded number 1? UK or world wide, this man holds water at ANY LEVEL
He created two of the best conceptual albums ever made
Brought UK hip hop to the forefront! 5 incredible albums under his belt, plus he also launched the careers of many well known artists inc, example, pro green
One of the best British rappers in my opinion. His lyrics are artfully crafted, and it just proves the point of "Don't judge a book by it's cover"
Get all this grime off the list
Easily the best rapper on this list, should definitely be the number one with his tight flow and intelligent lyrics, no idea why chipmunk, dappy, tinie tempah, devlin and example are even on hereV 3 Comments
Ard adz is sick he deserve to be first or secondeV 2 Comments
Bionic, when rap was still fresh and new and way before this generation were born into it, I'm talking late 80's/early 90's, he was lyrically and technically superior to everybody in this country.V 1 Comment
Listen to konan last night in la and krept last night in lagos madd lyricism
Check Him Out He Is Is Hard And Funny Cussing The Hatters
Durrty goodz should be number 1. He just doesn't get enough recognition anymore. Even ghetts didn't want to spit after him back in the day.
Fliptrix spits real bars: he's intellectual, with catchy beats and smart bars really. It's sad to see the kind of people that are above good rappers that just aren't so mainstream really.V 1 Comment
Depzman is the best trust me
Most underrated lyricist, doesn't have a single bad tune.
Finnaly some1 who does not pretend to be a gangster
He doesn't even do as much rapping as most of these do and yet Example is still loads better than a lot of these rappers! Should easily be in the top 10!
How did you leave him out of this list. Great rapper with lyrics and has so many other talents!
This is my Demo is the height of UK hip hop
Dan Bull, homegrown talent - originating from a forum called UKHHF where rappers would share music and help to improve eachother.
Nines is a boss my favourite about. Feel this guy believe everything that comes out his mouth. Lyrically is amazing too hope he blows proper soon. Better than most only few compare. BOSS
Nines' worldplay are unmatched in the UK scene. Easily in the top 3 lyricists without a doubt. Bar for bar nobody can match.V 4 Comments
Life Mc is easily number 1. His flow and lyricism are unmatched!
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