Best Freestyle Rappers

The Top Ten

1 Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

There is only one person who would give him a hard time and that's biggie smalls.
Just listen to Eminem in his songs. Then listen to his freestyles. You will see how good he is

His freestyles are better then his full songs

He's the greatest rapper ever, but Notorious B.I.G. would give him a hard fight

eminem is without a doubt the best rapper alive. with his list of characteristics of knowing how to be funny, political, hard eminem can handle any topic you throw at him accept rapping about money which is too overrated. big up to the whiteboy

2 Big L Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), best known by his stage name Big L, was an American hip hop recording artist, born and raised in Harlem, New York City, New York. Coleman embarked on his career in rapping, with the hip hop trio, Three the Hard Way. His first notable appearance came ...read more.

Big l spits faster, harder and better lyrics then eminem and anybody else when it comes to the free style game, if you listen to his free style with jay z you will understand what I mean. Jay z is a nasty freestyle atrist, but big l goes so fast and is so good that he makes him look slow and bad in comparison. Lamont Coleman #1

Are you kidding. For all of you guys who voted Eminem, go listen to some big l and tell me what you think. Big l rest in peace

his freestyles tell stories, flow perfectly, rhym perfectly, and straight up make oppents look stupid. RIP to the best freestyler EVER, bar none.

Big L is the greatest freestyler ever. Have you the 98 Freestyle? It was so good, it went on one of his albums.

3 Notorious B.I.G. Christopher George Latore Wallace, born May 21, 1972, better known by his stage name The Notorious B.I.G (sometimes Biggie Smalls or just simply Biggie), is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. On March 9, 1997, he was murdered in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles, California at the age of only ...read more.

Where brooklyn at! He is the best freestyler ever, how can Eminem be the first, biggie is a lyrical genius, the lyrics to his freestyle has deep meaning too... Rapping freestyle right from childhood has made him the finest freestyler... He would kill Eminem in freestyle.. If not in his songs

I love Eminem and I feel that he should be good against Biggie but I feel that Biggie is the greatest freestyler of all time. Em has some really good freestyles but when I hear Biggie, he is the most talented rapper of all time.

The Notorious BIG has the best in-depth lyricism and incredible flow. He can freestyle a complete masterpiece.

He doesn't compromise his flow, that's the beauty of Biggie's freestyles. Just listen to Where Brooklyn At

4 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg ...read more.

The King of all Coasts.

Come on man he deserves to be in top 10... !

I mean look at how terrorizes the rap game today

I'd keep moving Kendrick up in this... he does this gnarly flashcard freestyle and it sounds like he wrote because it's got punch lines, metaphors, jokes, and it's just fire af like all his freestyles

5 Proof DeShaun 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 has an amazing flow and has the 6 syllable rhyme scheme down packed

How is proof not at least top 5 let alone top 10? Have any of you heard his freestyle with eminem on westwood? That 4th verse is mind blowing, "I know the truth so now I'm baring all, I made R Kelly confess he stole his first style from Aron Hall, a wack mc with a gun, I'm not one, when you see Kurt Kobain tell home bring back my shotgun" amazing just amazing

Even Eminem admits proof was a better freestyler than him. GOAT.

Best freestyle rapper to ever live

6 Lil Snupe

Snupe didn't get a chance to blow up. He was 18 for a week and was going to be if not already the best ever

Even though he had a short rapping career of 3 years, most of his songs were based off freestyles. Snupe been freestyling since he was 6 and it is very rare to find freestyle artist like lil snupe in the 2010s Era with lots of potential. In a song he admitted he is freestyle king because there was no one to freestyle like the wacky rappers we have today.

Definitely should be in the top 5. I've never even heard him stumble

RIP Lil Snupe. Go on YouTube and watch his videos. Any true rap fan will appreciate what he brings to the table. He is the Freestyle Rap God. If he woulda had the chance to blow up like he would've then he would for sure be number 1 on this list. And he wasn't like any of these fake ass rappers. He really worked on the block. And his goons still out there.

7 Common Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., better known by his stage name Common, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet from Chicago, Illinois.
8 King Los

People who didn't vote for King Los have obviously never seen what this genius can do. This man is so talented and his brain should seriously be studied. I have never seen anyone that can spit layers and wit and intelligence at length. He is on another level.

King Los is amazing off the top. His vocabulary is insane and he flows seamlessly between instrumentals. He has two of the best 5 fingers of death freestyles and Sway ranks him with some of the greatest rappers to touch the mic. He should be at the top of this list. Eminem can freestyle but not as good as Los. Kendrick is also a great freestyler but he can't do it on the level Los.

Like this guy doesn't just freestyle like other rappers do reuseing lyrics and so on King Los goes on the top of the dome easy and u can en throw him so words he will still kill it

King los is back at 36 but people that have LITERALLY never actually freestyled (pac, Dr. Dre, Kanye) off the top are top 10 just because you all recognize the name. Stop conforming to what people tell you are the best rappers and listen for yourself. Use your own brains. And when people ask for your top 5 give them YOURS not the typical "biggie, Eminem, Tupac, etc". If you think that so be it, but King los is the best freestyler since biggie, and I would even say he could out freestyle biggie timewise.

9 Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California. Hopsin was born on July 18, 1985. His first album was called Emurge but he's best known for his album titled Raw.

Are you kidding guys lil wayne Hopsin's songs are straight fire his flow is incredible and his lyrics have real meaning then realest rapper in the game

Nah Bruges; he is higher

Bruh hopsin is top 10 he got straight bars

3 words HIP HOP SINISTER

10 Eyedea

EYEDEA! 99 scribble jam champ, blaze battle winner, I mean come on if you win scribble then you should be up here. Look him up on YouTube

Eyedea never lost a battle. Eminem is good, but there are a lot of people who are better then him. Eyedea is also much better lyrically and can come back with better lines then most.

Eyedea was the greatest battler there ever was. People who don't think so just didn't get his punchlines.B.I.G. is my all time favorite rapper, but he doesn't have enough freestyle battles out there to consider him the best

No one else should be on this list. All those commercial wrappers practice and pre-write their words and practice them. That's not freestyle. Sorry Em with your rehearsed verse, but Eyedea is No. 1

The Contenders

11 Black Thought Tariq Luqmaan Trotter, better known as Black Thought, is an American artist who is the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots, as well as an occasional actor.

Look up freestyle in the dictionary and you will find this man.

He can think of multiple rhymes in one sentence just like that, only reason he ain't at the top is because most people here just bob their heads.

This guy is hands down THE BEST RAPPER out there and his reaction to DJVLADs comments proved it on the Funkmaster Flex Freestyle. He is God amongst mortals

His freestyle on Flex is legendary.

Check out his 2017 Funk Flex Freestyle

12 Rakim William Michael Griffin, Jr., better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. He was born on January 28, 1968.
13 Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper and entrepreneur born on September 14, 1973 in New York City. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

Before I get a bunch of replies saying that "Eminem is better" or "Biggie would smoosh Nas in a rap battle", I agree with both. However, just hear my case. Without a doubt the greatest freestyle of all time, and possibly the greatest rap of all time is Nas' song N.Y. State Of Mind. A lot of new g's haven't heard it yet since Nas didn't reach the same icon level that Em, Tupac, or Biggie did. The intense rhyme schemes prove that he can write a masterpiece within seconds in his mind. His DJ even gave an interview where he just played the beat and Nas freestyled over it, in one take! Everyone in the studio, including Nas himself, were astounded at the quality of the freestyle. Now the "hard" freestyles just contain simple cliche rhyme schemes and have no actual meaning, while N.Y. State Of Mind describes the ghetto life and it's struggles in Brooklyn. Obviously Nas hasn't recorded any other freestyles that are as iconic or well known, but that one session really changed rap and set the ...more

Seriously, 32nd! He should be in the top 5. One of the best of all time.

He raps the truth no make up lines

He is meant to be on top 3.his lyrics are inspirational

14 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.
15 Cassidy

If you really know about freestyles, how's he not in the top 5? Most people here are voting most artist for the wrong reasons.

Who else out there has multiple 10 and 11 minute freestyles. Look on YouTube for Coke on the scale, Where is Cass at, then compare that to his modern 0 to 100 and Control remixes. Been on point for a long time.

One of the best freestylers to do it. All you have to do is watch the freeway battle. I love Lupe, but he can't freestyle. And cannibus pulled out a pad in a damn battle.

Are you kidding? Cassidy should be much higher on this list. Mac Miller and Meek should be much lower.

16 Canibus Germaine Williams, better known by his stage name Canibus, is a Jamaican born-American rapper and actor.

He destroyed LL Cool J (come on people it isn't about how its produced but how its lyrically done)
He (in my opinion) destroyed Eminem because everyone is just saying' things as "Eminem didn't really battle him"
YES HE DID! AND HE LOST that's why he turned his ass to mainstream and ghostwriting while Canibus is working real hard down in the underground with no producers at all.
And now Bus is going after Royce 5'9 (Yes he dissed him real bad and Royce didn't answer)
Canibus deserves to be up at the top because he is destroying every rapper.
Dizaster is NEXT!

In my opinion, THE greatest freestyler out there... and I've heard Eminem spit fresh on the mic.

Seriously, Canibus makes albums irrelevant to the hip-hop industry with his lyrics.

The illest right now... there's no one on this planet capable of damaging him... but he did succumb to the hands of his alter ego in the song Rip Vs Poet Laureate

Canibus' only competition is himself since no other rappers have a skill level even close to his.

17 Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

You kidding me! Ik Tupac ain't that good of a freestyle rapper but he can beat meek and lil Wayne. To me Tupac ain't the best freestyle rapper but he's the greatest rapper.

Tupac influenced me to love rap and I started rapping because of listening to his music. His freestyles will always be epic

What Can I say bout him!

2pac-the name of the RAP

18 Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of ...read more.

Jay z is the hottest

19 Big Pun Christopher Lee Rios, better known by his stage name Big Pun, was an American rapper. Emerging from the underground hip hop scene in The Bronx borough of New York City, in the early 1990s, he was the first Latino rapper to have an album certified platinum as a solo act. ...read more.
20 J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.

Come on haven't you guys heard his songs he deserves to attract be in top 10 wet dreams is fire

J.cole is a young artist who is known for sounding like drake. Like drake he will leave you in tears

J Cole is one of the realest rappers I have ever listened to

C mon J Cole is being underrated Lil Wayne can't Freestyle

21 Meek Mill Robert Rihmeek Williams, better known by his stage name, Meek Mill, is an American hip hop recording artist.

Look I don't really know why I voted for him but I've been listening to him since I was a little kids so yeah he's been one of my childhood rapper since I was a baby and my dad always used to go to all the concerts and stuff yeah but he was a great rapper

All of his freestyles are straight fire. Don't believe me, go watch his moment for life freestyle on youtube.

Meek Mill is the best freestyle rapper ever. I can only compare him with 2pac.

Meek Mill's freestyles are better than most song of other rappers

22 Dr. Dre Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur born on February 18, 1965 in Compton, CA. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.

Shuold be on top ten

King

Yo dr. Dre should be the first this website close he was the he had the best producing company ever Eminem was on his label aftermath used to be all all about this all about that's so voting for him thank you bye

23 Lupe Fiasco Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon ...read more.

Lupe Fiasco I one of the best freestyle rapping in world. Almost all of his songs have a meaning. That's why he's the 5th best in the world. No jokes about that. I you want proof battle him you are self! 1

His flow is unreal, but more impressive is that his freestyles have meaning and it's not just different versions of 'I'm great and...kill people'

I've been listening to his spits on radio while he freestyles and he's a rap genius! He's after nas I give him number 3

Not in the topten because not enough people have heard his freestyles my top 3 is Eminem, lupe and king los in no special order, they are all sick off the top!

24 Ludacris Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor.

He is a freestyle genius damn it!

Dirty south will go ham

25 K-Rino Eric Kaiser (born 9 September 1970), better known by his stage name K-Rino, is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas. He is a pioneer of the Southern hip hop scene, and has been rapping since 1983. K-Rino's first release was the single "rocking It" with his group Real Chill in 1986, ...read more.
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