Best Gangsta Rappers

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The Top Ten

1 Tupac 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.

Tupac is the G.O.A.T. even though he is not the best lyrically he's up there. He died at age 25 and made an incredible impact on African Americans in general. Not to mention he sold so many albums after his death and he is the definition of Rap music. R.I. P PAC

Tupac is the best gangster rapper, he was a real gangster, he is the worlds greatest gangster rapper and he will live on. If he was still alive Lil Wayne would be sweeping up the toilets in burger king. Tupac was shot dead in September the 13th 1996 at the age of 25. Tupac shakur lived by the gun and died by the gun. R.I. P = Rap Is Pac! R.I. P 2pac!

He was really good and will most definitely be missed but he was not a real gangster and if you don't agree tell me what gang he was in

Tupac is a real gangster rapper. What is Lil Wayne doing here in the Top Tens? Wayne's songs are whiney and tiresome. Tupac's CDs kept coming after death and his songs are still admired today.

I think Tupac because he has the best songs I ever heard. Plus he's the greatest rapper ever?

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2 Eazy-E Eazy-E Eric Lynn Wright better known by his stage name "Eazy-E", was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. He is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap". He was born to Richard and Kathie Wright in Compton, California. On March 26, 1995 Eazy-E dies from complications ...read more.

The Realest In The History Of Rap
The realest and you can ask many people... COMPTON 4LIFE

Since he is the only one on this list who may have been a gangster, he must be the greatest gangster rapper. Looking at some of the people in this list, they are confused between rapper and gangster rapper. Tell me one gangster song by Eminem, Gucci Mane or Kanye West.

When we talk about Gangsta Rap - We talk about Eazy-E.
No wonder people call him "The Father of Gangsta Rap".

Maybe eazy-e wasn't the best overall rapper in history, and maybe he didn't have much talent, but when it comes to gangsta rap itself, he's by far the best. He is the definition of gangsta rap, and would have never gone anywhere without him

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3 Ice Cube Ice Cube O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969 in Baldwin Hills, CA, 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, ...read more.

What the f is this.. Everyone knows who owns gangster rap! Its not even a discussion... West coast king cube!

This dude is above easy e, HE WROTE EAZY E'S DAMN LYRICS! In terms of gangsta rapper I think he is above Tupac, just the greatest gangsta rapper ever. Listen to death certificate and amerikas most wanted! You will understand. Shout out to scarface, he should be third. Then comes Tupac and the rest of NWA.

No one got better gangster rap songs than ice cube!

Even though he isn't the best rapper he is by far the best gangsta rapper

This man is the hardest/coldest/gangsta rapper to ever exist!

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4 Biggie Smalls Biggie Smalls 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.

Biggie Smalls and Tupac should be on the top of this list brooklyn to the fullest. Notorious B. I. G had a real rap sheet not like these industry made rap sheets like Lil Wayne and T. I

Duh

No way biggie at 4

Maan he should be nr. 2 no question

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5 Eminem 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.

Eminem is no gangster never claimed to be a gangster never lived a life of a gangster ans never even lived on the streets to be a gangster. Suburbans don't know what a gangster is so they think Eminem is. Eminem might try to act like he was a gangster but he's not. He doesn't even deserve to be on this list or any other list but best white rapper. Whites need to stop trying to pick the white rapper for every list especially one he doesn't belong on. HE IS NOT A GANGSTER. Never even experienced it.

Eminem got bullied so hard that he had to be put in a 1 week coma when he was 9 years old
Eminem also got shot. And Eminem lived in the worst part of Detroit - venomouskillingmachine

Everything he says turns into a beast song... Every song he features in he surpasses the artist.. He came from a tough life... And he's songs are real and come from the heart especially when tragic events happen in his life he will use it to his advantage... Plus he can change styles easily he freestyles good but his 2010 stuff sucked but now that he's back with some of d12 his old self is coming out

Eminem isn't a gangster rapper. This is slim shady - Unnamed Google User Remade

Man, to all the angry black people on this thread, how would you feel if you heard a white person saying things like "those blacks need to stop (blah blah blah)", or "blacks don't know about Classical music! Always listing Coltrane and Cole like they even held a candle to the old masters.. Ignorant s."? White people, for the most part, try very hard to be considerate, and I think it's getting to the point that, as a society, we're all just feeling like if you're not going to try to hold up to the same, we're just going to say "they don't want to get along" and I think deep down, off twitter, most every black person knows that that would not end well for them. I mean, your average IQ is 80, competing in a world populated entirely by others who average 100, and in a no holds barred match of overall competence, I think all you have to do is think back to school to remember how that feels. But, right now, you've got an entire nation ready to not only accept ...more

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6 Nas 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.

No one is better than NAS! No other rapper has a flow of his quality with any beat in any song he has! His lyrics are the best no doubt and if you have got doubt then you anit listening to his song! Nas is the sickest stillmatic Illmatic two of the best rap albums of all time!

He is lyrically talented he is the king of new york with out him the rap game. Wouldve not Been as good as it is today

One of the greatest rappers alive, let along gangsta rap. He definitely should be number one on the list.

Born in Queensbridge! The best lyricist, and he's in a "N.Y. state of Mind. "
I also don't understand why he is so far down on this list.

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7 Dr. Dre 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.

Probably the most influential rap song writer and producer ever. The style created by the doctor was the touchstone of gangsta rap, setting the tone for generations to come. RESPECT TO DRE!

Dr. Dre is the best rap and hip hop producer ever!

Dre was making the good rap when rap was good, and he's still making good music. Plus, his beats are featured on raps by most the rappers above.

Definitely the greatest rapper/producer of all time. He has worked with just about everybody included on this list, including starting up Eminem's and Snoop Dogg's careers. If it wasn't for Dre, rap wouldn't be around today.

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8 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., (born, October 20, 1971) known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and television personality from Long Beach, California.

He should be way on up there with the boi's

Snoop Dogg is probably the most acclaimed rapper of today, he bases all of his songs on Gangster.

His entire style is based on Gangster. Thats just Snoop Dogg's style of rapping. and you gotta give it to him. He has really made a name for himself too. - roblist

SNOOP DOGG FOR LIFE HE ROCK I LOVE HIM. He is a slow rapper but his rhymes are 1000 percent free style not written freestyle all his songs. He should be number 3.

Snoops smoothness, funk and lyrics sum up to something better than the rest. "I promise I smoke chronic til the day that I die. " Doggystyle is hard to beat for a single CD.

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9 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

how do you get more gangster than 50 cent? he came from nothing to a near billionaire because his tough ass never gives up and does what needs to be done. he grew up with no mom or dad. his intelligence gave him the ability to run the crack business in the streets. he was hired by drug lords and pimps for protection because he "wasnt afraid to pull a pistol" he was shot 9 times and has been stabbed twice. he has been jumped countless times since his childhood. he came into the rap game challenging and speaking his mind about any rapper. and every rapper who has challenged him back has had their career ended. this man has been thru so much and still walks around with a smile on his face making hit records. he's a gangster

He is one of the top five gangster artists, Here's the real list for all you people who danoe : Tupac, Biggie, 50 Cent, The Game, Eminem - Top Five artists no real order but they are the five dons. Anyone else chatting about other gangster rap is chatting out they asscrack.

Real gangsta voice, gangsta tunes, gangsta lyrics... Total thug... Total gangsta... Fitty's the best gangstas out there.

So much more depth to his music than the rappers bellow

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10 Big L 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.

Best gangsta rapper and lyricist of all time. Plus you can't kill him he was born dead.!

One of the Best lyrical rappers of all time.R.I.P. big L

Such a good voice, such good flow, and such good lyrics. His instrumentals are good and his lyrics are dope and smart. Notthin much can match the graveyard by Big L for me

Had the best punchlines ever and still rapped about the hood. Best ever. Period.

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The Contenders

11 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.

Overrated and he is no where near a gangsta. He acts like a pretty boy now when he know he the ugliest rapper alive

I must say he does have a talent. But being one of the realest gangster rappers he will never be. Truly a bad role model for the youth and going to jail doesn't mean your gangsta. He never lived a real street life as of the people from his city. Money, tattoos and gold teeth means nothing when it comes to being gangsta. But everyone like who they like but being Real is something allot of people isn't.

He rocks he is also a very nice person. He helped eminem get more famous when he was failing then he helped nicki and drake drake was not the famous but now he is ALL BECAUSE OF WAYNE he helped eminem nicki and drake get 50 percent more famous and richer and gave all the credit to them and 1 percent to himself.

He is anything but a real G. Going to jail doesn't make you a gangsta neither does having tattoos, any one can go to a tattoo artist and get tattoos.

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12 MC Ren MC Ren Lorenzo Jerald Patterson, better known by his stage name MC Ren, is an American rapper from Compton, California. He is the founder and owner of the record label Villain Entertainment. His moniker is derived from the middle letters in his first name.

He should be in the top 5 because he never got the attention like the rest in N.W. A excluding yella people don't appreciate his music.

MC Ren is one of the greatest. He is still spitting gangsta rap to this day! Not like the other fakes on this list that found god and don't do that anymore. MC Ren is true to himself and the fans!

MC Ren should at least be top 5. Him and Ice Cube wrote all the NWA lyrics and when Cube left he was the only true rapper left in the group.

Yea put him 5 instead of that cracker eminem

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13 DMX DMX Earl Simmons, known professionally as DMX and Dark Man X, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on December 18, 1970.

He's the best hardcore rapper of all time and he's definitely in the top 5 best gangsta rappers. He should also be in the top 10 best rappers of all tim

Dmx is the most hardcore rapper the world will ever see dah mun shell down many men already men even Eminem

For some that's been addicted to crack from his teens, I must admit his something special to keep his physical and mental appearance throughout the years although you can see the drugs evil doing on him now in 2014 as recent as July. Imagine how great he would of been if he wernt on class A drugs... People judge and quick to knock him and a lot of that has to do with the newer generations seeing him the way he is now and not back before in his prime. Easily without any doubt he could have been one of the most powerful/significant figures in hip hop and along with Tupac.

Dmx is the hardest rap artist the world has ever seen he changed rap music from all the shiny suit bull all on his own, rap music is so bad right now with drake and jay z been so big, hip hop needs dmx to take it back to the streets once again

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14 Rakim Rakim William Michael Griffin, Jr., better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. He was born on January 28, 1968.

How he wasnt even on the list till now is a mystery great lyricist magic always happened when he be on the mic

15 Jay-Z 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.

He's a lyrical genius

Best dam rapper by for, then Nas don't get me wrong, Love some PAC and biggie. Jay z is the best rapper in the world. I got Love for cube but them other cats you can put there brains in a bird and the bird will fly backwards

Cool

He ain't no gangsra

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16 Big Pun 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.

Why is he so low down!? I'll admit he is not as well rounded as biggie, lyrical as big l or as thought provoking as the don Tupac, but his flow is amazing and can make almost any two words rhyme! Should definitely be top ten, possibly top five.

Watch dre day music video there is a sex scene and it is gay.

Big fat ass

Really 51 r you serious 3 2Pac d m x then pun

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17 SPM

He's the best to be honest I listen to every rapper and besides 2pac I don't know any other that did it like spm!

And theirs still more to expect from Him when he gets out of prison.

He did a lot of things.

From being pounds across the border to with chapo. Taking over city's was the dope King, made a huge impact on world influence a lot of hustlers blacks Mexicans whites everybody!

Kept it real and did time a lot of times and was bigger then the law he was untouchable.

And his record company was the fastest growing records company made!

If it wasn't for him I would be in prison!

He told me being dope King ain't worth risking my life or freedom to chill!

And he always helps people, made albums in two days all freestyles!

Wining any rap contest.

Was partners with dj screw and made deals with the governor.

And all his 2016 music!

Spm music is medicine

Is dope they just don't put him on top because ...more

Eminem is my number 1 lyricist of all time but I been listening to spm before em even had his first 1st album out. But spm is a awesome lyricist, he's not quite Eminem but if Eminem is a 10 then spm is about a 7.5-8 easy. He gets down... Ok, enough about comparing them. Spm is more gangster rap, some funny stuff when they free style when they're high. I think be would beat most main stream rappers in a real free style.

Realest Latino rapper, born a hustla, raised a G. The definition of a Street Poet. SPM was raised in South Park, SE Houston. Speaks of stories from being raised by mother who could barelly afford to buy herself clothes just so she could clothe and feed her children, to slanging Dope, gettin shot at, and working The Night shift. He is currently serving a 45year sentence after being convicted without evidence. Accused of touching a young girl, the daughter of a woman who blackmailed him asking for money, which is %100 unlikely since he could be bustin nuts w/ every ho in the club iif he wanted. SPM H-Town LEGEND, poet, Hillwood hustla, G and player

He's a good Rapper Has style and Lyrics are good one of my favorite rappers in the world

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18 Scarface Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.

This website doesn't know rap, Scarface should be on the top 3, instead you have Eminem on there, granted he is lyrical but he's not gangsta, he doesn't know anything about selling, the only thing close is that guy was a fiend because he was a pill popper, this website needs to learn what a gangsta rapper really is and not just put stuff up to gain traffic.

Great Gangsta Storyteller Great Lyrics Great Flow and Delivery - hiphop10

This man is should be in the top 3 at the very least. Who in the hell put Eminem up there? Lil Wayne? That cat is far from a gangsta. Snoop? A gimmick! Tupac? the biggest fraud since pet rocks. - TRUTH4daMASSES

Many rappers talk about life on the corner. Few delve deeper than the pseudo-glam of pumpin a 9 into a jacker. Fewer still can convey the pain that that life leads to. Only one can do it so well you feel like its happening right in front of you... That you're the one doing it. Only one can do it so well you forget that it's a song because the images and feelings are so vivid that the lyrics suck you in... That man is Scarface. Sure, Rakim and Biggie had better flows, G Rap had more rhymes, KRS had more presence.. But as far as straight gangsterism, and everything that came wwith it--the gpaingood, the bad, and the downright tragic and heartwrenching--its Scarface. No contest.

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19 Xzibit Xzibit

Another West Coast rapper. Alot of Raps have Gangster meanings in it for Eg LAX by Xzibit is a gangster song and very good as well. Dresses like a gangster and represents the GOLDEN STATE. One of the biggest figures in the industry right now - roblist

not only he looks good he raps good too - evil4u

I guess y'all forgot who realest west coast gansta rapper

20 Ice T

Ice T is the greatest gangsta rapper ever. People need to go back and listen to his old albums. He made at least five classic gangsta rap albums, with about 15 to 20 tracks on each album, with lyrics that expressed intelligent street knowledge as well as raw street gangster tales. AT LEAST FIVE CLASSIC ALBUMS, maybe more. Ice T is to the gangster rap genre what Clint Eastwood is to the western movie.
The only gangster rappers who even start to compare to Ice T are Ice Cube (who was more political/militant than gangster at his peak) and possibly Scarface.

Ice T is the original gangsta. He started it in the early 80's I think that puts him in the top 3. His lyrics are pure gangsta

This man started it all back in the dayz... Anf also very important: you can actually hear what he is saying!

He made 5-20 others probably made over 50

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21 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Radric Delantic Davis, known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper who has released 12 studio albums and over 70 mixtapes. In 2007, he founded his own label, 1017 Records. He helped to pioneer the hip hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy. ...read more.

He's a convicted murderer, drug dealer, and just got out of federal prison. Also beat someone half to death with a pool cue, beat another person half to death with a bottle of champagne, and threw a woman out of a moving vehicle.

He is mentally retarded and cannot talk. He is not very bright. He makes go

He isn't my favorite rapper but he's good and defiantly the most gangsta

This man needs to be #1 on this list, he murdered some dudes who ran up on him to jack his chain AND beat the charges. Come on

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22 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone and Flesh-N-Bone.

Bone thugs at number 32? Is everyone idiots? Listen to the first to bone albums and tell me they ain't gangster as hell. I'm disappointed in everyone here. 5 words, CREEPIN ON AH COME UP

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has made multiple tracks that are inspirational and just good to listen too.

Very original for their time lyrical geniuses!

The best gangster barbershop quintet EVER.

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23 Ol Dirty Bastard

Insane attitude, I like them so much cause they got and sang what other types of music can't express

He isn't the best rapper from the wu-tang clan but he is way to good for a fake blood like Lil Wayne to be ahead of him - ChrisHenry

the hardest one from Wu-Tang

Total bad ass method should be like 3rd then odb 4th

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24 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.
25 Young Jeezy Young Jeezy Young Jeezy is a hip hop artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is most known for his album "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101", his loud, distinctive rap voice, his song "Put On", his longtime beef with rapper Gucci Mane, and for his tough talk and street lyrics.

Jeezy is copied by all of these rappers from 2006-present day

What df jeezy the most hood outta damn near everyone on this list he should be top 5 all day

#1 in my book!

26 Ja Rule Ja Rule Jeffrey Bruce Atkins, better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor from Queens, New York.

Should be in the top 10 because Ja is always keeping it real and he never changed over the years and most of his raps are about real life and street life, and he just doesn't spit random words like most modern day rappers, and his songs have meaning behind them, and he has his own label now even after the Inc. Broke up

He is nowhere near a gangster. And his music sucks.

Yo ja shouted out to your family

That's all Ja does beefs, gangsta stuff

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27 Lil Boosie Lil Boosie Torrence Hatch, born November 14, 1982, is an American rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He released his first independent album 'Youngest of the Camp' in 2000, followed by "For My Thugs" in 2002. He released two collaboration albums with Webbie, Ghetto Stories in 2003 and Gangsta Musik in 2004. In ...read more.

Boosie badazz is the realist one out here killed 9 or 10 people he should be number 1

Boosie is small but he has heart though. He came from nothing to something. He went out on his on at age 16 brought him is on place off of dope money. He runs Baton Rouge. King of the dope and rap game.

Lil boosie the realist out!

This guy was in jail but still hi rap hards what is more gangste then that

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28 Young Dro
29 Norm Ender Norm Ender

BEST GANGSTA RAPPER! RESPECT

BEST GANGSTA RAPPER OUR KİNG NORM ENDER!

30 Z-Ro Z-Ro Joseph Wayne McVey IV, better known by his stage names Z-Ro and The Mo City Don, is an American rapper from Houston, Texas.

Realest rapper in the whole state of texas

Badass af

31 Method Man Method Man Clifford Smith, better known by his stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, producer, and actor. He is known as a member of the East Coast hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He is also one half of the hip hop duo Method Man & Redman.

Yes not the best but I still love some of his songs

Man he the realest

Method man is underground and theey said no underground rapper wa sin a gang.

#1 all time

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32 Chief Keef Chief Keef Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.

He used to scare tf out of me when I was younger

Although He Young You can't Deny He's making Money and making Songs To Build his Legacy

Chief keef best rapper alive right now he doing his thing ain't tripping.

Chief keef should be #1 what he will shoot up everyone

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33 B.G. Knocc Out

To put knocc out this low is just insulting to old school rap, he was literally the protege of Eazy-E, who is The Godfather of gangsta rap

The protege of The Godfather of gangsta rap, need I say more

Best ever

One of the best

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34 T.I. T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor born on September 25, 1980 in Atlanta, GA.

What you know about that!

T.I. is the greatest gangsta rapper ever! He spits sick lyrics, has lots of street credit and can murder anyone in a rap battle. King of the South!

TIP raps about life! Anyone can relate and understand his flow. White collar, blue collar, illiterate and educated, old/young, male/female!

This dude is awesome listen to his songs

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35 Vinnie Paz Vinnie Paz Vincenzo Luvineri, better known as Vinnie Paz, is a Sicilian American rapper and the lyricist behind the Philadelphia underground hip hop group Jedi Mind Tricks.

Vinnie Paz is your favorite gangster rapper's favorite gangster rapper!

Vinnie Pas is REAL.. One of the best ever! Him immortal technique are lyrically Untouchable... GANGSTA Rap? NWA OR BIGGIE!

Boxcutter Pazzie! Jedi Mind, Army of the Pharoahs... This guy epitomizes hardcore rap...
Needs to be way higher than 15

Amazing artist
Amazing lyrics
Deep sound and meaning

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36 Spice 1

Spice-1 is the giggity giggity gangsta. He's been putting down since 91 reps gangsta rap to the fullest and in my opinion at least top five for sure he got more gangsta in his pinky than 90% of these other dudes. His lyrical flow is way out the box and in 91 he was so ahead of his time that he'd clown any current rapper nowadays

Spice 1 needs to be up more on this list definitely

When I heard "Born to Die" on tales from the hood I was blown away, and immediately learned how gangsta Spice 1 was.

Spice is the most hardcore rapper ever, this website is wack, you guys don't know gangsta rap. Eminem is sold out, number 3? You guys need to get your ears checked.

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37 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.

He is a living day busta

He is a living day pharoh

38 Kendrick Lamar 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.

Should be top 10 to be honest

He grew up in one of the worst cities and the world and was part of the bloods

Yea should be 20 at least

He should be top 20 if anything

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39 C-Murder C-Murder Corey Miller is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, and author better known by his stage name C-Murder.

C murder should be in the top 5. People that don't like his music can't relate to what he's says all these new raps care more about the money not the street. Most of these new rappers came from the streets as they say in their songs but you see them in hollywood eating on fine china. I hate these new rappers all they wanna rap about is how much money they got and what they drive they talk in their rap about they will shoot a person and rob and steal but you don't hear about there doing it the real gangster rappers are either dead or locked up or in jail for rapping about shooting somebody and did it and now serving life. In other words be about it don't rap about it and don't do it or rap about something you ain't done. But I'm a ride or die kind of person

He's been in and out of prison and the streets he knows the meaning of being a Gangsta, he lived the life of one growing up from a B.G. to an O.G... Mad respect to Cory Miller...

C-Murder is great! Miss his music! TRU for life!

Human trash, a waste to society and a worthless pig

40 MC Eiht

All you guys must be high! You put Mc Eiht below Kanye, Game, Eminem, jay-z, nas, dr dre?! Yo, we are talking about gangsta rappers (rappers who are gangsters), and MC Eiht is one of the realest MC's ever, not the best Mc ever... But he spits pure gangster though. Eazy-E, Ice Cube and Pac (and Jay-Z-although he is a white man style of gangster) are the only ones who have legitimacy to be above Eiht... Dre is no gangsta, everybody knows that.

? Kanye admitted he wasn"t a real gangsta og belong at the top not below these punk idiots who think there gods really there's not enough Room for that many gods get outta here menace two society belongs somewhere at the top why do you think they put him in the movie cause he belonged in it the only real gangsta rappers today are old and tired or young and really dumb

Really? Kayne West in front of Eiht? Damm, if you believe that MC Eiht is less gangsta than Kayne West, then listen to Comptons Most Wanted's songs.

Dislike only because he was Ryder in Grand Theft Auto SA

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41 Tech N9ne Tech N9ne Aaron Dontez Yates, born November 8, 1971, better known by his stage name Tech N9ne, is an American rapper. In 1999, Yates and business partner Travis O'Guin founded the record label Strange Music. He has sold over two million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games. ...read more.

Realist rapper out there today I don't understand how 90% of the people above him are above him he kills every verse he has and doesn't mess around whether he's rapping about the streets, his life, or getting messed up. TECHNICIAN FOR LIFE!

All songs feel genuine, different and fresh. that b cool if this Artist started doing trap and bass, 4 something even fresher, or better yet, new world sounds.

Tech is the best rapper you can actually think of really

Yeh just gave him a listen, dope!

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42 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.

That fake blood Lil Wayne is about as gangsta as my 91 year old grandmother. Kool G Rap is the founder of gangster rap before the west coast did it. Kool G Rap should be 1 for that and he is better than anyone on this list as far as I can tell.

It know a little about Rap then you would know that this dude is the truth when it comes to gangsta Hip Hop...

Four words... "Live and Let Die". That whole album was a crime film put to wax.

He shouldn’t be this low... - Jon8201

43 Royce da 5'9" Royce da 5'9 Ryan Daniel Montgomery, better known by his stage name Royce da 5'9", is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan.

One of the realest

He dope. Got great flow n lyrics n neva disapoints, he kip it rill

Take eminem off this your gangsta at number 5 yhis guy has gots to be one of the realest rappers out there imagine if he sung forgot about dre instead of em this guy would have killed #next tupac

He is way betterthan Eminem and snoop dog

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44 Conejo

Best Chicano Rapper Out There!
Straight Out The City of Angels.
Wanted For "Murder", been on the run for 7 years!
Dead End Harppys 13..

Best rapper out there

Conejo doesn't just speak it. He lives that too..

His better than 50 cent his Mexican pac Just listen

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45 Brotha Lynch Hung

Brotha Lynch at 35?! What he should be at least top ten! Best underground rapper next to Wu-Tang

Long time rapper made old school classics

Sacramento rapper, some of the best gangsta rap ever heard.

In the top 5

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46 Game

This dude is one of the best he's a true definition of a gangster in hip hop so yeah to me he should be on top 5 with ludacris...

He is my friend from high school we are in the gang

47 Twista Twista Carl Terrell Mitchell (born November 27, 1973), better known by his stage name Twista (formerly Tung Twista), is an American rapper. He is best known for his chopper style of rapping and for once holding the title of fastest rapper in the world according to Guinness World Records in 1992, being able ...read more.

Living legend this guy will go down in history...

Chicago's west side legend!

48 Soulja Slim

The realest you've probably never heard. He is one of the worlds few gangsta rappers who actually speaks truth on how he does it. Not like some fake ass who talks brags about violence and stuff but has never/rarely actually been locked up. R.I.P. and may god rest his soul.

49 Hopsin 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.

He just released ill mind of hopsin 8 and bout the business. Remember, this is a list of hardcore rappers. He is a lot more hardcore than most rappers above him. -angry white kid

Raw and Knock madness are the best albums ever if you listen closely

He's the king.

Listen to his song rip your heart out. I'm not saying he is even on the same level as PAC and biggie but he is still good in my book.

50 Pimp C

Have you guys forgot about the pimp himself? True Trilla

Hip hop legend... helo... ya already forgot the pimp... ugk 4 life

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