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.

R.I.P PAC you were the best og and you well be missed

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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".

The godfather of gangsta rap

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3 Biggie Smalls Biggie Smalls Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...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

They don't call him the Notorious B.I. G for nothing. The most gangster rapper in the world. No doubt!

Why is eminem in the list he's one of the best rappers ever but he's not a gangster biggie is a gangster and should be number 1 no doubt then number 2 should be snoop then PAC, tupac wasn't the best rapper as everyone keeps saying he is he's the realist with his lyrics but his flow is nothing compared to biggie snoop and even big L

Biggie my boi

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4 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.

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

How is Easy-E above him?!?!? Have you listened to No Vaseline?!?!?

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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.

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 owns. He's the best white rapper. All songs become awesome and emotional. Also he raps about his life. Nothing like the fake gangster lil wayne who wears skinny jeans. Em rules the gangster kingdom

He's not a gangsta people 😒

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6 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.

50 was an actual gangster him an cube are the two top pac got brought in because knight got him out of prison on a rape charge... Pac still top five but 50 was a actual dealer I love Eminem slim shady to me greatest of all time him or nas but em rolled with gangsters he wasn't one though even though he'd whip ya head

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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. 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.

Dr drew all day it's a g dang

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8 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

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.

Smoke weed everyday

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9 Nas Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper. 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.

Get eminem off and put him on

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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.

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.

No one had flow like this guy gone way too young

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The Contenders

11 DMX DMX

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

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

It makes me want bleach because the fact DMX is under Eminem - SoloPotato

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12 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

Face paints a very vivid picture and is one the best story tellers ever. A for thoes who ran the streets in real hoods and truly in the streets all his raps add up not mention the attitude he brings pretty much spot to most street cats I know.

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13 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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14 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.

MC Ren never got as much attention as the rest of the NWA (except DJ Yella) even though he was just as good if not better at rapping than the rest of them.

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15 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!

6 in the morning had been redone by so many rappers since, it is the classic gangsta tale. The true godfather of rap as him and schooly D were spitting gangsta ish around the same time

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16 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.

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

He's a lyrical genius

Cool

He ain't no gangsra

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17 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.

The best by far, hands down

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18 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

best

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19 Method Man Method Man

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.

This is a real g

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20 Vinnie Paz

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

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