Best Hip Hop Artists of 2012

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21 Kid Cudi Kid Cudi Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

Kid cudi should be in top 10

22 Kid Ink Kid Ink V 1 Comment
23 Machine Gun Kelly Machine Gun Kelly Colson Baker, better known by his stage names MGK and Machine Gun Kelly, is an American rapper and actor, from Cleveland, Ohio.

I think mgk has a lot to offer an I would like to see more of him... Lace up

24 Mike Shinoda Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer.

The greatest hip hop artist ever. Has a very clear and sweet voice. He should be at number 1

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

Meek Mill is higher than that... Easy top five.

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The Boi Gt it on LocK! AlcatreZ

26 A$AP Rocky A$AP Rocky Rakim Mayers, better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Harlem, New York.

Best lyrical music, originality.

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27 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.

He's better than ill upchuck Wayne

The greatst under ground rapper that speaks the truth illmind of hopsin# really lil wayne he's whack rap is dead hopsin is keeping it alive kanye to G.O.O. D music

Sickest rhymes out, if not hopsin who is the best. Only if he was more popular he would kill other rappers, Lil wayne and Drake got nothing on this sick n**** who doesn't do it for money

28 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 from Atlanta, Georgia. V 1 Comment
29 The Game The Game Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.
30 Frank Ocean Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is the BEST hip hop singer there is! He is so great! He has a solo album apart from being with O.F.W.G.K.T.A. and every album he is a part of is just FANTASTIC! His vocals are so beautiful that you can't stop listening to them. I hope you love him enough to make him in the top ten! He may not be the best, but I wanted to give him the credit that may have been ignored.

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32 Black Eyed Peas Black Eyed Peas The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
33 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur .

Rozoy is the best rapper alive he must be no1 that's why they call him the boss

34 E-40 E-40 Earl Stevens better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Vallejo, California.

He has all the slaps that are playing in the clubs

35 Young Jeezy Young Jeezy

Is one of the most prolific rapper's in hip-hop. Not since Tupac has an emcee been able to tell a story with the intellect and use of metaphor as Jeezy. His albums have a theme and he remains true to that theme throughout. He is never over shadowed by his guest emcee's and he has a firm grasp on his audience what they want and how to deliver. He is not commercial yet so his music is raw and uncommercial. The fact that his is not on this list is indication that you are hi-hop novice and not officiandos.

36 Yelawolf Yelawolf Michael Wayne Atha, better known as Yelawolf, is an American hip hop recording artist from Gadsden, Alabama.

Recently signed with Shady Records. Yela is definitely better than Mac Miller or Pitbull!

37 Mindless Behavior Mindless Behavior Mindless Behavior was an American boy band, best known for the singles "My Girl" and "Mrs. Right", produced by Walter Millsap.
38 J. Cole J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
39 Macklemore Macklemore Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.

Macklemore is The Best

40 Chance the Rapper Chance the Rapper
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