Top 10 Best Hip Hop Artists

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21 OutKast OutKast Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton. The duo achieved both critical acclaim and commercial success in the 1990s and early 2000s, helping ...read more.

What the hell people, Eminem isn't near of being a hip hop artist he is hardly a rapper anymore, outkast is awesome

OutKast IS HIP HOP, plain and simple.
Most of the artists on this list are terrible.
Outkast have been in the game for a long time and they are the best duo ever.

It's Outkast. 'enough said.

Somehow drake is higher than outkast...please.

22 Immortal Technique Immortal Technique Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist from Lima, Peru.

Deep and meaningful lyrics, not a show off, doesn't try to show his money, cars or girls to others

Dance with the devil lyrics were too far dope.

Such an underrated rapper

His stuff is good

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23 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. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for talking ...read more.

Silly rapper and don't deserves to be here at all. Well its not useless music always, but not place 14 at all maybe place 50 if I'm on a nice sense.

To me Lil Wayne is the legend. He got most of the beats. You guys might not believe me but he actually got 3000+ songs right now. He's not even trying because he got so much money right now he don't even need anymore. If he was many people that's into hip hop will definitely listen to Lil Wayne. He's the only one that can still bring old school hip-hop right now.

I find Lil Wayne's voice is so ANNOYING & creepy especially when he adds auto tune to it. It sounds like fingers nails screeching down a chalk board. Auto tune & Rap should never be mixed.

I think Lil Wayne is the best artist in hip hop history.

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24 MF DOOM MF DOOM Daniel Dumile, also known as MF DOOM, is a British-born hip hop recording artist who spent most of his life in the United States.

DOOM is an incredible rapper and producer. His wordplay is unique and fantastic, and he was part of the best hip hop album of the 2000s (Madvillainy). It pains me to see him this low.

He should be number 4 or even higher

Great rapper and producer

amazing - vizual_prophet

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25 Lil Herb

21 is about accurate for the moment. Lil herb is only getting better everyday

26 Matisyahu
27 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.

T.I. can rap, sing, anything you can imagine. Lots of rappers try to copy his style these days.T.I. is the king of the South!

Were is T.I. he is the greatest ever! He can rap and sing, not like Lil Wayne, that dude is garbage.T.I. is and will always be the greatest. Period. King of the south!

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28 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.

He can rap really fast!

29 The Coup
30 Madvillain
31 P. Diddy

God bless u puff

He would be dead without notorious B.I. G

32 Tech N9ne Tech N9ne ...read more.

Tech collaborates complicated rhymes and has a very intricate sound. He should definitely be up there with the all time greats. He is the number 1 independent rapper in the world for the soul reason he refused to go mainstream. Created his own record label so no one will tell him how to write his music. He is a god among rappers and should be viewed as one

Tech has amazing lyrics, I think he is the best lyricist of all time and he has flow and speed that goes with his clever style

Raw talent he is better than anybody on this list except maybe Tupac. People just don't know his music for some reason.

33 Eric B.
34 Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
35 Del the Funky Homosapien
36 Fort Minor

Fort Minor isn't on this list, WHAT?! Best Hip-Hop Producer Mike Shinoda is its owner. So VOTE FOR FORT MINOR!

37 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.

How is Lil' Wayne above Big Pun!?!

I like Pun!

38 DMX DMX

Dmx has the style that no other hardcore rapper has

One of the best in my book should be up in top 5

What can I say about the Big dog in the hip hop he is diffently one of greatest rappers in the game he is undoutbley the best rapper alive, He has great rappering skills and great flow and he has a nack for telling a story in all of his songs.

39 Lupe Fiasco 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.

One of the only rappers that have countless videos and websites pages dedicated to trying to figure out what the meaning of his lyrics are. No other rapper has the wordplay ability to create such elusive metaphors. Truly one of the smartest to ever grab the mic. Although the I am willing to admit he does have a weak flow at times and doesn't have such great production to back him up.

Lupe should be at least top 15. I'd put him somewhere in the top ten or at least just outside of it...This list is almost as sad as my life is...

I understand lack of interest for the uneducated, but this man can be unstoppable if he wants to. Giving him the thumbs up.

40 Kevin Gates Kevin Gates Kevin Jerome Gilyard, better known by his stage name Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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