1 Notorious B.I.G.
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.
What the hell! Guru and Kanye West aren't even from New York! Anyways, Biggie will always be the king of New York and the the East Coast.
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.
Rapper's I monkey flip 'em with the funky rhythm I be kickin', musician inflictin' composition - 9713524179
The best lyricalist of all time and can paint a picture of his rap in your mind
Lawrence "Kris" Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York.
5 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.
He's a rapper that has seen the streets and lived that life, its only helped him rise up and have Hit after Hit, and he doesn't rap about being a gangster like other rappers aka Boosie and Keef. Fun songs without any loss for musician ship
Another great rapper out of all rappers.50 Cent should be on top 3.
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.
7 Kool Keith
8 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.
Easily better then the rest sorry yall L FOREVER
9 Black Moon
10 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.
11 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.
12 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.
Should be top ten
15 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.
Capital Punishment is straight Fire
You already know you my #1 pick... Peace, Love, and Blessings
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17 Mobb Deep
50 over mob deep..smh...that's retarted
18 Boot Camp
19 Immortal Technique
Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist from Lima, Peru.
He was born in Peru, but raised in New York - KrazzyMadd
Should be in top ten
20 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's a Chicago kid but so good he deserves to be top 20 New York rappers