1 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 on February 19, 1978
2 Jedi Mind Tricks
One of the best hip hop groups
3 Qwel & Maker
4 Binary Star
OneBeLo is 1 of the greats
William Michael Griffin, Jr., better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. He was born on January 28, 1968.
7 Talib Kweli
9 Black Milk
Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., better known by his stage name Common, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet from Chicago, Illinois.
11 R.A. the Rugged Man
Richard Andrew Thorburn, better known by his stage name R.A. the Rugged Man, is an American rapper. He began his music career at age 12, building a reputation locally for his lyrical skills.
If you've not heard of R.A. you don't know what the best sounds like. He is in a league of his own
Davood Ali Asgari, better known by his stage name Locksmith, is an American rapper from Richmond, California.
13 Brodha V
14 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.
15 Masta Ace
16 The Visionaries
Lyrical group from the mid 90s
17 Aesop Rock
Ian Matthias Bavitz, better known by his stage name Aesop Rock, is an American hip hop recording artist and producer residing in Portland, Oregon.
Number one no competition.
Aes has easy contributed one of the most important styles in all of hip hop. Not to mention being lyrically unmatched.
18 Brother Ali
Ali Douglas Newman, better known by his stage name Brother Ali, is an American rapper, community activist, and member of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip hop collective.
Group with Pete Rock as a producer... can't go wrong
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.
23 Joey Badass
Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor.
24 Capital Steez
25 CJ Fly
26 Nyck Caution
27 Kirk Knight
Born on January 22, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily ...read more.
Eric Kaiser (born 9 September 1970), better known by his stage name K-Rino, is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas. He is a pioneer of the Southern hip hop scene, and has been rapping since 1983. K-Rino's first release was the single "rocking It" with his group Real Chill in 1986, ...read more.
32 DL Incognito