Best White Rappers

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

Lets be honest was is really a surprise. Selling 60 million albums worldwide, Eminem is not only widely considered the best white rapper ever, he's considered one of the best, and most controversial, rappers of all time. He kicked down the door for white rappers to be legitimate, not just novelty or underground acts. - anthonybecerra831

Eminem is definitely the best white rapper, he's one of the best rappers of all time. He has definitely changed Rap and Hip-Hop, he's one of the best rapper in all time. And into eyes the best rapper alive.

Is just the best hands down don't even need the top ten white he's the best ever and yes I know it's all opinion but opinion or not he is absolutely in the top 3 but he would be in the second place even If he was in top three because Tupac is "the best of all time"

Was this even a surprise he the most famous white rapper ever. He is Considered the best rapper ever (in my opinion he is) He has everything you need in music from controvisity to meaning. Honestly other than Em and the Beastie Boys are there even any good white rappers.

"Yeah G-Eazy" lol - B0S5J4M3S

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2 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.

This rebel is like my favorite rapper. He should go to the slammer for overcoming Eminem (in my opinion). This dude is like the most repetitive rapper, and by that I mean constant. In the past years, he could do like ten stanzas without breathing, and didn't do three word stanzas like Slimshady. I'm not against Slimshady, I love him! He's like my fourth favorite rapper, but nobody gives recognition to MGK, who in my perspective is even more talented like Eminem. Yes, I totally agree that Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly own their own way, own ego, own rap strategy, and are nobody else but themselves clearly, but I think MGK evaluates that even more because Eminem is a tiny bit relevant to other rappers of the 90's but no other rapper is like Machine Gun Kelly. Machine Gun Kelly (if you are reading this comment), please know that you are special like no other and I don't want you to change your rap strategery at all! You are like Eminem said, a "Rap God", although I haven't heard that ...more

He should be number 2 Behind Eminem and before YelaWolf. He has great flow and can rap really fast.

Not only is he an amazing rapper with meaningful lyrics he his a movement for thousands of kids out there EST Everyone Stands Together LACE UP!

yes adoy

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3 G-Eazy G-Eazy Gerald Earl Gillum, better known by his stage name G-Eazy, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Oakland, California.

Great rapper and great performer. Truly one of the greatest for me, deserves a place right behind Eminem. "Coldest white rapper in the game since the one with the bleached hair". Been following him for years and he's just getting warmed up y'all. To the people thinking his songs miss substance: look under the surface, read between the lines, listen to all his songs and you'll find the substance for sure (Everything will be allright, Marilyn, Must be nice, Shoot me down, Far Alone, Downtown Love, Sad boy, Remember you,...) I like that he has the struggle between being famous, wanting to be alone and just wanting to do well in life and for his family. Love his gratitude and openess about being sad once in a while and having anxiety about people and live. He's one of my biggest inspirations when it comes to empowering me to work hard for what I want in life, work hard and party hard. From the bay to the universe! You go, G.!

In my opinion should be behind Eminem, he has a great talent. He kills the game every time a song drops. Kinda better than Mgk.

Honestly speaking I love g-eazy especially 4 the fact that he isn't afraid to rap what's really on his mind and he isn't simply direct but gives his lyrics deeper meaning. Sign of a true artist I think he deserves to be #2

Better than Eminem. Not nearly as popular or successful, but still better

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

I can't NOT vote for Yela. He stays to his roots, he didn't go all Hollywood like a lot of rappers do, and he's from the great AL (automatic points). 10/10 awesome. Only people on this list that might be better than him (though I think it's a tie, with Eminem pulling ahead, but he's been around the longest, so... ) are Eminem and MGK

Yelawolf's the only rapper that's ever brought a tear to my eye, and I've listened to Eminem's "Mockingbird". His track, "Disappear" from the "Love Story" album was original work unlike any rap I've ever listened to. His style is original and full of passion. He makes the top of my list any day.

Yelawolf is by far hands down THE most talented artist in rap & hip-hop today!...of all time? Well not yet but notice that I say YET. His verbal flavor is like no others. The mixing of lyrical melodies into his New South style of music is absolutely brilliant. He definitely raps & sings about real stuff & it seems to come original & straight from his heart which nobody can duplicate. H.B.


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5 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, 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 become the most successful more.

Why is he not top 3? Seriously do any of you actually know what rap is? He has an amazing flow and good lyrics, the only reason I can think of is he is mixed.

Well he's mixed but it literally sickening he's not in the top 3

Why isn't he in the top 3? He should be in 2nd because he has very good flow, he can rap faster than anyone on this list (Except Eminem), His songs are very catchy, and he really cares about his fans. When I was waiting for his third studio album (Everybody) I heard that he released a mixtape (Bobby Tarantino) so then his fans can have something to listen to while we wait for the 3rd album. Also his fastest song was 8.8 syllables per second. That is faster than every rapper on this list (Except Eminem). So I say he should be in 2nd.

logic lit

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6 Mac Miller Mac Miller Malcolm James McCormick, best known by his stage name Mac Miller, is an American rapper from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mac Miller has always come up with some brilliant music.. N he was a sensation back in the time.. He has come back.. N I feel after what all he has overcome to be here again is commendable.. And he should be respected and also I feel his music is getting better and better with every passing day..this man is back.. N he deserves the love and respect.

Mac has real deal talent. He is always evolving and growing as an artist, which just makes him increasingly versatile. He is just getting started too.

It's not a debate that em is number 1 but this guy is creative and versatile and deserves to be 2nd

He is best rapper alive he should be number 1

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7 Macklemore Macklemore Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.

How is this guy not on the list... For starters, many people have been saying he is one of the best white rappers for a while now, and he rapped out Thrift Shop.

End of story.

He is now looked on as mainstream but if on listen to his old albums you will be amazed

Why isn't he second? Or even joint first? He is actually amazing he's better than 7th I'll tell you that now

I'm a metalhead but 'Can't Hold Us' is one of my favorite songs - somekindofaguy

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8 NF NF Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician from Gladwin, Michigan.

Amazing flow! His second album, Therapy Session was easily the most hyped and strongest album of the year! He doesn't fit the Christian rapper mold and he is able to flow between mainstream and Christian rap. Just depends on his mood.

Honestly the best, keeps it real. Don't compare him to Eminem though and saying he's the "Christian Eminem" NF is himself.

Yes. Look up Hands Up, Wake Up, All I have, and Just being me by this guy.

He should be at least 3rd

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

I don't think people really know Mike's rap tracks since Linkin Park's hits kinda mask all their other songs, if you haven't.. check out songs like " High voltage", " I have not begun", When they come for me", Wretches and Kings, "wastelands", and " until it breaks".

He also goes under the name " Fort Minor", that's completely Hip hop, if you haven't.. you should definitely give it a listen.

You CANNOT forget about Mike. Eminem is EASILY the best white rapper, but this guy is underrated. We forget that he's a rapper because he's in one of the nu-metal bands of all time (and because, while most rappers have a pretty hardcore exterior, he's basically the nicest guy in the world), but Mike is one of the best white rappers, if not one of the best rappers, to ever live. He's multi-talented, yes, but his rapping skills are pretty top-notch.

I Really didn't know him until linkin park and tracks "in the end" and "high voltage". And his not just a rapper his also plays A LOT of instruments! He's ALSO a great singer, songwriter and artist! Most of his lyrics have a deep meaning!

Well mike Shinoda will get more fans once his solo album comes out

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10 Rittz Rittz Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Rittz kills it every time he spits. There's no doubt about that, but he doesn't get the credit he deserves. I know he's better than Yelawolf. Next to nothing was second on the record sales when it dropped so I think that probably says it all. The way he words his rhymes and the beats he kills, there's no doubt that he's in the top five white rappers hands down. Bloody Murdah!

I love me some rittz! I relate to so many of his songs.

P.s. he should at least be in the top 5!

Best white rapper besides em - Therealvictor

Ritzy is by far the best rapper on this list, then Yela, then maybe MGK. Me just has the name but after his first couple albums he is garbage.

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The Contenders

11 Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Andrew Aaron "Andy" Mineo, formerly known as C-Lite, is an American Christian hip hop artist, producer, and TV and music video director from New York City.

Thank goodness he's over John Cena and TobyMac. He deserves to be heard by so many more ears; not only can this guy rap, but he conveys positive messages. He addresses social issues in songs like Vendetta, and he's got really some really fantastic rap tracks, such as You Can't Stop Me. It won't be long until he's up there with guys Kendrick and Eminem - nathanherbst

He is super amazing, especially live. When I saw him, he was spitting raps while skateboarding all over the stage. Amazing. - LarkwingFlight

Check him out. Listen to uncomfortable and vendetta. Slow starts but when the beat comes you won't be disappointed

The only rappers who deserve to top Andy Mineo:
Eminem(because...he's eminem)
Mac Miller.
(maybe) NF
that's it. this man has his own flow, style, music, history, EVERYTHING

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12 Ubiquitous

Why the hell is UBI 8th! Has anyone heard his lyricism. The way he puts his thoughts together and makes it rhyme puts him in the top 20 of all time for me. He definitely beats Lil Wayne and Drake by a long shot. He's just never noticed because he's not mainstream.


I agree that this cat has the talent and potential skills to one day rest a lot closer to the top of this list (or any list of top lyricists for that matter). If he could bring a little more depth to his style, a little something people can relate to...more of the struggle, less of the lyrical bravado bragadocious type us what he's really made of...because there's no doubt he got the rhyme patterns and the linguistics to match. He's got all the ingredients, just needs to evolve the recipe a bit. When I was young you had to be from the ghetto of a major city to make it anywhere in hip hop, and after awhile the wife & kids & good job route started to look way more cozy. I hope this cat keeps it moving, not only for himself but for those like him, who came before.

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13 John Cena John Cena John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. more.

Cool dude and nice guy but nobody has ever heard his songs, at least I haven't.

I thought he was an American wrestler, not a rapper. - LemonComputer

What? American Flag can rap? - Jancukman777

U can't C ME

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14 Lil' Wyte

From 2003 to 2012 Wyte was easily the 2nd best white rapper out behind em! Still spits fire to this day, never went mainstream and still puts in work. Lifetime fan of Wyte should be too 5

LIl wyte came out when not many white rappers were around except for Em, signed by 3 6 mafia badass lyrics and beats should be top 10

He is not number 32 he spits better bars then any other white rapper out there but not always appropriate so top 3

Lil wyte should definitely be in the too t are you serious now

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15 TobyMac TobyMac Toby McKeehan, better known by his stage name TobyMac, is a Christian hip hop recording artist, music producer, hip-hop and pop artist, songwriter and author.

T-Mac has gone more pop lately, but he still has the occasional rap song. And when he does, it's always amazing! - LarkwingFlight

This artist has a righteous rap that doesn't need to four letter word it to say it.

Awesome rapper with a different look from most other rappers, but still great!

16 Aesop Rock

It's been proven that Aesop has the largest vocabulary of any rapper ever, and I think that plus the fact that he is just an amazing rapper period warrants him being in the top 10

Seeing Aesop Rock at 35 makes me want to cry. Same with Action Bronson not being top 10.

The dark horse of the turn of the century, with no gimmicks

Aesop Rock below John Cena? Well, time to shoot myself in the face - 445956

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17 Paul Wall

How is The People's Champ so low? This guy been sticking to his guns since day 1. He loves cars, grills, money, and women, in that order. If you haven't heard his new album Slabgod, go check that out. He can't (or hasn't shown he's able to) do the fast/complicated rap stuff that some guys above him can, but he shouldn't be outside the top ten.

Basically a Dirty South legend, should be much higher on this list.

Been influencing rap before some of these guys were born. Top 5

#3 or 2

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18 Pitbull Pitbull

I expected him to be with Eminem on top but he is down here?

This list is so messed up

Put him on top with Eminem

If you don't vote for him means you got some ear problems

You consider Pitbull a good rapper? What are you smoking, you're a disgrace to hip hop fandom. - Totalbeasto001

Pitbull is a rapper

Love dis dude man, he fine And he a good rapper

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19 Jelly Roll

Definitely one of the most underrated white rappers around! Strong lyrics and lots of emotion! Not a bad singer either

Should be number 1 the greatest

Should be on the top 20 at least.

Definitely WAY under rated! Jelly and Haystak are by far two of the best white rappers out!

20 Chris Webby

Number two behind Eminem

He should be in top 5 or 10

Webby is number one all day. Em is past his prime and webbys got bars for days and is constantly coming out with new stuff.

He should be 7

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21 Lil' Dicky

The man has no hardship in his background but his raps are strong and has a Good beat. He is new give him time and let him make a name for him self

Super-Talented. He has a vision for the game he wants of himself, and that's something hood rappers need to start understanding. Be yourself, and be good at it-- Lil' Dicky has some dope tracks.

Lil Dicky is such an innovative rapper. "Professional Rapper is one of the most creative tracks I've heard. Snoop's nonchalant tone while Dicky raps his ass off is killer.

spits flow

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22 Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen is awesome. Have you heard Leap Year? One of my favorite albums of all time. His beats are dope and his lyrics are so good.

Dude this guy is AMAZING!

Yeah this dudes the best


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23 Witt Lowry

This guy is sick on check him out on YouTube. My favorite song by him is Kindest Regards

Honestly one of the most passionate and emotional rappers I've ever heard.

Witt Is honestly amazing.

Should be a lot higher

24 Brother Ali

Rap is about content, and brother ali definitely has it. Just listen to Uncle Sam damn

25 El-P

This list shows that everyone on here has a horrible taste in music. The dude from linkin park and John Cena are higher on this list then El-p this is straight insulting and disrespectful to El-P.

This is straight up disrespectful.

Didn't find Aesop Rock so I voted for a other great rapper!

RTJ man

26 Slug (From Atmosphere)

Amazing rapper, basically just a poet. He rhymes with a smooth flow and meaningful words. In my opinion Camera Thief is his best song

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27 KJ-52

Best Christian rapper ever - KMJ

28 Toby Mac
29 Post Malone Post Malone Austin Richard Post, known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist.

Eventually Post Malone is going to go down as one of the best rappers ever in the game. He is only 22 by the way...

Garbage mumble rapper like every other trap person today

Doesn't even deserve to be called a rapper, he's just a white Lil Uzi. - DaWyteNight

Should be 2nd

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30 Charlie Scene

He just has that old school swag

Are you kidding 25th? this dude has the flow of Eminem and actually makes some sense in his lyrics, like he is just amazing he should at least be in the top ten.

Extremely underrated and guarantee he would kill anybody in a rap battle w no question

Come on he's a gangsta he gots more ice on his neck than a glacier
(like if u get the refrence)

31 Bubba Sparxxx

He is in my top 5 after Eminem and Yelawolf.

Lyrically bubba is second to em

32 Johnny 3 Tears

Everything that comes out of his mouth is basically gold.

Johnny 3 and Charlie scene are amazing they should both be in the top 10 at least

He always keeps things humble and never let's the mainstream hit him.

He's just amazing and he's from my favorite band

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33 Kollegah Kollegah Felix Antoine Blume, better known by his stage name Kollegah, is a German rapper of Canadian descent born on August 3rd, 1984. He is widely credited to have established multisyllabic rhyming and doubletime rapping in German hip hop. more.

Even if you don't understand German... listen to "Mondfinsternis" to know at least one reason why he should be in the Top 10 (the song is damn fast - even though not one of my favorites by him, it is enough proof to a non-German speaker what he is capable of).
What's even more important is the lyrical complexity of his raps. Not only is it rare that less than five syllables rhyme per line, he always uses so many advanced metaphors, homophones, double entendres and similar playings with the German language, that it seems as if he has an entire encyclopaedia attached to his brain.
Never underestimate him because he is a fake as can be gangster rapper. This is some of the lyrically finest I have ever heard in Hip Hop. - Martin_Canine

34 Watsky

Absolutely smashes Eminem should be top 10

If you're going to compare him to Eminem, also point out that Watsky also isn't a misogynist or homophobe.

Raps even faster than Eminem

How does Charlie Sheen beat this guy. SMH

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35 Everlast

I've got no problem with the top 3 how it is, but Everlast is great.

Whitey's revenge best diss song ever form best white rapper

Still relevant in todays underground rap scene.

Everlast should be On Point...

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36 J.L.
37 Diabolic

Great lyrics.
His lyrics can easily go toe to toe with those of immortal technique

38 MC Serch (From 3rd Bass)
39 Action Bronson

One the best vocabularies of any rapper, not to mention what he brings to the table being a chef. The metaphors are primo. Should be top 15

Just the happiest guy, great music too

How is action 43? A complete travesty

40 "Weird Al" Yankovic Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

He isn't a rapper. Sure he's parodied some rap songs, but ain't a rapper. - LarkwingFlight

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41 Tyler Joseph Tyler Joseph Tyler Robert Joseph is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and rapper. He is best known as the lead vocalist and keyboardist for American musical duo Twenty One Pilots.

Love his original style and fresh riffs, totally real and to the heart

good boy

He can rap really fast!
His lyrics are meaningful!
He tells people to stay alive!
He mixes genres really good!
|-/ Stay Alive Frens - inamate

42 Mad Child

This dude is dope as hell. He rhymes harder syllables than most pop rappers today can even sound out through all that lean and molly...

Dungeon dragon is alright but he still sucks

He's had his low spots but he's back and still one of the best!

Better than most on this list!

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43 Necro


44 Haystak

Really haystak should be totally on top ten

45 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

He is not even rap

He can spit some fire

He's way better than M&M

46 Zack de la Rocha Zack de la Rocha Zacharias Manuel "Zack" de la Rocha (born January 12, 1970) is an American musician, poet, rapper, and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from 1991–2000, and after the band's reunion in 2007 until their last show in 2011. He left Rage Against more.

People forget how awesome Rage Against the Machine was.


47 Lil Pump Lil Pump

Best white rapper alive

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49 SpongeBozz SpongeBozz Dimitri Chpakov, better known by his stage names SpongeBozz and Sun Diego, is a German rapper of Russian descent born on March 17th, 1989. more.
50 Pete Nice

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