Most Lyrical Rappers of All Time

Describing, and honoring, the most lyrical rappers of all time. Focusing on the mastery of lyrical skills.

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61 Migos Migos

Who put them here? They are trash


"Versace,Versace,Versace,Versace,Versace,Versace,Versace...) On of their greatest songs - Versace or "Hanna Montana,Hannah Montana,Hannah Montana..) - Hannah Montana

62 Scarface Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.
63 Kurupt

Kurupt is a beast in my opinion top 5 he is my favorite

64 Mingus
65 Tumi
66 Canibus

WHY IS EM SO MAINSTREAM? Just listen to one of his early albums then revisit this page.

Dope ass emcee, he's the vocalist beast...

How is he not in the top 20, or even in the top 10? Listen to some of his freestyles in the 90's, Poet Laurete II, Rip The Jacker... I could go on and on. Although he fills a lot of space in his raps with unnecessary scientific references, he is still incredibly lyrical.


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67 Yama Buddha

Most talented MCs in Nepal, greatest hip-hop artists of all time who uses alter egos in his songs to use different styles of rapping and subject matters which really happening in current Nepal.

Started rapping when only few people were there to listen and people from his country criticized him for cursing

NO one is better than him in this earth.

No more with the most talented idol of us miss u lot rip

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68 B.o.B B.o.B Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.

The old B.O. B made songs that could lift you up and change your opinions. Sadly it seem to have changed.

I think he still the same person as before

69 Kanye West 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 more.

Yes he has the biggest ego, he thinks he is a god, but still he has an amazing talent and he is so creative. Go listen to Jesus Walks, Heartless or Gold Digger. He is a good storyteller. I think he has his place in a top 20.

Kinda sad how he's last place. It's kinda sad how these voters don't know about his music. The media makes him look like a dick but he seems like a chill dude. The image the media is giving him is making people think his music sucks too but he is a really lyrical dude. I don't want to list any rappers that he is better than but he is way up there.

Okay I know he's got one hell of an ego but now your just making him underrated

You're all Idi*ts, he is a Genuis, can't you see it?!

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70 Brother Ali

I absolutely love Brother Ali's music. Going places not many rappers dare to go and try to point out the flaws and errors in todays society and politics. But its more the way he does it with his very own style and vibe. Even though I absolutely love his lyrics and message in his most recent releases, I got to say it doesn't speak to me as much as his older stuff.

He is the man! I love his mix between soul and rap genius! My favorite song is forest whitaker

71 Method Man Method Man

I think he should be higher

72 Daddy Yankee Daddy Yankee Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, known by his stage name Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
73 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

Another travesty. He is top 10 material! !

74 Golden Shovel
75 Norm Ender Norm Ender
76 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.

He has more complex type rhymes than Em. No disrespect I love Em, was the first rapper I binge listened to. Though this guy is way better in terms of metaphors and rhyme schemes.

Why isn't MF DOOM top 5 this list is bull

Great lyrics and makes his own beat.. Very underrated

Best rapper on the world

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77 Earl Sweatshirt Earl Sweatshirt Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, better known by his stage name Earl Sweatshirt, is an American rapper, record producer, and disc jockey from Los Angeles, California.

Earl's music needs close attention and focus to understand or else the lyrics will just go over your head. It's really a shame he's not higher on this list.

Don't be dumb and doubt my man's earl. He has stupid flow and multisyllabic internal rhymes, with incredible flow, but where is doom on the list

This man is extremely talented and deserves more respect for being different and using such a unique lyrical style in his raps.

Goose bumps

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78 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.

Really Wayne is more lyrical than cudi? Wayne repeats the same wack rhymes and has a fetish with periods. Cudder is the most lyrical rapper ever, he is a lyrical genius. Please just listen to his music and fix this injustice. Man on the Moon and soundtrack to my life define who kid cudi is and what he is about. Really Lil Wayne come on.

Most underrated rapper ever. He is a lyrical genius and writes all his music. I can't believe Wayne is even on this list. He repeats the same rhymes in every song. Cudi songs have meaning and you can relate to what he raps about. Come on Lil Wayne really. Cudi killed him on the westwood freestyle.

Every Verse, Every Word has Meaning. Deep meaning. Definitely the Best

Originality he has his own style and deserves to be in at least top 20

79 Mos Def Mos Def Yasiin Bey, best known by his stage name Mos Def, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor and activist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

Really 68!?!? This is poo cheese. Mathematics and Brooklyn are so lyrically structured that every word has a legit meaning.

Just listen to "Hip Hop" and "Mathematics". Absolutely mind-blowing.

80 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.

LISTEN to Logic's album. He is an absolute rap genius and deserves to be in the top 50 rappers in terms of lyrics. His flow is completely unheard of and his albums themselves tell stories in such a unique way that its impossible to only listen to one song, and that the album is the complete set of the story.

He doesn't care how fast he's going or anything like that... he just has an insane flow and tells meaningful lyrics to top it off

I have no idea how he wasn't even on the list. My favorite rapper by far.

Listen to Under Pressure and The Incredible True Story. His style and lyrics are amazing. He is a great storyteller. Not to mention how good his mixtapes are. Should be under top 10. Logic and Kendrick are kings of hip hop.

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