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no talent at all he is the stupidest person I have ever heard, how many songs does he have anyway? 2? 3? - Hylologic
He ruined hip hop
2pac's overrated because of his fans. I'm not hating, again, at him. Like what these guys said, he didn't do anything fancy on his songs, and his fans are nothing but lowlife moralists. HE'S ONLY GOOD BECAUSE OF THE MESSAGE HE BROUGHT IN. But he still sucks. Dear Mama, Changes, Brenda's Got A Baby are all mediocre songs, despite the crap message he brought. He says he loves LA, but he's born in New York and he barely lived in LA. Even Snoop Dogg used different styles and he's more overrated than tupac? Even Dr. Dre is better than this fakeass. I only like the songs "Hit Em' Up", "Ambitionz Az A Ridah", or "California Love", and Snoop Dogg had better songs than that.
Tupac never did anything fancy in his songs, he used the same crap in his 4 years. He's not even a thug.
2pac is definitely overrated. Period. But hey, at least Biggie copied his style. - nolvorite
He used one flow his entire career yet is usually credited as the greatest rapper of all time. In his dreams he was jealus that real hip-hop fans liked nas and biggy way better than him. pac simpley sucks eminem has skills and actually uses similies, punchlines, and metaphors which increases the difficulty of your rhymes. Pac never did that he is overrated he was good but he can't be compared to the great nas or rakim or even ice cube. None lyrical with limited range and no flow, these days little kids think he was god but the true hip-hop heads know the truth and its that 2pac was and is overrated. He knew he wasn't that good himself but his brainless fans think he was the best witch he never was. If you think 2pac was the best you do not know anything about real hip-hop ohh, he rapped about politics he's the greatest, not immortal technique would have ripped this guy in a battle know doubt. Pac sells t-shirts but the real hip-hop heads know what's up.
Tupac was a smart guy, but he had no significant musical skill. He just wrote slightly (just slightly)above average rap lyrics and that's about the extent of his involvement in his albums. The rest was just his persona and producers in the studio. His music is practically indistinguishable from the glut of other gangsta rap from that period, and the lyrics are all crap.
He's taken on mythic status, but the majority of his output is awful, and even his best songs are just mediocre. Easily the most overrated entertainer in my generation. I can barely name one song and I am a into useless trivia, that's how irrelevant he truly is.
Hell, NO! - waldoV 7 Comments
Still don't know how he is popular.
Jewish connections are the only reason he's even famous today
He pales in comparison to actual rappers.
Bad rapper bad singer
Overrated as hell. That's all I have to say.
Please tell me she is meant to be a joke. Her music is hilarious! I can't keep a straight face for a second & I bust up laughing my arse off. Pop is getting really really funny.
This picture looks wrong in so many ways. - Anonymousxcxc
Okay this chick should be way up higher she is the white version of Nicki manaj and that friends is just wrong
Apart from controversial tweets and one hit song (That is a BAD HIT SONG) she has done absolutely nothing.
Overrated? A lot
Bad? A lot
This Animal Loved By 13 Years Olds Is Pure Cr ap
You even call him a musician? - gemcloben
Skrillex sounds like nails on a chalkboard. Enough said
Talentless, hipster, freaky person. Being DJ is the third easiest and cheapest way to become famous in the musical world (After rap and being rich, of course)V 9 Comments
Chris daughtry sucks! I can't see why he is so popular? They need to focus on the top 3 - taylor, katharine and elliott as they were the most talented contestants and have great music plus charisma and attitude unlike chris also I like them all. I think it would be nice if they did focus on these contestants instead of chris daughtry! - idolangelx13
I find his music to be indistinguishable from Nickelback.
pretty much the same as madonna - 123klongike
I'm a gay man and refuse to accept Cher, Madonna or Lady Gaga as my icons, burn in hell all of you!
Undeniably talented, but some of her songs sound similar.
To me her voice sounds very damaged, like she's smoked a lot of cigarettes. Also, her lyrics are boring and depressing: it's just her wailing about one breakup after another.
Way too predictable, you can guess where those harmonies are going
If she is better than janis joplin on the list of most talented female musicians something is wrong - waldoV 3 Comments
To be honest, I seriously don't know what she's saying in her songs.
Fake blond was criticizing for this voice.
Not completely a Latina.
Sometimes and image can sell music. Prime example. Right next to Beyoncé (However he has some vocal ability but chooses to not use it) and Britney Spears.
He's okay, but this is Justin Beiber's mentor. And he's incredibly self veneered.
WORST country singer! have u heard huntin, fishin, and lovin every day? if u haven't that means your ears didn't die from the horrible singing, dumb ass lyrics and video.
Some very good lyrics, but I secretly find myself wishing he'd died off in the 80s, I find listening to him so boring, he was in the right place at the right time with the right connections, but as for this whole first ever singer-songwriter bull, he wasn't, he's just the only one that everybody talks about; Connie Converse, a female singer, was making her own music in the fifties, sadly she disappeared off the face of the earth in the 80s or something and nobody's seen her since
Honestly, I do like some of his music, but let's be honest for a minute: The man can't sing. Period.
His lyrics are OK, but you'd have to work pretty damn hard to get to the point where Bob Dylan is in music.
I mean, look at him, then look at someone like Eminem, who puts his near-traumatic childhood into his songs, worked his ass off every day of his life, and who is as I consider a musical genius of today.
Now look back at Dylan. Do you think he worked his ass off to get where he is? Nope. He's just a weed smoking hippie that wrote halfway decent songs at the right time in america when we needed songs like his.
Also, I wouldve voted for Madonna, but honestly, she seems like she at least is at some degree of talent.
His lyrics were actually pretty good but... He can't sing. His voice sounds a cat screeching while its being pulled by a truck with its tail attached to it.
Great composer, though not quite good as an interpreter. His songs are GREAT when played by artists like Clapton or Hendrix, but HE CAN'T SING!
Bad? As an interpreter, I would say average. As a composer, he's great.
Jimi was noteworthy in being an African-American who was a true rocker, not soul. He was a great musician of course. But he is monstrously over-rated. If he wasn't 1) flamboyant, 2) black, and 3) early dead, he would never be rated the best guitarist. As another here said, it is an insult to other guitarists, many of whom are adept on all types of guitars and various musical styles.
People who hate against Hendrix are just metalheads who think speed is everything. He wasn't much of a singer, but his guitar playing is a million times better than all metal guitarists combined.
Ok this list is completely messed up, why the hell is Jimi Hendrix known as the greatest guitarist alive and yet he is above pitbull on this list? What the hell?!?!?!
Jimi Hendrix... A controversial case. I would say he's amazing as musician. I personally didn't like his genre (I'm not a fan of psychedelic rock), but as a guitarist, I would say he was great. Although not as great to get the highest rank of the world guitarists.
Overrated? Kind of...
Good? Amazing guitarist overall.
One of the best guitarists ever, I don't think he's the best of the best. His status as a minority and early death contributed to his excessive fame. Still pretty amazing, though
Girl can sing! Leave her alone
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