Most Overrated Rappers of All Time

Keep in mind its overrated not the worse. So soulja boy is not overrated because we all know he sucks and the same goes with all these crappy one hit wonders and pop rappers. 50 cent for instance has no respect amoung hip-hop heads these days barring him from consideration for this list and there are many more bad rappers who are famous and sell records but everyone other than the pop crowd knows there garbage. Like fiddy and nelly and Mike Jones we all know there garbage.

Keep in mind you can be good and overrated most overrated rappers are good and some are even great like pac and eminem they just dont deserve greatest ever consideration at all.

The Top Ten

1 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop "artist" and is often referred to as one of the worst "rappers" of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for talking ...read more.

autotune autotune autotune and some more autotune added in there. his lyrics are s*** too. I really dislike him. I don't see how people can stand to listen to him get high and talk for four minutes with an autotuned voice.

He's not overrated, everybody hates him. Overrated does not mean "worst", it means someone or something that is given too much hype and credit.

Wayne claims himself to be "the best rapper alive" But really his rhymes are nowhere near Nas, AZ, GZA, Eminem, Talib Kweli, Immortal technique, Kurupt and many more all of them being still alive

Wayne is definitvly the most overated rapper dead or alive

Look at his fanbase.. Either very young or very phony people, you know you gotta like it to relate to it which explains why phony people like phony rapper

He used to be good, Now he's becoming bad, He went lyrical to auto tune... - SandwichSWAT

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2 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

Drake has became really poor! Too many love songs and he can't rap! If he's the future 4 rap were all screwed!

he's just awful except for the song forever than he became a disapointment

He is new to the Rap Game. I for one wished he never joined CASH MONEY RECORDS. - Volcadolacious

HE DOESN'T RAP

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3 Jay-Z Jay-Z 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.

MOST OVERRATED RAPPER OF ALL TIME, next to ice cube, but seriously, his only good album was Reasonable Doubt, and everything after that sucked. Maybe because he started freestyling his lyrics, but that's no excuse. He steals lyrics, most his songs are about money and hoes, he provides little to no clever lyrics a song, and he considers himself the greatest rapper alive. Maybe it's just me, but any rapper who calls himself the greatest rapper alive his already overrated or just truly sucks (lil wayne), its up to the people to decide who the greatest is and to have their own opinions, this is just mine. Love it or hate it.

Anyone who steals lyrics from other rappers is going to be overrated but how people can like Jay is crazy, especially as he has gone really mainstream now.

I can't believe how he gets away with stealing endless lyrics, lose one of the biggest beefs of all time, be a massive sellout and still be considered one of the best rappers. People always go on about Reasonable Doubt, Blueprint and Black Album and that's it, he has like 15 albums and only 3 are considered really good, that's pretty poor. This guy gets way too much respect.

I’m sorry, what are his notable songs? Cause so far it seems like none of them make it onto best rapping songs of all time lists.

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4 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 ...read more.

RUBBISH - listen fools kanye is an innovator his albums are so different - that takes some serious skill. And he kills it in graduation and watch the throne- with some seriously good verses, but college dropout late regestration and yeezus were still pretty good lyrically. The fact that he is voted second is just a stain on this website

Guys we are talking about rap = lyrics kanye gives great music but not great raps

He's an ass but the man manipulates music like few others can. He's earlier stuff is brilliant

WHAT? Kanye is a great artist. Yes, he samples other people's music, but do you even know what sampling is? It's when you take someone else's music and turn it into something completely different. And all music/poetry includes repetition. It's part of music. Get over yourself.

Perfectly represents the social problem we have in the US. Just because somebody says something you don't like, nothing else matters. This man is more than a rapper, more than a musician, he is a creative genius. - chauncyg

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5 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

The worst rapper on this list. Not only is she awful lyrically but she sounds like a constipated man forcing out words through that ugly hole she calls a mouth. That butt is fake, her nose is fake, her lyrics are fake. The song "stupid hoe" made me die a little on the inside. Shes awful, should be much higher up on this list.

This list is not for the worst rappers. And I don't really consider herself as one, she is different and has an interesting flow. I'm not saying she's the greatest though... - DarkInk

I don't think I can explain how awful she is in one comment- enough said

Do not get me started on how awful she is my grandma raps better than her and she is FOREIGN and the song she wrote stupid hoe well what is SHE.

Nicki Minaj is a horrible rapper and has no talent what so ever. The only reason why people even pay attention to her is because of her body and with that she’s no better than Kim Kardashian.

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6 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 ...read more.

Most overrated? Nah he's underrated!

He actually is overrated. I'm not saying he sucks, he just gets more credit than he deserves, especially for his mediocre new stuff. The problem is, people that don't know anything about hip hop are voting on this list and the only two rappers they have heard of is the infamously hated Lil Wayne, and the famously loved Eminem.

There are so many other rappers out there like Nas (and that's a more mainstream example) that are arguably more talented than Eminem. The biggest reason he is listened to so much is because white kids like rap too, but they feel that they have to listen to white rappers to relate, and Eminem is the most mainstream and socially acceptable one out there. Em himself has even admitted that if he wasn't white, he wouldn't be half as popular as he is.

He's like a rapping Jesus. He raps about life and gives messages through his music. On the other hand Lil Wayne raps about stupid stuff and blows at it.

Just because he raps about life doesn't mean he isn't overrated. - hype

How is Eminem even on this? Yes you can consider me a Stan because Eminem is my idol and I been listening to him since age 5 but he is not overrated because he is actually good. He is lyrically superior and musically talented then any rapper in the game right now. He is indeed the Rap god and I'm not trying to ride him but he is the best. Same thing with 50 why is he on here? Macklemore should replace Eminem on this list and Drake should be #1

Overrated doesn't mean bad, it even says it at the beginning of the list... How can you people be so oblivious - DarkInk

Aside from a few cool productions, that I can count on one hand (for example "Forgot About Dre" (featuring him)) I really don't like his style nor his character. And his newer stuff is trash.

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7 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

He died when he changed to Snoop Lion

Early Stuff was good. Fell of really hard after doggfood witch is his second best work to date. Just listen to his first album with no limit and you will know why he should never be considered a legendary rapper

I used to love the old snoop and now look what he is and does...1. Go from a christian to illuminati devil worshiper...2. Then nation of islam in 2009 for 8 months... Then into snoop lion in august 2012 and change relegion to rastafasrion rasta... Make a song with david guetta that is auto tune singing and was the west coast scene and hanged out with biggie when pac hated him. Who is he? I still love his rap style and old songs...

Nothing But a G thang was amazing
The Next Episode was a great meme
Still DRE was amazing
anything after that piece of crap - xNorway

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8 Wiz Khalifa Wiz Khalifa Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor.

No lyrical ability, Subject matter is horrible, just a Weed
Rapper, how is he below Nas?

He can't rap. I could rap better than him. He ain't even a rapper. He's an idiot - llamaboy17

This meaning less guy is so terrible I turn down the radio the moment I hear this soft voice

The only time he really rapped was in "Young, Wild & Free" with Snoop Dogg. Why does every rapper nowadays rap about 24K Magic and getting rich and crap. So unoriginal. I'm gonna be a rapper when I grow up, and I'll adding a new flavor to The Rap Game like G-Eazy, one of my inspirations.

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9 Soulja Boy Soulja Boy DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

So overrated its not even funny

I don't find him overrated, I mean nobody even listens to him. He had one hit pop song that one only popular because of the dance, the guys a joke.

I know you said, everyone knows he sucks, but he did hae number one with the worst song of all time

Oh crank that soulja boy till he starts getting treated like he should be I'm not saying he is bad he is just not as good as most rappers so soulja boy is over rates by far he will never be as good as Eminem or snoop dog or Lil Wayne

He’s not overrated because everyone knows that he is crap

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

He's not Terrible but people are saying he's the best of all time cause of one song. WHAT! YOU ARE FORGETTING PAC, BIGGIE, SHADY, NAS, DRE, EAZY, ICE. THEY SOLD LOTS OF ALBUMS AND THEY ARE FORGOTTEN!?!? BUT ONE SONG THAT'S NOT MAINSTREAM IS THE BEST OF ALL TIME? No, nope, sorry, yeah no.

His work is not great it's ok. But the big problems I have with him is that many actually underrated artists like immortal technique, Yella wolf, Pro Era, and so on put in much work into what they love. But I'm sure Macklemore had done his fair share of work. But he is overrated, he literally got lucky with Thrift shop one song and many others put much more work out and don't get what they truly do deserve.

SO OVERRATED I CANNOT HANDEL! I met him last summer and he is nothing like the way he paints himself to be! Acts as though he's a down to earth cool kind of guy but really this wouldn't be seen dead wearing thrift shop clothing! Honestly everything he had on was designer and it was like I was too much of a peasant for him to speak t me! He's fake in his music and says what people want him to hear! Think about it guys he's always rapping about issues the world is facing at the time.. nowhere near genuine! IF you listen to Tupac you hear the raw emotion and different moods.. but with mackelmore its always the same thing! Always attempting to reel you in with some sappy story!

My opinion but just think about it guys...

People say he's awesome well let this sink in.HE IS WHITE AND HE IS NOT EMIN3M

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The Contenders

11 50 Cent 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.

No story telling? All he does is tell stroies. Have you ever listened to the song Many Men?

You people don't understand that rap and you don't understand what people in inner cities go through. He is real.

50 cent has a good baritone and a good flow. He's a lot more listenable than a lot of the shouters and whiners. He can't be overrated because he's kind of history now.

Arrogant egomaniac douchebag
Three words to describe this prick.
He starts crap with everybody, makes annoying videos, he continued to get a push from interscope years after his career fell off, his fans have no idea what good music is either. 50 cent himself is such a douchebag drama queen. He was definitely a bully in high school and remains a bully to this day.
He's a miserable human being. He brags about his money but deep down he cries himself to sleep at night. Anyone that listens to this 'tard is always an arrogant miserable prick just like their little hero.
He is such a rude nasty individual, and so damn easy to hate. Although his fanbase is probably down to a few hundred or a couple thousand at least here in the states, he has lots of overseas fans in the middle east and Africa and they're all just as arrogant and slimey as he is. That same false confidence.
50 Cent fans are miserable people and I have proof. Why do you think they listen to such garbage? They ...more

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12 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur .

This fat sack of dung definitely needs to be way higher on this list. At least in the top five. I just can't imagine in what universe did this slug ever became a famous rapper. He couldn't spit knowledge if you held a gun to his head, but he lies about being a Miami drug dealer and then steals a guy's name. Needs to be at the top of this list for sure. - PrincelyVirtu

He is my favorite phony rapper. Very delusional in this ability to be a Boss/ King Pin.

This fat prick should be number 1. Fake thug drug dealer no lyrics talks about the same bs over and over.

He is absolute trash lyrically. He does not use complex rhyme schemes. He does not do multi-syllabic rhyming. He does not have any special kind of flow, he just says one bar then the next. He is bland.

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13 Chief Keef Chief Keef Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.

I'm embarrassed he is even a rapper people have heard of

He needs to take a shower, brush his teeth, and pull his pants up before he even says anything.

He's an embarrassment to my race. I mean, yo! You know just about everyone in america is close minded and believe whatever the media tells them.

Love Sosa was decent but most of his music is trash - venomouskillingmachine

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14 Ludacris Ludacris Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor.

One of the most underrated rapper in history

He Was In The Worst Song In History Which Was Justin Bieber's Baby

The old Luda was a battle rapper. He still got it, but you gotta piss him off. He's lyrically inclined. You better go back to his old and see what he's really capable of.

He is underrated what is this? - B0S5J4M3S

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15 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

She can't rap. She's already got success because she's a white girl so white girls like her but her songs a terrible. She's just so fake. Just hope she stops an lets real rappers to it

She's white, so obviously people will know her and if you try to say anything bad about her, you're racist. It's honestly gotten so bad to the point where I say that Nicki Minaj is more tolerable than Iggy.

I'm a white girl who wears Abercrombie, but I listen to Tupac, and I know that she's NOT the realest. She's just a pop act who produces armies of white girls who think their hard core because they listen to "rap". Everyone I know is like that.

She's the reason why white people aren't taken seriously in rap

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16 Pitbull Pitbull

His Raps Suck, the only way he can connect a verse to the next is by saying a similar phrase in Spanish.

To Rap Like Putbull Follow these Steps:
1-say Dale
2-Name 3 Cities Over and over Again
3-Mumble nonsense in Spanish
4-Rap about Sex
5-Act like someone who is on a ton of drugs
6-Bang JLo

I agree! He sounds the same in every single song! It just keeps getting more boring... And yet more annoying!

Mr. Worldwide

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17 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American hip hop recording artist from Carol City, Florida.

Name a memorable Flo Rida verse. Don't worry I'll wait.

HE SHOULD BE A TOP TEN... BUT THEN HE IS MORE OF A POP SINGER THAN A RAPPER

A rapper who might just be worse than Pitbull and Jason Derulo...

How can he be overrated if most people don't like him? Overrated is not the same as overexposed. - DaWyteNight

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18 2pac 2pac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

2pac isn't overrated. He earned every bit of respect that he got. He's about number 6 on the greatest rappers ever list.

Tupac is one of the greatest Artist of all time, And I saw his slighty under-rated in this generation.

Honestly he is overrated. Like most of the people keep on calling him to be the greatest of all time. Most of those people haven't listened even to his all the work. They just keep on chanting Changes, Hail Mary, Dear Mama and Keep ya head up. If you listen to all his work you will realize he is not that special. He was good but not the greatest of all time. He gets all this fame because he died young when he was at his best. So keep on giving this excuse. Biggie gets the same fame, although he was good too. Had Eminem died after The Eminem Show, he would called the greatest of all time. In my opinion Eminem and Nas are the greatest rappers of all time.

He is one of the Greatest and Deserves to be Talked about 24/7. Tupac talked about issues that was taboo in the 90s but would be popular in Today's Era. He started bashing Donald Trump before it was cool. To be Honest. It's his death and the conspiracies that are OVErrated! If people stopped assuming that Biggie sent someone to Kill Tupac and starts a whole debate about it. Then maybe his Personal Life won't be Overrated. His Music deserves to be Talked About. - Primrose1021

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19 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane

Let's be honest for once! Who hears the words this clown tries to pronounce? Freeze cup was a joke! This whole rapper is a joke!

Yeah Gucci is pretty over rated, I mean he has a lot of music, I mean a LOT of music... But its mostly trash, absolute garbage

Gucci isn't really overrated...no one really knows him. But! I do hate him, he was involved in Break Up by Mario. - WonkeyDude98

Gucci Mane sucks with all respects. Dude can only rap about a brick of cocaine, and even had a mixtape cover where he's pretending to cut off Jay-Z's head. Guwop deserves no where NEAR the amount of attention he gets.

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20 T.I. T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.

He ain't over-rated, he's a rapper from the south who people know him for songs like: Live your Life or Whatever you Like. If its anything, I think he's an rapper who deserves more credit

T. I tell stories with his music he deserves more credit than yall giving him. REAL LIFE STORIES

I still have TI struggle music when he was TIP and only the hood listen. TI now is jingle rapper no heart just another I made rapper. Just making a pay check rapper

TI should be nowhere near this list - DaWyteNight

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21 2 Chainz 2 Chainz Tauheed Epps, als o known as 2 Chainz, is an American rapper. He is more popular when contributing guest verses to people like Kanye West, B .o. B, and Lil Wayne . His latest album, ColleGrove, came out earlier this year .

Seriously how was he not on this list?

This guy rhymes are out dated the cashmoney era has talked about money so this guy is late when you hear him talk about it

Stop taking 2 chainz seriously, its just fun music. He makes dumb as rock lyrics on purpose.

There's a difference between "bad" and "overrated" - DaWyteNight

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22 Tyler, The Creator Tyler, The Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director.

He may not be like the other rappers but he is definitely the better than them. He writes his own lyrics, makes his own beats, and directs his own music videos. That's a lot of stuff coming from a guy that had nothing. He doesn't do drugs or drinks like the other rappers. Honestly, he shouldn't be on this list.

Tyler copies Eminem? I'm sorry but how? Everything is completely different, the flow, the beats, the lyrics etc... Plus he doesn't deserve a spot in this list, in fact, I believe he is underrated

I kinda liked Cherry Bomb... I don't think he's that overrated

Flower Boy was one of the best albums of 2017. - DaWyteNight

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23 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. ...read more.

John Cena is just a wannabe I don't know much about him but I heard him copy at least 10 Eminem songs so I don't think anyone actually classifies him as a rapper wrestler, sure, but not rapper

John Cena is a joke right... ? - KylePeake

Lol. Some people don't realize that he did rap. Also he isn't really a wrestler he's in WWE the fake pro Wrestling league. I'm an actual wrestler and I don't think that John Cena classifies or anyone in WWE because in wrestling we don't kick people we wrestle them

Wait, he raps?

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24 Hopsin Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.

He's not overrated, if anything he's underrated - KrazzyMadd

Again why is he even on here he's not overrated at all.

Overrated rapper with a corny flow, wack lyrics and disses rappers that are better than him too much, like Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar.

'did the man who invented college go to college? ' enough said.

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25 Future Future

He is insanely bad and I do not understand a word he "speaks"
Too much auto tune and it's scary to listen to.

He sounds like he's crying on every track. I can't sit through 30 seconds of any of his music.

Needs to be way higher up on this list. Just listen to karate chop and you will understand why

NO OFFENse
I do not understand why he is popular, he so bad at everything.

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26 The Game The Game Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.

The Game is the greatest hands down!

Dudes obsessed with comparing himself to everyone else. He ways claims to be the "king" and puts himself in the same category as pac, but nobody else gives him this title. He just repetitively states it in every song. How can he be the best when all his comparisons are to other rappers?

Was one of the best rappers in mid 2000's. I mean the documentary and doctors advocate are strait classics. Lax was pretty good too but fell off so hard after that. I was so disappointed when jesus piece came out, I was so excited to hear it but it was that Lil Wayne auto tune B.S. rap. It's to bad such a great hard core west coast rapper had to fall off like that.

I've just always found him to be very mediocre, but he says he's top 5 all time... to me, it's like Andy Dalton saying he's better then Tom Brady. - ChickenKing

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27 Waka Flocka Flame Waka Flocka Flame Juaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame or simply Waka Flocka, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia.

This chimp music is for wannabe thugs who hold there pants up with one hand and twist there hair walking the street. Pure idiot music

Awful lyrics and a punk who thinks he started punk/rap

His name say's it all.

He's retarded

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28 Big Sean Big Sean Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan.

Can't rap even if it depended on his life.

He's ok just sounds a little lazy at times.

Big sean huh? More like big sack of crap

Very hit or miss. Dude is actually capable of spitting facts (See Detroit vs Everybody, Control), but then again I can't listen to someone saying "I DON'T, mess WITH, YOU! " repeatedly and call it good music - Themusicman

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29 Trinidad James Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

He's not overrated. He sucks, but everybody hates him.

A corny Jamaican fool with no talent.

This dude sounds he need to blow his nose.

Can't freestyle to save his life.

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30 Young Jeezy Young Jeezy

Absolute BLASPHEMY! Whoever put this man on this list is illiterate and does not know good music. I am in disbelief. Smh.

Absolute TRUTHFUL! Whoever put this loser on this list is intelligent and knows great music. I am so happy. Cha-ching.

Just like TI, he used to be really good. But now he's with the mainstream - venomouskillingmachine

Young Jeezy has great, interesting lyrics, a good flow, and really cool, hard, loud, voice.

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

There are way too many weed rappers and his voice is annoying. He was alright but then he did Donald trump which is pathetic

Just a wanna be white rapper like he is the next Slim Shady, hell no, Eminem is a legend.

His voice is so annoying! He copies everyone else's lyrics! Why is this idiot still popular? Holy Crap!

Garbage. Another white wannabe "rapper" who sucks. And by the way...not a rapper.

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32 Notorious B.I.G. 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.

You're out of your mind kid. Biggie is timeless, he is/was the greatest of all time. He has a limited collection due to being murdered but what he put out in his time is better than anything else out out by anyone.

Rap is about being real. The realest rappers get the most respect. In this regard Biggie was a fake. A middle class kid with Nintendo games rapping about starving, growing up in a one room shack. His School Teacher Momma says, "We had a seven room apartment. I gave him everything he needed. We never went hungry." He rapped about being street -- when in reality he was a middle class privileged kid who slang some drugs. He wasn't street or ghettto, period. People argue about who was better -- Biggie or Tupac. All I gotta say is that Kendrick Lamar and Eminem are still talking about Pacs genius. Nobody talking about Biggie anymore. Warriors in South Africa dance to Tupac before going to war. The Game rewrote Billboards list to place Tupac at number one. The Vatican recognized "Changes" as one of the most influential rap songs. Who's talking about Biggie's stuff anymore? All he talked about was being a player -- he never lifted up African Americans like 'Pac the Black Panther Warrior Poet.

This is why 2pac is on the list. People like you who think it's all about personality when it comes to hip hop. And one song about poverty does not equal constant whining about it. Don't get it twisted. Hip hop isn't about being "real". It's about lyrics, rhymes, flow, and delivery. Basically rap is about rapping, not being a nice guy with a good message - Themusicman

Overrated just like Tupac but better than him. He and pac get the same fame because both of them died young at the time when they were at their best. So people keep on giving this excuse. But still he was way better than Pac. His flow was excellent and he had clever word play and metaphors. The only thing in which Pac was better than him was 'lyrical subject', not lyrics. Had Nas would have died after Illmatic and Eminem after The Eminem Show, then they would have called the greatest of all time. In my opinion Eminem and Nas are the best rappers of all time.

Exactly. It's always a personality contest when it comes to pac - Themusicman

Anyone can rap about money, cars and birches.

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33 Chris Brown Chris Brown Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.

So bad he ends up on "worst rappers of all time" when he's an R&B singer.

The rap verse on "Look at me now" was subpar

He's a wanna be rapper pop star. - DaWyteNight

Overrated!? Heck no. First off, he isn't mainly a rapper.. he's a singer. But he has made so many good songs in rap even though he doesn't rap that much. He brought us Ayo (with tyga) and Look at Me Now, his new hit single
Party, my personal favorite I Can Transform ya which he made after his legal struggles so it's pretty underrated considering how many people who stopped listening to him after that. CB may not be a big time rapper but the man has made only a few rap songs and they're all great.

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34 G Eazy

You don't understand. He's a very good artist and I'm pretty sure u haven't listened to "Achievement" "Opportunity Cost" "I mean it" "Marilyn" "Far Alone" "Rebel" "Lady Killers" "Kings". He's a good rapper honestly if u ACTUALLY listen to his music.

Underrated because he can't rap. All he does is speak.

A lame ass swag rapper

G Eazy is one of the weakest rappers I ever heard. A bunch of suburban kids liked him for about 10 minutes then he fell off. His only hits had features and I don’t hear anyone hyping this dude anymore.

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35 Lil Pump Lil Pump Gazzy Garcia (Known professionally as Lil Pump, born August 17th, 2000) is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. Gazzy began his career in 2016 with a collaboration freestyle with Smokepurpp, which was eventually posted in Soundcloud to popular success. He broke out to mainstream the following ...read more.

Lack of flow, lack of lyrics, lack of talent in general. Typical example of how riding a wave can give you some fame.

Too repetitive, lacks basic flows and he embodies everything wrong with modern rap.

The most repetitive rapper in history - Not_A_Weeaboo

Ok. short description.Made the cringest song ever and he's not here because of fan girls that spam gucci - Manowar9

36 Vanilla Ice Vanilla Ice Robert Matthew Van Winkle, known by his stage name, Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor and television host.

He's not overrated because everyone thinks he sucks

Not too bad, but overrated

To be fair, no-one really takes this guy seriously anymore. His success mainly came from how his songs incorporated catchy baselines from other songs into his work, thereby fooling people to actually liking his music. - Mrveteran

Ice Ice Baby MAN!

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37 P Diddy

P diddy is only known because of biggie smalls (Rip)

Biggie made this phony a known person and p diddy is still known till this day in my opinion this is what we are doing here on this website opinions well in my opinion Where ever diddy is seen or thought of he needs to say biggie made me I am no one. the only song people know him for is I'll be missing you dedicated yo biggie and I only heard it because of rush hour 2 man that was a good movie but yeah

For those who don't know The while reason Biggie (R.I.P) started rapping was because of P.Diddy. He was the one who motivated Biggie to be A rapper and plus P.Diddy wasn't and isn't so popular anyway so you really can't say he's overrated.

I like this guy at-least his gentle habit when rapping

Diddy isn't great but I thought his debut was pretty good

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38 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg ...read more.

Kendrick tells stories better then any rapper ever his bars aren't there but you heard control right - kingbrooks

This creep needs to stop rapping and learn to comb this nappy head - KRAKEN3K

He is good and lyrical, but I don't think he deserves to be in the top 5 AT ALL. Like, I mean, everyone is putting him in the top 5 or even top 1. And he's new to the game. MAYBE top 20. But not #1 - venomouskillingmachine

I'm not a rap fan, but I'll just put myself out there and say he is indeed overrated to me. He does have some decent lyrics, but gets way too much credit, even though he's not really the best of all of rap history. Not bad, but not great. I'd put him around the top 30 rappers. - naFrovivuS

He sounds like Lenny Loosejocks.

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39 Hoodie Allen

He is a wannabe. He just wants to be like drake, 2pac, and the other good rappers

Hoodie Allen would be a perfect voice for Goombario.

Who?

Sucks

40 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.

MGK is godly; good lyrics, beats are always on point, plus he can rap even if he's not from a place that shoots everyone up

He is extremely underrated. He is a great rapper, that is all there is to say

Just, bad. Only Invincible is good.

Trash and not a rapper.

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41 Tyga Tyga Tyga is a rapper that was born November 19, 1989. He was popular in 2012 and is best known for dating Kylie Jenner while she was still a minor.

How come this guy is not even on the list? He is so overrated! He can't rap at all because he can't rhyme or have any flow at all!

Not a rapper. A self admitted rich kid from the burbs. No respect for the art of hip hop. Trash just like the rest of Young Money.

Obviously he is trash, but what does being from the burbs have to do with anything? Lol - Themusicman

He made a song about having intercourse with his underage girlfriend. Hmm...

Who? This horse ass faced lil bitch is way too overrated,his music sucks, he's got no talent, and his lil skanky trashian explains it all

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42 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.

Are you kidding me this guys so cool, his lyrics sre just to good, and so is his rapping

Kid cudi is not only a rapper, but also has a great singing voice. His beats are mesmerizing, and each of his songs has a meaning to them. Give him a try you will not regret it. He should be number 1

He's not even overrated

Kid cudi is amazing

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43 DMX DMX

What dmx is good, he have different style and listen to the song slippin

Dmx is a dark poet, listen to his songs to feel and see what everyone fears which is coming in contact with the devil.

Aha, Dmx man... He's the type of guy who gives rap a bad name... He only raps about stereotypical wack, he has no skill in his raps, the beats have the most annoying tunes I have heard in any type of music, and most of all, his verse is the same in EVERY SINGLE SONG. The time when he got big was the mark of the end of the golden era of hip hop (don't get me wrong, there are some GREAT artists and albums out there, but there are just a lot more bad ones...).

He's pretty good actually... I don't think he's that overrated I mean most of my friends in school don't know him!

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44 Tech N9ne Tech N9ne ...read more.

You bastard you should have your dick cut of

More like underrated. He's an amazing rapper and has one of the best labels out there

Wants to pride himself on being underground even after mainstream success

best

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45 Ice Cube Ice Cube O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built ...read more.

Ice cube is one of the best rappers ever

Made it with pure youthful talent, a phenomenal rich baritone, and a real hunger for pointing out injustice. Unfortunately, after Amerikkkas Most Wanted, the best was over. Proves again that talent often comes from the middle class, not total poverty. He could get an overrated rating just lately for acting like Straight Outta Compton was equal to the greats like Jimi Hendrix and Louis Armstrong, and sorry, but it isn't, and if it is, what followed it certainly wasn't even close.

I agree I don't know what these people are thinking

MC Ren is much better than him, Cube ain't nothing that special. - DaWyteNight

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46 Sage the Gemini Sage the Gemini

His song gas pedal is like a ringtione

Sucks

47 Hichkas Hichkas Sorush Lashkary (born May 10, 1985) better known by his stage name Hichkas (Persian: Hiĉkas - هیچکس‎‎; meaning "Nobody") is an Iranian rapper from Tehran. Hichkas is considered as one of pioneers of "Persian Rap" and "Persian Urban music.

One Day we will see him in Festivals

Best Rapper In The World! Forever

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48 Mehrad Hidden Mehrad Hidden

The Persian rap in one person:Mehrad hidden

The best rapper of Iran

Gay ass rapper

Best

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49 Meek Mill Meek Mill Robert Rihmeek Williams, better known by his stage name, Meek Mill, is an American hip hop recording artist.

Vanilla ice raps circles around meek mill

Why Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj make a good couple... because their both trashy rappers.

Why is he on this list he's awesome

50 Trey Songz Trey Songz

Trey songz is not a rapper idiot

He's an R&B singer, not a rapper.

Stop adding z in your name

The man is not a dang r and b singer - Jermaineb12

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