Most Overrated Rappers of All Time
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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
BOO!V 13 Comments
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" - DaWyteNightV 21 Comments
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
Guess we can cross rapping AND acting as career possibilities for John Cena.V 16 Comments
Again why is he even on here he's not overrated at all.
He's not overrated, if anything he's underrated - KrazzyMadd
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.V 14 Comments
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
I do not understand why he is popular, he so bad at everything.
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.
Ain't overrated dr dre even found talent in him, so yeahV 10 Comments
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 retardedV 6 Comments
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.V 6 Comments
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.V 6 Comments
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.V 9 Comments
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
Most overrated rapper ever. Tupac is much better than him. - RnBLoverV 18 Comments
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
He's an absolute baller and great lyricist. But not overrated. He is wayyy underrated.
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!V 5 Comments
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 - ThemusicmanV 9 Comments
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.
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 goodV 4 Comments
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!V 9 Comments
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.
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
He's not that bad
HE IS TO OVERRATED. EMINEM IS TO UNERRATEDV 23 Comments
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.V 5 Comments
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