Best New School Rappers
The Top Ten
Every single album he drops is a classic
Kendrick is the best out there. There is nobody that you can say is better.
He is the king of the coast and New York and he is juggling them both
Him and j are the bestV 12 Comments
J. Cole really gets some undeserved hate. He did a wack job on "Mr. Nice Watch" but that is arguably (but probably) the only fault in his career. He didn't drop classic albums like Kendrick did, but his albums were consistently good with some classic tracks. Not many rappers can do that kind of job these days. His beat production has always hit that line between modern trendiness with nostalgia, which is also a very hard feat. His lyrics most of the time has a nice poetic edge, which again not many rappers out there care about anymore. The fact that he is below Drake in this list is just a big shame. I would say he does a better job in reaching a wider audience, he just sacrifices a little more of his art than K. Dot. Characters like J. Cole are essential to the game, they break the prejudice that all rap is wack like the likes of Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, or too hard to decipher like K. Dot's. But people like Kendrick have difficulty reaching an audience that is radio friendly. Cole ...more - classick
Good flow, the BEST storyteller, great lyricist. It is almost impossible to outshine him on a track
I don't understand how he is below drake... J Cole is simply so much better... If you compare their lyrics, you'll see what I'm talking about...
Cole is great! He has superdope lyrics with amazing production! He has rapped about love, today's problems like drug abuse, teen pregnancy etc. I loved the way he didn't respond to lil pump's diss with a diss but with an advice.V 6 Comments
One of the best technical genius deserve more attention drake way better than him and he writes all his song by himself so don't sleep on logic people!
I guarantee you in the next 3 years he will be at the top.
Amazing lyrics, wouldn't be surprised to see him at the top in a few years.
Hess goodV 3 Comments
Him and Hopsin
Potato salad and okra are lit
Should be #3 - jameshoward
NoV 2 Comments
I think his place is just after k dot and j cole. He is the best underground artist presently. He makes great music and he is damn underrated. He's gonna be at the top on upcoming days
Anos luz a frente de todosV 1 Comment
Chance is one of the best modern rappers for several reasons:
Flow - He has one the most unique and inventive flows in Hip-Hop right now. He uses his wide range of fast, but understandable, flows in many songs but I think the best example of him using his flow perfectly is in Ultralight Beam (by Kanye, featuring Chance). His flow is reminiscent of jazz improvisation in the way that it is divided into fast and distinctive phrases that often cross the barlines.
Production - At a time when generic trap beats are dominating the hip-hop airwaves, any inventive production is welcome and Chance's beats are most definitely a huge breath of fresh air in this crowded industry. The way he uses jazz chords and rhythms and synths to create such a peppy and soulful mood is amazing. Plus, his use of a gospel choir in many songs just adds to the musicality and beauty of his music. Plus, he knows when to slow it down and to simplify his music such as with 'Same Drugs'.
Innovative - ...more
Chance should definitely be among the top ten. In terms of flows he is the king, lyricism he is beast and his stories are great. I just wish he could do something to get out there more
He is amazing go listen to parnoia
A$AP Rocky is one of the best rappers in the game right now, and in my opinion is third only to Kendrick and J Cole. His voice is arguably the best in the game and his flow is hard to match. From fire trap beats to old school beats, he can rap very quickly and understandably, dropping witty bars over a variety of different beats, as well as sing and provide a slow chorus between verses. Yes, his subject matter is repetitive and basic but he thrives within that and can give sharp bars about it that conscious rappers cannot come up with when talking about racism or politics. Overall, rocky is one of the best rappers that can be found.
A$AP Rocky,Drake and Tyler are trash! And Kanye and Lupe Fiasco are not new school rappers. And A$AP is straight trash,all he really raps about is money,hoes,drugs,his subject matter is very repetitive,dude is rapping off beats,only thing this dude have is fire trap beats. Just garbare...
Most overrated rapper. Really doesn't compete with anybody in the to then let alone the top 3. Talks about drugs, money, and females. Only thing he has is beats, take that away and look at what happens. Ever heard him freestyle, has the worst freestyles ever.
Drake is so mainstream u can't even put him in this category men I don't see him as a rapper for me it's a singer he can't rap and his lyrics are often trash please people listen to real music like kendrick or something but not Drake this dude is overhyped since the hotling bling video now he steps in the white mainstream szene acting like the new male version of taylor swift
When he wants to, he can compete for number 1. When he is not singing (that is)
The most versatile artist periodV 2 Comments
He's that one rapper were either he has amazing songs (ill mind 5-7) and has some not so great songs. His only downfall is that he's self produced. He only produces his songs on his album and to be honest, the beats just aren't that great and that's what gets people hating and calling him corny because people like drake fans click on his music expecting a thumping beat and that's not what hopsin is all about. Its about the music, not about looking cool.
Hopsin's has very good lyrics and messages in his songs he is also independent.
Love him. Should be in the top 10 at least
Was supposed to be signed by Eazy-E, but deal didn't work out with Eazy's wife after Eazy passed away.
Has the ability to make a legitimate, coherent concept album-- something that's been left behind in this new age
One of the best existing rap flows right now, and has a brilliant delivery. His aggressive one is probably best. While he can be corny (like most rappers) he has his amazing punchlines and clever lyricism. His beats are self produced (mostly) and his voice fits perfectly almost every time.
Only thing I want him to shut up about is Asian girls.
Don't get me wrong, Kanye is a great rapper. But he is nit new school. His first album dropped in 2004.
Good rapper, but not new school. - jameshoward
He is influecial
He should be #1
Great vibe message most underrated rapper nice dude I meet him in a concert! and for sure talented rapper that I know with logic
One of the best ever on a technical level, with rhymes schemes, etc. Anyone who voted Tyler is sleeping on Earl.
Best metaphors on this list by far, easily a top 5 rapper lyrically
Should be #7 - jameshowardV 6 Comments
Everyone titles him as the most controversial rapper but also he was the realist not only rapping about life but incorporating his true feelings as well not caring of the after effect that's something you don't see from a lot of rappers to not only tell you how they feel but to let you in their mind and show you the real side of life feeling the emotional part
He is the best
Rest In Peace - Ethan-metal1V 1 Comment
Best lyricist, great storyteller listen to "The Cool", Good flow
Titties, ass, hand in the air
Because I said so, Hoe
Top 10 without a doubt. 31 is quite ridiculous. His number back him up far more than this ranking.
His lyricism is witty, delivery impeccable, and also has a great vibe.
Just listen to any song on dark sky paradise
It is so good
Master of word play - Dreamrap
Should be #8 - jameshoward
Dope eazy e double love soul appreciate his work check him out he's dope
Good flow message can be the new eazy e
Should be #6 - jameshoward
This guy sucks and he shouldn't be here this is best new school rappers not worst rappers.
Deserves to be on the list him and fetty
he's dope - CoolMods
Should be #11 - jameshoward
Most innovative man in Hip Hop rn
Fell off for a reason. Saved by his melodic delivery.
Other than that he's trash as a rapper.
I like his music, but he's horrible as a rapper
What he is not that go - CoolMods
Rest In Peace - Ethan-metal1
Krit is the new king of the south. He should be easily top 5 on this list. Mt. Olympus is one of my favorite songs of all time.
Should be #13 - jameshoward
If he can come out of the very deep hole the drake beef put him in then I see him competing for whatever is behind kendrick, j cole, drake, g eazy, logic, and joey badass
He has a dope flow and he should be top 10
He seems cool for sure
One of the best lyriscists in the game
Should be #14 - jameshoward
Should be top 3. He puts so much time into his music and gets so little recognition
Best rapper of 2018, should be #16 - jameshoward
He is very underrated rapperV 1 Comment
If you reading this in 2017 he is not relevant at all and Kendrick Lamar is still the hottest rapper
He should be number one
No auto tune,no mumbling and raps lyrics with meaning
Plus his songs are ridiculously catchy that it makes an underground rapper like him to appear on the radio many times
He beats Kendrick Lamar any day in terms of beats,flow and lyrics.
He is one of the few rappers of today that actually saves hip-hop from trash like Drake,Lil Yatchty and Desiigner
The same can be said for all the autotuned and mumble rappers out there.
He,Eminem,Logic,Pitbull,MGK and Kendrick are among the best new school rappers of today.
Stop being a disgrace to hip-hop,people and listen to real rap!
HAHAAHAHA REALLY LMAO TRASH PUT KATY PERRY INSTEAD AND I BET SHE SPIT MORE BARS THAN THIS WHITE DUDE
Should be higher - jameshoward
Underrated - Jon8201
His 2015 stuff was the goat but not so much anymore.
HE IS THE FUTURE
Shouldn't be on this list lol? don't even knowhow to freestyle
The best. DOESN'T MUMBLE
Rest In Peace - Ethan-metal1
Had the guts to diss Eminem so I give him 3 out of 5 - Ethan-metal1
Should b #3 also hail trump
Kid Cudi really deserves to be higher than people like Lil Yachty
Should be #36 - jameshoward
King of vibe
Should be #27 - jameshoward
90059 is better than To Pimp A Butterfly in my opinion.
How is this below multiple mumble rappers
Strong voice he is the 2 best after Kendrick in TDE recognize good message in his song and bars dope
Should be #25 - jameshoward
MAJOR SUCCESS TO THE RAP SCENE HAHAAHAH THEY don't WANT YOU TO WIN
WE THE BEST
Should be at #34 - jameshoward
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