Top Ten Most Overhated Rappers

DaWyteNight

The Top Ten

1 Pitbull Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.

This guy actually is capable of writing good raps, he just chooses not to. Flo Rida is more of a party rapper but Pitbull actually can spit. He's definitely not Nas or Rakim or anything like that, but he's better than most people make him out to be. - DaWyteNight

What are some some songs that would be a good show of this? I don't really hate Pitbull but I haven't heard any songs where I thought he seemed to show much rapping skill and his awful lyrics put me off. - Powell

2 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.

Should be #1. People only hate him for his personality, which doesn't even affect his music, which is amazing. - AlphaQ

Na, hip hop heads hate him for his lack of rap skills, using ghostwriters and his bad excuse for hip hop music after Graduation. - DaWyteNight

Deserves the hate. He doesn't even write his own lyrics and his rapping isn't even good. - DaWyteNight

3 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. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.

One of the worst lyrical rappers. - Userguy44

He was voted the worst hip hop artist on the worst rappers list but he makes really good songs.

The guy deserves most of the hate that comes his way because he is one of the people who has helped to destroy hip hop. When the Carter III won a grammy over Lupe Fiasco's the Cool hip hop died a little. Plus, this guy is another one who used a ghostwriter. - DaWyteNight

4 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.

Never understood all the MGK hate. In 2018 people hate him because of the Eminem beef, but before I don't know. - DaWyteNight

5 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper and pop music artist from Carol City, Florida. He is known for songs such as "Low", "Right Round", "Sugar", "Club Can't Handel Me", "Good Feeling", "Whistle", "Wild Ones", "My House" and "GDFR."
6 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

I used to think he was overhated, but now days he deserves most of the hate he gets because he is so generic and doesn't write his own lyrics. - DaWyteNight

7 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe". ...read more.

Deserves most of the hate - DaWyteNight

8 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. Hopsin was born on July 18, 1985. His first album was called Emurge but he's best known for his album titled Raw.

The hate this guy gets is unreal. Then again, most people who hate on him don't have any real reason to hate him other than saying he's "corny." Another thing I've noticed is that most people who think Hopsin is trash think Kanye West and Drake are great rappers, which means that their knowledge of hip hop in general is very undeveloped and their opinion has little value. - DaWyteNight

He's both overrated and overhated. - AlphaQ

*Overrated - venomouskillingmachine

9 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of ...read more.

He's an overrated, cocky useless sellout we don't need in rap who steals lyrics and the styles of other rappers, he deserves more hate. - DaWyteNight

10 XXXTentacion XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (born January 23, 1998), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

He's both overrated and overhated, but more overrated. - AlphaQ

X is one of those artists that people either love or hate. - DaWyteNight

The Contenders

11 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 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 ...read more.

The hate this man gets is also undeserved, mostly because people give no good reasons for saying he isn't a good rapper. Some people even act like being lyrical is a bad thing. - DaWyteNight

He doesn't get hate, his albums Supermarket and Confessions are hated because they were garbage. - AlphaQ

12 Boosie Badazz Boosie Badazz

The old Boosie was a good rapper (not a lyricist) but a good street rapper, but nowadays he's kinda turned into a clown. - DaWyteNight

13 Yelawolf Yelawolf Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known as Yelawolf, is an American rapper from Gadsden, Alabama. In his early years, Yelawolf released his first independent album "Creek Water', which was released in 2005. During 2005 to 2010, he released one extended play (EP) and four mixtapes. ...read more.
14 Cardi B Cardi B Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, songwriter, television personality and more.

Every time I see a worst list, I always see her in the Top 5. Her weakest songs are her most popular ones and she has a good flow honestly. She ain't good but she's better that artists like Iggy Azalea. - AlphaQ

I think she gets more hate because of her horrible annoying personality and the fact that she didn't write her own lyrics, but either way her rapping is still terrible. But I don't get why anybody would hate Cardi and praise Nicki, they are both trash. - DaWyteNight

15 Will Smith Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, These include, but are not limited to, the Men in Black franchise, The Pursuit of Happyness, and After Earth. He is ...read more.

There's literally no reason to hate him, other than his raps being "clean." But then again, Rakim didn't need to curse either and he's considered one of the best rappers of all time, so it's really stupid to hate Will just because he didn't curse. - DaWyteNight

16 Tech N9ne Tech N9ne Aaron Dontez Yates, born November 8, 1971, better known by his stage name Tech N9ne, is an American rapper. In 1999, Yates and business partner Travis O'Guin founded the record label Strange Music. He has sold over two million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games. ...read more.

I've only seen 1 person in my entire lifetime hate him. And I think he was trolling. - venomouskillingmachine

17 Plies Plies Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper. He is known for his singles such as "Shawty", "Hypnotized", and "Bust It Baby." Unlike his sing-songy singles, Plies' albums mostly contain realistic material about the street life and trying to survive. His first ...read more.

Plies songs are ridiculous. - AlphaQ

He is somewhat overhated, but I get why he's hated with songs like Becky and bruh bruh. Plies' worst songs have always been his most famous ones. - DaWyteNight

18 Joey Bada$$ Joey Bada$$ Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor.

Again, dumb people actually hate on him for being "too lyrical" and old school. Would you rather have him make ABC raps and use autotune so your simple mind could understand? - DaWyteNight

He's way better than Eminem. - AlphaQ

19 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.

He doesn't deserve that much hate, I personally think he's a bad rapper but he doesn't focus on lyricism, he focuses more on banger content. Same with the Migos (except migos are good) but he does get too much hate. - AlphaQ

He kinda deserves most of the hate, as he is one of the most mediocre rappers of all time. - DaWyteNight

20 Mike Jones Mike Jones
21 Kodak Black Kodak Black

He has some good songs, I said it. And at least he' better than say, 21 Savage, or say, Gucci Mane. - DaWyteNight

Nah, Kodak Black deserves every squeezing bit of hate he gets. He can't even speak properly and ruins potentially good songs with those hideous vocals and cringeworthy lyricism. - AlphaQ

22 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.

Dude, Eminem doesn't get any hate. He's the most overrated rapper of all time and he's not even Top 10. People treat him like the only good rapper though. - AlphaQ

He's so overrated that he's actually hated, and the only people who treat him like the only good rapper are probably people who have never listened to rap and have only heard of the universally loved Eminem and the almost as universally hated Lil Wayne. - DaWyteNight

23 Tyga Tyga Micheal Ray Stevenson, known by his stage name Tyga, is an American hip hop recording artist. In 2011, Tyga signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

Dare I say it, the dude actually has nice flow in some songs. His problem is that he makes so many trash songs with chris clown. But he can spit and flows better than say, Drake. - DaWyteNight

Nah, this untalented boi deserves the hate he gets. - AlphaQ

24 K-Rino K-Rino

The funny thing is that usually the people hating on him are fans of Lil Wayne and Kanye West, which means they know absolutely nothing about hip hop. - DaWyteNight

The only people I've seen hating on him are Eminem fans. Even though he isn't really overhated for me. Because I really like him but he isn't overhated or overrated, he's underrated. - venomouskillingmachine

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26 J. Cole J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.

I get why people clown him for all of his fart lyrics, but then there's those dumb people who say he's "boring" who would probably rather listen to Drake instead. - DaWyteNight

People hate him for being corny and boring but he's really good. - AlphaQ

27 Tupac Tupac 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.

Literally see no reason to hate him, at all. Sure he is overrated, but imagine hating Tupac just because he is overrated. - Userguy44

People hate Tupac?

28 Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon ...read more.
29 Z-Ro Z-Ro Joseph Wayne McVey IV, better known by his stage names Z-Ro and The Mo City Don, is an American rapper from Houston, Texas.
30 Lil Wyte Lil Wyte Patrick Lanshaw, better known by his stage name Lil Wyte, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.

Lil Wyte isn't overhated because most people don't recognise him yet. He actually good though. - AlphaQ

31 Rittz Rittz Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia.
32 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

People think shes decent and better than most female artists but she's a pot of garbage. Even Cardi B and Nicki Minaj have spit way better than she has. - AlphaQ

She isn't good, but at least she can spit better than say, Cardi B. - DaWyteNight

33 Schoolboy Q Schoolboy Q Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.

He sucks - DaWyteNight

34 Token
35 Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
36 Hurricane Chris
37 Birdman

People always talk about how Birdman is the worst rapper to ever touch a mic, but I'd honestly rather listen to him than say, Gucci Mane or Young Jeezy. - DaWyteNight

38 Lil Meerkat Lil Meerkat

He is a parody artist. - Userguy44

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40 Russ

Russ...deserves most of the hate he gets. He's really cocky and his music is boring. But most of the hate is directed at his personality and his ego is just as big as Kanye West's. His music is better than some artists though. - AlphaQ

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

Tom MacDonald is a retard with the most cringeworthy whiteboi anthems. - AlphaQ

43 MC Hammer MC Hammer Stanley Kirk Burrell, better known by his stage name MC Hammer, is an American hip hop recording artist, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur.
44 Silento Silento Richard Lamar Hawk, better known by his stage name Silentó, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is best known for his debut single "Watch Me", which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100.
45 Trinidad James Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
46 Travis Scott Travis Scott Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and musician from Houston, Texas.

He's trash (in my opinion) - DaWyteNight

He gets a crapload of hate on this site and most of it is just because of autotune. - AlphaQ

47 Ski Mask the Slump God Ski Mask the Slump God

Na, this guy is trash! I can't believe he's number 12 on the "best southern rappers" list and above many legends. - DaWyteNight

A lot of people don't like potty humour so it kinda explains why people dislike him. Although he's way better than X. - AlphaQ

48 Young Thug Young Thug Jeffrey Lamar Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He became known for his commercial debut single 'Stoner', as well as other songs such as 'Check', 'Digits', and 'Best Friend' ...read more.

People hate him because of his goofiness and his voice, but they'll grow on you. He's 1 of those rappers that's an acquire taste. - AlphaQ

Well at least he's better than Lil Uzi Vert - DaWyteNight

49 Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Symere Woods, better known by his stage name Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist and songwriter.

He's terrible but he'll grow on you. - AlphaQ

Terrible rapper! - DaWyteNight

50 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Radric Delantic Davis, known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper who has released 12 studio albums and over 70 mixtapes. In 2007, he founded his own label, 1017 Records. He helped to pioneer the hip hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy. ...read more.

Not overhated, the hate is justified as he is one of the worst rappers ever. His music since he's came home from prison is so forgettable and boring. He's also influenced rappers like Migos and Young Dolph which is another reason why he deserves the hate. - DaWyteNight

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