Top 10 Pop and Rap Music Artists that Metalhead Elitists Should Listen To
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Moriah Peters
22 The 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.
I Like Some Songs From Him
Big Poppa - christangrant
23 Aesop Rock
24 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
He's the best funk soul singer of all time. - waraypiso
25 Joey Badass
Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor.
Why would I listen some one with this name? - MetalObsessed
What does a name have to do with his actual music? You should really listen to him though, he is an awesome rapper. - userrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
26 Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
Toby McKeehan, better known by his stage name TobyMac, is a Christian hip hop recording artist, music producer, hip-hop and pop artist, songwriter and author.
I love TobyMac and indeed, many of his songs are great. - FieryKnightFloyd
28 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.
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.
I recommend Eminem to the people who say that all rap is meaningless, because I'm not a huge rap fan myself, but I respect Eminem because he writes his songs from the heart.
I like 2 Eminem songs and this is all from the rap genre. - Metal_Treasure
The only decent item on this list except for 2pac and Nas. Everything else is gay
I Only Like 2 Songs From Him
Lose Yourself And Till I Collapse And that's It - christangrant
30 Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode are an English electronic and synth-pop band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Vince Clarke.
I admit I like several songs by this band. But they aren't a typical pop or rap music act, I mean nothing in common with Katy Perry or Kanye West. Depeche Mode songs are pretty dark and have some really heavy rhythms. - Metal_Treasure
Such an eclectic and dark synthpop group. Perfect for metalheads. - TheStargazer
31 Ed Sheeran
Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.
33 The Beatles
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
As much as they are a pop band, they are also a rock band. - zxm
They have influenced a ton of rock and metal artists.
34 Wu-Tang Clan
The Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group from New York City, originally composed of East Coast rappers RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Ol' Dirty Bastard and Cappadonna.
35 The xx
36 Panic! at the Disco
Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.
Actually their new stuff is even better than the old one
37 Katy Perry
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
Some people think I'm (or was) an elitist. But anyway, I've never said it specifically that I like some of her songs. - zxm
She's overrated in the pop genre but I'll admit I like few of her songs. - FieryKnightFloyd
38 Pet Shop Boys
39 Tori Amos
40 Natalie Imbruglia