Best Rappers of 2018TeamRocket747
The Top Ten
Words can barely describe how amazing this man is at his job. He beats out every other rapper in the game right now, and the only ones in history that he's not better that are Tupac and maybe Biggie Smalls. The only one on 2018 that even comes close to him is Kendrick. While Kamikaze isn't his best work, it's a hell of a lot better than Revival and whatever the other trash has been released in 2018. No one in the game right now will ever come close to him. Ever. He tells actual stories in his raps. He doesn't just rap about the modern rappers favorite subjects. Money, clothes, drugs, hoes, chains. He can spit hard, he can spit hella fast, and he can outfreestyle anyone. And he doesn't mumble. He's not the greatest role model, as he was once a druggie and has been arrested, he is not a bad person, unlike a lotta the other dudes in the game right now.
Came from a fairly big disappointment in Revival with one goal, to shush the haters, and oh boy did he do that. Kamikaze was my personal favorite album of 2018. Pure genius.
This web will be dead if eminem goes below to anything but 1 because that's where he should be
Interesting point but remember that other people have their opinion too. - AlphaQ
He's unique and very talented. He's the first rapper I started listening to and now I love hip-hop. He deserves the top spot in my opinion.V 209 Comments
I just don't see what's so special about him. His voice is so irritating, and there's nothing unique about his music. People say he's lyrical, but I don't see what's so lyrical about saying "Sit down, be humble. Sit down, be humble" a thousand times.
Listen to some of his other songs. The other person who replied is correct about everything. - The01Bro
Why is he here? He hasn't even done anything this year. - RnBLover
He's the dumbest and most pathetic artist I've ever seen, I used to like humble and king kunta but now there's no song of him that's on my mind, hell...even logic is 10x better than him...BOBBY
I don't see why he on the list he hasn't done anything this year and his last album was disappointing. There are so many rappers who have released music this year who deserve this spot much more than kendrick. Plus, he's not even that lyrical! - ILikeSexyGirlsV 50 Comments
Xxxtentacion was great and there's no argument there. These people that are saying "Yeah X was irrelevant and just looking for clout and not a real rapper" is not true at all. These same people talk nonsense and they actually haven't fully taken time to listen to his music and his lyrics. Now a days rappers just want to pop a pill and the people that like these rappers will say that they are better than X. You guys need to listen to music that someone took from there heart and he took all of his life challenges and out it into amazing songs that no one ever really disliked. You don't find a rapper that can sing so many types of genres, like really. So many people that were fighting inside themselves listened to his music found refuge in it and didn't do something like take there life or slit their wrist. So those hater's out there think twice about what you say about him cause one day when you pass what are people going to say about you and how you impacted your community or wait ...more
Best artist of all time no questions. RIP XXX
Come on really? Best artist of all time? These comments are getting insane just because the man is dead people have to act like he was better than he really was. - DaWyteNight
He was the best rapper of 2018. Although in my opinion he was an artist. He did everything from country to rap. He was an inspiration to people everywhere and his music helped many people. He was not a bad person, he was genuinely making up for his past. He is a legend and he deserves much more respect than some people are giving him. You don't have to like his music, but try to show some respect alright? He was the role model of many kids. He died too soon. Long Live XXXTentacion.
Definitely one of the most versatile rappers in the history of rap. He has the ability to perform all genres of music. Not only this but he has helped so many young teens through hard times (including myself)V 219 Comments
Has so many amazing songs that are extremely underrated
I think that Logic is super underrated and that he should get a lot more notice for the hard work that he puts into his songs
Best rapper of all time
He makes good music whit a messageV 34 Comments
Best rapper I love his music his flow and everything
Literally the most boring rapper on the planet at least he has a kid now so he has to focus on being a dad and can't rap as much
You obviously haven't listened to Wale, Fabolous, 21 Savage, Young Dolph, Gucci Mane and Big Sean then. - DaWyteNight
J cole is dope as hell though
Sure, Kendrick is good, but did he really drop anything good this year besides all the stars? J. Cole is probably the deepest rapper on this list, even if he can get repetitive sometimes. Oh yeah, KOD best album of 2018 just sayingV 45 Comments
He's actually a pretty good rapper who brings something new to the table, I was one of those people who always thought he only rapped about money, hoes and drugs, but then I really took the time to listen to him. Yes, he does rap about those things, but he's actually good at it unlike most rappers who do that. And even some underground rappers rap about that stuff a lot.
Should be higher than denzel who sucks
Asap is good, but I wouldn't say he is better than Logic. He is definitely better than wack ass denzel curry though, that's for sure.
Get him higher than Denzel the trashmanV 15 Comments
He is actual trash. Ta13oo was horrible. Just him screaming his head off on every song, nothing worth being heard screamed.
Eh...he's alright but nothing special. Some of my friends can even rap better than him. - sexygirllova
He got the highest grade you can possible get on his writing test so that's how you know he has to be good at song writting. I personally think of rap as just poetry so I think chance should be replaced with tyler but other than that I agree with this top ten and anyone who says taboo was trash likes lil pump because those lyrics give me chillsV 31 Comments
This dude is trash, he just sounds like a lil wayne clone with his voice - HYBRID
I only like him cause he's cute. - Luckys
He makes the best songs than any other singer in the united states!
You can actually understand what he says.V 6 Comments
He claims he's better than 2pac
lmao - Genesyis
His songs are meaningful unlike most of these new rappers, and you can actually understand him.
Lyrically one of the best not only now, but this century. Always a powerful message in his albums also, whenever I show people his music they always want more.
Joey is great and all but has he doen anything this year? Other than being featured on an XXXtentacion song he hasn't really been active this year. Hopefully next year he will release another album though. - ILikeSexyGirlsV 8 Comments
Nasir was disappointing. Kanye sucks. What was Nas thinking? A 7 track album? - ILikeSexyGirls
Better than kendrick, denzel curry, chance the rapper, xxxtentacion, drake and everyone above him.
Should be higher Nas is one of the greatest rappers of all times and is still making albums - germshep24
Nas should be higher than X and DrakeV 6 Comments
His line in that drake song is hella clean
He's very good
He's actually a pretty good rapper
Gay Z sucks. - ILikeSexyGirlsV 5 Comments
This guy is complete garbage
Another garbage rapper, plus he just some drake clone - HYBRID
He deserves 1st place
This year has been really good for him in my opinion but it seems like he is in every song or featured in it - BreakFastBeast2005V 20 Comments
He's actually really good and brings something new to the rap game. - CharismaticKat
Another garbage rapper, joyner destroyed him in a bar on the litty freestyle - HYBRID
Trippie Redd inspired me to be who I am now and he's the best rapper that I ever heard of and I hope I meet him one day because if I do I'm going to tell him how big of a fan I wasV 8 Comments
How is drake here he should be like 2
The best repper is you bro... thanks you for your great songs
He sold out
Drake is generic and god's plan is boring, it's time for Drake to go away I think. - DaWyteNight
Yeah he's overrated no matter how good he is because he's like HALF THE damn BILLBOARD I swear the people there like worship the guy. - TheInsomniacV 56 Comments
Him and Kanye make a good team of sucking at making music together. - ILikeSexyGirls
Just mindless hate from you, no actual valid points of criticism or anything along those lines. - damariwave
Overhyped garbage. - TheArtOfBars
HOW IS HE ALREADY NOT ON THIS LIST? - venomouskillingmachine
Any rapper signed to g.o.o.d. music is almost always automatically trash. There are very few exceptions and he is not one. - DaWyteNightV 2 Comments
This guy could slice and dice kendrick lamar with just one bar
Greatest lyricist of the modern generation
Better than kendrick lamar, jcole, logic, x, travis, denzel, chance, rocky, pusha, uzi, drake etc.
Better than kendrick lamar!V 4 Comments
One of the best rappers in the game today. This guy actually proves that you can be lyrical and still make music that sounds good, most of his recent songs are bangers that you can blast in your trunk and they are certainly better than anything from any mainstream rapper. - TheArtOfBars
Who even is that? - CharismaticKat
Obviously this list is based on popularity and not talent, because there's no way Drake is better than Webby!
Better than Kendrick, Drake, X, Logic and ChanceV 6 Comments
Why does he has his height in his rapping name?
Royce should be higher than Chance, Drake and Denzel Curry the overrated screamer
This guy can compete with em
This guy is dope and should definitely be top 5 - DaWyteNightV 3 Comments
Phonte should be higher than Drake the pop artist
This is disrespectful to have him under these rappers like cardi and drake Phonte has lyrics which is something that most rappers today lack, No News Is Good News is still the best hip hop album so far this year. - DaWyteNight
SMH, the good rappers never get the attention they deserve.
So according to this list, Drake, XXXTentacion, Denzel Curry, Kendrick, Pusha T and Kanye are better than Phonte? LolV 1 Comment
Should be in 8th place
Whelp, he retired. That's too bad. - CharismaticKat
Uzi honestly one of the best rappers I've ever heard and definitely my favorite rappers of all time. His verses and hooks are insane, if you look at what he says is some really catchy and creative things no one has thought of. The producers he works with suit his style and the melonies are just so good.
Uzi is the goatV 18 Comments
Is this a joke? Who ever voted for this must get their ears checked. Since when is a rapper with ghostwriters the best?
What is she actually even good at? (besides stripping and giving Offset head)
Well whatever it is, it definitely isn't rapping. I'm also tired of seeing this chick pop up on mainstream songs, first Bruno Mars, now Maroon 5, what's next, Taylor Swift feat. Cardi B? Make it stop.
Everyone has something bad to say about cardi b but she has a grammy, a husband and a beautiful daughter. Then, Nicki Minaj has nothing but a fake ass.
Ugly person on the inside and out. I hate her. - ILikeSexyGirls
2018 is her best year, she got her second number one (the first female rapper to have multiple #1's on Billboard) and all of her songs on 'Invasion of Provacy' charted on Billboard and she's the only artist of 2018 to have 3 songs with over 500,000 pure copies (I Like It, Finesse, Girls Like You) Finesse reached No. 3 on Billboard and Girls Like You reached No. 2 on Billboard and if it wasn't for Drake, she would have half of 2018 on Billboard
Although Nicki Minaj is the true queen of rap and the GOAT, there's no denying Cardi is the best rapper of 2018
Defiantly a Top 3 rapper of the new school. He is amazing at what he does.
Ha Gay! - BreakFastBeast2005
Good songs,Good lyrics,Good flow, Great overall rapper
The art of bars
Check out "orange juice"
Joyner is top 10 at the least. Thanks to him I have hope for hip hop. He does it with lyrics no catchy hook and mumble rap needed. Go check his stuff out. Only 2 rappers that I think are better in the new school are Kendrick and Cole.
Joyner likes to destroy other rappers beats. His version of Gucci Gang and Bank Account. Hell, I thought his version of Bank Account was the real version for the longest time. He also tries to make songs and videos that are meaningful. The only one he missed the mark on was "I'm not Racist" I know he was trying to send a message, but it didn't stick. "I'm Sorry" and "Frozen" were really well done though. But try to tell me "Lucky You" isn't absolute fire.
Joyner is definitely part of the future of rap and hip hop his ability to produces music that is smart, conscious and relatable is some of his best qualities definitely not being represented well here with a mere 26th rank
Joyner is beastV 22 Comments
Nf should hands down be at the top. He's gotten so many people through rough times. His music is what keeps me and several other people going everyday. He is definitely one of the most under-rated rappers in the industry. He raps about real life and relateable situations. Every song he produces moves you. I never liked rap until I discovered him. He's got to be one of the greatest rappers out there. Real music till the day we die!
NF has lyrical talent, raps about real life, bars, and so many layers to his music. Why people don't like him or listen to him is a mystery.
I don't understand whats so special about nf. I'm not saying he sucks, but he doesn't have lyrical capability, he sacrificed them to tell stories. It's not a bad thing but he does this in every song I've heard him in. Plus, he comes off as some whiny christian version of eminem - HYBRID
Love this guy. He's amazing without being a pig.V 34 Comments
The man is a God
The man is a beast
Glad to see him this high on the list - DaWyteNight
He is epic!V 1 Comment
Bro number 30 he is one of the all time greats
He is really good and his music is litt
1 of da true greats
Mr. Rogers has more street cred and Eazy called this guy out along with lipstick king Dre who signed another no talent Eminem, all beats just like his Chinese made crap headphones - Cush77V 3 Comments
He made a song this year?
This guy doesn't even write his own lyrics and he hasn't released anything this year - DaWyteNight
Bishop Nehru is another great lyrical rapper if you like Joey Bada$$ then you'll probably like Bishop Nehru. - ILikeSexyGirls
Kids see ghost was awesome
When he's not switching back and fourth between supporting Trump he makes some of the worst music imaginable. He should retire. - ILikeSexyGirls
I would let kanye have my kids
He sucks and has ghostwriters. - DaWyteNightV 10 Comments
In fact, he probably hasn't dropped anything for like 30 years or something
He's GOOD BUT HE HASNT DROPPED ANYTHING THIS YEAR - venomouskillingmachine
Better than Denzel Curry and Kendrick Lamar
How is he so low and Denzel Curry is in the top 10? Denzel Curry is trash compared to JID!
This list is so wrong, J.I.D. Proved he is a top 10 rapper skill wise but he still has room to improve so I would put him at about 20 rn
Edit: After listening to DiCaprio 2 he's actually not just okay, he's pretty damn good! - DaWyteNight
Funny stage name - CharismaticKat
Don't let his name fool you, he is actually really good - DaWyteNight
Man this dude goes so hard and should be top 10 - TheArtOfBars
Should be in at least top 40!
Better than x
He's great - CharismaticKat
VEERY underrated - danimeyV 1 Comment
If you can get owned by a garbage rapper like drake, you don't deserve to be rapping. Meek mill, more like weak mill I basically the yamcha of hip hop, he gets owned by everyone both have weak skills - HYBRID
One of the best!
Great all around rapper
He knows how 2 make a hypeV 6 Comments
Sure, he's not that relevant or "cool" anymore but his music is just as good as it used to be and he's a great musician to listen to whether you want deep, meaningful lyrics or just an upbeat tune
No - CharismaticKat
Should be way higher! - Robchuzzz
TRASH - xomichelle
Yes yes. Linkin Park is awesome - CharismaticKat
He should be at least in the top 10s. What is happened to you guys, vote for him
The best ever! Deserves a much higher place than this
Should be higher than XXXTentacion in my opinion.
Don't tell me this loser still thinks he has a career
He is awesome guy and makes movies and he ran out the nwa what was smart
It Was A Good Day #IceCubeForever #Friday
This dude is washed up and a sell out.V 2 Comments
What is everybody raving about? This guy is terrible. Yall the type of people to call Ski Mask a good rapper but call Logic and Hopsin trash. - TheArtOfBars
Lol this guy is garbage. - ILikeSexyGirls
He is decent, but not the best of 2018, good flow as well - HYBRID
Best flow of the new school no doubt. His songs are corny but that's what makes him special. I would hate for him to change his style but at the same time I think for his talent he deserves more recognition.V 11 Comments
He is trash, why is he even on here - HYBRID
Nobody better then youngboy facts
I love you for this
Best rapper out right now
Is this the only rapper you listen to, there are rappers that would squash him in 2 bars - HYBRIDV 25 Comments
The reason why is because a lot was the top song in 2019
Awful rapper ever
He's okay. Not terrible and not amazing. - CharismaticKat
He sounds bored as hell. - The01BroV 3 Comments
Him? Na. I mean, did he even do anything at all this year? Plus, he is kind of corny and he isn't even lyrical and most of his songs suck. - DaWyteNight
Must be in 2018's top 5
This is not his position at all
come on this guy is a legendary rapper 29? That's ridiculous. He should be among the top 3 or 5 as d case may be
Love this guy, I’ve been listening to him for years now, he’s been with eveyone that you can think of, he should definitely be in top five or top three hands down no doubt. #blessings#onthecomeup legendary!V 1 Comment
He is not even relevant in 2018 - DaWyteNight
Its cool man
He is great and his lyrics make sense unlike most rappers (NBA, and others like him)
Yes I love his song this is america
Lol this mediocre moronic mumbler is trash. - DaWyteNight
Young Thug Should Be In The Top 5 Hands Down 🖐
Overhated - DaWyteNight
What he should be in top 30 of 2018
this is a legend right here
He is a good rapper
The best rapper out their, a real rapper
BAEV 3 Comments
Shouldn't be on the list 2 words Binge EP. I rest my case, stupid people like to say that MGK trashed Em, but he didn't and his career is definitely going on a downward spiral since Em but out his diss track on MGK, which dissected his entire Rap Devil diss and destroyed it - germshep24
He is just too good the best white rapper alive
RIP MGK's career - CharismaticKatV 7 Comments
If you don't listen to Kid Cudi, chances are your favourite artists were inspired by him
Post Malone is better than most rappers on this list. Just way to low. Underrated
Post Malone is the best singer rapper you will ever hear so if you wanna hate go hate some other trash person that you listen too.
This guy I absolute pop trash
Sucks! - XxembermasterxXV 1 Comment
Who's that lol? - CharismaticKat
The God of flow, lyrics, punchlines, and rap all together. Based on skill alone this guy is definitely one of the greatest of all time. The way he puts stories together is unlike anyone else. - ILikeSexyGirls
Rap is about lyricism, storytelling, delivery, content and flow, and K-Rino has all of these. - DaWyteNight
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