Best Rappers of All Time

The Contenders: Page 4

61 Talib Kweli

How is Wayne 3rd? That alone makes the list a joke, not counting 50 Cent. Otherwise, the list is pretty decent (not really). Vote for real hip hop.

The most keeping it realest rapper alive. But don't forget Mos definitely as well. But all the people here are voting for the commercial rappers instead of the rappers that are doing it not only for the paper!

Through talib's music I've found that there's ways to face life and that I do have a lot to look forward too in life as a father a man and how too enjoy good music

Blackstar is legendary...him and mos are such a great duo. Even on by himself, he can hold his own and is so lyrically talented. I can't believe he's at 68 - AiJ

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62 Proof Proof DeShaun Dupree Holton better known by his stage name Proof, was an American rapper and actor from Detroit, Michigan. During his career, he was a member of the groups 5 Elementz, Funky Cowboys, Promatic and most notably, D12. He was a close childhood friend of rapper Eminem, who lived on the same block, ...read more.

he was killed right before he was gonna blow up... he would of been much more famous by now - eatmaxeat

What 106 he should be 1st he was part of d12 and should of lived, would be so famous by now but he's not the only person that remember him is eminem with his tributes 'your never over' d12 split up because he died so he was oblivious a big loss

"Searching For Jerry Garcia" is a great album! If he was still alive, he would be in top 30... R.I.P. Proof!

HOW ON GODS EARTH IS TYGA ABOVE PROOF!

We should all hang our heads in shame for allowing this

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63 Common Common Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., better known by his stage name Common, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet from Chicago, Illinois.

His lyrics are amazing, make sense - bringbackrealhiphop

Common Wrote argueably the greatest song in the history of hip hop.
I know all you rap newbies don't listen to a songs lyrics but try listening to "I used to Love H.E.R." - godzillaman

This guy is easily top 10 over 50 cent, lloyd Banks and that sucky Lil Wayne! - rdubz34

HE NEEDS TO BE HIGHER ON THIS LIST!

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64 Ghostface Killah Ghostface Killah Dennis Coles, better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

The most successful out of all the Wu Tang members, Ghostface spits fire. Throughout his whole career most of his albums have been given consistent praise amongst critics and listeners, despite his album Ghostdini bringing out a side of Ghostface in which his fans weren't expecting. However, besides this stumble Ghostface has given the world Supreme Clientele, Fishscale, More Fish, Apollo Kids and The Pretty Toney Album, plus his contributions to the greatest rap group ever, The Wu-Tang Clan (which is another completely different list). Ghostface Killah, has been in the rap game for a long time now, but shows no signs in slowing down, giving him a champion status in hip hop. - MickyG94

Man, how is this dude down at 81. He's top 20 AT LEAST... but I'd have a hard time leaving him out of top ten. - jimmyshoe85

A great artist that paint vivid pictures. You just have to understand the slang. That is what captivates you and you keep the record playing over and over until you get the slang. One of the most overlooked rapper of all time

should definitely be in the top 20, best member of the Wu-Tang Clan and that's saying something - robertoantonioortuso

So Mac Miller is better than Ghost? Are people stupid, simple, or slow? - AiJ

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65 RZA RZA

Are you serious he should be in the at the top WU TANG forever

He is a genius. Great rapper who is way more talented then he is given credit for.

Delete this Best of rappers thing your opinions is terrible

Just listen Black Out, that's the top. Remember WU TANG, greetings from France a Rap / Hip-hop Nation.

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66 Tyler, The Creator Tyler, The Creator

His raps and freestyles are amazing. But he is so against the system he doesn't fit the pretense for a rapper, listening to classical jazz for inspiration for his songs about the odd (Stalking, murder and necrophilia to name a few), this man sees the world through different eyes. His rise to fame only documents that he evokes an unspoken part of us, a visionary to the dark and untouched part of our souls.

Tyler has some of the most original and creative ideas out there, not only the hip-hop scene but in all of music in general. I mean how many artists have full albums with underlying story lines, and not only that; have story lines that cross into other albums that make trilogies (perhaps, the story line theory is a bit of an argument in itself, but nonetheless definitely exists to some degree)? Lets also not forget what makes a good rapper; a rapper that can break the color barrier and start a cult following with a young fan base with no particular aimed demographic. His music is great too, lets not forget Tyler, like other OF members, is behind all the mixing and producing in all of his albums, which shows he's a talented musician talented on and off the mic. Definitely a well rounded artist, he's even evolving as an artist as we can see in his album 'Cherry Bomb', with his more alternative to hip-hop influences such as jazz coming through. No matter how much I say about Tyler, the ...more - Graham

Tyler's lyrics and flow are strange and different than every other rapper out there, but it seems to work for him. He is not afraid to push boundaries or speak his mind which is what makes him so cool and interesting. He deserves to be much farther up on the list.

He lmao

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67 Canibus

The greatest battle rapper ever! At the very least is top 30. How many mcs can say they destroyed a legend in a battle

The Lyrical king, by far! Few other rappers got lyrics like this guy.

Has more content in one of his albums than most of these rappers, including eminem, in their career portfolio! check out the lyricism of the most quotable and bar monster rapper of all time! Before you start talking, check out albums C of tranquility, Rip the jacker, For whom the beat tolls...

Canibus best freestyler fast, educated and his fame was wiped out by a single rap battle when he broke his arm. Canibus is a legend better than Wayne and Manaj. I think 0.1% is a disgrace to voting for the best rappers. Canibus doesn't aim to say " I made it to the top 100 rappers" his goal is to be a competitive number 1 rapper.

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68 Sohrab MJ Sohrab MJ

WoW, WE LOVE YOU MASTER JOINT
HE IS THE KILLER OF ALL CHAGHALS, HA HA

Mj is tehe best

This man very nice

He is best the best.There's nobody like this guy rhyme and flow.

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69 Mike Shinoda Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer.

He is the one and only mutlitalented rapper ever...! He raps smartly his lyrics is awesome and apart from rapping he is Musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, vocalist, guitarist, pianist, producer, graphic designer, visual artist. He can play- guitar, keyboard, piano, samples, organ, percussion. That's truly awesome he is the perfect entertainment package.. In short he is "ONE MAN ARMY". /

Mike is so versatile! He has a very clear voice you get the lyrics on first listen itself. He does not rap about women money and parties. Writes meaningful lyrics. Mike and Linkin Park!

He is the best rapper ever. He should come at number 1. I am very disappointed he is in 11

Most multitalented guy ever to live!

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71 Twista Twista

Twista is the fastest just cause yall heard one song listen to all of twists so twista is first busta rhymes is second

Why come Twista belong to # 66, he supposed to be belong at least at Top 5.

68 that's sad... Should be top 10 for sure some of these rappers don't hold a candle next to twista - craig18s

Damn he is a non factor on this list show we don't know real rap this list is insulting - roadrage

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72 Machine Gun Kelly Machine Gun Kelly George Francis Barnes Jr., better known as "Machine Gun Kelly", was an American gangster from Memphis, Tennessee, during the prohibition era.

MGK'S JUST AWESOME DUDES.. HE'S JUST A blast.. You may listen samples like INVINCIBLE... Where that's an awesome rapper dudes.. Must be below 5.. He's just fanta fabulous

I honestly have no idea why he is nowhere on this list. Machine Gun Kelly is the best Artist in my mind. Lyrics are deep and meaningful. Besides Wild Boy, which is what most people only know him as. Listen to his other songs and you will see what I'm talking about. Amazing flow and very audible pronunciation. Very fan based and cares about his fans more than himself.

Great flow fast and a great style. Should hook up with dre and slim and he'll become one of the best. Invincible/Wild boy/Chip of the block/Breaking news and see my tears are great this guy should at least be in the top 20. Oh and he's way better than most of those guys.

Best song is bad things

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73 Big Sean Big Sean Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan.

'Supa Dupa' has the best rhymes I've heard in a long time. Big Sean for the win!

He might be a new mc in the game but he speaks from his heart and in every song he makes you can feel the technical genius that he uses to rap his feeling into a rap in other words a California roll

I love big Sean and the fact that he isn't afraid or embarrassed to cry infront of his fans and friend and others makes him a real man. He always keeps his city and his family on his shoulders and he always mentions his mom and grandma and how much he loves them and his city, he's true and real and great person and he's an amazing rapper and I love him so much

Well he made a lot of hits!

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74 Childish Gambino Childish Gambino

Way better than Lil Wayne or 50 Cent. Should be in top ten, he makes his own beats, lyrics are dope, AND he can sing.

Newer to the game but steps up and shows he can hang with the greatest.

Total bad ass= donald glover. Amazing punchlines and an incredible flow for such an up in coming artist

Talent wise, he can do a lot. Is he a great rapper? Yes he is, but I think there's room for him to grow if he puts his mind and energy on it. His flow and lyrics are sick, with everything having a meaning to it.

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75 Lecrae Lecrae Lecrae Devaughn Moore, mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian hip hop artist, songwriter, record producer and actor.

Yo.. All I can say is... That this rapper has guts. He might not be the best rapper... But he is the best Christian rapper ever. He was nominated for the Grammy Awards. In the future, he will be the best rapper of all time... Maybe better than Eminem.

One of the best because his music is directed at praising and making others aware of God, his Son Jesus and God's glory. Not only that, it's very good both melodically and lyrically.

best rapper beside eminem help me get him to #2 best part about it is he is a christian check out his best sons called God is enough and children of the light awesome rapper I am his biggest fan - isaac99

I am a Christian and I love him because he doesn't sweater and I love his lyrics and the song fear is amazing

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76 Reza Pishro Reza Pishro Mohammad Reza Naseri Azad better known by his stage name Pishro is an Iranian rapper and producer from Tehran.

Reza is the best

Best Persian rapper in the history of persian rap.. Eminem of Persian Rap.. Nobody is better then him that's for sure

"Reza Pishro" is the leader of Persian Rap and no one can not stop him to become best rapper in the world. Soon...

The best gangsta in Iran

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77 Jadakiss

Whoever made this list needs to be shot in the face. Jada Styles are top 5.

Top 5 easily. Think about "We are the streets. " Great flow, lyrics.

The most lyrical and the best to ride a beat

No foreign rapper from Turkey, Iran, Pakistan or any of those countries should be higher than kiss. This guy was very talented. Kiss the game goodbye...need I say more?

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78 Ice-T Ice-T

6 in the mornin' is a genre-defining track, I can't believe that Ice-T hasn't even made the top 50 here! These rankings are weighted way too heavily towards recent rappers.

The song "Cop Killer" is what earns Ice-T his spot on this list. Only NWA's "F*** the Police" has encountered as much controversy from law enforcement (can't imagine why) with one song. A couple of other things that help him out are his smokin' hot wife CoCo, and his legendary track 6 in the Mornin. - GangstaReppinDaCPT

Ice-T is a pioneer of not just Gangsta Rap, but all of Hip Hop. - copkiller

Ice T is incredible... him and N.W.A. Started gangsta rap. Its insulting to such a pioneer to be so low in this list!

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79 Chuck D

I'm not voting for Chuck D because he is the best rapper ever, personally, I think Eminem is, but there is NO WAY Chuck D and LL Cool J should be this far down. Chuck D led Public Enemy. Hello? Fear of a Black Planet? One of the best Rap albums of all time. He deserves too be much higher on this list just for making "Fight the Power" -- that song has to be in every real rap fan's top 5 of all-time.

A rapper with a social conscience, one whose lyrics were actually intelligent

This is sad that Chuck D is this far down the list. I respect others opinions, so I can tolerate him not being number one, but no one can tell me he is not in the top ten of all time. My personal fave for one main reason. His approach to rapping makes me feel like I'm reading a book. He is a story teller and def the best storyteller of the rappers. Plus, most of the rappers above in this list would not exist in the form they do if it were not for Chuck D. My other favorites include Tupac, second closest thing to reading a book. For smooth and original I would choose Eminem. For rhyming ability and flow, And machine gun delivery, Kraysie Bone.

Please, Chuck D has to be top 5. Guess these voters are too young to have heard and appreciated his immense talent.

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80 Young Jeezy Young Jeezy

Wow john cena better than young jeezy yea ok... Laugh out loud

Young Jeezy is the best
He is the coolest
Best beats and lyrics
He is just a chill guy
So I think he has to win
I even want to rap a song with him
Cause I like his songs and he's the best
Yo
Bigg Cash (the Netherlands)

What you people definitely don't know the true meaningof hiphop. Jeezy has songs that make you laugh, songs that make you cry, he is a great this is so disrespecting to put him this low.

He sucks cock - Rap_Boi

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