Best Rappers of All Time

The Contenders: Page 6

101 Earl Sweatshirt

One of the best flows out there, with good lyrics, too. The guy has African poet and college professor genes in him, and he sure as hell uses them. No one can put together the multiple rhyme bars that Earl can do and not sound bad.
The reason he's over 100 is because he's in Odd Future and hasn't been recognized since 2010 when he was shipped off for releasing one of the best rap albums of the decade at age 16.
Wait til his first solo album after returning from boarding school, this man is gonna be on top.

This dude is on his way to number one and seriously is amazing I think of as a whole should be able to get at least top 20 they make their own beats and their own show and on top of it all they have literally the best time on stage and make their shows amazing but earl for sure has the most talent in that whole group

This man will own the game one day. The way he uses assonance is amazing and can rap about literally any subject to boot. Not to mention he is only 18 and has 3 ALBUMS coming out very soon.

Should be way higher in this list. Best lyricist on the planet.

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102 Cassidy

Cassidy is probably one of the top 5 lyricists in the game right now. He raps about stuff he's actually lived through and his bid in jail helped him mature asa person and artist so look out for this kid.

Honestly he's top 10. Like seriously? Maybe not the best but better than a lot of people that were picked before him. So stop listening to garbage and get serious laugh out loud

This guy is just great because he doesn't want to imitate anybody he is an original and not to mention that he had more than 5000 battle raps and never lost one of em!

Lyrically the best rapper ever especially in battle rap he did meek mill in real bad made freeway cry - roadrage

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103 Lloyd Banks Lloyd Banks Christopher Charles Lloyd, better known by his stage name Lloyd Banks, is an American hip hop recording artist and member of East Coast hip hop group G-Unit, alongside childhood friends and fellow American rappers, 50 Cent and Tony Yayo.

The underdog that has more talent than most artist in the industry but is overshadowed by his talented crew.

Banks honestly is not even in his prime plk all day.

If you do not think that lloyd banks deserves a spot in the top ten then listen to ON FIRE ft. 50 Cent

So underrated

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104 Raekwon Raekwon Corey Quontrell Woods, better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

I'm a big Wu Tang fan. If there was a way I could just put the name Wu Tang Clan on the list, I would, because they have all played a great role in hip hop. From Ol' Dirty Bastard's irreplaceable drunken type flow, Method Man's cool and collected wordplay, GZA's lyrical and storytelling ability, Ghostface's loud and proud presence on the mic, and of course my second favorite (Just by the smallest amount in front of Ol' dirty and GZA) the Chef. Raekwon's solo debut Only Built for Cuban Linx is known to all Wu tang fans as one of the clan's greatest solo efforts, with obvious perfected production the RZA. Cuban Linx, showcases the slang and dialogue from both Raekwon and his Wu tang pal Ghostface Killah. The sequel to Cuban Linx, is the other notably classic album by the Chef, teaming up with the rest of the clan, including RZA and Ghostface. - MickyG94

What the hell is Rae doing down here? All of the Wu needs to be up at the top of this damn list. Real ass rhymes, story telling' magician.

How are guys like Lil Wayne and wiz above this guy. People who vote for those rappers are retarted. Raekwon is the truth!

So you make one of raps greatest albums with only built 4 Cuban linx and that earns you 120? - AiJ

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105 Los

Without the slightest doubt... Los is the greatest rapper alive. His flow is impeccable, his lyrics are ridiculously clever, and when he raps everything is clear. Even if he's rapping extremely fast, you know exactly what he said. Almost every line is a punchline, like in the song "Duffle Bag", But the one song I would show someone that's just discovering him would be "Vintage Rolls Royce Interior".

When he goes mainstream... Its all over. He's going to make people like lil wayne look like a joke. I'm really hoping he teams up with Wiz, so It'll be interesting to see what he puts out in the future... In the mean time.. HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Everyone should become familiar with this diamond in the rough.

EASY top 5, once mainstream discovers him its over. His lyrics are clever, his flow is amazing and he can spit as fast as busta, he takes every young money beat and murders it, and nobody gives him the respect he deserves. Los is gonna take over the game

Los is easily top 5. Easily. In my opinion, Eminem has fallen off. He's still good, just not as good as he used to be. Los kills Wayne ANYDAY (often murders Wayne's beats). To be honest, I'd put Los top ten all time, but definitely top 5 current rappers. YOU'RE SLEEPIN' ON THIS DUDE

LoS is a beast. Freestyles sound like writtens and writtens sound like a work of art. Nobody is currently on his level. He's going to be the best thing that's ever happened to Bad Boy Records since Biggie.

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106 Akala

Please search comedy history tragedy and listen to a lyrical genius at work by far the best underground UK rapper ever definitely should be top 10 not down at 560 or what ever

Deep political meaning, how isn't he higher

107 Ali Sorena Ali Sorena

He is sacred rapper... Number 1 in Iran

Sorena is a god of hip hop on the word...

He is the best gangesta in Iran.

No One is better than him...No ONE

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108 Waka Flocka Flame Waka Flocka Flame Juaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame or simply Waka Flocka, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. V 3 Comments
109 Lowkey

I agree with the message bellow that why is Rick Ross higher than Lowkey, also why is John Cena higher than Lowkey. Rick Ross is a fake and John Cena should stick to what he is good at wresting. If you listen Lowkey you will most likely be moved because his song means something and he stands up for what is right. Real rap is dieing.

I can't believe Rick Ross is higher than Lowkey, Lowkey is much more better. Lowkey songs have a meaning to it and you can waste your precious time listening to fake rap or you can listen to real rap artist like Lowkey, Immortal Techinque, Logic and many other artists.

Best rapper alive. Politics, rhymes, flow, beats, story, meaning and speed. This is rap.

The ONLY rapper who is actually rapping about the truth.

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110 Ace Hood Ace Hood

He ain't deserve this much low rank.. He must be at the top of the rappers.. One of the most talented and rising rapper having best command on beats, rhythm and rhyme..

A underrated rapper he has the skills to be real good he deserve to be on the list top 20 or 15

He is very good rapper.. Should be on the top 20 of the listings..

He should among the first 15 rappers even liveth

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111 A$AP Rocky A$AP Rocky Rakim Mayers, better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Harlem, New York.

Top 10 of all time and this is no particular order. ICE CUBE, LL, BIG DADDY KANE, 2PAC, KOO G RAP, NAS, Eminem, RAKIM, CHUCK D, AND KRS1. I know you are saying why is Biggie not on this list. The simple fact is Big didn;t have enough material, great rapper thou. There are a few more rappers that could be added to this list. REDMAN, SLICK RICK, BROTHA LYNCH, YUKMOUTH, E-40, SNOOP, TECH9, MC. REN, D.O. C AND MOST OF THE RAPPERS FROM WU-TANG. I know you are saying how is Jay-z not on here neither, well to answer that Jay-z rapped about another person's life and secondly Jay-z bit a lot of rhymes off of snoop and big

How the hell did EVERY SINGLE person who has seen this forget about asap? He's got some mad rapping skills and an original style of clothing. I think he is a great rapper yet sometimes you cannot understand what he is saying.

LONG LIVE A$AP! Suddenly he became the best rapper for me, Young and Fresh Gold boy

He deserves to be with the top 10...

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112 Master P Master P

No way is he ranked below NickI minaj this site is a disgrace to radio and hip hop history

MASTER P IS OFF THE CHAIN!

This is madness! Master P is not #159 he is better than many above! He is not in my top 10 or THE top 10... He makes my top 25 for sure!

Master P may not make your top 5 "greatest rappers" list, but he would definitely be on anybody's top 5 "most influential/impactful to the industry" rappers list. Having said that, he's still in my top 5.

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113 Styles P

Styles p top 5 dead or alive him and jadakiss. real street

I like styles p rhymes, he should be around top 40's on this long list!

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114 Brother Ali

This dude is actually real very underrated, and the face of rhyme-sayers entertainment

This dude is real hip hop and the face of rhyme sayers entertainment very under estimated

He is the best

This dude is UNDERRATED

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115 Lil Boosie Lil Boosie

Lil Boosie is the realest rapper there is. He is the only rapper that can express his feelings like 2pac. He also might be in jail for life or in death row, for something he might not have even done. He deserves to be #1 on this list. I'm not even from the ghetto but he has the ability to make me feel for him like nobody else. Nothing would be better than Lil Boosie being free. Please vote for him and support him!

Honestly, as far as southern rappers boosie WAS the best doing it until he went to prison. Forget wayne's "brain surfing" and t. i. 's commercialism. boosie goes hard no matter where your from. def the pac of the south.

Why in the hell is lil bosie #45? Are you seriously saying that John Cena is a better rapper? This is some bs this whole list needs changing!

Lil boosie was probably one of the greatest rappers back then he in jail now everybody wants the people to let him go

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116 Masta Ace

Top 30 on my list. One of the best all around rappers of all time. - Chris-1

This guy should be top 15 he is an original and in my top 5. Easily one of the best

Hardly anybody has made such good music over such a long period of time as has stuck to his genuine persona and style. Great rapper! If you're not convinced, listen to 'Nostalgia' or 'the INC Ride'. He needs to be higher up.

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117 T.O.P

HE IS THE ONLY IDOL RAPPER THAT WON "THE BEST RAPPER" IN KOREA IN 2007
NO OTHER IDOL WON THE AWARD
HE'S A TRUE RAPPER AND I love HIM SO MUCH

TOP's voice is very good and unique!
When I listen to his music, I feel very good because his voice!

TOP is The best rapper of all time! He is not famous yet but he's got such an amazing voice! He must be on the top 10, maybe not in front of Eminem but in the top 10!

The best rapper

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118 mac dre mac dre

This is ridiculous, Mac dre belongs at the #1 spot. How could you surround him around these no name clowns. Biggie, pac, and Big L are the only ones who should be around Dre, this is a joke of true rankings. Pathetic. - LyricalGenious

Hilarious list having Will Smith above the Mac simply hilarious

We miss you furl. there's no way any of these other rappers are above dre. great flow, great stories, amazing all around rapper he's unbeatable.

Mac dre should defenetily be it the top 10 certainly before lil Wayne I mean come on really that's pathetic

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119 Pharrell Pharrell Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer, rapper, and record producer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music.

This should be in the top 20 at least. If he isn't the greatest rapper than his the greatest producer. He is in the rock and roll hall of fame... Come on now!

Great producer, but not the best rapper. Personally, his better songs are when he sings in falsetto, like in his latest album.

Stop it. He is a stupid guy at all. He is dog and bastard and raskal ohh my god how can this possible that he come under 100th number.

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120 Swifty McVay

Listen to the first verse of "Halies Revenge" then you will know why this guy should be ahead of a lot of the "rappers" on this list.

Simple and Awsome he killed the verse in d12 ft 50cent - rap game

HE IS GREAT! If he can be with Eminem then he should at least be top 15

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