Best Rappers of All Time
The Contenders: Page 6
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? - AiJV 11 Comments
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
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.
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 - roadrageV 6 Comments
Devlin raps bout proper stuff. His freestyles are amazing. I hope everyone will know who he is because he is so much better than most of the people in the top 50 any day. Devlin spits quality.
He's awesome rapper... His lyrics reflect reality... N he also raps good..
He must be in top 50.. According to his rap quality
Just amazing, amazing talent and deserves to be in the top 50 anyday
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.V 5 Comments
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
The fact that Lil Wayne is even on this list at all makes this a joke but I decided I would choose bizzy anyways because he's rapped with the best and listen to "Thug love" with Tupac in it and bizzy kills it.
Bizzy is by far the most underrated rapper on this list. Not number one but not number nine. He made bone who thy were and was discriminated against on first solo albums. Which I own every bone album ever produced. , I just don't understand the people that write their thoughts, you must be five years old to consider 50 cent. He is garbage on many levels for his rapping. I admit he is a good business man. But a top ten rapper, please com on. Look alive. Where are the real icons on this list. T.I. The quote king. Maybe. He lacks ion some areas, but where is jadakiss and ol dirty. Come on guys. Listen to theses guys. Droom d block to wutang. To slol. Pound for pound. Where is my top ten. And where is big pun. I think you guys need to do some research before you put 50 mike chioda or krazyie in a top ten list
Nobody can harmonize like bizzy. Great lyrics with excellent flow. Definitely the best freestyle rapper alive.
One of the best flows and voice.V 35 Comments
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.V 11 Comments
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.
Is the bestV 101 Comments
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
Rocky's entire style was given to him and only has one mixtape that is worth listening to (Live Long ASAP). arguably Rocky wouldn't even have a career without SpaceGhostPurrp changing his entire style to that of a southern one.V 14 Comments
For Del to be this far down the list is a joke. (But then again Slick Rick is somewhere in the 160's I think while drake is near the top so I'm not surprised). Del is EASILY one of the best MC's to ever do it he's just been criminally under exposed since he went indie and left the major labels in the 90's. As far as flow he is undeniably one of the best to do it. In fact I'll say he's the best to do it, and definitely on the same level as a Rakim or Eminem. But when it comes to the 'technical' part of putting bars together I'll give those two the slight nod. But nobody can ride a beat like del when he's feel in it.
Del's imagery is amazing and he's my favorite to listen to when he's on good production. Also founded one of the best rap groups to ever do it in Hieroglyphics. He and Hieroglyphics single-handedly defined a new West Coast underground sound that had not existed before them. They essentially created a new sub-genre within rap.
Del also has the best voice I've ...more
Hip Hop ain't dead. It's just burried alive, and Del is the reason for underground hip-hop to be living!
Del and mf doom are the best rappers around in my opinion. Del is the reason I even got into rap in the first place, after I heard "Clint Eastwood" and "Rock the House" on the gorillaz's first album. And his side project, Deltron 3030, is one of the coolest things I've ever heard, and I can't wait for Deltron Event II!
Del is highly underrated. He has very good flow - McgillacuddyV 10 Comments
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..
Really Ace Hood should in Top list 20.His Lyrics are so good, and rhymes too.V 10 Comments
No way is he ranked below NickI minaj this site is a disgrace to radio and hip hop history
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!V 3 Comments
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 patheticV 4 Comments
Zack de la Rocha has been spitting some of the most difficult and most clever lines even more than Eminem since 1991. Zack is not only one of the few Mexican American artist who actually doesn't sound like a Mexican but an American protesting for what is right Zack easily can be put in the same level with Tupac when it comes to Rap poetry, and Freestyle level as Eminem. Zack rap skills were and are ahead of his time, and today he remains the most under rated rapper. Yes he is in a alternative rock/metal band, but that makes it even more clear, he was not trying to pursue money he was speaking the truth. You think Immortal is epic? Immortal Technique looks up to this guy. Listen to songs like. "Wake", "Bombtrack", "Voice of the Voiceless", "Guerrilla Radio", "Maria", "Bullet in the Head". By Rage Against the Machine.
Come on people! Ever hear of Rage against the Machine?
Listen to some, then come back and vote - madcowsarecrazy
An amazing rapper who speaks about true crap like government conspiracies and how america is going downhill
Rage against the machine. What else needs to be said?V 21 Comments
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!V 1 Comment
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
Legend, lyrical genius, and brilliant flow.
Deserves to he on top of hopsin, 50 cent, and em.
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.V 3 Comments
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 rapperV 80 Comments
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 15V 2 Comments
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