Top 10 Realest Rapperssouthie187
The Top Ten
Do I really have to say anything?! He is still the best and has been gone, but definitely not forgotten, for almost 14 years! He was a 'Bad Boy' in more ways than one! He was so much loved, like Elvis, that no one wants him to be gone! I sure wish he was here! But his music will live forever!
He was the reflection of the goverment, He is the realest rapper no doubt. He waas the voice for the people who grew up in the ghetto!
He spoke from the perspective he was born and raised into. Lacked any sort of filter and therefore wasn't afraid to see things how they are and put it into words. He recognized and spoke out against the corruption within the government even calling out several specific figures. He was well aware of who was down with him and vice versa, giving all he could to those he loved. On the flip side he could see those who didn't care about him and his well being and would let that be known he felt the same. The rose that grew from the concrete.
The reason why I'm realV 60 Comments
He always talks about his own real-life problem. Hard for some people to admit, but compared to most rappers, he is real in the sense that he doesn't exaggerate about "bitches" that he has and all the money that he makes even though he has more than most rappers. He always raps about what he wants and not what anyone wants him to. Also hard to argue with the fact that he's sold the most albums of any other rapper.
Smart move on his part too about not bragging about money because he's the original white rapper and people could've taken that the wrong way really fast
1 of course, best songs all time, best rankings all time, best albums all time, best voice all time, best no-auto tune rapper all time, best rapper all time, best rapper alive.
He of course lied, but that was clear, he always told his listeners he's just playing. But when he was not playing around, he was one of the most honest rappers to ever do it! And a great one to!
The Best Rapper EverV 27 Comments
J Cole has a point to prove and he's not shy about it. He is so, so personal and deep and shows such beautiful emotions in his songs which give you chills down your spine, I love it!. He comes better and better with each track. His lyrical play is as sharp as needlepoint. Its an art form! He addresses real life problems especially with black people and their struggles. He is the best rapper alive and he ain't tryin' to be be everything like some rappers nowadays.
Great rapper he speaks about real life situations that he has witnessed and emotions that re inside him and expresses it in his music. Real rapper. He gonna be a great one
Should be top 5 instead and take out Hopsin or immortal not saying there bad it's just cole is just more influential and has made more of a impact to the game
DaddyV 21 Comments
One of the realest rapper alive. He raps about the society and stuff that happens in daily life and he's fight against his record label.
Should be number 1. He's been getting a lot bigger for the last 3 years and he deserves to gain more attention. He is the realist rapper there is. He speaks his mind and calls out all the fake rappers. He acknowledges his mistakes, and the whole music industries mistakes. He changes lives through his lyrics. He spits raw.
Hopsin talks about heavy topics and gets deep with his lyrics, has crazy wordplays and isn't always talking about getting money, smoking weed, and having sex with billions of women. He stays humble and does his own thing.
He's a great rapper, aside from.. that - 445956V 23 Comments
Nas is the realest, on his day he would destroy Pac and any other rapper. You can't get realer then NAS. Listen to his very first LP Illmatic which is probably the best LP ever all the way to his most recent album life is good. His lyrics have always stayed real even though the game is changing direction. HIP HOP IS DEAD
He's somebody who doesn't rap for money and fame but raps to send messages and influence people and has proven you don't need to be the highest selling to be the best ow try tell me he ain't real
Amazin, even though "N" and hip hop is dead werent what I thot theyed be still he's hard as hell. - southie187
Nas>PacV 7 Comments
One of the realist of all time should be at least top 10
Few rapper admit his emotions like this dude. Definitely needs a higher listing
Kid cudi is what he raps about, personally not my style I like my rapped thugged out and rappers who actually live that thug life they rap about but he should be higher
Realest rapperV 5 Comments
How can your favorite songs be warning dead wrong and the 10 crack commandments, those are some of his mediocre songs, you gotta put like gimme the loot, grab my gun, everyday struggle and bleed as pretty much like everyone's favorite biggie songs
BROOKLYN this guy was ill. favorite songs-10 crack commandments, warning and dead wrong - southie187
Biggie has had a vary hard life I mean he was literally selling drugs at the age of 12.
Common deserves top 5 without a doubt everything he raped about was all based of real life things he literally gave you a picture of how real and hard it really is in the hood.V 7 Comments
Dance With The Devil goes hard. One on the realest rappers of all time, should be higher up on the list.
He addresses real issues all the time, the only reason he isn't mainstream is because he won't become a sellout puppet, he is the GOAT of underground rap, he could probably beat most mainstream rappers, except maybe Eminem and Tupac.
Should definitely be higher than Hop and Eminem. Hop is good where he is, But Tech should be way farther than Eminem.
Eminem is higher rated then Immoratl Technique in a ranking about "realness" :-) that's funnyV 7 Comments
He's the real G.O.A.T DMX FOR LIFE, His Word His Voice His Life His Messages EVERYTHING HE SAYS IS REAL, DOGZ FOR LIFE, RUF RYDERZZ
My opinion, should be #1 or 2 MAX. Maybe behind Nas. He lets it all out on the mic and his music is way more relatable. Pure emotion, raw passion, and true toughness that no other mc has. Drugs sorta messed him up but he uses all his struggles, anger, and experiences as inspiration for his music. His debut album was the greatest in my opinion. Only album that can give it competition is Nas' Illmatic. Definitely a true Hip Hop poet. Genius on the mic
EASY... dmx been through more than any other rapper and still keeps it real, he isn't a fake trying to act gangster, he's a gangster trying to stay true to god, as real as it gets, I'm SLIPPIN, I'm FALLIN, I can't GET UP!
"Feel the pain, feel the joy of a man who was never a boy"V 12 Comments
He is hands down realist rapper of this generation. Him and J. Cole he deserves higher than 15 on the list.
He will forever be the best better than Eni men as rather than constantly writing about himself he write philosophies and writes about common problems and music isn't just about the beat but the stories the lyrics tell and if you really listen to his music you will understand why he's the best and always will be his lyrics are the best out there
The absolute best, he needs to be in the top 10. Definitely the realest of this generation.
GoatV 29 Comments
I'm talkin bout his old stuff. the power of the dollar album was amazin. and get rich or die tryin was good 2. my favorites- lifes on the line, ghetto quoran, you ain't gangsta, peace god and the corner bodega - southie187
I love his old music. Now, he is a little too pop. But his old stuff like Power of the dollar, guess whose back, GRODT, and the massacre were all really good. His songs on all of those were unreal because he had an amazing flow to his songs which I don't think he has anymore.
Lyrically wack, and, for the last few years, just gains attention through talking trash about others. But nonetheless, he had great songs, his (workout)book formula 50 is great and inspiring, and you just can't doubt that he wasn't a real hustler!
If you mean his older stuff, then he gets my vote
If you mean his newer stuff, he does not get my vote, even if his new stuff is still good. - AliciaMae
Game Is definitely one of the realest rappers alive, grew up in Compton with his dad being a nutty drug addict gang banging blood like the rest of his family, all he seen from birth was drug, guns, his parents going out to do drive by's, Was then put into a foster care at a young age to when he got older moved back in with his mother and attended Compton high school, when the majority of students were part crip and his fam was huge into the bloods. Watch his family and friends die after getting shot at, got a scholarship to college which then he lost due to drugs, got back into gang banging hard after that, selling drive by's etc to where he was home alone one night and shot 5 times.
He should be no.2 because he is the best and realest Rapper after Tupac he was is and will be the best rapper there is no One to replace him NO ONE 2PAC 4LIFE
He reminds me of girls beefing over Facebook and then reuniting, posting pics of their bff and all the white girls . Sorry, he ain't that bad lyrically, but too much attention seeking from his side. His raps would've been much shorter if he'd let out all the names he's dropping. He looks like a gangsta, but if he opens his mouth, he's just a little white teen girl with a 'obey' cap
The game is 5 albums in. Where's 50? If he wasn't real, he would've been caught 9 years back.V 3 Comments
Lil boosie was almost charged for 5 murder cases, had two kids at a very young age, is in jail, how the hell is lil wayne in front
Boosie keep it real in ALL his songs and he's bout that life.
Every song by this artist expresses what he goes through and how he feels and he admits he's wrong and than give reasons of how his life was and why crap happens! Very real!
Da realist since pacV 31 Comments
Everything chance puts out is goat
Realest rapper ever
I don't even understand how in the world he is below lil Wayne on here should be at least in the top 10
How is he not no 2
I think 18 is to low for snoop. A true inspiration
You can't doubt his words. Word
Genuine artistry with his work. His content stems from such heart, dedication, and real-life issues. Doesn't rap about menial and materialistic. Using his platform to spread messages and education. Doesn't get credit because the general consensus isn't intelligent enough to understand his music.
Doesn't need to talk about money drugs women or anything negative in his music. Always had a positive message that people need to hear. He should be higher on the list. People should give him more credit then he has.
Everything he says is real and about the real world. He is political and is not afraid to speak the truth. He raps about the struggles of the streets of Chicago and even raps about the crime struggles of America. His song Battle Scars is unbelievable and powerful than most rap songs about depression. In my opinion he is one of the top 3 most genuine artists ever. I don't understand how artists like Hopsin, J cole, and Lil Boozie got ahead of him
Should be in the top 15 for sure. Always speaks the truth about things that matterV 1 Comment
He's the grand wizard of gangsta rap and the westcoast war lord! He never switched to pop or mainstream music! He's still rocking Chucks & Dickies like back in the day.
Real Rappers don't wear skinny jeans nor they do pop music!
Real Hip Hop Ain't Dead!
Ice cube has gotta be higher he has always stayed true to himself,never changed and great story teller with some of the best messages
Real rappers make disney movies?
Just if he makes one disney movie it doesn't mean he's a bad rapper - venomouskillingmachine
The Best of gangstaV 3 Comments
Fastest rapper of all time. Realist too, unlike other at the top of the list.
Best of all time
He should be at #4
This dude spits facts and try to education the slang game. People need education
Logic obviously deserves a higher rank than some of the other rappers listed, not simply because of his story, but effectively raps somewhat like Eminem, real, no obsession over women or money. He sincerely loves the fans. Waiting for 5/5/17!
This man has flow. His lyricism is beyond a gift and I feel as though he just hasn't been noticed/ appreciated yet. His skill and work ethic can surpass about 95% of the fake ass rappers today. He also solved a Rubix cube in one minute while free styling. He's a genius and can't wait to see what else he can do, check him out... you won't regret it
Growing pains 3, soul food, and welcome to forever he spit some real in all these songs
This man is the best rapper if all time!V 5 Comments
KRS-One one of the realest rappers of all time.
Clever flow, mastered punchline rap, started his own label, could spit fast, didn't have beef with anyone in the industry, although his murder limited his rap career to only 7 years. He is still one of the most talented rappers of all time. In my opinion L in his prime could have ruined anyone on the mic.
Should really be number 1, lyrically tops Pac to me at least the way he broke down words was genius his rhymes were unheard of, the kid was truly ahead of his time
He could spit and and beat anybody in a freestyle battle even biggie but ain't make a lot of great songs
Too sick of a personV 2 Comments
Totally slept on rapper. Everybody in Texas knows him but you got people on this list voting for hopsin over z-ro? Jesus Christ.
Go ahead and try and find me one rap fan in Texas who can't sing along with Mo City Don. You won't be able to.
Any other rappers have real footage from prison in a video?
Z-ro should be number 1 on this list. He constantly calls out the music industry for being fake and how everybody selling their soul for fame. He talks on how he's been warned and had death threats but he don't give a f cause he's too real. Listen to the lyrics of devil in me.
Z-Ro shouldn't even be double digits on this list, he should be around 5 or 6.
You dam skippyV 2 Comments
The sickest and illest flow top teb ten forsure... by the way wheres three six and haystak please god haystak is the top five forsurr
He was real before you sold out. - Lasvegasxavier
one of the best most of his songs are good I like his old stuff better though. - southie187
#1 Guy. Why the hell is he here!?
One of the favorite puppets of the puppeteers...V 7 Comments
Most of these rappers, while they still rap about real things, rap about mainstream things too. They're good rappers, and have some really good 'real' songs, but NF isn't mainstream at all. He raps about his issues, and he started out rapping to rap for himself, because it helps him. He doesn't care about trying to impress the mainstream media, nor does he prioritize profit as the most important thing to him. He definitely deserves at least top 25.
Few other rappers rap about stuff that actually matters, things that impact your life, but NF does, and for that reason alone he should at least be near the top, because few actually rap about real life.
NF is the realest rapper I've found. You can actually feel the pain and emotion that goes into his words.
My people why isn’t he on the TOP 5 yet!?V 9 Comments
Meek is one of the realist street rappers. When he raps I can actually visualize the picture he is creating with his lyrics.
Realist street rapper alive you funny you must ain't heard lil boosie albums ain't even close sorry
I love Meek's music.
BestV 2 Comments
I haven't listened to his music but I know beforehand some of his songs are related to racism (Like Water for Chocolate) which imply we need to treat each other the same. A very good logic and skill for a rapper. I don't know why he is even at 91. He should be even higher.
He has great and very soulful music.
Best Album: Like Water 4 Chocolate
Pimp c is one of the best rapper/producers he helped make music the way it is now by adding guitars, piano, trumpets, organs, etc. His music will always be remembered in the south. And don't forget bun B.
REST IN PEACE UNDERGROUND KING OF THE SOUTH!
You are FOOLS it goes like this Scar Face Pimp C, that crazy ass white boy M,Biggie,Tupac, 50 and DRAKE and WEzzY, G-ALI deal with get outta here with Joe Budden and, Big Pun studio punks ha
jay-Z is aight but you guys put punks on this list lamo retard as rappers
part of the geto boys. a sick rapper. hardcore - southie187
Scarface hands down is the realest rapper out there, Tupac said it himself and so did Bean Seigal
One of the realest and also played a part in reinforcing my "moral fiber"! "Sick" wouldn't be a worthy description of his words/lyrics 2 myself thus we all have our opinions. He's just 100℅ MARVIN
TI is one of the realest out there. He was hood and always will be despite becoming rich. He's the king of the south. Favorite rapper ever
Tip is one of the realest rappers out there. He raps about real things like close friends passing away and his life. He should be #3
T. I deserves more than this he is top 5 at least. Compared to the todays rappers he is the best/realest
What? TI is so low.. This man actually lived that life man..V 5 Comments
This should definitely be in the top 5. And why the hell is Lil Wayne even on this list? He's been famous since 14?
He wasn't in the top 5 this list is NOT legit whatsoever
Jeezy and boosie the realest
Yeeeaahhh let's get it... The real is here!V 2 Comments
Joe Budden is the greatest of all time. He combines elements from all rappers and people that had inspired him greatly. He has the passion and conviction of Tupac, the hardcore lyricism and imagery of Nas, and the punchlines and at times the talent of the Notorious Big. Unfortunately, Joe is like none of these he is his own rapper and has the ability to drop a gem on a track and make it look effortless. Some of his best works to date vary but if you ask me... His most passionate and lyrical song is "Pray for Me" in which he pulls a DMX and has a heart-to-heart with God. One of Joe's most lyrically punishing verses come from his diss track directed to Saigon called "Pain in His Life". Give Joe a listen, he is the greatest to ever do it and you don't hear that often especially from someone who has listened to so much rap over the years and I know a lot about the art.
The most versatile, complete, lyrical, and pasisonate rapper to every grace a microphone. If you like rappers from slaughterhouse or rappers with a ton of passion (think tupac), look no further than joe budden. I have listened to rap for years and I knwo everything about the art. Joe Budden is the best rapper of all time. No doubt. He's got more passion than tupac, more lyrical skill that Nas, more wordplay than Jay-Z, more shock value than Eminem (even though I hate em) and definitely makes it all work effortlessly. I've never been more right about saying that someone that nobody knows.. Is the Greatest Rapper of All time.
Why is he on this list?
He's my second favorite rapper- behind Em.
Listen to All Love Lost
Gonna be first someday
Now he is definitely slept on like seriously his songs are so lyrical and influential. I hope one day he gets the fame eminem gets because he truely deserves it
One of the best and only rappers in 2k17
He just came outa nowhere and has risen to popularity without even releasing an album. Talks real about spirituality, politics and etc. the whole beast coast needa be here.
He spits about the truth not like other rappers.
Real life all the time
He's the best rapper! Why is Lil Wayne even on this list!
HE IS THE KING OF RAP! HIS LYRICS ARE LIKE.. And I'm black and this is the only rapper I listen to
Spm is the best rapper ever and I'm black
Viva la raza cabrones purros gallos soy el Mexican king
Kevin gates admits when he's unsure in any situation, he is the definition of real, never pretending to know if he really doesn't
The realist I've seen since Pac!
Dude juss real with everything he says and does. intelligent and lived that life, not phased by the "norm" either, all in all dude juss a real ass dude with good ass music
He’s got no shame and does him at all times. If you can’t feel the emotion, you don’t understand what real is.
only real hip hop fanz kno bout uncle murda. this cat got shot in the head and checked out the hospital 24 hours later wit the bullet still in his head then made a song bout it called " hard to kil" listen to it. - southie187
No competition. Nobody comes even close. Uncle Murda the hardest, the realest!
He actually lived his lyrics and diddent just portray the environment and other people actions
Realest rapper right now in the game he is one of the games single leaders. Always making hits no misses he should be top 10
I met drake once
Good rapper. Not real rapper.
MGK only talks about his past and he wants to change the world.
He's an inspiration to the kids who don't have anything.
MGK changed the world with some words.
Music to draw you in and listen when he wants too get heard, awesome individual artist
Definitely a top 3 Real rapper. His movement and his lyrics are just amazing. The face that people like Kanye. And 2 Chaniz is ahead of him. Is just plain not Logical
He raps about the real world and stop letting your uh...soal life in electronica life he's amazing!V 2 Comments
He is one of the realest person out there nobody could replace him. If you want to hear about how things are in this life look up to him and you'll find it, uncover your eyes and look at the real world without a filter that what he does and that's the message he sends to the world.
He's not realest now, but his old songs, since College Dropout till the Graduation album, the songs are realest. - Whosme2011
I agree he ain't real anymore
Kanye is still one of the realest he doesn't deserve number one but at least 15, have you heard New Slaves or TLOP, not as good as the Graduation but still very good Albums.V 2 Comments
When you Talk about Realist your talking about Eazy E. Stayed true to the game and was a legend. Rip Eazy E 1963 - 1995
This guy actually rapped about real life problems unlike all these fake mumble rappers these days.
I can't cal him the greatest rapper because he never wrote his own lyrics, but I guess you can say he performed it well!
He should also be in the top 10! This list is inaccurate! - codfan901V 3 Comments
He should be at least in the top 20 because he is being real about his faith and isn't holding anything back.
This dude might be christian, but his story of sex, faith, money is what he talks about. His fatherless life and spawned a hunger to fill in that void. He didn't let his fame go to his head. He made a lot of mistakes and his life sucked. He tells it through his songs and his book(read it, it's great).
He deserves to be in the top 10! Why is he misplaced right here!? - codfan901
Nah how the hell is he below kanye west
He should be in top 10 not no 45 what.
It's Dr DreV 1 Comment
That's not saying much because future sucks 2.
Yea 2chainz is even better than future
I don't know, but he says the he is 'tru'
Krayzie bone and the rest of bone thugs are straight thugs, nobody question their street cred, and that's good because otherwise they would spray you suckers neck. - nonofyall
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