Top Ten Underground Rappers of 2013

The Top Ten

1 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar

He isn't undergroud, he doesn't suck like most mainstream, but he isn't underground. Just like Eminem, ice cube, snoop dogg, and nas aren't underground, its mainstream but the rare good kind. In my opinion, the best rappers are mainstream they are just rare. There are some underground rappers that are good, like Big KRIT, tech9 etc. but I've never seen an underground rapper as passionate as tupac, as unique as snoop dogg (the old snoop dogg), or as crazy as Eminem. by the way Big KRIT is the best underground rapper of 2013

The future of rap. I expect a lot of great things in the future from uncle Kendrick. -

I never seen someone more passionate since 2pac

Kendrick is the king and I would not consider him underground... if you're looking for an underground rapper that's going to explode in the next couple years look up this man... Myke Bogan... Remember the name that man can spit.

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2 Hopsin Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.

After hearing Knock Madness, I'm not afraid to say that Hopsin is the best out there right now. The only reason why he's not bigger is because of his unique style, it's too dark for the mainstream. I love how he's self made (Writes his own music, produces his own music, directs his own videos, and owns his record company) and how confident he is. Confident enough to call out all the biggest names (Kendrick, Kanye, Tyler, Wayne, Rick Ross, and even Obama).

If you haven't heard Hopsin yet, really pay attention to his lyrics and give him a chance.

Ill Mind 6 really got me thinking.

Hopsin deserves to be #1, he's much better then everyone on this whole list.

He's amazing and the best around

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3 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.

Even though his hit F***** Problem went mainstream. Overall he has achieved more underground success. I recommend the songs Peso and Goldie. - cameron.lair.5

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4 Tyler, The Creator Tyler, The Creator

He has his own unique style that really makes him great. He's not only a funny rapper, but also has a great use of play on words. Domo23 and She feat Frank Ocean are great songs check them out -

I love him. Not only his music is great but he's also a really funny guy.

Tyler is going to shake the rap game for a minuete but doesn't mean he wont do al lot of damage

5 Big K.R.I.T. Big K.R.I.T. Justin Scott, better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T., is an American rapper and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.

One of my favorite if not favorite underground rapper. His flow is unbelievable and he has some of the best lyrics I've ever heard in my life. I recommend the songs, Boobie Miles, American Rapstar, Bigger Picture and REM. -

Lyrically amazing and his flow is astounding

Lyrical god! And doesn't change for mainstream

6 Joe Budden

The singer from the rap group Slaughterhouse. Put out a album called No Love Lost. I love that album and is one of my favorite rap albums. He has a good flow and a good voice, which you don't see in most rappers. I recommend the songs NBA, She Don't Put It Down Like You, and Last Day -

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7 Kid Ink Kid Ink

He has a unique style and I love the choruses of all his songs. He always has good collaborations and always leaves you wanting more. I recommend I Just Want It All, Hell and Back, Bonus Track and Take Over The World. -

Great combination of great hooks, nasty beats, & some clever rhymes! Can't wait to see him in concert

Kid ink has the metaphors like lil Wayne but is very truthful

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8 Tech N9ne Tech N9ne ...read more.

Delivers innovative, fast, and great flows. Surprised he's not number 1

Amazing rapper, fast but not too fast.

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9 SwizZz SwizZz

His voice and flow are unique and he's up right weird but awesome.

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10 Gilbere Forte

He has great background music for a underground rapper. His flow is amazing and he always has me wanting to listen for more. I recommend Nolita and Pray. -

The Contenders

11 Jarren Benton Jarren Benton Jarren Giovanni Benton is an American rapper from Decatur, Georgia. In early 2012, he signed to rapper Hopsin's independent record label Funk Volume and released a mixtape called Freebasing with Kevin Bacon in June 2012. A year later, on June 11, 2013 he released his debut studio album My Grandma's ...read more.
12 Chief Keef Chief Keef Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.

He is one of the most talked about underground rappers right now. I'm not the biggest fan of him, but I do like the song Don't Like by him and Love Sosa. One thing is for sure once you listen to Chief Keef, you'll never forget him. -

13 Machine Gun Kelly Machine Gun Kelly Colson Baker, better known by his stage names MGK and Machine Gun Kelly, is an American rapper and actor, from Cleveland, Ohio.

Lace Up! MGK is definitely top 10 he needs more recognition. He is lyrically the best out there. No one can throw a show like him

His voice is amazing, rapping to fast and lyrics are awesome...

Mgk has a lyrical flow like number 1 else

14 Arsha Michaels
15 Sagopa Kajmer
16 Lloyd

Isn't really underground, but is not heard of much either. He has a great voice and really makes choruses of rap songs great. Check him out! -

17 Aaron Tyzin
18 Dizzy Wright Dizzy Wright

Nothing to really say but that he's great.

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19 Meek Mill

Meek mill should be in the top

Meek mill is great rapper!

Should of been top 10

Meek mill all day

20 P Money

One of the fastest rappers I have heard!

Amazing Rapper, Loved MAD!

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