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Top 10 Rappers

May 22, 2013

Do you love rap? Then you probably have an idea of who you think drops the best beats and has the slickest rhymes - check out the Top 10 Rappers!

No.10: Snoop Dogg

Okay, so he may be going by a new name these days (Snoop Lion), but Snoop Dogg at his best embodies everything that is cool about rap.

Snoop Dogg (or should we say Snoop Lion?)Snoop Dogg (or should we say Snoop Lion?)

No.9: Missy Elliott

Nobody sounds quite like Missy Elliott, and while she's been happy to work more behind-the-scenes in the last few years, no one in the industry can deny her talent.

No.8: Grandmaster Flash

You can't talk about great rappers without going right back to where it started - Grandmaster Flash was the real thing, a pioneer in what would become a musical genre that dominated the airwaves in years to come.

Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five started it allGrandmaster Flash and The Furious Five started it all

No.7: Notorious B.I.G.

Although he died early, The Notorious B.I.G. left a major impression on rap fans and peers, producing some of the catchiest tunes to ever make it on the radio.

The Notorious BIG left a BIG impressionThe Notorious BIG left a BIG impression

No.6: Nicki Minaj

As part of the Young Money crew, Nicki Minaj burst onto the scene like a breath of fresh air, she comes complete with several personalities and enough sass to hold her own against the best divas.

Nicki Minaj is a dangerous divaNicki Minaj is a dangerous diva

No.5: Drake

Unlike most rappers, Drake started first on a Canadian TV show and then broke into the mainstream music scene, instantly charming listeners with his thoughtful lyrics on love, life and the emptiness of fame.

No.4: Kanye West

When Kanye dropped his first two albums College Dropout and Late Registration, he introduced audiences to a whole new sound and had everyone pressing repeat on every song.

No.3: Jay-Z

Jay-Z has made the transition from a kid from Brooklyn selling albums out of his car to one of the most successful rappers (and businessmen) in the world!

Jay-Z has been on top of the charts for yearsJay-Z has been on top of the charts for years

No.2: Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne is now a household name, he's an expert rapper and record producer with his own stable of talent in his Young Money family.

Lil Wayne is King of the Young Money EmpireLil Wayne is King of the Young Money Empire

No.1: Tupac

He may have died young, but Tupac managed to leave a lasting impression on the world, and on the rap and hip hop community.

Tupac is a major inspiration for manyTupac is a major inspiration for many

Have Your Say

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Kay_c19

Kay_c19 wrote:

Really?!?! Nicki Minaj?!?! Eminem belongs on here!!
commented: Wed Aug 13, 2014

Tomboy07

Tomboy07 wrote:

Wheres eminem?Hes the rap god lol
commented: Fri Jul 18, 2014

spaten

spaten wrote:

Your list is way offf where is Nas? drake Nicki minaj and lil wayne!? THERES BETTER RAP...
commented: Mon Jun 16, 2014

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