10. Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne was born September 27, 1982. He is best known for making incredibly misogynistic and graphic songs that are not usually critically acclaimed. He is best known for his songs “Lollipop”, “Love Me”, and “6′ 7′ Lil Wayne is the best he always keeps his cool like Snoop Dogg. Unlike most people he sounds great at live performance. Yeah sure Slim is awesome but Weezy has way better beats and his style is cool and I don’t care want anybody says he is just as good as he’s always been not to mention he founded young money which holds the future of hip hop such as Drake, Nicki Manji, Tpain and big Sean. Weezy is the best rapper alive”
9. Snoop Dogg
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A and, as a result, was prominently featured throughout Dr. Dre’s solo debut album, The Chronic (1992). He has since sold over twenty-one million albums in the United States and thirty-five million albums worldwide.
”Very world famous, probably one of the faces of this rap era”
”He’s snoop dogg. Wanye, kanye, and even eminem wouldn’t know how to freestyle without snoop… lol 😀 ”
8. 50 Cent
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent (pronounced “fitty cent”), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, investor, record producer, and actor. He rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003) and The Massacre (2005). His album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ has been certified eight times platinum by the RIAA.
”50 cent is a great rapper he’s smart and a great business man. Perfected the slow flow.
Get rich or die tryin his best album sold 15 million he should be in everyone top 10 rapper list”
7. Kanye West
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. He is among the most commercially successful and acclaimed musicians of the 21st century, attracting both praise and criticism for his work and outspoken public persona.
”Kanye isn’t only a rapper but he is a musician who has that cross-over appeal. He’s a dope producer too and that’s why he has to be in everyone’s top five yo. Respect!”
6. Dr. Dre
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records.
”He’s the father of the hip-hop industry, not being the first hip-hop artist, but having the biggest impact of any artist. He’s brought us some of the best, and he’s still on top of the game today, working with the best new-school rapper, Kendrick Lamar. No one can take more credit for the history of hip-hop.”
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America.
‘‘Jay Z is not only one of the best rappers STILL in the game, but he’s also one of the most successful men on this planet. Coming from the streets, he turned himself into a business man. He’s discovered most of the greatest talents in the industry today. He discovered Kanye. Nobody thought Kanye could rap till Hova supported him. Jay has been putting music out for the past 19 years. What rapper can stay relevant for that long?”
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record producer and actor. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide since 1994.
”He’s not the greatest by far. But he is the greatest.”
3. Notorious B.I.G.
Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered on March 9, 1997 in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles, California, to this day nobody knows who murdered him.
”His raps are genius, you can actually picture what he’s saying… Story to tell, hypnotize are his top
He is one of the only 5 Rappers that have reached Diamond…
Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time.
”Enough said! Tupac’s a community dude.. Rapping for the people, it doesn’t get better than that. Eminem is great agreed! But tupac gives a whole new meaning to what rapping is supposed to be about.”
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 172 million albums making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce da 5’9″) half of the hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil.
Rolling Stone ranked him 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, calling him the King of Hip Hop. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has had ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200.
”Best flow, best lyrics, best beats, best singing, voice, best rapper ever he’s best artist ever. Both of his personality, slim shady and Marshall Mathers, are great to listen to. He has a song for whatever mood your in, If you need to get pumped up listen to Till I Collapse”
Top 10 Best Rappers of All Time
10. Lil Wayne