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Unbiased List of Top 20 Rap Artists

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Criminal Minded
Criminal Minded
"KRS-One made battles mainstream and started intelligent hip-hop, a true pioneer."
Follow The Leader
Follow The Leader
"Rakim's flow was before its time and his creative rhymes were consistently on point."
Reasonable Doubt [Explicit]
Reasonable Doubt [Explicit]
"Jay-Z, with his multiple flows and unparalleled wit take flight in his first and best album."
Illmatic
Illmatic
"Illmatic is pre-commercialized Nas when he was on top of his game. Also the best rap album of all time."
Radio
Radio
"A rapper's rapper, LL Cool J has made 10 complete albums without a hint of falling off."
2Pac Greatest Hits
2Pac Greatest Hits
"Lets be honest Tupac lacked the flow and creativity to be hailed as the G.O.A.T.,but his influence is unparalleled."
Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr
Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr
"Spending their entire careers just under the radar of commercialization, Guru and Premier's reputation is unequaled in the business. If possible, listen to every song Gangstarr has ever made."
It Takes A Nation
It Takes A Nation
"Social commentary galore, you can't have a respectable list without Public Enemy."
The Marshall Mathers LP
The Marshall Mathers LP
"Although his debut, Infinite, is his best album, Eminem's creativity is hard to mistake."
Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous
Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous
"If anyone could have challenged Biggie's reign, Big L would be the one with his remarkable talent for putting words together."
Very Best of Big Daddy Kane
Very Best of Big Daddy Kane
"Probably the most influential rapper for today's artists, Big Daddy Kane created the pimp/cash genre."
Great Adventures Of Slick Rick
Great Adventures Of Slick Rick
"An often overlooked qualification in rap is the ability to tell a story. Slick Rick, by far and large, did this better than everyone, even B.I.G. and Eminem."
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [Explicit]
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [Explicit]
"The best West Coast rapper of all time, Ice Cube is the quintessential gangster rapper."
Doggystyle
Doggystyle
"With a voice that anyone, I repeat, anyone, could identify, Snoop Dogg is a close second on the West Coast."
Geto Boys
Geto Boys
"Pioneers in their own right Bushwik Bill and Scarface delivered an unmistakeable Southern flare to their music."
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
"Extremely good lyricist, that alone gives him the number 17 spot."
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
"Raekwon went somewhat solo to make the best of all Wu-Tang solo albums. It even earned 5 mics."
Tical
Tical
"Although stronger in a group, Method Man brings a unique sound and creative lyrics to rap."
Kiss Tha Game Goodbye
Kiss Tha Game Goodbye
"Good rapper, clever writing ability, but often times dissapoints."
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