Top 10 Best Rappers Who Ever Lived (Part 1)

With the growing popularity of rap music, the best rappers who ever lived must be ranked. While we would like to recognize all of the talented rappers out there, it would be a nearly impossible feat. So for your reading please, we present only the top ten very best rappers who ever lived.

Number Ten: Gary Grice. Or “The Genius”, as you may be familiar with him. This ground-breaking hip-hop artist is one of the best at what he does. You may know him as the man who created the Wu-Tang Clan. He was first in the group to receive a record deal and was also deemed the “spiritual head” of the popular hip hop group.

newyorknatives.com
newyorknatives.com

Number Nine: Andre Lauren Benjamin. The name not ringing a bell? Maybe the name “Andre 3000” will refresh your memory. He raps, he writes, records, produces, acts, and even plays a few instruments. His career boomed as a member in the duo band Outkast with Big Boi.

prizzy96.deviantart.com
prizzy96.deviantart.com

Number Eight: Anthony Cruz. Or AZ, emerged from his hometown of Brooklyn, New York. He is best known as the rhyme partner of Nas; however, his career peaked when he performed with the hip-hop group, The Firm. He has earned nicknames from his fans such as “The Rap James Bond” and “The Visualizer”. Now retired, he lives in Englewood, New Jersey.

ambrosiaforheads.com
ambrosiaforheads.com

Number Seven: Cordozar Broadus. Though you may know him as Snoop Dogg, Snoop Doggy Dog, or even Snoop Lion. This iconic rapper is one of the most successful in his field, selling over 30 million albums worldwide. He was discovered by the infamous Dr. Dre and released his debut album in 1993 through Death Row Records. He hit the Billboard Top charts almost instantly.

PPcorn art
PPcorn art

Number Six: Brad Terrence Jordan. With such a long name, it only makes sense that he created the stage name “Scarface”. Originally from Houston, Texas, this man is most noted for his role as one of the Geto Boys. He is considered one of the best lyricists of all time, as well as one of the most talented and noted MCs. Stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

celebreeties.com
celebreeties.com

Must Read

4 New Books About Music Perfect for Winter Snowstorms

It’s the middle of winter, and there’s not much going on. Television will be preempted by the Olympics. Opportunities to get outside are scarce....

Ingrid Michaelson: ‘Time Machine’ Music Video Review

Ingrid Michaelson is involved in some of the most creative music videos I’ve ever seen. She loves to turn things on their head just...

The 10 Best Fictional Bands: Jem, St. Pepper, The Folksmen and More

The Wonders Tom Hanks was fresh off an unprecedented string of hit movies as a leading man when he decided to try his hand...

Related Articles

4 New Books About Music Perfect for Winter Snowstorms

It’s the middle of winter, and there’s not much going on. Television will be preempted by the Olympics. Opportunities to get outside are scarce....

Ingrid Michaelson: ‘Time Machine’ Music Video Review

Ingrid Michaelson is involved in some of the most creative music videos I’ve ever seen. She loves to turn things on their head just...

The 10 Best Fictional Bands: Jem, St. Pepper, The Folksmen and More

The Wonders Tom Hanks was fresh off an unprecedented string of hit movies as a leading man when he decided to try his hand...

The Surprising Stories Behind America’s Favorite Patriotic Songs

Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen’s "Born in the U.S.A." has always featured at political rallies for both Republicans and Democrats. But the true meaning...