Here is the list of the most celebrated and talented rappers of all time in the history of hip hop:
Starting his professional music career at the age of only 12, the naturally gifted artist has come a long way making his place among the elites in the hip hop industry; he has five Grammy Awards under his belt.
Kendrick Lamar entered the hip-hop music industry bringing a massive change to the scene. He introduced the incredible combination of triple and quadruple-time rhythms, multiple rhyming styles, and layered adlibs forming an exclusive soundscape that was completely new to the scene. He even became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize in 2018.
Being a member of the famous hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. He is well-known for coming up with the most dexterous lyrical illustrations that fitted perfectly with the message he was trying to give to the audience.
She was a member of the American hip hop group Fugees and also had a successful solo career. She won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for her hit single, ‘Killing Me Softly’.
Most known for being a part of the hip-hop duo Outkast with Big Boi. Beginning his musical career in 2001, he quickly became one of the best because of his unique approach to the music and the exceptional structure of his lyricism.
Mostly known for ‘One Mic’, ‘Nas I Like’, ‘It Ain’t Hard to Tell, ‘The World Is Yours and more. He even defeated Jay Z in the best rap war with the diss track, ‘Ether’. He won a Grammy Award in 2020 for his album, ‘King’s Disease.
One of the greatest rappers during the golden age of hip hop with Eric B forming a successful duo; he is a pioneer in introducing multisyllabic and internal rhymes into the hip-hop scene.
He is one of the few hip-hop artists who have broken through to the mainstream defying all traditional norms ;crafting rap verses catering to different themes
Jay has been one of the biggest names in the hip-hop industry in the 1990s and early 21st century. He has 23 Grammy Awards in his collection. Some of his greatest songs are ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle’, ‘Dear Summer’, ‘Public Service Announcement’, and ‘Guess Who’s Back.
The notorious B.I.G
The greatest rapper on our list is The Notorious B.I.G, also known as Biggie Smalls.