Since: Jul 07

Ayr, Scotland

#2654 Nov 20, 2007
Truth wrote:
Jay-Z has scored his tenth number one album on the US pop charts, tying him with Elvis Presley for the solo artist with the most trips to the top.
Only the Beatles are ahead of Jay-Z and Presley with 19 number ones, according to Billboard magazine.
American Gangster sold 425,000 copies last week, according to chart compilers Nielsen SoundScan.
Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, first topped the charts in 1998 with Vol 2... Hard Knock Life.
His previous release, Kingdom Come, sold 680,000 copies in its opening week in November 2006.
Since 1998, all eight of Jay-Z's solo studio albums have hit number one, in addition to his collaborations with Linkin Park (Collision Course) and R Kelly (Unfinished Business).
son, you've missed the point.

Sales have nothing to do with a rappers ability.

Sales has to do with popular music, and popular music isin't raw lyrics.

there are a good few rappers ahead of Jay Z

Big L, Nas, Rakim, Ice Cube... thats only mentioing the top 4, dont even get me staretd on pac, big, pun, g rap, common.. son they are aboyt 20 to mention
mr A

Helsingborg, Sweden

#2655 Nov 20, 2007
1.2pac
2.Big L
3.B.I.G
4.50 CENT
5.DMX
6. Juelz Santana (hopp he`s gona be much better in future,he is young!)
7.Lil Wayn
8.Snoop dogg
9.Eazy E
10. Jay-z, Nas,Ice cube
Westside4Life

Tyresö, Sweden

#2658 Nov 21, 2007
Kid Wave I'm happy that we deal with the good Ice Cube, in some future I've got prob with disagreement about Cube in top 10, gimme some good lyrics so I slaughter them. ;)
KaoS

UK

#2659 Nov 21, 2007
my top 10 in no order

GZA
R.A. The Rugged man
Vinnie Paz
NaS
Ghostface
AZ
Big L
Rakim
Common
KRS One

Theres alot of people i left out who could easily be in my top 10 like the rest of wu tang (except u-god lol), Guru, Black thought, Reef the lost cauze, Kool G Rap, Jus allah, Pharaoh monche, mos def, talib kweli, Big Daddy kane, canibus etc etc etc
taftupac

Bordeaux, France

#2660 Nov 21, 2007
how can you dare ask?!!!of course 2pac is and will stay(even if we live 10000 more years) the greatest, best,the one who's giving us so much pride, so much power talking to our hearts,...he's just the ONE of all tiiimes like it or not
YAZEN

Evergreen Park, IL

#2661 Nov 21, 2007
EMINEM EMINEM EMINEM EMINEM.. YAW DUMB.. HES SOLD MORE UNTIS THAN NE BODY EVER.. EVEN 2 PAC..
Pac4 Life

New Orleans, LA

#2662 Nov 22, 2007
^^^^
correction

pac has
check the guiness book of world records

pac
rakim
big
nas
big l
big pun
kool g rap
krs one
kane
and ive been feelin cormega alot lately he insane
1stplace2TUPAC

Los Angeles, CA

#2663 Nov 22, 2007
YEAAAH THATS IT FOOOO
notorious

Leichhardt, Australia

#2664 Nov 23, 2007
4me biggie was the best rapper then lil wayn
eS kAy

Skokie, IL

#2665 Nov 24, 2007
1 & 2. Jay-Z n Nas
3. Pac
4. Eminem
5. Big L

Since: Feb 07

Brasília, Brazil

#2666 Nov 24, 2007
I think that, added to really raw talent (which takes names like 50 Cent, Nelly, Bow Wow, among others, off the list), the best rapper ever has got to have a consistent name (who says Percee P, whom outshone every MC he rhymed with is the best ever, for instance?) and recognition, so I think Big L can't be a top 5, because he died before he could really show his talent (even though he was a rhyming machine)...

I think the real fight for the hip hop GOAT (not LL Cool J) throne is disputed by 8 MC's: Rakim Allah, Nas, Biggie, Tupac, Chuck D, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, and KRS-One
kool herc

Brasília, Brazil

#2667 Nov 25, 2007
1.Tupac Shakur
2.The Notorious BIG
3.Nasty Nas
4.Jay HOVA
5.God MC Rakim
6.The N* U Luv To Hate Ice Cube
7.The Teacha KRS-One
8.Public Enemy #1 Chuck D
9.Slim Shady
10.Big L
notorious

Leichhardt, Australia

#2668 Nov 26, 2007
BIGGIE WAS THE BEST!.2PAC WAS GOOD BUT BIGGIE HAD THE FLOW
Dtowns finest

Fort Worth, TX

#2669 Nov 26, 2007
LIL WAYNE!!
Westside4Life

Tyresö, Sweden

#2670 Nov 26, 2007
The two latest posts can both eat a big fat d!!ck
SammyG

Darlington, Australia

#2671 Nov 27, 2007
1.tupac
2.lil wayne
3.nas
4.B.I.G
5.ice cube
6.the game
7.jay-z
8.public enemy
9.kanye west
10.LL cool j
julius

Lithuania

#2672 Nov 27, 2007
mine best is:
1.ol dirty
2.biggie
3.2pac
julius

Lithuania

#2673 Nov 27, 2007
best rap band WU-TANG CLAN
Bigpapasmashfool s

Burlington, Canada

#2674 Nov 27, 2007
no list is complete witout big l, big pun, tupac, and notorious b.i.g, true lyracists, rappin for the hood.
RLL

Anchorage, AK

#2675 Nov 27, 2007
I would say that the best rap group is Bone Thugs.

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