100 best MCs do you agree?
King Nas

UK

#42 May 21, 2007
Joe wrote:
1. Big L
2. Biggie
3. Nas
4. 2pac
5. Big Pun
6. KRS One
7. Kool G Rap
8. Immortal Technique (come on, nobody hits as hard, Dance With The Devil greatest song ever)
9. Eminem
10. Jay Z
11. Big Daddy Kane
12. Del The Funky Homosapian
13. Ice Cube (yes his cousin was better^^)
14. Murs
15. Vinnie Paz(Jedi Mind Tricks)
16. Common
17. Mos Def
18. Kool Moe Dee (Treacherous Three, Solo)
19. Guru (Gang Starr)
20. J Dilla
21. Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest, Solo)
22. MC Lyte
23. Brother Ali
24. Redman
25. Snoop Dogg
26. Slick Rick
27. Canibus
28. Talib Kweli
29. Slug
30. Scarface (Geto Boys, Solo)
31. Posdnous (De La Soul)
32. Apathy
33. Mike D (Beastie Boys)
34. Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan)
35. X Raided (most violent rapper I ever did hear, probably cos he rapped about the crimes he did then his tracks were used as evidence to lock him up for life)
36. Pharoahe Monche (Organized Konfusion)
37. Saigon
38. Black Thought (The Roots)
39. AD Rock (Beastie Boys)
40. Grand Puba (Brand Nubian, Solo)
41. Method Man (Wu Tang Clan, Solo)
42. Inspektah Deck (Wu Tang Clan)
43. Gift Of Gab
44. Tech N9ne
45. Busta Rhymes (Leaders of the New School, Solo)
46. Esham
47. C.L Smooth
48. Evidence (Dilated People)
49. Run (Run DMC)
50. The D.O.C.
51. Ice T
52. Melle Mel (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5)
53. Devin The Dude
54. Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang Clan
55. Fatlip (the Pharcyde)
56.A Plus (Souls of Mischief)
57. Tone Loc
58. GZA/Genious (Wu Tang Clan)
59. MCA (Beastie Boys)
60. Prodigy (Mobb Deep)
61. Foxy Brown
62. Royce Da 5'9
63. DMX
64. Copywrite
65. Dead Prez
66. DMC (Run DMC)
67. Ras Kass
68. Bahamida
69. Eazy E
70. Jeru the Damaja
71. Kool Keith
72. Yo-Yo
73. MJG
74. Treach (Naughty by Nature)
75. MC Ren (Wu Tang Clan)
76. O.D.B.
77. Marc 7even (Jurrasic 5)
78. AZ
79. MF Doom
80. Masta Ace
81. Eyedea
82. Buckshot (Black Moon)
83. Eightball
84. Xzibit
85. Sadat X (Brand Nubian)
86. Pepa (Salt n Pepa)
87. Salt (Salt n Pepa)
88. Thristin Howl III
89. Diabolic
90. Jehst
91. Keith Murray
92. Akir
93. Flava Flav
94. Heltah Skelta
95. B Real
96. Da Brat
97. Special Ed
98. Mr Lif
99. Biz Markie
100.Klashnekoff
it's not a bad list, it's impossible to make a list everyone agrees on, i would say that az and ghost/method man/raekwon should be higher.. but the one major problem is that RAKIM is not in the list, or did i just miss him?
King Nas

UK

#43 May 21, 2007
also.. who is X-Raided?? is he good enough for me 2 go download his sh1t?

Since: Feb 07

Brasília, Brazil

#44 May 21, 2007
King Nas wrote:
also.. who is X-Raided?? is he good enough for me 2 go download his sh1t?
this one is a REAL gangsta rapper...

he rapped about a murder he comitted and got 25 years in jail
tyler james

Macomb, MI

#45 May 22, 2007
WHERE IS LIL WAYNE??!!!
right now he has the best stuff out there, please listen to his verse in we takin over, medula? come on that's incredible. other than that i think its a good list but eminem should be higher too
afrika bambaataa wrote:
http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_ra...
1. Rakim (Eric B. & Rakim, Solo)
2. 2pac
3. Nas
4. Notorious B.I.G.
5. KRS One (Boogie Down Production, Solo)
6. Slick Rick
7. Ice Cube (N.W.A., solo)
8. Chuck D (Public Enemy)
9. Eminem
10. Jay Z
11. Andre 3000 (Outkast)
12. Big Daddy Kane
13. LL Cool J
14. Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan)
15. Kool G Rap
16. Mos Def
17. Common
18. Kool Moe Dee (Treacherous Three, Solo)
19. Guru (Gang Starr)
20. Jadakiss (The LOX, Solo)
21. Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest, Solo)
22. MC Lyte
23. DMX
24. Redman
25. Big L
26. Snoop Dogg
27. Krupt (Dog Pound, Solo)
28. Talib Kweli
29. Lauryn Hill (The Fugees, Solo)
30. Scarface (Geto Boys, Solo)
31. Posdnous (De La Soul)
32. Queen Latifah
33. Mike D (Beastie Boys)
34. Missie Elliot
35. Cee Lo (Goodie Mob)
36. Big Boi (Outkast)
37. Kanye West
38. Black Thought (The Roots)
39. AD Rock (Beastie Boys)
40. Grand Puba (Brand Nubian, Solo)
41. Method Man (Wu Tang Clan, Solo)
42. Inspektah Deck (Wu Tang Clan)
43. Pharoahe Monche (Organized Konfusion)
44. Big Punisher
45. Busta Rhymes (Leaders of the New School, Solo)
46. Lil Kim
47. C.L Smooth
48. Evidence (Dilated People)
49. Run (Run DMC)
50. The D.O.C.
51. Ice T
52. A Plus (Souls of Mischief)
53. Fatlip (the Pharcyde)
54. Gift of Gab (Blackalicious)
55. Coolio
56. Melle Mel (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5)
57. Tone Loc
58. GZA/Genious (Wu Tang Clan)
59. MCA (Beastie Boys)
60. Prodigy (Mobb Deep)
61. Foxy Brown
62. Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang Clan)
63. Ludacris
64. Xzibit
65. Vinnie Paz (Jedi Mind Tricks)
66. DMC (Run DMC)
67. Ras Kass
68. Bahamida
69. Del the Funkee Homosapian
70. Yo-Yo
71. Jeru the Damaja
72. Kool Keith
73. MJG
74. Treach (Naughty by Nature)
75. MC Ren (Wu Tang Clan)
76. Esham
77. Marc 7even (Jurrasic 5)
78. Will Smith
79. AZ
80. Masta Ace
81. MC Hammer
82. Buckshot (Black Moon)
83. Eightball
84. Fat Joe
85. Sadat X (Brand Nubian)
86. Pepa (Salt n Pepa)
87. Salt (Salt n Pepa)
88. Thristin Howl III
89. Akon
90. Kurtis Blow
91. Keith Murray
92. Canibus
93. Flava Flav
94. P. Diddy
95. Nelly
96. Da Brat
97. Special Ed
98. Eve
99. Biz Markie
100. T.I.

“it's all about me”

Since: Apr 07

South London

#46 May 22, 2007
t.i shoudln't b last gt it right plz u've got it all wrong wat numba is ja rule in again bout ur puttin in p diddy hell no try again ur twisted
King Nas

UK

#47 May 23, 2007
sorry people lil wayne doesn't qualify for the 100 greatest mc's, either does ti. or 50 cent before someone says it.
ubeillin

Orlando, FL

#48 May 25, 2007
All I know is if you call yourself a rap fan, there are certain MC's that must be on the list. Ice cube, Rakim, Nas, Tupac, Chuck D, KRS-1 & B.I.G. are the 7 best of all-time. you can decide for yourself where to rank them fine. Then you have dozens of great MC's after that sure, but nobody else like way overhyped commercial Jay-Z & Eminem. Kool G Rap, LL Cool J, Method Man, Eazy-E, Snoop are certainly top 20.
King Nas

UK

#49 May 25, 2007
Method Man for me, would come in between 7 and 9 on the top 10, But i would put him a few higher (maybe 4 or 5) in terms of favourite rappers. Meth has serious delivery and flow
Osyris

Wynberg, South Africa

#50 Jun 7, 2007
Go lick yo mother's POOssY OR something!!!!!!!!!!
Fck all of yo'll!!!!!
Canibus and copywrite mc are the ILLest
peace!!
ubeillin

Orlando, FL

#51 Jun 7, 2007
King Nas wrote:
Method Man for me, would come in between 7 and 9 on the top 10, But i would put him a few higher (maybe 4 or 5) in terms of favourite rappers. Meth has serious delivery and flow
I am a big Method Man fan also, he is certainly in my top 10. I like the smooth flowing MC's like Method Man, Chuck D, Rakim, Nas the best, not saying they are the best, but their styles I like to listen to more than others.
King Nas

London, UK

#52 Jun 7, 2007
ubeillin wrote:
<quoted text>
I am a big Method Man fan also, he is certainly in my top 10. I like the smooth flowing MC's like Method Man, Chuck D, Rakim, Nas the best, not saying they are the best, but their styles I like to listen to more than others.
yeah I think Method Man is underrated in the bigger picture, meth drops consistently better verses than the likes of pac ever did. as one of the wu tang's front men i feel he should be recognised globally as one of the greatest. Also massive props to Ghostface, Raekwon and Inspectah Deck.
ubeillin

Orlando, FL

#53 Jun 8, 2007
See for me, rap was best when MC's simply rapped about who is the best MC & what they would do to you if someone challenged them & be clever about it, ie: Rakim, Method Man, Nas, Kool G Rap. and I like the political rappers: Chuck D, KRS-1, Tupac (most of the time) & Ice Cube (most of the time).

Since: Feb 07

Brasília, Brazil

#54 Jun 8, 2007
ubeillin... Notorious B.I.G. is better than most of the MCs whose names u written there...actually, he rhymes better than anybody you said there

Since: Feb 07

Brasília, Brazil

#55 Jun 8, 2007
whoops... biggie is dead so he doesn't rhyme, he used to hehe
ubeillin

Orlando, FL

#56 Jun 11, 2007
afrika bambaataa wrote:
ubeillin... Notorious B.I.G. is better than most of the MCs whose names u written there...actually, he rhymes better than anybody you said there
Thats your opinion, I don't agree though. He was a great rhymer no doubt, but what he rhymed about was just so-so to me. He had some songs about how big his co*k is, I just wasn't feelin it when he did songs like that.
ubeillin

Orlando, FL

#57 Jun 11, 2007
I always thought B.I.G. was great, just not top 5. I just never felt him like I did with others. After all, it is all your own opinion who you think is the best, while trying not to be bias towards your favorites.
My favorite 10 MC's ever are:
1. Rakim
2. Ice Cube
3. Chuck D
4. Nas
5. Eazy-E
6. Tupac
7. Method Man
8. KRS-1
9. Kool G Rap
10. Raekwon

Certainly I don't think these are the 10 best ever, but merely my favorites. I just don't love BIG, he is great & will always be in the middle of the top 10. I hear a lot of people say Juicy is his best song & one of their favorite rap songs. I don't even like that song or Hypnotize. Its all opinion, whether you agree with someone or not. But one again almost all the MC's that I mentioned came before BIG.
Notoriousssss

Oostburg, Netherlands

#58 Jun 11, 2007
I Don`t see DR.DRE , in that List ,
F$ck that and the game is #81 .
who put that together , he was a crazy mof$cker
Notoriousssss

Oostburg, Netherlands

#59 Jun 11, 2007
1 2pac
2 B.I.G
3 Dr.dre
4 the game
5 nas
6 ice cube
7 50 cent
and f*!CK The Rest
King Nas

London, UK

#60 Jun 12, 2007
Notoriousssss wrote:
I Don`t see DR.DRE , in that List ,
F$ck that and the game is #81 .
who put that together , he was a crazy mof$cker
I like listening to the game, he's quite refreshing considering the other weak rappers that are out, but there is no reaon why game should break the top 40 of all time.
mikemike850

Madison, FL

#61 Jun 12, 2007
I pretty much agree but I think Eminem should be #1 and Zack De La Rocha of Rage Against The Machine should be top 20

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